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20 Railroad Public House

20 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
+1 413-528-9345
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“burgers” (44 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing. We are here in June and the food was good. We returned in August and the food was awful. My noodle dish was so salty that I had to return it. We were with a 21 month old child who was very hungry...More

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stopped for some liquid refreshment after cycling all day around Great Barrington. Had wonderful cocktails and conversation with the bar tender.

Thank Mordechai K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was innovative and tasty; however, the bartender, Eric, not my favorite. He didn't offer refills when our drinks were empty but then tried to charge us for an extra round of drinks that we didn't have. When I paid the bill in cash,...More

Thank laa1122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salad, burgers, risotto and ribs were excellent. Used to NYC food and this was just as good and probably better.

Thank Laurence D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were shopping along Main Street and decided to have lunch. We arrived about 11:45 and the staff welcomed us as they sat us right away. By the time we finished the place was packed. The pea soup was delicious! Can't go...More

Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely NOT your typical pub food! The ramen bowl was great. The spicy hash...definitely spicy but yummy. And the lamb meatballs were superb. They use local produce extensively...to great effect. We were here for lunch and we'd go back any old time. Service...More

Thank msvay1
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had drinks here mid afternoon. Very cool bar, over 100 years old and spotless. The bar tender was awesome and the drinks were very good!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We visited again and really wanted to see this successful ,but management still has a long way to go. The menu has not been upgraded and is still very limiting. There is an international flare to many items, but too many are hot and spicy....More

2  Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very pleasant restaurant. The menu is varied (pickled asparagus!) and, as noted, the young waiter was excellent.

Thank Cubbob
Reviewed 24 July 2017

On a recent motorcycle day trip to Bish Bash Falls we decided to have lunch in Great Barrington. We had absolutely no idea where to go so we got on Trip Advisor and came across 20 Railroad Public House. Man did we make the right...More

Thank CTpickytraveler
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from BennyD20 | Property representative |
Yes we do, although minimal, it changes periodically but right now we have kids fried chicken, grilled cheese (local sourdough with gruyere and fries) and kids pasta with butter or red sauce.
Linda G
4 June 2016|
Response from Jon from Dallas | Reviewed this property |
23 April 2015|
Response from BennyD20 | Property representative |
Yes we do! Gluten free buns for burgers and daily specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-9345
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Seasonally inspired pub fare. Using Local, Regional, responsible and Sustainable products. Craft Beers and Cocktails.
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