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PUBLIC eat+drink

34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
+1 413-664-4444
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (65 reviews)
“flatbread” (45 reviews)
“fries” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had a short wait for a table so we sat at the bar and had a cocktail. The bartender was terrific and if you tell him what you like he will mix up a great cocktail. After moving to our table, we had great...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for a snack and a nightcap. The menu is a bit modern but the food is delicious. We shared the Butternut Flatbread and Tacos and were very happy. The mixed cocktail menu also offers some very different but tasty drinks.

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This place is one of three we stopped at on our visit to North Adams. The menus change daily as do the beer lists. Great options for small bites or full meals. We went there for the Craft Beer! Halle was our server and she...More

Thank S N
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Lively. Varied menu, from hamburgers to entrees. Good selection of wine and beer. Excellent service. Loved the cesar salad and lamb burger.

Thank maxbN4278MD
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my dad a bit after 2pm on a Friday. It was a bit busy but not slammed. They sat us and took our orders and then we sat for almost 45 minutes without drinks or food. Our drinks actually came AFTER our...More

Thank DarthLobster
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Chose this place for lunch based on reviews, very happy we did. Greeted promptly by very personable waitstaff, seated at requested table. Very interesting and varied beer on tap, many food menu items to choose from. My husband and I both had the basic burger,...More

Thank sofismon
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We expected this to be decent food and our least favorite restaurant in the area. Not so. Surprisingly creative, fun, great food and atmosphere.

Thank Arnie R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Ate here after a few hours exploring the MOCA. We really enjoyed Public and highly recommend the grilled brie sandwich. The fries are also very good.

Thank winay_wayna
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had beef stew which was nice for a chilly day. Served with a small loaf of warm delicious bread. Service was a bit slow, but it was a busy Saturday afternoon. The third person in our group ordered a burger that was ' a...More

Thank whitaker1956
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

enjoyed dinner here. close to MassMoCA . Had very goof fish and chips. friend had burger that was enjoyed. Friendly waitstaff. delicious crusty bread.

Thank Sashi2
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30 October 2016|
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Response from doupnikka | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you would have to ask the restaurant. I do know that I watched them preparing items and that same thing crossed my mind. I noticed while they were making salads they would grab handfuls of different ingredients... More
28 July 2016|
Response from responsibletravel | Reviewed this property |
You should just call them - if they don't, it's worth the wait too! 413.664.4444
9 July 2016|
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Response from amycrossed | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-664-4444
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Founded in 2011, PUBLIC serves casual, inventive American food with an emphasis on freshness, flavor, and in-house preparation. The restaurant offers an extensive, rotating craft beer program with 11 taps and over a dozen additional selections in bottles, along with a carefully curated wine list and inventive cocktail offerings. PUBLIC serves lunch Thursday - Sunday from 11:30am + dinner 7 days from 4pm. The bar is open until midnight or later.
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