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The Gill Tavern

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326 Main Rd, Gill, MA 01354-9793
+1 413-863-9006
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Turners Falls
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Two couples eating early (6:00 PM); full menu available, incl. rabbit, salmon, hamburger, steak. Server arranged food arrival to accommodate cocktails and appetizers only some of us ordered: well done. Beef cooked to order, salmon done and not dry. Staff adept at handling full house in limited space. Dessert variety less than entrees, but spumoni was VERY impressive.

Thank johnhA3674EL
Conway, MA
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169 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a tasty meal at Gill Tavern last night. We ordered pints of People’s Pink Farmer Brown, and Brick & Feather’s Positively 11th Street (IPA), fresh and delicious. We decided to order from small plates and starters menu, sharing a charcuterie platter consisting of in-house country pate along with speck, accompanied by house-made pickles (cauliflower, green beans and various... More 

Thank the2vus
Franklin County
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good drinks; extremely friendly wait staff; excellent food. My wife had the panzanilla salad with grilled chicken; I had the homemade pasta with wild mushrooms and leeks. The atmosphere is low-key and friendly Though some might think that Gill is a bit off the beaten path, it is well worth the drive.

Thank ba0067
New England
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Normally, portion size isn't something I complain about. Despite my fat cat photo, a very small plate or appetizer easily satisfies me for dinner. However, the pasta special at The Gill Tavern was so small, that it would easily fit inside a Fancy Feast can. $17? Seriously? I feel ripped off. I imagine you are wondering ...Were they the 7... More 

2 Thank Curious_Mr_George
Laura C, Owner at The Gill Tavern, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience dining with us! We really do care deeply about the quality of our food and the total experience of our diners. While we strive for consistency and excellence with every dish we serve, sometimes something can go wrong, and that seems to be what happened that night. Since you... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We came here because reviews were very good, but our experience was not. Seated with view of the bathroom and noise from the open kitchen, our starter turned out to be very small and not all things listed were on the plate. Entrees were pork tenderloin dinner and smoked pork tacos. Nothing exciting to report and the smoked pork was... More 

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Rhode Island
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We tried this place for the first time recently, and found it delightful - a cool spot on a winding country road. We began with a featured cocktail of the day, a grapefruit margarita. Who knew grapefruit and tequila was a marriage made in heaven? We shared the charcuterie, which was a perfect appetizer for two. My husband ordered the... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

As a child I was raised on an Angus farm not far from the general store. Back then it sold sundry items perfect for a child's world: penny candies, ice cold sodas for a nickel, a gentle old proprietor who sometimes gave you three penny candies for the price of one! The world is good when you are 8 and... More 

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Turners Falls
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A recent appetizer was Rabbit Loin, a novel and tasty beginning to a meal. The chef may offer rabbit-based dishes periodically, and they are worth trying. Scallops as entree were numerous and properly only lightly sauteed; seasonal dessert was strawberry shortcake, a biit modest in size but better biscuit than one usually gets.

Thank johnhA3674EL
New England
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Right in the middle of what seems to be rustic New England nowhere, is a charming, not too large, very cosmopolitan bistro. The Gill Tavern is small and the kitchen, right next to the bar, is as big as a minute and manages to turn out some very nice meals. It's more like a club, with fine food - the... More 

Thank Bershires
Gill, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time. It's unusual to have a restaurant that is excellent in such a small town. We are very lucky. They are into using local ingredients- very fresh. The menu changes often but it's always amazing. Good bar menu and desserts also.

2 Thank TerriAnd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Main Rd, Gill, MA 01354-9793
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Gill
  • Phone Number: +1 413-863-9006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?