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Longfellow's Wayside Inn

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72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
+1 978-443-1776
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Chelmsford, MA
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We held my birthday party at the Wayside Inn in the Ford Room. For starters, the grounds are magnificent. I cannot begin to say how overwhelmed I was by the positives. The waitress, Marina, went way beyond the call of duty to ensure that everything was to our liking. The food was fantastic; even the vegetarian option was tasty. The... More 

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Vienna
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been a huge fan of the Wayside in for many years. I grew up in neighboring Marlborough MA and frequented this location for all types of meetings and gatherings - including my own Wedding and Reception. This year was the first year the Inn offered a buffet option. I wish there was a single word adjective that would do... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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199 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I heard of this place from the boyfriend of a co-worker and decided to stop in for dinner. We called ahead and they told us how long it would take us to get there from where we were and they were right! They sat us right away. The staff is very friendly. It's a really wonderful setting.... More 

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Boston, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is for the breakfast only - PERFECT Eggs Benedict, the little fried potato croquet is yummy! What an excellent way to eat in this historic old Inn without breaking the bank.

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1 Thank Patricia S
Pepperell, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wayside Inn is normally a delightful place to eat and to relax with friends. This trip we were served food that was cold with cold gravy, which was disappointing.The lobster rolls are usually a good bet and you don't have to worry about the temperature! I think that there were too many orders for the turkey or the wait... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here with some friends. We loved the colonial decor - paintings and architecture. Many of the rooms are like they were over 200 years ago. And the food is also excellent.

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1 Thank Edward C
Lexington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful price fixed menu leg of lamb was outstanding and I love lamb. Chicken pot pie was mouth melting.

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1 Thank George E
Cody, Wyoming
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A great place to eat and they have very well kept the colonial atmosphere. I often go fro the Yankee Post Roast and Indian pudding for dessert. On Sundays there is a full meal page at the back of the menu and they are great bargains.

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time coming to this hotel, and definitely not the last. This hotel is amazing. The grounds are well maintained and very walkable, giving you an opportunity to reflect on all the history.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went for our anniversary again this year as we have for many years. We both had prime rib and I think it was the best I ever had. Wait staff pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-443-1776
Description
Longfellow's Wayside Inn is a unique part of the historic landscape of Massachusetts. Featuring an authentic building style and traditional New England food, we offer the ideal location for romantic nights out, banquets, family events, company parties, and weddings. Our menu provides exceptional quality at great value, including hearty portions and seasonal foods. We encourage our guests to spend a day with us, touring the serene and historic grounds, enjoying a drink in our 300-year old Tavern, and settling in for dinner in one of our historic rooms. We have an open patio in the warmer months, and lit fireplaces through winter.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?