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Oxhead Tavern

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366 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1057
+1 508-347-7393
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place. Very rustic. The fireplace was going. There were 9 of us and the service was Excellent. The food was excellent and we got lots of it. Everyone was very satisfied. Worth as stop.

Thank Kyle C
Management response:

Thanks so much for the kind words. What a great group of people that you all were. It was a pleasure serving you, and hope to see you back again soon. I look forward sharing this post with your server Jodie! All the best Dennis S. More 

Pembroke, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our annual family pre-Christmas dinner at the Oxhead Tavern, with 17 of us. We wanted a semi-private area, and they were able to accommodate us. Our server, Jody, was fantastic -- the best ever! Not only did she manage such a large group exceedingly well, but took the time to connect with each of us individually. She was... More 

Thank Dave_Amato
Management response:

Dave, thanks so much for your recent TripAdvisor posting. We very much appreciate the feedback as well as the kind words. Very happy that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you here again. Happy New Year! Dennis S. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place looks bigger from the outside but it is nice and cozy inside. The tables are large and it feels like you are a bit far away from the other person. The waitress was nice and the food came out on time. The buffalo chicken appetizer was awesome! My burger was cooked perfectly. My boyfriend had "The Mighty Ox"... More 

Thank Christine C
Management response:

Hi Christine, Thanks so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it. Happy that you were pleased with your dining experience with us. Hope to see you again! Happy Holidays Dennis S. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The tavern makes you feel like you are back in the 1800's. The meal was excellent and the staff very friendly. The have a large open fire place but it was to warm during our visit. I imagine it would be very cozy on a winter evening with roaring fire.

Thank Schatzie
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Oxhead Tavern is a quaint, rustic eatery. Our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. The menu had a good selection of entrees. The food was decent, but it took way too long to get both our meals and the check.

Thank lahast123
Management response:

Thank you for your comments and feedback. Glad to hear that you were pleased with your server and the food, but we do apologize for your wait time on the food. Hope to see you here again. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We discovered the Oxbow Tavern purely by accident. After attending our daughter's first away swim meet at Brandeis University recently, on our way home we decided to stop halfway for dinner. We expected to stop at the Bentley Pub II (our old favorite the Piccadilly Pub) and was dismayed to find out it was closed and looked as though it... More 

Thank Denise C
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Cool rustic atmosphere, but this was a huge mistake for a lunch stop during our travel. Long wait for meals due to computer malfunctioning. Wait staff had to repeatedly ask for our orders. Our waitress failed to memorize our orders and requests. There was two flies disturbing us. Table appear wet upon being seated. A fellow guest of mine had... More 

Thank Sandra L
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I always stop in for a drink, meal or appetizers when I am in the area. A small but comfortable bar with the best Bloody marys i have ever had and great beer on tap. A selection of tasty appetizers, 2 or 3 of which can make a meal for 2. Good prices, fireplace, ample parking - just overall a... More 

Thank Wiloliam S
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were exhausted from 8 hours driving when we showed up on a Friday night. Our waitress was very friendly and efficient. I ordered their haddock special which was better than expected, and my husband thought his burger was nothing special. The atmosphere was cozy and quaint.

Thank Joyce S
Level Contributor
7 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

6 of us went in early Saturday evening. The restaurant was only 1/2 full after 25 mins. sitting there we finally asked a busy boy if there was a waitress for us. He seemed very surprised we hadn't seen one yet and went over to the front desk and mentioned it to the hostess. One person had a food allergy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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: 366 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1057
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-7393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?