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Fins and Tales

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858 Main St, Southbridge, MA 01550-1120
+1 508-764-3349
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have eaten at the Fins and Tails, once for a dinner of eight, and once at a small banquet function for 30, in two different seasons. Both times the meals was superb, with fresh ingredients. The service was prompt, friendly and accommodating at meeting unexpected time changes during the banquet. The Main Street building is quaint and authentic, giving... More 

Thank fred6471
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fins and Tales doesn't look "impressive" from the outside, but the food selection and presentation are great. Parking is in the rear. Enter from the front, first door on the right, (don't go up the stairs). There is an outdoor, seasonal, "food stand" on the side, with a takeout menu at lower prices than going inside. Inside is a bar... More 

Thank Ed W
North Port, Florida
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169 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stopped by for dinner with friends last minute planning. Parking in the rear, the restaurant is right on Main St. Came a little early for dinner about 5:30, and already busy. I thought that would be a good sign. Waitress pleasant for being overworked, it looked like not enough staff for the dinning room. Ordered drinks, and an appetizer. Ok... More 

Thank BernieL143
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but this was the best food I ate all week in Southbridge. Very friendly and attentive staff. Clam Chowder was out of this world with a delicious garlicky twist that separates it from the traditional offering. The fresh catch blackened swordfish with mango salsa and red potatoes was excellent. Icy cold... More 

Thank BobBabooski
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were very impressed with the food at this establishment. We visited Fins and tales for a surprise birthday party and loved everything we ate. It's a little pricey but after you eat you forget about the price. Definitely recommend it to everyone we know.

Thank LUIS C
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had good food here, but it is the clam chowder that sticks in my mind. I couldn't find any other like it on my trip to Maine after this stop in Southbridge.

Thank Lynn T
Parrish, Florida
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Very upscale venue with moderate prices. Food is good, some portions a little small but very good. Nice gathering room as well for parties.

Thank Roger F
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My friend and I went to Fins & Tales in Southbridge, Massachusetts for the first time. We both had the Parmesan crusted haddock with asparagus and mashed potatoes. Everything was very good. They serve fresh bread with their own tapenade, a Mediterranean spread of olives, chickpeas and oil - very tasty. For dessert we shared a crème brulée, which was... More 

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Scottsdale, Az
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Surprising good restaurant on our way back to CT from Brimfield's antique week. We've passed this restaurant a dozen times on our way to and from Brimfield, and finally decided to give it a try. We were rewarded with several excellent dishes. It was our first time there and the server recommended the mussels dijonaisse, which were absolutely fantastic. We... More 

Thank AZSage
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Seafood plus other meals are great price for quality of food. Nice fresh seafood. Service quick and friendly

Thank Al P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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?