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The Duck

502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214
+1 508-347-2321
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always a treat to come here. The service was always on top of your empty glasses! The food was very appealing and delicious that even my children were satisfied. It is perfect for a night out with the spouse! We ate on the...More

Thank 22ltao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 5 for an early dinner on Saturday night: Complete success! Went up stairs to the 2nd floor and entered the main dining room, The atmosphere is very nice with plank covered high ceilings. Raised bar area sits in the back of this main...More

1  Thank Hawiian2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love sitting at the bar in the cushy seats at the Duck. Nice cocktails and wine list, excellent food and service. And the often have a guitarist/vocalist for entertainment.

Thank josaltman
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I tried "The Duck" Restaurant in Sturbridge after a referral from one of the locals. Arriving around 2:30 pm, way after the normal lunch time. The service was great and the food was even better. We started with a cup of Clam...More

Thank XWagonmaster
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We've used The Duck several times as a meeting place for friends driving from Boston and Hartford areas, and have never been disappointed. Have always eaten lunch there as the more formal restaurant downstairs is only open for dinner. The menu is not extensive, but...More

Thank CEJAlaska
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Had lunch on a whim at the Duck. It is on the 2nd floor of another restaurant which was closed. Food, service, ambiance were okay but nothing to write home about. Staff didn't seem pleased to be working - I always enjoy when my server...More

Thank stormitraveler
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had dinner in this newly renovated restaurant last night. It is a fantastic restaurant. The food was very tasty (I recommend the duck) and the service was very good. You will not be disappointed if you choose this restaurant.

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Heard great things about The Duck from locals. The atmosphere was good, the live music at 7pm was great, but the food was disappointing. I ordered the recommended "not your average chicken cordon blue" ... it was ok, a little dry. My husband had a...More

Thank RetiredTeach21
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We used to come here often a few years ago, but our kids moved and this is the first time after a few years. Beside the name, not much changed. The ambience is waiting for a lot of improvement. The service was OK but not...More

Thank Nadrod
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The Duck is one of those restaurants that makes me wonder if I should have spent more and gone to a better place or just gone to McDonalds. The food clearly was attempting to be something interesting but was a bit of a lukewarm mess....More

Thank Zzardvark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214 (Formerly The Ugly Duckling Loft)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-2321
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