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Longfellow's Wayside Inn

72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
+1 978-443-1776
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Dinner at the Wayside Inn was perfect. The setting is a charming 400 year old building with tremendous comfort food. I had been craving roast beef for years but every place we tried was throughly disappointing until tonight. My husband and I both had it...More

1  Thank Lynnesadams
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It has been there forever and it shows. Noise level is high when the dining rooms are full. Staff are friendly, but food is expensive. The rolls in the bread basket are steaming hot and it also has a few mini muffins. Salads are fresh....More

2  Thank elaw8888
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were a party of six - my adult son, his girlfriend, her parents, and my wife and I. Her parents were visiting from PA and it was the first time we met. With history buffs among us, the Inn, which bills itself as a...More

1  Thank gcmass
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great place. Wonderful atmosphere good food historic place. Many small dining rooms rustic and great ambiance

1  Thank Rleblanc36
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Attended I've of their wine dinners. It was such a nice evening. The selection of wines pared with the multi course meal was delightful. The presenter not only informed us about each wine but also about the small family owned vineyards where they purchase their...More

1  Thank Sally C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Basic Yankee food but the atmosphere is phenomenal—a wonderful old inn located in a gorgeous area, especially enchanting in the winter.

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We decided to have dinner at The Wayside Inn a week before Christmas. Assuming it would be packed, which it was, I made a reservation ahead of time for 5:00pm. We arrived at 4:45pm and there was already a line of people waiting for the...More

1  Thank LovesToTravel716
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Longfellow's Wayside Inn provides an opportunity to experience fine American colonial fare at reasonable prices and old inn ambiance. The small side dining rooms are romantic. The food ranges from something George Washington may have dined on to modern cuisine. Try one of the colonial...More

Thank BostonFoodie_11
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a walk through downstairs and to check out the rooms for a possible dinner a couple days later. The room directly to the left was like a museum and I had Longfellow’s poems dancing in my head by the time I...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My significant other and I went to the Wayside Inn for a romantic dinner. The ambiance was completely unromantic, with harsh lighting and an unattractive room, and the food was poor. On the positive side, when we told our waitperson that it was our anniversary,...More

Thank copeswell
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Questions & Answers
1 October 2017|
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Response from LongfellowWaysideInn | Property representative |
No, we do not serve brunch. We serve our dinner menu all day on Sundays, starting at 12. For a look at the Sunday Dinner specials, and our dinner menu, check out our website! The section that will have all information is... More
1 October 2017|
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Response from Botomline222 | Reviewed this property |
The Wayside offers a dinner menu on Sunday not a brunch menu.
26 December 2016|
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Response from George E | Reviewed this property |
What ever you want. Call them for an overview
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
Longfellow's Wayside Inn is a unique part of the historic landscape of Massachusetts, and the oldest operating American Inn. 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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