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“Best dinner ever”

The Sole Proprietor
Ranked #6 of 608 Restaurants in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: West Street
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place has the best seafood we've ever had. We had the king salmon fillet and the baked seafood platter (lobster,cod,shrimp, oysters, crab cakes) and everything was incredibly juicy, smooth and flavorful. The king salmon is like butter. The lobster is juicy, tender and sweet. Crab is delicious. Don't skip this place!

Thank Enrique E
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

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 with sweet chunks of lobster meat. Definitely a hit! The salads were good and a nice portion. On to the entrees. The baked scallops were some of the best we've had in a long time. The surf and turf was a strike and a home run. The filet mignon was fantastic but the stuffed shrimp was way overdone making the shrimp very tough and the stuffing slightly burnt on the top. The crab meat casserole au gratin was a hot mess. Not a lot of crab or cheese and the mornay sauce was horrendous. The only flavor present was that of uncooked flour. Completely disappointing. The salmon was cooked very rare instead of medium rare so it was half good. The sides of mashed potatoes , mushrooms and sautéed spinach were all very good. However the rice was flavorless and the corn on the cob looked and tasted like it had been flown in from KFC.

The service was very friendly but getting drinks seemed to be a chore.

Overall, depending on which one of us you asked about the visit you would get completely different answers. For the price I would expect that everyone would have had an exceptional meal.

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1  Thank Paulguay
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 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 over the top! To be objective, anything you order will be outstanding. This place is so good, you may have to wait to get into the parking lot! Get a reservation for prime time

1  Thank Kenneth H
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

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.

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1  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 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
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