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The Lantern

) #23 of 123 Restaurants in Pittsfield $ , American,
455 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
+1 413-448-2717
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“reuben” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Grill, American, Bar, Pub
455 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was an unusual place that sadly is closing in less than two weeks. The atmosphere is better than the food but both will be missed.

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am fortunate enough my home is on the northern Connecticut border which makes quick or weekend trips to the beautiful Berkshires possible 12 months of the year. If your looking for a good grilled burger, great club sandwich, or maybe due to dieting a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impression when walking in is that it resembles a dive bar. A good selection of jazz music is always playing and the seats at the bar are typically at least half full any hour of the day. Many locals, and the restaurant itself, claim...More

Thank Gus S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Food was great, I recommend the burgers and onion rings! The chicken philly was delicious also. Prices are good. Waitstaff was great. A nice little place.

Thank Mich A
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The Lantern is a great place for sandwiches or a burger. I visit mostly for lunch or a quick meal. My usual is a burger, without a roll, with a side of fries and cold slaw. They also offer a wide range of sandwiches including...More

Thank grislandfd
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A delightful find for lunch...an old fashioned lunch counter unchanged since it opened in 1926. Great food, basic and fresh. Real jazz playing on the sound system with the joint festooned with photos of jazz greats. When in Pittsfield don't miss it!

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Can you go wrong when there are a half dozen decent drafts on tap, jazz on the sound system, EPL on the tube, and great flame grilled burgers cooked exactly as you request? Vinegary slaw. Tasty reubens. Hot crispy fries. Photos of jazz greats on...More

Thank StuartManhattan
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch while leaf watching. The previous reviews were spot on, the BEST burger in Pittsfield. Yes, the place is not that inviting from the outside only because of the location, "Main Street" Pittsfield, but once inside the place is a real nice...More

Thank bigtimer836
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Lantern is a small but nice little restaurant in downtown Pittsfield. It features a long bar and a long series of tables along the opposite wall. Since it is close by a theater it is popular with patrons. The menu features a selection of...More

Thank Drivingmissmary
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stopped in to The Lantern for a burger and beverage. The place is a old fashion bar which has a good menu. The burgers and fries were delicious. We will definitely go to The Lantern the next time we are in town.

Thank Atticus177
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Grill, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Pittsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-448-2717
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