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20 Railroad Public House

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££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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20 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
+1 413-528-9345
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I didn't think we'd find anything good late on the evening before Thanksgiving. Not only was the Railroad House open, but ready for a busy evening. I like lite, fancy meals while my husband likes a good steak or hamburger. We both got what we wanted and were very pleased.

Thank Feliciastruth
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337 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was my favorite in Great Barrington. My guess is that there is new management or ownership since my visit last year. The quality has slipped and prices are too high. We stopped here for lunch today and paid $5.00 for two small pieces of cornbread. Over $8.00 for a small portion of pea soup and an order of... More 

Thank steve375
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the restaurant since it changed hands. There were 3 adults and 2 young boys. We arrived at 12:30 On a Saturday for lunch. We were seated promptly. We thought the menu was not very accomadating. Anyway we ordered and it took at least 30 MINUTES before it arrived. Granted,the restaurant was crowed but this... More 

Thank steven s
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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342 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reeally a great dining experience. Service was terrific. Food was great. Beers galore. Nice level of noise - sort of a buzz from happy diners!

Thank Leonard S
Arlington, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant on several occasions while visiting my son in Great Barrington. The food is really delicious and I look forward to returning. The poutine was really great, the salads have been tasty as have been the burgers. Sometimes the server is a little strange but you can't blame the restaurant on that! I would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Kat M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food great, service spot on nothing bad to say. We had fish and chips and Mac & cheese with oxtail both arrived hot,together and tasty.

Thank Boodenu
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually come thru Great Barrington looking for a quick sandwich (for which the Barrington Brewery does nicely). This time we were stopping for the night at the Fairfield Inn and wanted a nicer dinner experience. Very glad our travel plans gave us this opportunity to search out and find 20 Railroad. A delightful find on a side street of... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Liked the place very much during my initial visit that I tried to have lunch there every time I visited GB. Of couse, had the poutine again (and again), wonderful Guinness gravy IMO makes the dish. Please note the serving of poutine is so large that two people can share it. To my regret I was never able to finish... More 

Thank MiamiMimi
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stop in to this place every trip to Great Barrington, MA. It is on Railroad Avenue and the entrance is through a small alley. Their Burgers are excellent as are their soups and chili.

Thank GRP1953
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. I had the gyro. My mother in law had the burger and my aunt had the spicy hot dog. My 2 year old daughter had the pasta. They were out of sauce and that's just as well. She loved it topped with cheese. My only complaint is the server. She was young and gave ok... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Railroad St, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-9345

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?