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Longfellow's Wayside Inn

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72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
+1 978-443-1776
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had Sunday Reservations for a post Valentine's Day dinner. We were treated very nicely by everyone we met from the bartender in their snug by an open fire bar right through our dessert. Our appetizers were perfect (French onion soup and bacon wrapped scallops); our meals were very good as well. Dessert was delicious. Everything about our experience was... More 

Thank Fenway1958
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Attended a small birthday party. A private room with fireplace was available for our group, with dedicated wait staff. The selections were tasty, well prepared and served, and the cake was delicious. Prices were more than fair, given the historic location and the service.

Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great amibence and atmoshpere. Colonial dining. We have lived in the Sudbury area for many years, and wanted to spend a night at the Inn with dinner and continental breakfask. The service was great, and a very relaxing time. Would do this again!

Thank roysG3530WM
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn is located in the country on an almost desolate road. It must be beautiful in the Spring when the trees have leaves and the flowers are blooming. We were seated in the largest dining room next to a roaring wood fire for lunch, so nice. The waiter arrived quickly and we ordered drinks. Three of us ordered the... More 

Thank yawl52
Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brothers, mother, uncle, aunt and I ate lunch in the main dining area of the Wayside Inn. We all felt that this was a great dining experience. The pricing for lunch in this historic setting was reasonable. The sandwiches range from $10-$15. The meals range from $15-$20. My crusted salmon with fresh green beans at $15.95 was delicious. Everyone... More 

Thank MAbelini
frederick, maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I use any opportunity to introduce out of town visitors to the Wayside Inn. There are many good dining choices in the region but there is only one historic Wayside Inn experience. Food is very good; service is excellent; and the experience is memorable and one-of-a-kind. We requested one of the smaller rooms and were seated by a nice warm... More 

Thank fred200099
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My family & I started out the New Year with an amazing birthday lunch. Our reservations were absolutely perfect! We had a table right beside a comfy cozy fireplace which made our dining experience extra special. There's nothing more extraordinary than celebrating a birthday at a historic country inn. And the Wayside fits the bill! Nice the inn still had... More 

Thank lighthouselady63
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great colonial atmosphere; preserved historical space; great for friends and family visiting. The food is ok; nothing special but the bar setting is fabulous. I've been there for wedding; the food was unremarkable. I like to go there to have drinks with friends after a visit at historical mill and surrounding area.

Thank Eric Z
Medford, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We recently went to the Wayside Inn for dinner. We hadn't been in quite a while and were very disappointed. The food arrived cold, the fish was dry and we left with the feeling that we would not want to return. A place with this historic significance should perhaps pay better attention.

Thank basilpesto2016
Sudbury, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We always come here on the holidays for dinner and really are never disappointed. Food is very good and the atmosphere can't be beat if you like history and historic buildings. We also come for dinner in the summers as well since we live in Sudbury.

Thank JJantech

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-443-1776
Longfellow's Wayside Inn is a unique part of the historic landscape of Massachusetts. Featuring an authentic building style and traditional New England food, we offer the ideal location for romantic nights out, banquets, family events, company parties, and weddings. Our menu provides exceptional quality at great value, including hearty portions and seasonal foods. We encourage our guests to spend a day with us, touring the serene and historic grounds, enjoying a drink in our 300-year old Tavern, and settling in for dinner in one of our historic rooms. We have an open patio in the warmer months, and lit fireplaces through winter.

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