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Fins and Tales

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858 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550-1120
+1 508-764-3349
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Queensbury, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Went there last night w my family . The food was great. It's hard to find a good meal in the area. We will frequent here again. We had lobster and filets. The lobster was sweet and the filets were tender and cooked perfectly. Great time !

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Thank vallenmayes
Newton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Baked stuffed haddock and baked stuffed shrimp were overcooked. Crabmeat stuffing was mostly bread, not very tasty and soggy. Service and atmosphere were fine. Prices were reasonable.

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Thank Parnitha
Webster, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Was driving by around dinner time and decided to try it out. We were very happy that we did. The service was fine and the food was excellent. We got calamari as an appetizer. It was very good. Got the bolognaise - it was delicious. husband got the chicken parm - the cutlet was tender and cooked perfect - the... More 

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Thank kchristie_12
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2015

the place has small portions I got the stuffed lobster tail and it came with 3 asparagus and half a scoop of mashed potatoes and my girlfriend got the pasta primavera with chicken. The pasta dishes are decent size but the only seasoning they used was a little lemon juice and pepper. which gave it almost no flavor. The waitress... More 

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

My first experience at this restaurant was very good and decided to give it another go. Ordered the Hangar Steak medium rare and it was cooked to perfection. I went with a large group and the waitress was courteous and attentive and more than happy to do separate checks. The Merlot I ordered was also very good. They have a... More 

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

When I think of going out for a really nice dinner. Southbridge doesn't even register on the radar. Fins and Tales was quite a surprise. The food was top notch, great service and attention to detail. While I first thought this would be a special occasion place the headliners were not priced over the top and the draft beers well... More 

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1 Thank Dave S
Brookfield, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

I was a frequent diner at the Fins & Tales takeout window this summer since I work within walking distance of the restaurant. I've always been very pleased with the fried seafood and sandwich selections on the lunch menu. Now that the takeout window has closed I decided to try out the restaurant dining room this Saturday night. I found... More 

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2 Thank chattycathi
Worcester, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We had moderate expectations despite a friend's recommendation. No pub style, bar fare here. The stuffed swordfish, a special of the night, was tasty, moist, perfectly cooked with a feta and spinach stuffing. The lobster salad roll was huge, all meat, lightly dressed. The fried oysters were crispy outside, delicious on the inside. The baked stuffed haddock was a hit,... More 

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2 Thank Paul O
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere and the food was delicious! In contrast to other reviewers, the wait staff was very attentive to our needs and the meals were served in a timely manner.

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1 Thank Bevland
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

I was actually going to the Chinese restaurant in the neighborhood, but decided to try F&T. Food was great, staff was friendly and is was a nice atmosphere!! I will certainly go again.

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Thank Jim L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 858 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Southbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-764-3349

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?