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Allium Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
+1 413-528-2118
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kale salad” (22 reviews)
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great local place, well run, food at all times is superb. The positive attitudes of the staff is welcome & inviting. The kind of place you return to for the quality of food and staff. The way it is run is very friendly &...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Did not expect to find such an ecclectic bistro in Great Barrington, but apparently it's the gem of the area. As an example of the menu - a couple of us ordered their Daire Burger, which consisted of short rib and brisket, topped with lettuce,...More

Thank oceanpalace
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Came here last week and had a great experience. We got the tacos as an appetizer, split the kale salad (absolutely delicious) and split the burger which had this awesome bacon jam on it! We were given an affogato dessert for a birthday celebration! Wondeful...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding. Veal sweet breads and the torchhio carbonara were fantastic, the wine list is well thought out and reasonable. The service at the table and the bar was friendly and relaxed, a perfect match with the surrounding laid...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Allium has sleek, trendy decor. It is located on a lovely side street in Great Barrington. It was one of the few restaurants open on Monday evening and recommended by our inn keepers. Menu was a choice of large and small plates. We had cod...More

Thank randee66
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

What a find. My wife and I were shopping and took a look at the menu to see if they could address her vegan gluten free diet and my omnivore diet. They can, just ask. I had a wonderful risotto with foraged mushrooms while my...More

Thank ciradj
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nice dinner for 4 on a busy Saturday night. Waited about 20 minutes to be seated despite reservation. Eclectic menu but all diners enjoyed their food. Service was very attentive and friendly.

Thank nancyla22
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I can't review the food at Allium, I'm afraid, though we were there for an hour and a half. It started so well. We were greeted warmly, the ambience was good, the lighting cosy. The menu looked very interesting. We arrived early and ordered almost...More

Thank rosemalmaison
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great birthday dinner. We ordered small plates: new potatoes/ razor clams w fennel and brussel sprouts in iberian ham lard. All well done. The best was the grilled shishito peppers. Small plate menu could have more choices. Service frayed as things got...More

1  Thank rahi1964
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a great dinner for the seven of us, five adults and two children ages 8 and 12. Everyone enjoyed their meals, with the steak and chicken dinners getting the highest ratings; the steaks/chicken were perfectly cooked. The adults were introduced to a great...More

Thank Arthur H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: For public transportation within Berkshire county, contact Berkshire Regional Transportation Authority (BRTA) at (413) 499-2782 or (800) 292-2782. Great Barrington is also served by Peter Pan Bus (800-343-9999) and Bonanza Bus (800-343-9999) companies.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-2118
  • E-mail
Allium Restaurant + Bar serves casual contemporary American cuisine highlighting the best of the season in support of independent farmers and artisan producers using sustainable practices. The food is handcrafted by Chef Dan Hardy and his team; they take great care to source local and seasonal ingredients including farm-fresh produce, meats and cheeses. Menu items are paired alongside seasonal and small-production wines, small-batch microbrews and local spirits. Located in the heart of downtown Great Barrington at 42 Railroad Street, Allium Restaurant + Bar serves dinner nightly beginning at 5 p.m. and offers a late-night bar. All major credit cards are accepted. Co-owned and founded by Nancy Thomas and Bo Peabody, Mezze Restaurant Group is comprised of Allium Restaurant + Bar in Great Barrington, Mezze Bistro + Bar in Williamstown and Mezze Catering + Events, which provides full-service event planning. Mezze Restaurant Group is a member of Berkshire Grown, Slow Food and the Berkshire Visitors Bureau.
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