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The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar

1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
+1 508-459-9090
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (9 reviews)
“charcuterie” (9 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times in the past and have always enjoyed it. They take reservations but it’s never been too busy. However, they are easy to make online so why not! I was with a party of 5 and got a nice booth...More

Thank AshleeB21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times in the past and generally had excellent experiences and fine food. But when I returned on Sunday with some friends we had a disappointing experience. Maybe because it was Sunday and the upstairs dining room was closed, but the...More

Thank BK1822
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

A great dinning experience. The service was exceptional and food magnificent. We put our hands in the suggestion of the staff. We accepted the recommendation from our waitress and it was excellent! There are many options and unless you come here often, you can be...More

Thank LarryaPilot
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Peoples is back on my hot list of Go To Restaurants. Last night we enjoyed another excellent three course meal at the kitchen. The service provided by Katy and Lindsay was friendly,efficient and added greatly to our dining pleasure. Every selection met or exceeded expectations...More

Thank dickandjane71
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were invited to meet a couple who live in Worcester for dinner and drinks. We would have never stumbled upon this little gem without the invitation, but I am sure to go back. Place was lovely; service was attentive; GREAT food and wine selections;...More

Thank elldblu2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I accompanied my sister and brother in law to their friend's birthday dinner. Four ate from the prix fixe menu. Two of us sampled various items. My brother in law had the delicious Classic grilled cheese- not the one your mom used to make! Four...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in to citizens after eating dinner one night. The bartenders we're friendly and fun. Made us some great cocktails really unique. Awesome spot if you want to grab drinks or just eat at the bar.

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have dined here twice (January and yesterday) and although both experiences were different, we had a great time and won't hesitate to return. In both cases, we were enthusiastically welcomed and served, and the food/drink was delicious (more on that later). The nuance is...More

1  Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you happen to be a vindictive person, and there is someone you really dislike, send them to this restaurant. I can only recall one worse dining experience in my life, and that instance resulted in food poisoning. This restaurant isn't going downhill, it is...More

Thank Natickpal
Sam M, Public Relations Manager at The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We were shocked to hear of such a claim and investigated it internally including inviting inspectional services to visit our location and with their support and our commitment to hospitality, it was found there was no grounds to substantiate such a claim. We have reached...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was excited to try the prix fixe meal at The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar. We arrived early for our reservation and had five star drinks and a charcuterie plate at Still & Stir. Great drinks, food, and service! Then we headed upstairs...More

1  Thank mamacooking
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27 December 2016|
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Response from dickandjane71 | Reviewed this property |
They have a few quiet alcoves that you might be seated in.
23 June 2016|
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Response from EmeraldMAF | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about their gluten-free offerings.
Jonida K
1 April 2015|
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Response from Leonard C | Reviewed this property |
don't know give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-459-9090
  • E-mail
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