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The Sole Proprietor

118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
+1 508-798-3474
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sole” (198 reviews)
“seafood” (257 reviews)
“clam chowder” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
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Reviewed yesterday

In Worcester on business recently, I ate at this wonderful restaurant two nights in a row. Both nights I ordered oysters on the half shell to begin, and they were especially delicious. The menu identified their origins so one could taste test the bivalves from...More

Thank NYscholar2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When a restaurant knows how to get it right, you can tell from the moment you arrive. The Sole has perfected every aspect of the dining experience. The experienced waitstaff knee every dish and how they were prepared. Their recommendations were helpful and spot on....More

Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was so good we came back for dinner. The seafood and steak were excellent. The staff was very friendly. The light Mojito was just as good as the full calorie version.

Thank Tammie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying locally for a work trip and was recommended this place by a colleague. Wow! I thought it was just fantastic. Unpretentious with a lovely busy ambience and the food was absolutely magnificent. I had a crab cake appetiser followed by a platter...More

Thank SnellySheffield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had multiple recommendations to eat here so we gave it a shot. Great seafood. Great service in upper mid price range and worth it and more. I got the steak and scallops and it was amazing. Strongly suggest you give it a try if...More

Thank DeltaBiker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family get-together around 5 pm. Found that the bar menu was perfect for our group of four. We had one lobster bisque and three clam chowders. The clam chowder was the true New England style, delicious and not ruined by being too salty. But the...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ample portions of very fresh fish with nice sides, all well seasoned.it is a busy place but no music to add to noise, so quiet enough, although obviously very popular.

Thank gay e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always seems busy there but definitely worth the wait. Only waited about 10-15 minutes to be seated. Seafood is fresh and cooked just right. They also have raw bar with seating as well. A little pricey but good portions and great food.

Thank Companion563216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is great. Fresh fish, great sides and knowledgeable, friendly staff. On weekends though there is a long wait, sometimes up to an hour (which is worth it if you aren't hangry). Knowing this, my wife and I made a reservation for my...More

Thank leiasnerfherder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great quality fish! Great service! If your craving tasty yummy fish this is the restaurant. Great service. Wedge salad was great. Haddock was delicious. I will eat there again!

Thank sile597
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June 26, 2018|
Response from lydiamilone | Reviewed this property |
No. Sadly not.
June 26, 2018|
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What does that have to do with The Sole Proprietor?
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May 15, 2018|
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Response from BostonBrownie | Reviewed this property |
When you order your meal, let them know what food allergies you have and also the fact that you need a low sodium meal. I think this restaurant is fabulous--we had an awesome lunch there and they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
    (West Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-798-3474
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