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PUBLIC eat+drink

34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
+1 413-664-4444
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (65 reviews)
“fries” (56 reviews)
“flatbread” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

On our way to the Mohawk Trail drive, we had lunch at this modern restaurant. The chowder was good, as well as the Brie burger, the mac and cheese and the chorizo flat bread. My son also had the chicken fingers with Caesar salad lunch...More

Thank AttyCSB
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I was here twice last week when visiting Mass MOCA. The food is well prepared and tasty. I had a burger one time and the Pulled pork sandwich the other time. Both were very good. My wife, who is GF, had the mussels and a...More

Thank EdSundance
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went for dinner on a Wednesday night. I wasn't going to have a burger, but the ones coming out looked so good. I tried the Brie burger. The Brie didn't add enough flavor to the burger. The burger was cooked just right and the...More

Thank Trisha G
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I can't wait to return to this place. Jalapeño corn chowder was fantastic. Gish tacos and chicken sandwich were both great. Wished I had gotten the Greek salad with heirloom tomatoes. It looked amazing.

Thank janetfa2016
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our favorite meals in North Adams. It's a great spot for a burger and beer. The space feels open and clean with a Gastropub kind of vibe and menu. The burger was perfectly cooked and the menu was full of good stuff like...More

Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The pork tenderloin was excellent. The wait staff was very friendly and skilled in being attentive to our dinner.

Thank perezcandywinsted
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stumbled upon Public as we were driving along the Mohawk Trail on a recent Sunday afternoon. The local cheese board seemed like a nice starter, and it was. Four very interesting, varied cheeses, and a nice bread to accompany them. Not to mention a...More

1  Thank wythany
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went to Public after touring MassMOCA and was glad we did. Starting with a bourbon basil cocktail that was excellent, we enjoyed great meal without being rushed at all. Atmosphere is comfortable and informal, windows looking out at surrounding mountain in distance. Parking very easy...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a beer after hiking Mt. Greylock and had a phenomenal eggplant flatbread and great conversation with Valerie and staff! So cute! Now it was a Thursday at 2:30 pm but we will go back when in the area! Definitely on trend!! Much success...More

Thank Lkfreeland
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have eaten there many times. It is so loud you can hardly hear the person next to you. The food i OK nothing really special. It is pub food.

Thank MJC828
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31 October 2016|
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Response from doupnikka | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you would have to ask the restaurant. I do know that I watched them preparing items and that same thing crossed my mind. I noticed while they were making salads they would grab handfuls of different ingredients... More
29 July 2016|
Response from responsibletravel | Reviewed this property |
You should just call them - if they don't, it's worth the wait too! 413.664.4444
9 July 2016|
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Response from amycrossed | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-664-4444
  • E-mail
Founded in 2011, PUBLIC serves casual, inventive American food with an emphasis on freshness, flavor, and in-house preparation. The restaurant offers an extensive, rotating craft beer program with 11 taps and over a dozen additional selections in bottles, along with a carefully curated wine list and inventive cocktail offerings. PUBLIC serves lunch Thursday - Sunday from 11:30am + dinner 7 days from 4pm. The bar is open until midnight or later.
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