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Publick House Historic Inn

277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
+1 508-347-3313
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread basket” (61 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (76 reviews)
“sticky buns” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was a little above average. Sat in bar area, seats were comfortable. Waitress was awesome. Restaurant hostess was rude.

Thank r0cares
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Craving a lobster roll-no, notion menu, but they had a lobster pie that was a terrific substitute! Hubby and I split the serving-good thing too, as it was huge. Yummy large chunks of lobster, homemade mashed potatoes and mashed squash were a filling and delicious...More

Thank Quilterbee2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on our anniversary as a special dinner. Food ok, not fantastic considering the price. Inside it is OLD, the chairs are "rickety" and concerning. I was worried my chair would fail during our dinner course, but if you are looking for a "historical" setting...More

Thank lloydm540
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the Publick House three times this year and usually found the food to be exceptional. This time it was pathetic. I ordered the scrod and clam chowder from the disinterested waiter. He forgot to bring my chowder and when I pointed it...More

2  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time eating at Publick House's Tap Room, and we had a 3 course meal for two gift certificate. As it is a historic restaurant, i wasn't expecting much, but the meal was surprisingly good yet simple. Atmosphere and decor was, of...More

Thank drregina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this place for a wedding and meal. We'll start with the arrival. The facility itself was nice and clean with beautiful gardens. Handicap parking is out front but good luck finding the regular parking, absolutely no signs. Finally drove down what looked like...More

Thank ffgrizzley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just arrived in Sturbridge on a Friday night and were ready for dinner. The desk clerk recommended Publick House & called to to see if there was a table. We were very pleased to be seated 20 minutes later! Great menu, especially seafood...More

Thank CollegeDadFor2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a business group for dinner. Had a very quaint private room and very attentive staff. Had leg of lamb and it was cooked perfectly! Nice house salad to start with wonderful maple vinegarette dressing! Recommend highly!

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were en route to Maine to visit Family and reserved a room here. Before we left had breakfast at the restaurant! There was also the Bake Shop located just around the corner. We had French Toast and Croissant sandwich with egg and bacon, coffee...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the past we have always had great meals here. We recently held a rehearsal dinner for my sons wedding for 37 people. They have many different rooms to accommodate groups of this size, (or any size for that matter), and they were great to...More

Thank Jay C
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Peter G
23 August 2016|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
No bathing suits or bare feet.
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10 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-3313
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