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The Sole Proprietor

118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
+1 508-798-3474
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sole” (162 reviews)
“seafood” (202 reviews)
“clam chowder” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We dined at the Sole in a large party, on a somewhat trimmed down menu (still lots of choices) and everything we ate, ranging from stuffed mushrooms and clams casino, chowder, salads, grilled salmon and stuffed shrimp. and much, much more was just delicious. Menu...More

Thank butterfly58
Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious fried sea scallops. Had them at lunch and dinner. Lunch, hard to get ice tea refilled. Dinner - was seated at a table where someone else's coat was hanging on the wall. It was in my way. I asked the waitress to move it...More

Thank TGirl88
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a graduation dinner here with eight people, loved the seafood dinners especially the perfectly cooked scallops, the dining room decor is great, the staff was amazing and we loved the special graduation dessert brought out by the staff at the end of our...More

Thank 707Valdez
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I celebrated my 60th birthday at the Sole Proprietor recently. It is near downtown Worcester in a great location. I will say parking is a bit cramped during the busy times to plan accordingly. The atmosphere is fantastic. It is alive and...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a favorite spot for our family, on special occasions. It is moderate to expensive in price, however the food is excellent, service prompt and efficient, and white table-cloths make if feel special for an evening out. There are complaints about the noise, so...More

Thank MARGOSaco_Maine
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for our anniversary. I mentioned it was our 25th when I made the reservation. They set aside such a nice table for us and after our meal brought out a voice if cake with ice cream and Happy 25th Anniversary written out in...More

1  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently had lunch with my dad. He had been to SP years ago so he was hoping that the food was still as good as he remembered. And it was! Good size portions, we both had the fish n chips (haddock) but substituted from...More

Thank EB590
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have gone to the restaurant for the last 2 years during this time. We loved the food and the service. Rafael at the bar was great! I loved the oysters.

Thank 608ivettem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood way inland. Brad menu wth lots of seafood choices. My table ordered haddock, fish and hips, shrimp, and scallops. Every dish was spot on, good portions. We also had drinks, my wife thought her cosmo was the best she ever ordered! Chocolate cup,...More

Thank 3,142,013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a recommendation of the Hotel concierge from the hotel list of eateries and it was a perfect call for weary travelers. The Appertizers were good, we shared a drink made for two and it was more than enough. Entrees were well portioned and...More

Thank W S
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Kate M
What is the dress code?
23 July 2016|
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Response from Jess L | Reviewed this property |
Casual Jeans and a Polo shirt will be fine!
How is the noise level?
7 July 2015|
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Response from Walter R | Reviewed this property |
We were party of 11 and added our own noise. It was Clark graduation weekend so I truly cannot judge. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
    (West Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-798-3474
  • E-mail