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The Sole Proprietor

) #2 of 472 Restaurants in Worcester €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
+1 508-798-3474
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sole” (166 reviews)
“seafood” (209 reviews)
“clam chowder” (42 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first visit to the restaurant and we brought out of town friends. Celebrating Crab fest with Buster the Crab prominently displayed on the roof made for a great photo op. The restaurant was busy and filled with conversation. The lobster bisque was terrific, filled...More

1  Thank Paulguay
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Sole, as we locals call it, sets the benchmark for seafood restaurants in central Massachusetts. Try the pain seared king salmon. Or, if you like, king salmon Oscar. Are you starting to think that I like salmon? Yes, I do. But this salmon is...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the baked haddock. It seemed fresh and was acceptable but nothing special. Restaurant is on the pricy side. Service was excellent though. We had a little bit of a wait to get seated but not long.

1  Thank mmorgida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Worcester MA for baseball tournament and found this great seafood place with great waitstaff. A little expensive but worth it

Thank Chrystine V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed by the food, which was rather white and unappetizing looking. Taste matched how it looked as well. The chowders were thick and pasty. Crabcakes were greasy and did not taste fresh. Fresh fish was bland and trout was definitely not wild. Our...More

1  Thank DMB123100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sole is one of my favorite places to visit. The food there is exceptionally good. I would recommend this restaurant for any occasion. It is pricey, but definitely worth it. They have the soft shell crabs these days and it is excellent.

Thank Mohmmad H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant offers fine dining at its best. The steaks and special entrees make this a very unique and elegant place to dine in Worcester. On the expensive side but the service and the food are outstanding. Seafood is always cooked perfectly as well

Thank lalden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for our anniversary. Mostly older people, we should have sat by the bar. The service was good. No complains about food but average.

Thank Coco T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why everyone is so keen on going to this place. I wasn't that impressed with the food. I felt that it was way overpriced for what it was which was mediocre at best. The service was ok but a little slow. I'll...More

1  Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each dish we ordered turned out to be first rate. This was our first visit so were a little unprepared for the energy level of the staff and the customers. This is a noisy and bustling place. If you are OK with that, go there.

Thank geoffreymoss
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Kate M
23 July 2016|
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Response from Jess L | Reviewed this property |
Casual Jeans and a Polo shirt will be fine!
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
US$31 - US$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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
16:00 - 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
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