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The Colonial Inn

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48 Monument Sq, Ste 2, Concord, MA 01742-1899
+1 978-369-9200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The main dining room in this historic inn is the epitome of unchanging graciousness. The menu is varied, with daily specials, many of which fit the description of upper-level comfort food. We had the prime rib, which was delicious, and left room for the Indian Pudding dessert. They have Downeast Hard Cider, one of my favorites, on the drinks menu.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner with friends in a weekend. The place is so charming with so much history in it. You can read the pictures on the wall or just look around to appreciate the architecture. The food and service is good. It is located right in the center of the town, but we did not have trouble finding parking... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, didn't see this one coming. With charming older New England inns you expect atmosphere but you worry that the kitchen may have stopped trying 100 years ago. Was I wrong. The magic in the kitchen is the reason to return here often. Chicken pot pie, how to make it stand out? These guys figured it out. The crust is... More 

Thank 4-star-traveler1952
Portsmouth, RI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting her, especially for the Sunday brunch buffet. It's nice without being overwhelming, good variety of breakfast and lunch/dinner items. Service is generally good to excellent.

Thank 515devan
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Colonial Inn has it all. It's a great place for a nice lunch indoors or out on the front porch during the summer, afternoon tea and fancy sandwiches, a drink in their pub, or a sit down dinner in one of their several dining rooms. You can spend as little or as much as your wallet permits: there's something for... More 

Thank Kurt327
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there twice, once for Valentines day and the other on a special occasion for dinner both times. Bear in mind this is an old inn located in Concord Mass. So the floor slant a little and creak a little plus each room is different not cookie cutter. The first time we eat there we were seated by a... More 

Thank Mary R
Concord, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We likes the colonial interior of the Liberty Room. Surprisingly empty for a weeknight so we had prompt service. Good beer and cocktails. Squash soup was tasteless. Salad with steak OK with nice salad but undercooked steak. Burger special mix of duck, turkey and chicken was good with fries.

Thank ilkkats
Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I had a nice Sunday brunch with our daughter and son-in-law. The food was good and the selections varied and well-chosen. This is a busy restaurant, even in winter, but we enjoyed the setting. Not a gourmet choice, but well-located in central Concord, with good shopping (antique) options nearby. $35 for the brunch buffet (without alcohol) was... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was traveling with my teenage son and daughter, and we wanted a good, clean hotel not too far from downtown Boston, but far enough to ease the price a little. We could not have found a better spot! After spending the day at the Museum of Fine Arts, and then walking the Battle Road between Concord and Lexington, the... More 

Thank worleybird98
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We'd been to the Colonial Inn before on occasion and had found it to be just OK. We'd heard that there had been a recent change in ownership and that the restaurants had improved, so we decided to go there for the Christmas dinner buffet. We were not disappointed. As an old, historic building, the Inn has a warren of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Monument Sq, Ste 2, Concord, MA 01742-1899
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-369-9200

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?