Worcester, commonly named the heart of the commonwealth due to its geographic location at the center of Massachusetts, is home to many interesting and unique sights, landmarks, and places to eat. Follow our guide to navigate the best restaurants around Worcester, and you will not be disappointed.
The Sole Proprietor is one of New England’s best seafood restaurants. Famous for its seasonal menus, The Sole Proprietor makes it a priority to serve what is in season and fresh and adjusts the menu daily in order to cater to these needs. Try the oysters baked, stewed, raw or fried this season for a real treat. They also serve chicken and meat dishes for those who care for it, but at the heart The Sole Proprietor knows that earth is 75 percent water. Grab a fork!
118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA USA +1 508 7983474
This eclectic, trendy, and fun-loving café is unlike any other you have come across before. The delicious, unique, and innovative menu served at Flying Rhino café is packed with incredible international cuisine from buffalo chicken wontons to baja fish tacos. Visit the Flying Rhino for their new brunch on Sundays, or for lunch, dinner and their late-night kitchen.
278 Shrewbury Street Worcester, MA, USA +1 508 757 1450
Experience Italian comfort food as you’ve never experienced it before at Via Italian Table. The menu is meant to reflect the diverse flavors throughout Italy and unify them at one cohesive table. Try the meatballs to get an authentic taste of Italy in Worcester, MA.
89 Shrewsbury Street Worcester, MA USA 508-754-4842
Brew City Grill and Brewhouse is a unique type of dining experience with a seasonal menu featuring an award-winning selection of beer and fresh, local ingredients. Each dish is crafted from scratch to pair well with one of 40 beers Brew City has on tap. Join them for lunch or dinner and be sure to check out one of their famous burgers or sandwiches to pair with your favorite beer.
104 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, Ma USA +1 5087523862
Mezé at its root can be translated from Greek to mean a small dish or appetizer that is either served alone or with other mezéthes for an impeccable dining experience. Mezé Greek Tapas is dedicated to complementing and enhancing the taste of their drinks as well as to provide a backdrop for social gatherings in order to have the opportunity to experience authentic Greek food to share with friends and family.
156 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester,MA USA + 1 508 926 8115
Armsby Abbey is an authentic New England experience in that it is a place to enjoy American culture through food, wine and beer. It features exciting new items on each of their brunch, lunch, midday, and dinner menus. Armsby Abbey is constantly filled with both locals and visitors and adds life to the main street of Worcester, transforming into a swanky, edgy night out after 6 PM. Be sure to try their assortment of locally made, fresh cheeses at midday or pair a lovely glass of wine with your dinner- either way you are sure to be satisfied.
144 Main St Worcester, MA USA+1 508 795 1012
If you are looking for comfort food and fine dining, EVO is the spot for you. This sibling-owned spot is best known for their health-conscious menu packed with vegan and gluten-free options catering to those whose diets call for it. EVO is eclectic and fun and will be a sure hit for meat-lovers and vegans alike with their extensive and inclusive menu.
234 Chandler St Worcester, MA USA +1 (508) 459-4240