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Hops and Vines

) #8 of 32 Restaurants in Williamstown $$ - $$$ American, ,
16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837
+1 413-884-1372
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837
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11 - 20 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Took some friends here (they are in their 40s). The waitstaff refused to serve them unless they showed their passports. They do look good for 40, but are both going gray and DO NOT look under 30. They drove back to their hotel, got their...More

1  Thank athena9908
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived there were only two other parties in the bar. No one even acknowledged our entrance, long enough for me to contemplate leaving. Once they came the service was fine, not great. We had a cocktail & cheese plate that was very nice....More

Thank ZsaZsaF
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A delightful dinner with friends started with the best mussels we have ever had, a whipped goat cheese small plate and grilled asparagus. Wines and beers are well curated and the waiters knowledgeable and helpful in selection. Creative cocktails, too! The salmon dinner was perfection...More

1  Thank Abigail M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Food was not good, service was worse. When you try to raise allergy concerns the staff and manager cannot keep your kids safe

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 20 September 2016

From other reviews, I expected the menu to be more about choosing hops (beer) or vines (wine). As best I could tell, this was not the case and I did not find their beer or wine list particularly impressive. I did enjoy my cocktail. The...More

Thank 272claire
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Mediocre New American at fine dining prices. These people just don't know how to run a restaurant. (They serve oysters all summer long. They are disgusting!) Been going there for years, and each time someone says, "Let's meet at Hops.", I know that it is...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We are here after rehearsal for a friends wedding. The food was phenomenal and we are foodies. The wine and drink selection is really appropriate and tasteful as well. Great time. Great food.

Thank Jay A
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We really enjoyed eating here. The food was tasty and thoughtfully prepared, the service was attentive and flexible, and the atmosphere was highly conducive to relaxed conversation among our large group, some of whom were meeting each other for the first time. Especially accommodating to...More

Thank Workafrolic
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Not a bad place to eat or drink, but it is not quite as good as it appears it would like to be. A large selection of beers on tap and most of them are just not good beer, in my humble opinion. To many...More

Thank john l
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I gave a review some time ago and the review was not good. However with a new chef things change and it certainly did here. I recently went with friends who wanted to go there to try the new chef and I was very much...More

Thank MJC828
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-884-1372
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Located in scenic Williamstown, in the heart of the Berkshires, Hops and Vines features both casual and formal dining rooms. The "Hops" beer garden provides a classic beer garden experience with an approachable, casual environment perfect for family style seating or group dining. The "Vines" Brasserie is a formal dining room with comfortable, elegant seating and top level service. Hops & Vines offers modern takes on comfort food with exciting twists on classically inspired French Brasserie Cuisine in a New American Menu. Complementing our cuisine - is a full bar, specialty cocktails, craft beers on draught and a discerning wine list. For a one of a kind dining experience, step in to our Chef's Tasting Room and dine at our Chef's Table where our Executive Chef,will create unique pairings of food and wine.
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