Macross the Berkshires for indoor takeout and food to go, and some for delivery. Many are offering careful ways to dine indoors or out, though their choices can change quickly in response to changing safety guideines. You can search here by town, for places open right at this time and more.
In Covid-19, the Berkshires has restaurants open for takeout and delivery, indoor and outdoor dining …
This is a comprehensive list, not a curated one. You can also find a growing curated list of restaurants here in the food section — places that I know and can tell you about.
I am updating this list regularly to keep it as comprehensive as I can (last updated in February / March 2022), and if you’re looking for any place you don’t see here yet, feel free to let me know at KateAbbott@btwberkshires.com.
Sitting along the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, AJs serves American pub style food from meatloaf to fried banana caramel cheesecake, noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Classic pub appetizers such as seafood baskets, mozzarella sticks, tater tots and entrees ranging from burgers, sandwiches, and seafood.
The 1930s WPA lodge at the summit of Mount Greylock gives a feeling of comfort with stone and wood and a real fireplace, and fresh food from local sources for breakfast, a salad and sandwich lunch menu, baked goods and a seasonal dinner menu, along with performances and talks about the life on the mountain. Open Wednesday to Monday for breakfast 9 to 10:30 a.m., lunch 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., sunset beverages 4 to 7 p.m., and dinner after 7.
A casual restaurant with Italian favorites, as well as pub fare, seafood, and prime rib. Dinner Wednesday to Sunday, Sunday brunch. Open for takeout and curbside pickup — dinners to go 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays and 4 to 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Relaxed menu of traditional Szechuan, Cantonese and Polynesian fare. The dining room is closed for now, and they are open for take out and delivery 3 to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday, with a minimum $10 per order and deliveries to your door or no-contact delivery left at the door.
Offering takeout in all normal hours including dinners. Breakfast and lunch specials from sandwiches to shrimp and cheesy grits. Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday.
The tavern and restaurant offers Austrian-American cuisine and ethnic dishes like Wiener schnitzel and Hungarian goulash, now with an outdoor biergarten, Tuesday through Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 5 to 9 p.m. Bottled wine and beer available. They are temporarily suspending indoor dining, and they are offering takeout and outdoor dining in heated huts.
Shire Doughnuts serves warm, fresh, made-to-order donuts with hundreds of toppings including build-your-own — from classics like chocolate iced to apple crisp, lemon pie and red velvet with cream cheese. Open for pickup 7 to 11 a.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday and Sunday. They also serve coffee and cocoa and daily baked goods.
They encourage pre-ordering by the half-dozen or the dozen, and because they make their donuts fresh each morning, they have to limit the number of pre-orders they can juggle each day. To reserve your order, choose a day to schedule a pickup. You can check out their menu on their website and call them, or order with a message to them on Facebook, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call when you arrive and they'll bring your order out to you. Or you can pick it up at the front counter.
The family-owned, woman-owned Becket General Store has changed its name and now offers a cafe serving nachos and wings, sandwiches and burgers and hearty pub fare from plank salmon to pasta and fish and chips to pot roast. The back of the shop acts as a classic liquor store and cannabis dispensary, and the cafe hosts live bands or karaoke on many Saturday nights.
The co-operatively owned hilltown community market combines a a scratch deli, bakery and café and a retail store with conventional, local, natural and organic products — including locally-grown organic produce, beer and wine, sandwiches and hot prepared foods, coffee, ice cream and homemade pie.
They are a community gathering place working to promote local and regional production, sustainability and diversity. They are open 8 a.m to 7 p.m. daily — you can call ahead and order your groceries for curbside pick up. the The deli counter now has takeout service with coffee and soups.
Local sub shack serves huge and generous takeout sandwiches. All locations open for takeout and pickup. Footlong original sub and footlong meatball sub now for only $5. Call ahead. Dalton Avenue and Elm Street locations have a drive-through window for easy pickup. Dalton hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Farm market open for maple syrup and prepared foods — soups, pot pies and more — and their own farm-raised eggs and meats, cuts of grass-fed beef, pork and lamb, including sausage, for curbside pickup or free delivery within 10 miles. They carry vegetables in the growing season. They can ship maple products; others are available for in-store pickup and some for local delivery.
They can take orders for compost, straw, meat, maple syrup and eggs. Text ahead and they will set orders outside for pickup. They are open for pickup 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends (and possibly by appointment — hours can change, so it's always helpful tp call ahead
The local microbrewery is open for indoor dining and takeout with a menu of homemade comfort food, from soft pretzels to Cuban sandwiches, pizza, fried chicken, barbecue, soups and salads, gumbo ... and many homebrews too, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 4:30 to 9:30 Thursdays to Saturdays. At the restaurant they often host comedy nights, trivia and other entertainment. They're open for pickup for food and homebrew.
Stacie McWhirt, locally familiar as the former owner of Stacie's Corner Cafe, has now opened a home bakery with custom cookies, breads, rolls, pastries, muffins, pies — and cookie decorating kits and cookie classes. She has become increasingly known for her decorated cookies — you can even order them custom and have them shipped.
You can check out her online shop and get in touch with her through her website for orders and pickup times.
The longtime local bakery is open for takeout with cookies, pastries, and more. They now offer a baking-to-order menu (posted to Facebook) with pies, cakes, breads, quiches, muffins and cookie bars. Chocolate cake with buttercream? Apple farmhouse cake with bourbon glaze?
Now open for outdoor and outdoor dining and takeout with brunch, lunch, and dinner in a blend of authentic Greek and American cuisine, from lamb sausage gyros and roasted eggplant to feta with candied figs. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Agaves aims to serve Mexican cuisine in a fresh, modernized fashion. Co-owners Nestor and Sandy look to honor traditional dishes from Nestor’s hometown in Oaxaca, Mexico, they explain, with a focus on flavor and experimentation. They are open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and you can order online.
Authentic cuisine from all over India. Tandoori, chicken and seafood, Masalas, Biryanis (rice), breads, ice cream and desserts. Vegan and diet specials, Sunday brunch buffet. Now open for takeout Mondays from 4:30 to 9 p.m. and Tuesdays to Sundays from 1 to 9 p.m.
Baba Louie's is known for wood-fired organic pizza with uniquely flavorful toppings, from simple mozzarella, basil and tomato to figs and gorgonzola to roasted sweet potatoes and onions, including vegetarian and vegan offerings, and Italian fare. Now open for indoor dining in the transformed Railroad Street area for dining, takeout and curbside pickup and delivery.
Their Great Barrington restaurant is open for curbside pickup, indoor and outdoor dining on Thursday and Monday from 4:30 to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday for lunch noon to 3 p.m. and dinner 5 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 12 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. (They also have a location in Hudson, N.Y.)
The Great Barrington Brewery offers chili, burgers, wings, beer and more — find the menu on their website. They're open for takeout and curbside pickup, outdoor and indoor dining with six tables outside under the tent and 12 tables through out the tavern and dining rooms, Wednesday to Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Berkshore co-op offers extensive grab-and-go meal options and curbside pickup for groceries, vegetables, meats, snacks, baked goods and more. Their Café is open every day 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with breakfast and lunch options, fresh squeezed juices, fruit smoothies and a full service coffee bar. They use natural ingredients, organic and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, and only fairly traded coffees.
They also have a hot bar open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with vegetarian, vegan and wheat-free options — with soups and hot entrees from Shepherd's Pie to Mac and Cheese oven-roasted vegetables, apricot tamari chicken or tofu, sesame vegetable stir fry ...
Richard Bourdon has made sourdough bread for decades, helping to revive the centuries-old tradition. He offers unique artisanal loaves and rolls and take-and-bake pizzas, breads and baked goods made fresh daily — sourdough breads, croissants, flavored butters. The Housatonic bakery is open for takeout and curbside pickup Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
You can also find Berkshire Mountain bread at their Berkshire Mountain Bakery cafe in Pittsfield, and at the Berkshire Co-op and at Guido's, or you can order online and he will ship.
This unique French market carries olive oils, vinegar and honey, cured meat, cheeses, breads ... and also offers made to order takeout with imported and local ingredients, including soups, quiches and sandwiches like their ham and cheese baguette with cornichons and butter — unlike anything else in the region.
Also French and local groceries, produce, flour and more. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, for breakfast, lunch and any food orders — with online ordering and curbside pickup.
Gourmet Japanese cuisine, specialties include Chilean sea bass, blue fin o toro, grilled black cod, 50 sashimi items every day, shabu-shabu, and sukiyaki. Also natural, organic, non-dairy, sugar free, gluten free desserts and pastries. Open for takeout, pickup, curbside pickup and delivery. Open daily — from c. noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.
Specifically — their exact opn hours are Monday and Tuesday, 12:30 to 2:30 and 5 to 9 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 2:30 and 5 to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 2:30 and 5 to 9:30 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 3 and 5 to 9 p.m.
North Plain Farm (collaborating with Blue Hill Farm) runs a self-serve onsite farm store with their grass-fed beef and grass-fed milk, pastured eggs and chicken, pastured pork and vegetables in season — open sunrise to sunset daily. They also carry Hosta Hill ferments, Barrington Coffee, Justamere Maple Syrup, Berle Farm Yogurt and local honey.
This classic American eatery is casual, with a wide menu and a salad bar. Open for takeout orders, 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Friday and noon to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. 50 cent wings, burgers, pizza, ribs and more. Bottled beer and wine available.
With a team cooking from scratch on the gourmet side, Sylwia Orczykowska serves French and European classics and Berkshire dinners from Angus burgers and Korean-style barbecued ribs to summer soups, handmade pasta or a nightly fish. Hours 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
The cafe is home-style with walnut floors and natural warm wood, candlelight and classic jazz, bossa nova, World and European folk music. Dress is absolutly casual, and the kitchen is semi-opens so guests can see where their food is being prepared.
An Asian restaurant with seafood and many combinations of sushi rolls, noodles and dumplings, chicken and fish, moo shu and more, chef’s specials from salmon to crispy chicken to honey walnut shrimp, and a wide array of specialty cocktails. Hours 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
A quiet corner tea shop with oced and hot teas and blends, baked goods and a colorful atmosphere — Cherri Sanes has created an inclusive environment for her son, challenged by special needs, and others like him, to empower them all to serve their community through the world of tea. They are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, and they also sell their tea blends through their website.
Jackie Bergman crafts locally made soup from locally sourced and locally grown ingredients, from apple butternut to caramelized onion gorgonzola — vegetables and herbs in season, pasture-raised meats and dairy. She is now taking orders through her website and by email (email@example.com) — You can find the weekly menu and order online for curbside pickup and local delivery. She also sends out a weekly newsletter with menu updates.
Lunch and dinner comfort food locally prepared by Chef David Pullaro — sandwiches, fried baskets, fish and chips, frozen drinks. Open for outdoor seating and takeout noon to 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
The counter is Alford marble, the tables are local white ash, and the name on the wall is living moss. Owners Robin and Will Curletti have built Fuel into a local gathering place, with a bakery and coffee from No. 6 Depot and Mocha Joe’s and a full kitchen — chef Alex Brink has worked in local kitchens from the Red Lion Inn to the Marketplace to the White Hart Inn and now serves a menu with locally sourced ingredients including grass-fed beef from Robin’s father’s farm. Fuel is open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Fresh bagels of many kinds shore up an array of specialty bagels and sandwiches, smoked fishes and soups, now open for takeout and limited outdoor seating 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Organic and locally sourced groceries, meats and vegetables, baked goods and prepared foods and more. The self-serve hot soup stationis no longer available, but they offer pre-packaged soups in grab-and-go cases in a variety of options. They are open in Great Barrington and in Pittsfield Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., though the Pittsfield café closes at 5 p.m. daily.
This longtime local gathering place serves Chinese and Asian Fusion cuisine, from shrimp and noodles to chicken skewers with peanut sauce, seafood and sesame chicken. They are open for takeout 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and you can now check out their menu and order online.
The Great Barrington sister of the Lenox café, this French bakery has authentic home-baked treats from eclairs to brioche to miniature fruit tarts. Open now for outdoor dining and for takeout 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. At their new online store, you can order for in-store or curbside pick-up, or call (413-591-8747) Free delivery from 9 to 10 a.m. daily, for orders of $45 or more within 15 minutes of downtown Great Barrington.
Cafe with soups, salads and sanwiches, coffee and pastries (from the Break Room in North Adams), focused on local, fresh ingredients, with coffee, tea and espresso, chocolates and prepared foods to go. They are open Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Marketplace Specialty Foods store brings together more than 140 kinds of artisanal cheeses, meats and charcuterie, breads and olives, grab and go fare and handmade prepared foods, savory, sweet and quick — from eclairs and fruit tarts to quickes to chocolate mousse. Some are made here and some by local artisans. Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
With outdoor seating in Barrington Courtyard, the new pub (in the Marketplace family of restaurants) offers beer and wine, whiskey and bourbon with sandwiches, salads and snacks, from English sausage rolls to mushrooms and devilled eggs. Hours 4 to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 3 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 to 8:30 on Sunday.
How about a fall drink with a kick, a touch of pumpkin, honey spiced with ginger and cloves? Mixologist Billy Jack Paul and Josh and Emily Irwin, co-owners of Cantina 229, are crafting drinks with seasonal flavors and cocktails on draft, with local cheeses and cured meats. As the weather cools, the lounge has re-opened, as well as the bar and window-bar and outdoor patio, and they will also get creative with takeout and cocktails to go. Open Tuesday to Thursday from 5 to 11 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. to midnight and Saturday from 3 p.m. to midnight.
Naji’s specializes in Lebanese cuisine and accommodates many tastes, Italian, American and more — dinner specials from cold gazpacho, veggie chili and lentil soup to chicken or eggplant parmesan over pasta with salad, garlic bread and bottle of house wine. Baklava, falafel and more. Open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8. Closed Sundays
Buffalo chicken mac & cheese, burgers, wings … daily dinner specials with meat, fish and produce from local suppliers and U.S. farms with a focus on sustainability. Open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout, and family dinners for one to four people from chicken to brisket, Thursday to Sunday, 5 to 9:30 p.m. Also a pantry menu of complete meals for four or more that people can grill at home.
198 Main Street Unit 3, Great Barrington
The community bakery offers a seasonal menu of handmade croissants, quiches, hand pies and more — sourdough breads and babkas, tarts, galettes and cookies. They emphasize authentic ingredients, old methods and natural leavening, they say, with no artificial flavors, additives or preservatives. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until sold out.
Pleasant and Main combines a unique cafe and an antique shop into a friendly place for pastries or crêpes and cafe au lait or Corsican melted hot chocolate, and it is open for takeout with meals to go, from blueberry pancakes all day to soups and dinners, chicken, salmon and beef pot pies and more. Open 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to Friday — call ahead between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. for dinner pickup at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Local delivery is available.
Cheese grits and farm sausage, scones and local honey, fried chicken, soups and sourdough bread ... Set in a converted farmhouse and barn, this restaurant serves home and farm food, from cheeses to new-laid eggs and bacon — with a focus on locally raised meats, especially pork from the chef’s own farm. Chef Stephen browning changes the menu daily around seasonal ingredients, including his own preserves and condiments.They are now open for indoor dining and takeou, Thursday to Monday from 5 to 10 p.m. Any gratuities will go to staff, both kitchen and front of house, and they are adding to the menu, including wood-fired pizza.
The Rio blends standard American fare and Mexican specialty dishes, healthy smoothies and juices for a "robust breakfast and lunch menu," in their words — from steak and eggs, omelets and breakfast sandwiches to ginger garlic baked salmon, burritos, nachos and pico de gallo. They are open open Tuesday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 7:30 a.m.to 2 p.m., and you can order online.
Rubiner's carries a wide range of cheeses, along with meats, wines, preserved foods delivered in Great Barrington and shipped farther afield. Olive oil, honey, chocolate, breads and more. Rubi’s Cafe open for takeout with artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches, hot and cold sandwiches, breakfast and lunch, soups, chocolate, coffees, teas and shakes … 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Harry Yu and his wife, Wei Wei Shi, have stocked sauces, rice, frozen dumplings, mochi and more. Takeout available from the café. Check the menu on their website, and call ahead and curbside pickup for any to-go orders. Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Updates at Shiro Berkshires on Facebook
A range of freshly made Thai food in the middle of Great Barrington, from dumplings and soups to durries, seafood and more, cooked to order from scratch, for takeout and delivery within range. Menu siamsquares.com. Delivery available, free for orders over $20 in Great Barrington, for a $3 fee within 8 miles of town, and further than that, please call. 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday to Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.
SoCo Creamery offers locally made ice cream and changes and invents their own new seasonal flavors with local sources, from black raspberry and fudge peanut butter cup to Mission fig. They also make dairy-free ice cream, sherbets and sorbets. Open for takeout Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Curbside pick up and home delivery are available, and you can call ahead to place your order.
Barrington House Atrium, 284 Main St., Great Barrington
A friendly place cooking Asian fare from scratch — fast, casual and flavorful comfort food, from steamed buns and summer rolls to kimchee ramen and spicy Szechuan noodle soup. Now open for takeout noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with noodle dishes, ramen, pho, dumplings and curry puffs, soups, salads and more. You can call ahead to make sure your meal will be ready when you arrive.
They are moving next to their former location and will re-open early in 2022.
The Taft Farms market offers meat and fish specials (as they’re available from suppliers), soups, prepared foods, quiche, maple syrup, yogurt and more, fruit and vegetables from their own fields in season, farm deli, greenhouse and baked goods. They are now offering fresh bagels baked daily. Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The longtime local baker Hanna Jensen, well-known for running the bakery at the Berkshire Co-op for many years, is opening her own brick-and-mortar bakery with pastries, muffins and a biscotti, Six Depot coffee, quiches and pies, cake and galettes, cookies … T
The bakery is under construction this winter, and for now you can order online or find her baked goods at Berkshire Grown and Sheffield farmers markets and local places, from the Berkshire Coop Guido’s and Farm Country Soups to No. 6 Cofee Roastery and the Public Market in West Stockbridge, the Old Creamery in Cummington and more.
An informal eatery with traditional pub fare including their local grass-fed burgers and "adventurous burger" with pepperjack cheese, bacon and peanut butter … mac and cheese, sandwiches, nachos and buffalo wings. Hours 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
Rupert Jones and Sandy Mathews have opened a restaurant market with pastries, soups and chili, hot breakfasts, coffee and espresso, wine and beer. They are open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday.
Xicoh's serves authentic Mexican cuisine with specials offered every weekend, house-favorite margaritas or mole, with a new takeout menu on their website, and now open for indoor seating and outdoor dining on the porch. They are open 4 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thurday and noon to 9:0 p.m. Friday to Sunday.
At Jiminy Peak’s ski resort, Christiansen’s Tavern serves pub fare with the pork smoked on premises and ice cream, smoothies, and fresh lemonade around the corner at coasters, all year long. Open for takeout, indoor and outdoor seating, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
At Jiminy Peak’s ski resort, in the winter, JJ's Lodge is open every day and evening with a food court offering breakfast and cinnamon rolls until 10 a.m., burgers, burritos, pizza, chili, soups and more. They are open 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. to 9:30 Saturday and on holidays, and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.
On weekends and holidays they also offer ...East Coast Street Tacos, a taco truck at the mountain all winter long on the Crane Patio on weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. onward; Powder Maker's on the Patio of J J's Lodge with waffles, snacks and beverages, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Peak Sweets in the Courtyard of Village Center, a take-away coffee shop wth sweets and treats, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Crane Lodge, a Carnagie Deli with sandwiches, soups, cheesecake and more, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A longtime local convenience store with deli and groceries and ice cream, beer and wine. Open for takeout with a drive-up window available. Sandwiches, wraps, soups, pizza and more. Call ahead and they will shop for you. Open 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
A family restaurant serving favorites like homemade hash and sausage, gravy and biscuits, Ozzie’s is open for outdoor and indoor seating and takeout 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday with a breakfast and lunch menu from benedicts and omelettes to burgers.
Old-fashioned homestyle fare for country breakfast and lunch, with pulled pork and their own slow-smoked meats and local homebrew. Also look for their food truck at Balderdash Cellars in September. Restaurant hours 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and to noon on Sunday.
A little bright building with pancakes and ample breakfasts and a meatloaf and pot-pie-style menu … a place to fuel up before a day of hiking or skiing. Breakfast served all day. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and Monday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday for takeout and outdoor dining with carhop-style service.
The menu leans toward pub fare and chicken wings, but the Old Forge is chiefly known locally for more than 300 types of beer — Belgian ale, lambic on tap, unusual flavors from the Berkshires and far beyond. Open with a new outdoor beer garden, inside seating and takeout noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturyday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday and 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Updated family-style menu for take out and delivery and outdoor dining: steak tips, pot pies and pot roast, meat loaf, salmon, ribs. Four portions of soup or dessert added for a family entree order for $5. Family-style meal deals anytime and free kid cheese pizza 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Hours: Mondays to Thursdays 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays to Saturdays 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The longtime and friendly restaurant serves authentic Peruvian cuisine made from scratch, including seafood, homemade soups, fried rice dishes and their specialty ceviche. Open for outdoor dining and takeout with curbside pickup and delivery. Open 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday, and 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Family owned for more than 30 years, serving Mediterranean and American homemade food: soups, pitas, stuffed grape leaves, souvlaki, mousaka, pastas, pizzas and more, now open for outdoor dining and takeout 4 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday to Tuesday and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
Local roastery will source and roast fine coffees from across the planet and deliver them fresh. They have temporarily shifted to a modified production schedule: Order online and they will roast to order and ship out for delivery on Monday and Wednesday of each week.
A French chef and American pastry chef combined brings a seasonal menu with locally sourced ingredients from honey to strawberries and gluten-free and vegetarian options. The café is open for outdoor dining and takeout with online ordering, 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday.
New England dining in the tradition of a Berkshire roadside carriage stop overlooking Laurel Lake: salmon, chicken, prime rib, clam chowder and more. Open for indoor dining and takeout 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.
The family-owned Jersey dairy farm has a new farm store — with ice cream, artisanal cheeses, butters, farmstead cheese, milk and cream and ghee — with picnic tables and views over the valley, and calves in the pasture nearby. They also carry locally baked breads and products from local farms. High Lawn Farm products are also available for purchase online for pickup, or order online for products that will ship. Open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Latin American and Mexican fare, empanadas quesadillas, soups and grill, kabobs and more. They will be cooking a full menu with kebabs and dirty rice or chicken fried rice, empanadas and jarritos ... Call ahead or drive up for drivethrough takeout. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. (dinner only) and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m.
Inside the inn, this waterfront restaurant offers classic Indian dining right by the water with specialty breads, vegetarian options, and — for the adventurous types — phaal or "very spicy" options. They are open from noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. from Wednesday to Monday (closed Tuesday).
10 Railroad St., Lee
Re-opened after renovations, Moe's is longtime local beer and whiskey joint with a more than local following — Josh Cohen's pub recently showed up on a Thrillist's Best 14 Massachusetts bars outside of Boston. He specializes in American craft beers and hard ciders, 16 on tap and two dozen types of bottled brews, and the only harder stuff you'll find here is a selection of whiskeys. Open 3 p.m. to midnight Monday to Friday and 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday.
Comfort food and dinner specials — check their website's menu for dinner specials like for BOGO burgers on Wednesdays, prime rib dinners on Friday and Saturday nights, turkey dinners on Fridays and Saturdays. Twenty percent off all orders (except burger night). Open 4 to 8:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Family-owned bar/eatery since 1999 with down-home seafood, from fish and chips or clam strips to stuffed shrimp and pan-seared scallops. Weekend specials with or without wine. Offers indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and curbside pickup and full menu online, 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
Sweet and savoury crêpes with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients from greens and meat to strawberries and cream, open now for takeout and indoor and outdoor dining with online ordering. Open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Thursday to Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Executive chef Benjamin Daire uses local and organic ingredients to compose Alta’s Mediterranean cuisine with an extensive wine list with selections from countries around the world. Open for open for lunch and dinner for indoor dining, patio, and takeout, Wednesday to Monday,5 to 9 p.m., and seating is limited, so please call ahead.
Pizzas — their own specials and make-your-own — and sandwiches, burgers, pastas, Italian family meals and more, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday and to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a full menu and ordering online.
Breakfast sandwiches and eggs, espresso and smoothies, cinnamon French toast, hot and cold sandwiches and salads … the cafe offers fresh food from scratch with kombucha, craft beer or a cold brew. Hours 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, and serving Tanglecone soft-serve ice cream in the summer.
An informal hangout with a beach feel, Betty's offers special and make-your-own pizzas with house-made sauce, burritos, quesadillas, 'sangwiches' and wings. Jason Macioge opened the place after he and Betty took a vacation in Mexico, he explains — Betty’s Pizza Shack is a member of Jason Macioge’s Palmetto Restaurant Group, which also includes Bistro Zinc. Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
A local favorite for 20 years, the chocolatier and café focuses on Joshua Needleman’s locally made chocolate, baked goods that highlight it, meltingly soft scones that include it and coffee to go with it. They also serve ice cream and gelato to cool visitors in summer, and spoon-stands-up-in-it hot chocolate to warm them any time. Open for indoor seating and takeout 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and they ship too.
Firefly focuses on comfort food and craft beer and Chef Andrew Miller’s take on pub fare, from winter salads and jerk chicken to spiced up house burgers, with a house cocktail menu. They often host live music on weekends. Open 5 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
An Italian restaurant serving authentic, homemade dishes from pastas to osso buco to seafood with a vegan menu and desserts, open for indoor and outdoor seating, takeout and curbside delivery 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.
Haven Café offers bakery and breakfast and lunch specials from scrambles to bahn mi to lemon cake. They also offer a weekly supper club. Open for dine-in and takeout 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to Monday
A longtime downtown standby, Lenox Cofee serves fresh locally roasted coffees from barrington coffee Roasters, espresso drinks, loose-leaf teas and baked goods. They are open for takeout with a new window on the porch and outdoor seating, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, for to go orders, and please wear a mask on the porch and stay 6 feet apart.
Local independent grocery store offering delivery and curbside pickup for groceries and meals to go. Specializing in Fine Meats, Deli, Groceries, Produce, Spirits, Rotisserie Meats and Poultry. Temporary new hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Bjorn Somlo turns local ingredients into a changing and creative menu — that has been known to include slow-poached eggs, chicken with red beans and rice, seared pork belly, vanilla panna cotta and chocolate cake with whipped cream and grapefruit marmalade. He works with a kitchen team who have been with him for many years. Hours 3 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.
Family-friendly pub and comfort food from burgers to lobster rolls. Now open for dining inside and outside with a new back patio as well as the new Eastover room. Kitchen open 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday — bar remains open.
A longtime standby now open for outdoor dining with homemade soups, salads, burgers on homemade rolls, and comfort food from portobello mushrooms to crab cakes to wraps. Open for outdoor dining and takeout (and indoor dining when it rains) 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday to Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in the Lenox House Commons.
16 Church St., Lenox
Inside the Church Street Inn, Ophelia's serves toast, omelettes, eggs, pancakes ... through March 2022, they will offer breakfast daily, 8 to 10 a.m., and they will also close fully for two weeks in February for a renovation of their main indoor restaurant space, with a new 10 to 12 seat bar and lounge.
The Patisserie in Lenox and Great Barrington offers a wide range of pastries, tarts, cookies, freshly baked croissants, brioches and danishes, chilled sumer soups, salads and sandwiches. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout, with online ordering or by phone 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The owner of Franike’s Ristorante has opened a new pizza place in the midst of the pandemic, wood fired Neapolitan style pizza in a Marra Forni brick oven with special pies from bourbon buffalo chicken to Puttanesca to roasted garlic and goat cheese. Local cheeses, salads, other green things, craft beer and a full bar in the old O'Brien's Market of Lenox building. Hours 4 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday to Sunday, with Barn seatings on Friday and Saturday, and now serving $10 pizzas for every pie on the menu on Mondays.
Considered a "Top Rated Italian Restaurant in the Berkshires" by Zagat, Prime offers steaks, seafood, and Italian classics. Signature dishes include the ribeye and homemade gnocchi. They are now offering takeout and outdor seating 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
A European cafe focusing on organic and homemade ingredients, Shots serves breakfast and lunch, from eggs and crepes to wraps and quesadillas, and sandwiches and salads, homemade pastries, coffee and teas and more. They are now open for outdoor dining and takeout 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, with ordering online or by phone, or you can place your order at their outdoor patio.
At this family-oriented Italian restaurant, house favorites include shrimp and salmon baked with sun-dried tomatoes in a basil butter sauce, the Frutti di Mare, and a roasted veal breast stuffed with prosciutto and spinach. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday.
Jason and Frank Macioge have designed a a modern French bistro, in their words, with an atmosphere of sleek bar area and world-travelling photographs, the kind of place where you might find a Moscow mule or a Secret Service on the a cocktail menu. They also run Betty's Pizza around the corner.
Open daily for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner 5 to 9 p.m.
134 Hartsville-New Marlborough Rd., New Marlborough
Combining the feel of an 18th century tavern with a modern American menu and deep vintage wine list, this unique restaurant offers takeout dinners from soups, salads and pizzas to buttermilk fried chicken and chili rellenos. The dining rooms are lit entirely by candlelight, with fireplaces in each room. They are open for prix fixe dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays.
Chef Zach Brassard serves Bistro comfort food — local cheeses, salads and flabreads, burgers and sliders, and warming entrees from steak to gnocchi or brisket mac and cheese — and you can order online. Open 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
Aaron and Alexandra Oster’s Berkshire take on barbecue turns around locally sourced and smoked meats and homemade artisanal breads with tangy coleslaw and original sides, baked treats and desserts. Hours: Friday to Monday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and noon to 7 p.m. for takeout, with indoor seating across the courtyard at Bright Ideas and outdoor seating when the weather's sunny enough. Customers can call ahead or order online.
The locally owned bakery focuses on cakes, cupcakes, pies, cookies, whoopie pies and desserts for all occasions — turnovers, cinnamon rolls, hot coffee and more. Open 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Bohemian Nouveaux Bakery
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Sharing a dream of homesteading, the Bohemian Nouveaux bakers have moved to the hills above North Adams and opened a home bakery, bringing chocolate peanut butter bites, molasses cookies, honey oat cinnamon bund and more to the North Adams Farmers Market (in winter, first Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 85 Main St.) and the Parlor and more ... You can also email email@example.com to place an order for pickup.
On the GreylockWorks campus in the restored mill, Chef and restaurant owner Brian Alberg and co-owner and chef Amanda Perrault have opened a new restaurant with a seasonal menu, sourcing from an expanding the network of local farms. Perrault and her longtime friend and colleague Cynthia Walter are now making doughnuts and pastries, croissants, babka, walnut and raisin rolls, cookies and desserts, and the restaurant serves breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to Sunday and dinner from Friday to Monday from 5 p.m. until closing, and you can order online.
Going strong after 20 years, this local hangout and café offers specialty coffees, espresso, tea, and smoothies and breakfast and lunch — including fresh-baked muffins with a strong local following, egg scrambles and omelettes, vegetarian options and an emphasis on locally sourced and seasonal fare. The café has moved to the historic West End Market on Route 2, just west of downtown. Hours 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily except Wednesdays.
Microbrewery with unique flavors — Aztec Winter Imperial Stout based on Mexican hot chocolate, anyone? — in the courtyard at Mass MoCA. Open for indoor seating noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Wednesdan and Thursday, 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Crowlers are available for carryout, and you can also order online and pickup from noon to 7 p.m. daily. They are open for indoor and outdoor seating, they say — all tables are first-come, first-served, and parties of 8 or more who want to sit inside should email firstname.lastname@example.org to save their space.
A takeout-only restaurant, the Craft Barn offers hot breakfasts from biscuits and crispy chicke to doughnuts, and lunch from soups, sandwiches and paninis to fish and chips ... with sundaes, fresh juices and even rootbeer floats. They are part of the Freight Yard Pub family of restaurants. They're open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, and you can call to order ahead. They also deliver.
Mexican entrees including beef, chicken or pork tacos, enchiladas or burritos with rice, beans, chips and salsa — also American with a Tex-Mex spin, coconut shrimp, Southwest and Taco salads, wraps, wings and guacamole, and nachos. Open for indoor dining and takeout 4 to 9 p.m. daily.
Grazie offers formal and informal Italian fare for takeout and dinner specials, single entrees and family style meals, from sandwiches and fettucine to flatbread to lobster. Open for indoor dining and takeout 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The Eagle Street landmark is thriving after more than a century — Jeff Levanos runs the business his grandfather founded in 1917. Jack's serves more than hot dogs — baked beans and pizza rolls, hamburgers, sausage and steak, and a wide range of toppings, the prices are hard to beat. Takeout available for pickup or delivery 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
Fresh Japanese fare and sushi, inexpensive Chinese comfort food and Asian menu, with sushi nights and weekly specials from teriyaki and crab rangoon, vegan entrees and bubble tea. They are now open for takeout and delivery only, and you can order online. Hours 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday.
The Norad Mill serves soups, sandwiches and simple lunch fare at their ground floor cafe along with hot drinks and baked goods — you may find chocolate eclairs, giant cinnamon rolls, donuts, Shire Cottage bakery maple croissants ... They also offer egg breakgast sandwiches and avocado bagels or toast with any topping on the menu, up to and including the everything seasoning. They are open for takeout 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday, and the mill has some indoor seating.
Purple potato chips, mussels in tangy sauce, tender hamburgers with locally sourced toppings — this restaurant offers a unique menu with a sense of humor and adventure. They also have both smaller and larger entrees with a flexible menu. Open for indoor dining and takeout from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday with a full menu and family-style meals.
A local chain in this corner of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont offers pizza, pasta, wings and a family feel. Open for outdoor dining and takeout and delivery with family specials Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday,11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 am. to 9 p.m. Sunday, and they'll deliver in North Adams.
Classic diner with eggs, cinnamon swirl bread, hash and comfort food. Breakfast and lunch daily and dinner Fridays and Saturdays. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to Monday. Also offering fresh eggs and produce in 9x9 takeout boxes.
The Freight Yard in North Adams runs a sister restaurant on Route 2 with Pub and Italian fare with seafood, steak and burgers near the Appalachian Trail. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Matt Tatro, chef and co-owner of Grazie, offers tacos and quesadillas, nachos and burritos, for breakfast and lunch. Taco kit for 4 includes two pints of meat or veggies, hard/soft shells, chips, lettuce, Pico de Gallo, taco cheese, corn salsa, rice and beans. Open for indoor dining and takeout, 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday. And they now deliver.
Tunnel City's cafe in the Mass MoCA complex in North Adams is open for outdoor dining and takeout with coffee, espresso drinks, pastries and whole bean coffee. Now partnering with High Lawn Farm to serve locally made ice cream. Also bakery pre-orders, cookies, cold brew, muffins and mini breads 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and they've been known to stay open late on summer nights.
Pizza (more deep-dish than crisp-crust style), grinders, pasta, and appetizers for takeout or delivery and indoor or outdoor seating. Hours Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
The recently renovated restaurant at the base of the ski trails on Otis Ridge offers warming fare after a long day on the trails — burgers, mac n’ cheese, sirloin, barbecue … Chef/Pitmaster Jim Hallock's Texas-style BBQ is house-smoked. Open noon to 8 p.m. on Monday, 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Classic American food from roast chicken to cheese sticks and soft-serve ice-cream, handy if you’re spending the day on the reservoir or you just need to cool down on a hot summer day. Katie’s locally sources Otis Poultry Farm Eggs and Chicken Pies, Cabot Cheeses and more. 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Local sub shack serves huge and generous takeout sandwiches. All locations open for takeout and pickup. Footlong original sub and footlong meatball sub now for only $5. Call ahead. Dalton Avenue and Elm Street locations have a drive-through window for easy pickup. Dalton hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Ayelada has a name for their locally crafted frozen yogurt made with skim milk and low fat yogurt from small local farms, grass-fed cows and fresh flavors & 100-percent fruit purees. They create seasonal flavors from local sources, year-round, and make fresh small batches every day — flavors change weekly. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Chef-owner Ronny B. brings the flavors of the Caribbean to the Berkshires from his native Grenada, known as the Island of Spice — the tastes of true cinnamon and nutmeg, mace and saffron, cloves, ginger and cocoa in his jerk chicken, curries, barbecue ribs and pulled chicken, with sides like coconut rice and red beans, baked mac and cheese, collard greens, sauteed cabbage and fries.
Ronny graduated in Culinary Arts from T.A. Marryshow in St. George’s, Grenada’s capital. He serves Caribbean take-out and delivery at the Hot Spot and runs a food truck at the Foundry and other places in season. The Hot Spot is open Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. — and you can order online.
Berkshire Mountain Bakery and Aura Whitman's NatAuraly Catering are open for takeout — pizzas, hot sandwiches, entrees to take and heat, sourdough breads and pastries, croissants, eclairs, cookies ... They have daily specials along with lunch and dinner menu, sandwiches, salads and pizzas for pick up. Call ahead for curbside. Some prepared dinners to take out and heat (may change daily), like white lasagna or pork tenderloin dinner with mashed potatoes butternut squash and green beans. Now open 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, and it can help to call ahead.
Italian Eatery with authentic homemade prepared foods, rustic pizza, pasta, ravioli and gnocchi and more, open for dine-in with reservations, takeout and delivery. They offer a smaller menu to keep everything fresh, safe and healthy, they say, and you can order online. Open daily 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Crust's mission is 'to create the best pizza using the finest ingredients,' they say, starting in their dough room with a natural fermentation process for a light and crispy crust with soft flavor. Their sauces, meats and vegetable toppings are all house made.
You can make your own with house organic red, pesto or white mushroom sauce, fior di latte, mozzarella, gorgonzola or goat cheese, stracciatella cheese, mushrooms, roasted onions or red peppers, house sausage, salami pepperoni and more, and vegan cheese and meats ... They have dairy and gluten free and plant-based options too, and you can order online. Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Long known as a local hangout, Dottie's is a locally-sourced café with a full coffee bar, espresso and lattes, baked goods and breakfast and lunch menu drawing on local farms, with soups, sandwiches and salads and hot dishes from waffles and oatmeal with all the toppings to some of the best breakfast sandwiches in the region. Open daily, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with live music on Sunday mornings.
Local pizza with build-your-own toppings, open for takeout and indoor seating 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday and 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Precooked pies also available to heat and serve later. Gluten free options.
Country breakfast, lunch, and a vegetarian lunch menu, with Vermont maple syrup and Berkshire Mountain Bakery breads. Open for take out, breakfast and lunch, breakfast served all day. Tuesdays to Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Sundays, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Organic and locally sourced groceries, meats and vegetables, baked goods and prepared foods and more. The Pittsfield market offers pizza by the slice, build-your-own deli sandwiches and deli salads to go, sushi, breads and cheeses and a cafe with coffee and smoothies, baked goods and snacks. Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Classic homemade menu—sandwiches, salads, Italian fare. They are open for indoor dining and take-out, including regular daily specials, Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday from 4 to 8.
The family-owned restaurant serves lunch and dinner daily, and some of their recipes go back, they say, to the first Hot Dog Ranch when it opened in 1932. Open daily for dine-in and takeout with lunch and dinner specials, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Indian specialty dishes, tandoori, kababs, and fresh-baked Indian naan (breads) and home-made rice pudding, among others, available for takeout and indoor dining from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, and they'll deliver for large orders.
Columbian restaurant, market and community center, La Fogata is a hub for the Tyler Street neighborhood, known for authentic flavors like sweet plantain, pork in cilantro sauce, empanadas and caramel flan, with quiet Colombian music playing in the background
Owner Miguel Gomez moved to Pittsfield from Colombia in 1993, he says, and found that there were no Latino restaurants in the area. His family sent him recipes, but he could not even find any local markets that carried the ingredients. Now he makes bi-weekly trips to New York City markets to buy ingredients and stock the shelves in his community grocery store. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The cafe has a name for locally sourced and themed sandwiches and an array of coffees and teas. At all of its locations (240 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington, 18 Elm Court in Sheffield and 53 North St. in Pittsfield), it is offering prepared entrees ready for pickup. At the Sheffield Café and Kitchen Table in Great Barrington, it is offering daily dinner specials to feed a family of four for $24.95. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Sunday.
Classic Italian family-style restaurant now open for takeout with an expanding menu of family meals for four. Call for curbside pickup, take out or deliveries, taking orders all day. Open 4 to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
Mission serves Spanish-influenced small plates from lamb rago to marinated pasta to poutine, with artisanal and seasonal ingredients — daily specials and farm-to-table brunch on Sundays and live music on many Monday and Thursday nights. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 5 to 9 pm. for food and 10 p.m. for the bar.
Sushi and sashimi with specials and entrees, soups and salads, Japanese fare, chicken and pork and beef dishes, wide Chinese menu with dinners, noodle dishes, rice dishes and more.
Open for takeout and free delivery within five miles, and you can order online. Open 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday
The local breakfast and lunch hangout has expanded with homestyle French toast and eggs, burgers and fried chicken and more, all prepared from scratch — and now a Southern-comfort dinner menu and bar. Open Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and for dinner on Friday until 8 p.m. … and they've been known to deliver mimosas. You can also order onine
Family-owned restaurant specializing in authentic Mexican cuisine from the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Open for lunch and dinner, indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery with a full menu on their website, from gaspacho to fried ice cream. Open 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Family-style Italian restaurant open for takeout: subs, pasta, pizza, soups. Dinner specials available, with free delivery. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Family-owned bakery offers sweet and savory breads at their shop and home delivery, nut-free, dairy-free and Kosher Parve included, Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cash only please, and call ahead for curbside pickup. Also available at Guido’s and Stop & Shop.
The recently renovated restaurant on Pontoosuc Lake serves lunch and dinner across from the Lake House Guest Cottages, from seafood and steamers to sanwiches to stir fry. Hours noon to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday to Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Ronald and Megan Gomez have take over the restaurant in the old mill neighborhood that has held a Berkshire classic, Elizabeth's, for 33 years, and re-invented it as an Italian café with a Chilean flair — with a coffee bar, flatbreads, fresh pasta and more.
Why Italian? Because its Megan's favorite cuisine, they explain. "Megan is not Italian and neither am I," Ronald says, "but that doesn't matter. Love of food and culture has no boundaries. I love cooking for her and sharing the food she loves with you." They are open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and Thursday to Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Pittsfield’s longtime pub and hamburger joint reopens under the flavorful eye of Bjorn Somlo, chef and owner of Nudel in Lenox, known for his wide-ranging comfort food, from triple burbers and smothered tater tots to battered cod to homemade blueberry sno cones — and you can order online. Open for takeout and indoor dining Tuesday to Thursday 5 to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday noon to 9:30 p.m.
An Italian restaurant with wood-fired pizza and a locally sourced menu (and six large-screened TVs), the restaurant is open for takeout and indoor seating 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Curried coconut soup. Chocolate mousse. Greens in creamy lemon garlic dressing, and feta spiked with olive oil, lime and herbs. The food is freshly made, and the menu evolves week to week … Shari Peltier of Lanesborough has opened a plant-based diner next to Wahconah Park.
They are now offering indoor dining and takeout — chocolate mousse layer cakes, Southwest-style dinner — and you can order online. Open Wednesday 4:30 to 7 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday, 11:30 to 8 p.m.
Lunch and dinner—lobster chimichanga, nachos Mexicanos, tacos de carnitas, burritos Veracruz, and more, prepared fresh and in house every day. Now open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Since 2011, this Berkshire winery has focused on producing premium wines from grapes grown by California vineyards. Open for takeout and delivery and to visitors Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Live music and food trucks on many Fridays and weekends year-round, and you can also bring your own dinner.
The farm store is open for a bottle of Furnace Brook Winery wine or cider, including Apfelkorn Hard Cider, with wine tastings, apples and fresh cider donuts and a farm store with prepared foods from local farms, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily — and the Hilltop trails are open for hiking and snowshoeing.
Downtown Sheffield has a new sweet spot on Main Street/Route 7, between the Mobil station and the Post Office. Lusha Caliendo Martin, a veteran of Patisserie Lenox and Allium cafe, has set up in the Bartholomew's Block with cupcakes, hand pies, cheesecakes, mousse and more ... They have gluten-free items as well, and they're open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
Fresh sandwiches made-to-order, daily specials and baked goods, tossed salads, lattes and espressos and more. Takeout including family meals and curbside pickup daily. Daily dinner specials first-come first-served at Sheffield and Great Barrington locations. In Sheffield, the café is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Dominic Palumbo raises pasture-raised meats and vegetables and makes condiments with ingredients he grows — garlic, onions, scallions, dill, mint, hot pepper, sweet pepper, juniper berries (wild foraged), bay leaves, sage, rosemary, basil, parsley, shiso, honey, hazelnuts and more. He is taking orders for vegetables, meats, and specialty items. You can place an order online and pick it up at the farm.
At Race Brook Lodge, chef Jay Galarneau combines local, organic ingredients and hearty tavern fare in this warm, candlelit 18th-century tavern. In the pandemic they have convertd the tavern into six private dining spaces, and you can reserve one ahead. Unique specials evolve to highlight seasonal ingredients. Open for dining or takeout 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Sunday brunch.
The tavern at The Egremont Village Inn is open with pub comfort food from burgers to tacos, wine and cocktails by the fire and live music on many evenings. They are open for indoor dining and takeout from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
Set in the woods and surrounded by perennial gardens, John Andrews serves both casual and dressed-up fare from firy wings and meatloaf to rainbow trout to homemade gnocchi. You can take in views of the forest and an old icehouse built as part of the original farmstead in the late 1700s, or sit outdoors by the fire pit and warm up over evening cocktails.
They are open for indoor dining 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday and to 9:30 on Friday and Saturday. For takeout they are open 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday through Sunday, and you can order online.
Sister to the Old Inn on the Green, a convivial spot for serious coffee and homemade pastries, made-to-order sandwiches and cold drinks, fresh doughnuts on weekends — they're known for cakes, pies and gelato, and an authentic Oaxacan menu on Thursdays. Open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Sunday with Sunday brunch.
Tiffany's Cafe at the Elm Street Market serves breakfast and lunch — omelettes and house-made hash, pancakes with local maple syrup, burgers and sandwiches ... and they're open through the afternoon, late enough for a casual dinner. The market offers fresh produce, dairy, meats and pantry staples. Open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At a new pastry shop in Stockbridge, a local patissiere is serving French specialties, croissants, fine pastries, cookies and French macarons, seasonal tarts and cakes, cupcakes and muffins ... coffee and espresso and lattes, breakfast and lunch savories: soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches on brioche with fresh eggs, and more. Hours Wednesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hot breakfast and lunch in a casual atmosphere, from French toast to fruit salad to quesadillas, now open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout, with Gluten-free and vegetarian options, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
This localy owned shop specializes in chocolates, chocolate confections, coffees and artisanal sweets made in America, many of them farm fresh and locally sourced, except that their seasonally imported Italian Gelatos arrive frozen. The shop is open with takeout and outdoor seating in the mews 10 am. to 4 p.m. daily.
Operating continuously since the 18th century, the Red Lion is now open for outdoor dining in the courtyard and the piazza and summer drinks on the porch, and offering a limited menu of takeout selections specially made for locals and community partners. Open for indoor dining Noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
The Main dining room is open for Breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m Wednesday to Friday and to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; open for lunch noon to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and for dinner 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Widow Bingham's Tavern is open for lunch and dinner at the same hours.
Offering takeout (breakfast, lunch, baked goods, coffee, drinks, pantry items, coffee beans). Also selling coffee filters, Chemex brewers, and other items on their website. Order ahead on their website and pay online, and call to arrange a porchside pickup 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
A lively bistro and a cultural and culinary adventure, serving seasonal French cuisine, tapas, and a seasonal menu from oysters and lobster rolls to duck confit and local burgers, and carefully mixed cocktails (some batched and aged). Open for takeout with online ordering and outdoor dining and occasional live music 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Chef Brian Alberg with the Main Street Entertainment Group has re-imagined the old Shaker Mill Tavern as the Tap House, which is now open for takeout, pizza popup Mondays and deck popups with local craft beer brewers, live music, catered events, even corn hole and Doughnuts Sundays. Open 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
The foundry opens its patio bar outdoors 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, weather permitting, for a casual summer drink at the heart of the village. Takeout is available from Truc Vietnamese Restaurant next door.
The longtime local hangout is open for takeout with an updated Summer 2020 menu, from egg rolls and chicken skewers to stir fry, fried rice and vegetarian entrees (best to pre-order the day before). You can bring takeout to the Foundry's patio bar next door for an outdoor table and a cool drink. Open 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
A local market for 100 years offers coffee and baked goods, groceries, sandwiches, wraps, rotisseries chicken and more. Open for takeout. Regular hours Monday to Friday 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call ahead for curbside pickup, and they will shop for you. They are also partnering with our friends Oskar and Mike at Only in my dreams events to provide free meals for those in need. Any child or adult needing a meal may get a free lunch or dinner Monday to Friday from noon to 2 p.m.
Located in a milking barn built in 1896, the pub has a patio and fire pit outside and serves simple and sophisticated fare, from sandwiches, burgers and pasta too pâté and pan-seared duck breast. Open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery 5 to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Serving chicken, duck, beef and seafood, ice and noodle dishes, bento boxes, sushi and more, it crosses culinary cultures with Japanese and popular Thai dishes. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout, with delivery and online ordering now available 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, and to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday.
Chinese, Japanese, Korean and sushi fare pepper the Chopsticks Asian menu. Grab a sushi bento box lunch, select a variety of appetizers or entrees from across Asia, or take comfort in the tried-and true Hunan shrimp, chicken or beef or egg foo young—among many choices. The restaurant is open for takeout with online ordering 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, to 11 p.m. Friday and saturday, and 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
An authentic Mexican restaurant serves a broad range of traditional and savory dishes. Known for its margaritas and large selection of tequila, it offers authentic Mexican fare like homemade mole. Open for outdoor dining and takeout 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, to 10 p.m. on Saturday, with curbside pickup and delivery only. Menu posted Facebook.
Cricket Creek has its own farm store with farm-made cheeses, raw milk, farm meats and local products—maple syrup, condiments, cider and more. Full list at online farm store. Open for pickup 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
Local business Hot Tomatoes Pizza and Bon Tricycle offer country fare with curbside pickup meals for pickup. Call ahead to order for pickup Mondays to Fridays 1 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays 1 to 5 p.m., new menus every week or two (with gluten-free options).
Family specials including beef, chicken or pork tacos, enchiladas or burritos withrice, beans, chips and salsa, four for $13 or eight for $25. Also Coconut Shrimp, Southwest and Taco salads, wraps, wings and guacamole, and nachos. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Hot Tomatoes thin-crust pizzas including Neapolitana, clam, specialty pies and make-your-own, along with wings and salads; also serving house-made gelato and sorbetto. Available for takeout, curbside pickup, online ordering and delivery. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
This welcoming restaurant is earning a local following and a name for authentic and flavorful Korean fare with a comforting made-from-scratch feel. They also offer bento boxes and sushi lunch specials. Open for takeout and some seating 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday Thursday to Sunday and to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Williamstown’s local scoop shop, serving Herrell’s locally made flavors, moves this spring and summer to its own new tiny house next to the parking lot and farmers market. Now open for the summer, noon to 9 p.m. Please wear a mask and continue to practice social distancing when visiting.
Expect only locally grown and sustainably sourced ingredients at this farm-to-table restaurant. This eatery is known for tasty small plates, unique flavor combinations and house made charcuterie, as well as homemade bread and desserts. They’re offering indoor and outdoor dining by reservation, with picnic tables under the pines and sittings at 5, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday and a growing takeout menu for pre-order, Thursdays and Fridays 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 2 to 8 p.m. — burgers, comfort food and meals for two. Menus are posted weekly on their website and Facebook, and you can order on their website.
This Spring Street institution serves bagels, pancakes, omelets, waffles and the basics, at college-kid prices. A longtime favorite with Williams College alums, it has a roster of sandwiches named for the Williamstown Theatre Festival stars who enjoy them. Open for takeout and outdoor dining 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
American and Mediterranean fare specializing in kebabs, sampler platter of hummus, tabouli, grape leaves, sautéed falafel, and smoky grilled eggplant puree, as well as many kinds of baklava. Open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday.
Modern Indian cuisine on Spring Street featuring a masala of spices, from cardamom to coriander, in dishes from all over India. Vegetarian and meat dishes, a plethora of appetizers and breads, chutneys, tandoori, biryani and curries. Open for indoor dining, takeout and delivery with online ordering, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 10 on Sunday.
A recent and already expanding addition to the downtown, the market carries eggs, scones and breakfast fare, sandwiches, soups and salads, baked goods and desserts, all made from scratch, and a specialty market with local treats, open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily with outdoor dining, takeout and dinners to go.
Tunnel City's cafe in the Mass MoCA complex in North Adams is open for outdoor dining and takeout with coffee, espresso drinks, pastries and whole bean coffee. Now partnering with High Lawn Farm to serve locally made ice cream. Also bakery pre-orders, cookies, cold brew, muffins and mini breads 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and they've been known to stay open late on summer nights.
Local and organic groceries, cheeses and meats, produce, breads, snacks — grab-and-go meals, sandwiches and salads, cookies and more. Curbside pickup available on weekdays. The store is now open daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the first hour for seniors.
Williamstown Farmers Market
115 Church St., Williamstown
Fresh bread and 30 kinds of cheeses, maple syrup or farm sausage … the Williamstown farmers market has moved online with artisanal breads to herbal teas, plant starts and seedlings, baked goods and more, and prepared take-away meals from Cindy’s Cooking Greek. Families can order online starting on Tuesday each week, for pickup outside the Williams Elementary School on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market will also deliver locally to people who cannot leave home.
Delivers weekly to local homes and businesses: local cheeses and dairy, breads and baked goods, eggs, fruits and vegetables, meats … and pizzas. Order through their website by noon on Wednesday, and they will deliver weekly on Thursdays and Fridays.
The countywide delivery service works with more than 70 local farms, and their Berkshire delivery routes include homes (minimum order of $250). They deal in wholesale and bulk, and you can sign up through their website to see their catalog.
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