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Allium Restaurant & Bar

) #6 of 45 Restaurants in Great Barrington $$ - $$$ American, ,
42 Railroad St # 44, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
+1 413-528-2118
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kale salad” (21 reviews)
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 Railroad St # 44, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, interesting menu, excellent food and drinks. Had a delicious wild mushroom dish recommended by the attentive waiter. Excellent fish tacos. Great ginger beer. Would definitely come again. Great vibe.

Thank Eliza Y
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday at Allium. Staff handle the big crowd well. The menu is varied with something for everyone. We shared lots of appetizers. A tasty way to check out a restaurant. I was happy with all dishes. The atmosphere is modern. A cozy...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Excellent bar; great beer, wine and liquor selection. The menu - and specials - is outstanding. The food is prepared from whatever fresh food the local farmers bring to the restaurant that day or week. 6 of us had four of the dishes and they...More

Thank John4444444
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Noisy and crowded, this restaurant was not prepared for Memorial Day weekend. While the waiter was friendly enough, we had to wait about 40 minutes for our appetizer. The wonderful young man pouring water finally came over and apologized and offered us some bread (none...More

Thank nicole f
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent. The chicken coconut curry is fantastic!! The menu is very unique with very interesting options!

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Dined with friends at Allium which offered below mediocre food, selection and wine offerings. Staff seemed uninterested and aloof; no atmosphere whatsoever. Food quality was poor and seasonings were inconsistent. There are many other better option, less costly. Not recommended.

Thank JRTwz
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Fantastic dinner! The duck breast was amazing, as were the whole trout and burger! We loved the rustic modern atmosphere. Gorgeous lighting!

1  Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Allium has really upped its game and become a great place for dinner. The service is always excellent and the food has become consistently interesting and good with a menu that changes often. The bar scene is lively and friendly with great drinks. The popcorn...More

1  Thank berkshireshomeowner
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Allium has amazing food, I've been there two times and have been thoroughly impressed each time. The most recent time I got dinner and had their mussels in a white wine and tomato sauce, which was amazing. Perfect serving size. The restaurant itself has a...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My teenage daughter and I wanted a nice dinner out and most of our favorite places were packed with families after skiing. We didn't want a noisy, packed restaurant; so, we decided on Allium (which tends to not have families with young kids due to...More

Thank EcoM8s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Railroad St # 44, 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
Description
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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