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John Harvard's Restaurant & Brewery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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37 Corey Rd, New England Country Inn at Jiminy Peak, Hancock, MA 01237-9541 (Brodie Mountain Rd)
+1 413-738-5500 ext. 3780
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Food is terrible, and as everyone else says it is overpriced. If you want to save yourself some money and disappointment, drive into town, or just down the block. It really is just convenient for the people that are staying at the lodge and that about sums it up.

1 Thank chribit3
Wynantskill, New York
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I had the blacked salmon (perfect! ) over the Harvard salad entree - very good and plentiful. Pom-akazi drink (good). Hazelnut drink (good). He got the candied bacon burger (ok). Too stuffed for dessert, but very interested in the Apple crisp and Brownie sundae. Would come again if staying at the resort.

1 Thank SqueakFro
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

My husband and I were staying at the Jiminy Peak resort and were extremely excited to find a brewery within walking distance of where we were staying. Unfortunately, it was nothing like what we imagined. The restaurant was part of a hotel and was definitely not the pub/tavern atmosphere that we were excited for. The food was VERY expensive and... More 

1 Thank Nicole H
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Good food and drinks nicely updated atmosphere the prices are a few dollars more than youd pay most other places for same things.

1 Thank Alexander M
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99 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We visited the first night of our vacation. Having arrived late in the day and not knowing the area this was close by and being a chain restaurant we figured it was probably OK. Located in the Jiminy peak resort it is actually on the 3rd floor of the hotel. We did not have reservations but there were very few... More 

Thank Edmitchell66
Newport, RI
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

If you are staying at Jiminy Peak Resort, you don't have much to choose from for dining. There is Powder Hounds and John Harvards. Food was OK. Service was a little haphazard. Beer was OK (but not worth going back for).

Thank NewportFisherman
Dorval, Canada
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218 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My husband and I are staying in The Berkshires at the Vacation village and chose this place for dinner, it was a bit odd to go to the third floor for a restaurant, and our server was a bit arrogant she wasn't very busy but didn't even ask if I wanted another drink, our dinner was good we ordered the... More 

Thank Cindy G
Burlington, ma
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

place was not crowded, but the wait staff and cook still couldn't get the drinks or food right. Over cooked food! Wrong drinks. Long wait!

1 Thank Bobbie K
Toronto, Canada
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The restaurant was completely empty when I ate there. It was over-priced for the menu. But the food I ate was delicious. The bread (baked in-house, I believe) was great.

Thank moonsammy4
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were staying at the Wyndham Resort and this was within walking distance. Nice pub atmosphere. Excellent mojito. I had Rockport Scampi which had ample shrimp but they had no taste and the dish could have used more liquid as the macaroni was a bit dry. My companion had the Captain’s Platter, but some of the oysters were mushy and... More 

Thank Weezi67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Corey Rd, New England Country Inn at Jiminy Peak, Hancock, MA 01237-9541
    (Brodie Mountain Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 413-738-5500 ext. 3780
  • This restaurant is at Country Inn at Jiminy Peak

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