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Bascom Lodge

Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
+1 413-743-1591
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
26 Oct 2016
“Ok place to eat”
23 Oct 2016
“Go for the view and atmosphere, not the food”
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$$ - $$$
Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

After walking around the Summit I decided to check out this place on top of the Mountain. As the name describes it is a lodge with restrooms, sitting area, information, and a decent place to eat. You have some nice views if you sit by...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

That is not to say that it isn't worth the trip. The views from the summit of Mt. Greylock, where the Lodge is located, are spectacular. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, the fire is roaring in cold weather in the big stone fireplace. Beams...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Bascom Lodge has something no other restaurant in the area can boast of. A view from the top of Mt. Greylock makes even a hot dog feel substantial and nutritious . The food (burgers and hot dogs in our case) was very good, if over-priced....More

Thank RalphH42
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The person taking the order forgot my wife's order. The hamburger was overcooked. Lentil soup very hot but had a lot of mushy vegetables. Don't eat here if uyou expect a higher quality lunch.

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Quite expensive, with seating at shared tables, but the food was very good, although the choices are severely limited.

Thank MWLMunson
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We came to hike a couple of miles on the Appalachian and decided to hang out for lunch afterward. We both ordered the grilled gruyere (mine with bacon), which came with a bit of potato salad and coleslaw. We were a little disappointed in the...More

Thank d4509
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Shared seating. Well-prepared meals. The night we were there five entrees were available, one a vegetarian. Prix fixe options included a salad and dessert.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We got the private room which includes a private shower but shared bathroom. There is no TV and very limited Internet. The view was amazing!! There are adjacent group rooms for thru hikers but privacy is never an issue. Free coffee and home made muffins...More

Thank Bea M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

About 10 of us use the lodge for long weekend in June and September to setup, operate and teardown a major ham radio contest operation. We stay in one of the bunk rooms and eat in the lodge. The lodge is a classic 1930 stone...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My Husband and I stayed overnight to celebrate our anniversary and it was just amazing! The atmosphere and the staff of Bascom Lodge were all soon kind! Upon arrival we checked in with Phil who was the sweetest gentleman ever! The wine and beer social...More

Thank Amy W
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-743-1591
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