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Armsby Abbey

€€ - €€€American, ,
144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1105
+1 508-795-1012
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (65 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (28 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1105
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Reviewed yesterday

Armsby Abbey is a cool spot in downtown Worcester with great ambiance and a large selection of craft beers. The food isn't bad by any means but the portions don't meet the price and I would describe many of the items we tried as nice...More

Thank ElJayDee23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Worcester's first gastropubs. Although some of the cheese selections were good, the overall menu was dull and the prices (for Worcester) seems exorbitant; I had to seek of my waitress twice and was given the distinct impression I was cutting into her social...More

Thank Norad1297
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First-time visit with a small group on a Thursday evening in October. Overriding feature of the ambiance was that is was extremely loud. We sat in the back area at a tall table with stools. Even before the place started to fill up, the background...More

Thank PartlyCloudyOptimist
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had been to Armsby Abbey before but this time came with a group of friends. Knowledgeable wait staff helped tremendously with both draft beer selections and cheese choices. Cheese tray was nicely served with different breads, preserves and nuts albeit limited in size. Pumpkin...More

Thank Zhyla
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent beer & hearty pub food make this a handy go-to destination. Cheese is a speciality here, highly recommend cheese plate. Locally sourced, quality food, like the Harvest salad, mac & cheese, burger& fries, are favorites. It can get busy so call for a spot....More

Thank SuzR26
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Traveling along our 4500 mile roadtrip eastward, we were in need of a place to stop for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and went by the positive reviews to give Armsby Abbey a try. We're accustomed to trendy, craft beer restaurants that are always boisterous...More

Thank Luckyone2002
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Probably the loudest restaurant in Worcester. Wobbly high top tables. Samples of beers enjoyed by one and able to rate them. Pinot Noir not very good but wine is not their forte. Do not expect to get a menu of full dinner entrees. More like...More

1  Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We went here the morning after a music festival and it was exactly what we needed. Drinks were tasty and quick to come out. The side of bacon was crisp and delicious. I ordered the frittata and my husband that chicken and waffles. Both were...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed, we where there at 3 and they still serve only brunch menus which was very poor, limited options, no meet, no fish, no chicken only ham and sausage They have only 5 to 6 items to serve which we ordered and non of...More

1  Thank Paradise320013
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The staff can lead you down a road that you might not normally travel. My wife & I went in a month ago and just ask "Can you create a concoction for each of us?" Before long we were sitting back and enjoying a nice...More

Thank Dennis S
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14 May 2017|
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Response from MRD13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this , just go and enjoy that days menu and great farmstead beer
30 March 2016|
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Response from ScovilleSteve | Reviewed this property |
Except for when concert events or the courthouse is active, on-street parking is usually available. Try School Street too.
18 February 2016|
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Response from jrk53 | Reviewed this property |
not per se but a lot of it is gluten free and they cook so much to order I am SURE if you told them you would like gluten free they would help you. I was very impressed by food and service attitudes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1105
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-795-1012
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