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Oxhead Tavern

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366 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1057
+1 508-347-7393
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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RI
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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.

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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.

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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 

Farmington
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 

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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 

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Thank Sandra L
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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 

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Thank Wiloliam S
Ridgefield
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20 reviews
7 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.

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Thank Joyce S
rye
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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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Thank WEC14
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We sta outside on the patio-this restaurant is very busy and it took awhile to get seated. The food was good and the prices were very reasonable

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Thank kittyderr
Spencer, Massachusetts
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I'm only giving it a 2 because of the outdoor/waterfront seating. The food was average at best. Ordered a mango martini. They were out of mango flavoring. Ordered stuffed clam shells. They were out of them. At least we were told this when we ordered them. Later ordered coconut shrimp and after asking about our order about 20 minutes after... More 

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Thank forgetitall
Hawi, Hawaii
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Just got out of here...the staff was great! The service was poor, my turkey dinner was rubbery and my buddies hamburger looked like a raw soybean burger....Nice setting though...it has lots of potential...

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Thank David F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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?