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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

The atmosphere here was great...very much a "traditional New England" (is that a thing) feel, with lots of wood throughout the entire bar and restaurant. We were here with a large group, but had fantastic personalized attention and service throughout our meal. The wine list...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed this place! The service was great and our meals were excellent! We will be headed back for sure!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 690tonyc
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal at The People's Kitchen during our visit to Worcester. The food and service were good. Definitely try the wine pairing with your meal. Highly recommend their array of chocolate on the dessert menu.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JMH1986
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Great spot for drinks and dinner in Worcester. Came here once before though it was closed. Decided to come again given its good reviews and probably is one of the better spots to dine in Worcester. They have complimentary valet parking. Good amount of space...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vjays
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Don’t know how we missed this place last time we were in town for business but really glad we found it this time. Friendly greeting when we arrived with nice ambient lighting, music and decor. We came on a Sunday early evening and it wasn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank adanac55
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We unexpectedly found ourselves in my hometown of Worcester on a Sunday night. Hm, where to have dinner? Our hotel a few steps way offered the suggestion since I had forgotten pretty much where to eat. Unfortunately we arrived about 8:30pm and we were told...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christine L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Friendly, attentive service with a very good selection of unique takes on bar food. The duck prosciutto sandwich did not have any pronounced duck flavor, but was satisfying. Fries are typical. My dinner companions also enjoyed their pork sandwiches. The restaurant has a nice selection...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GB2016a
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting setup, small downstairs, plenty of seating upstairs. Also has a small bar downstairs. Staff was average, but fun! Sometimes inattentive although we had a large group. The apps were different in a good way, tasty, small portions. The main course for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tripking07
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Interesting albeit narrow food menu. Good apps, salads and sandwiches. Good beer selection. Service was efficient. On our day loud awkward yelling coming from employee area (rowdiness, guessing boss went home early). Also I know it’s picky but metal/angry ambiance music choice a negative. On...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is worth the trip..the menu changes often but the quality of the food,presentation and wait staff make your visit enjoyable. You are never rushed which adds to the experience..give this restaurant a try.You will not be disappointed!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rosepasco
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December 27, 2016|
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Response from dickandjane71 | Reviewed this property |
They have a few quiet alcoves that you might be seated in.
Suzanne S
June 23, 2016|
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Response from EmeraldMAF | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about their gluten-free offerings.
Jonida K
April 1, 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, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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