Explore Great Dining in the Berkshires

We love good food! Below are some of our favorite restaurants in the area.

The list below is sorted by town.  We would love to make a recommendation and arrange reservations, please just let us know!

STOCKBRIDGE, MA

The Red Lion Inn
The Red Lion Inn has developed a reputation for outstanding food and genuine New England hospitality. Those traditions are continued today by Executive Chef Brian J. Alberg, whose kitchen features contemporary American cuisine that is rooted in the region's history. Emphasizing natural flavors and the use of fresh, local ingredients, Chef Alberg regularly updates the Inn's menu to reflect the bounty of each changing season. There are three dining options available; the elegant Main Dining Room, the Widow Bingham Tavern and the Lion's Den Pub (which has frequent entertainment). Serving lunch and dinner daily.

(413) 298-5545   www.redlioninn.com

Once Upon a Table
A charming bistro style restaurant tucked behind the buildings of Main Street in Stockbridge, Once Upon a Table offers full and creative menus for lunch and dinner as well as a tasteful wine and beer list.  Their cuisine specializes in hand crafted local and fresh dishes.  A quaint little spot with a low key ambiance that many of our guests enjoy.  Serves lunch and dinner.

(413) 298-3870  www.onceuponatablebistro.com

Rouge Restaurant & Bistro
Rouge is a prominent culinary and cultural destination in a region bursting with creativity and energy. Rouge presents French cuisine with an ambience of romance and passion, qualities derived directly from the individuals who created this work of love: Chef William Merelle and Maggie C. Merelle. Serving dinner only.

(413) 232-4111 www.rougerestaurant.com

Elm Street Market
America's Downtown Market. Elm Street Market is a great local gathering place with an old-fashioned breakfast & lunch counter, deli and butcher shop. Open seven days a week, this market is a wonderful place to grab a delicious sandwich, stock up on high quality groceries or get your fill of local gossip.

(413) 298-3634   www.elmstreetmarket.com

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA

Allium Restaurant & Bar
Allium serves contemporary American cuisine with a varying seasonal menu focusing on local, farm-fresh ingredients. Allium also has an exceptional wine list to accompany seasonal dinner offerings and offers an extensive selection of cocktails in their popular late night bar. They are ardent supporters of local farmers and artisan producers which ensures quality ingredients and a stronger community. Serving dinner only.

(413) 528-2118     www.alliumberkshires.com

Café Adam
Café Adam offers a varied dinner menu featuring local produce and both classical and modern cooking techniques. Dishes such as hand-rolled fettuccine, braised meats, bouillabaisse, bistro steaks, and New Zealand lamb are available. As well as an ever changing fish special offered each night with selections such as Atlantic Tuna, Rhode Island Striped Bass, French Durade, Bay of Fundy Halibut and Norwegian Cod. Serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.

(413) 528-7786    www.cafeadam.org

Prairie Whale
Brooklyn restaurant pioneer Mark Firth brings the same rustic delicious food served at his previous restaurants -- Diner and Marlow & Sons -- to the Berkshires. By using only the freshest produce and buying whole animals, they are able to use many different cuts of meat and make daily menu changes. New American cuisine. Serving dinner and lunch on the weekends.

(413) 528-5050    www.facebook.com/PrairieWhale

Castle Street Café
Live jazz is found here Friday and Saturday nights, as well as a unique menu offering French and New American cuisine.   Serving dinner only.

(413)-528-5244     www.castlestreetcafe.com

LEE, MA

Bombay
Scenic lake view dining, serving fine Indian cuisine.  Bombay is located inside the Black Swan Inn.  Serving lunch and dinner.  Jeff's favorite!

(413)-243-6731    Bombay on Facebook

Chez Nous
A casual bistro in the Berkshires. Chez Nous is where a French chef from Brittany and an American pastry chef, working with a team of like-minded, talented people in both staff and suppliers, are able to bring passion for cooking and eating well to the table.  From the integrity of the ingredients to the producers of the wines, Chez Nous brings attention to detail in both preparation and service, providing consistency, quality and pleasure.  Serving dinner only.

(413) 243-6397     www.cheznousbistro.com

Joe's Diner
Everything you can expect from a diner; small and cozy with plenty of memorabilia to occupy the mind.  This famous local destination was the inspiration for Norman Rockwell's "The Runaway."  Very friendly atmosphere, however it is not very big inside so space is very limited.  Add this to your must see if you visited the Norman Rockwell museum and want to grab a quick bite to eat.  Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

(413) 243-9756     No website available.  

LENOX, MA

Alta
Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar joined the beautiful Lenox village in the summer of 2008.  The humble creation of three passionate restaurateurs, Alta is a favorite of both locals and visitors alike.  With lunch and dinner menus offering a variety of local and organic ingredients, the inspired Mediterranean cuisine is always fresh. The extensive wine list features selections from around the world, not to mention 24 delicious wines by the glass.  Serving lunch and dinner daily.

(413)-637-3204     www.altawinebar.com

Nudel
Nudel is a creative American pasta bar which takes its inspiration from the bounty provided by the local farms and producers of Berkshire County.  At Nudel, we use local, organic, ethical and natural ingredients whenever and as much as possible.  Serving dinner only.  Note: Does not accept reservations. 

(413)-551-7183     www.nudelrestaurant.com

Brava
Come in for a wide selection of wine by the glass, beer on tap, tapas, pizzas, cheese and charcuterie.  Seating is first come first serve.  Serving diner only.

(413)-637-9171     www.facebook.com/BravaBarLenox

Table Six
With a new dining room, new menus and fun, creative cocktails; Table Six delivers a unique culinary experience to the Berkshires.  Chef Ron Reda, former chef to the white house for President Bill Clinton, is at the helm of exciting menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Enjoy crisp air and mountain vistas at Table Six - the "Best Outdoor Dining in Lenox, MA." Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

(413) 637-4113     www.tablesixlenox.com

Spoon
Breakfast, Lunch, and Organic Ice Cream.  Unique food from the best ingredients available, sourced locally and ethically.  Foodie owned and operated in downtown Lenox. 

(413) 881-4040     www.spoonlenox.com

Haven Café & Bakery

Serving breakfast and lunch this café and bakery focuses on serving beautiful high quality organic food.

(413) 637-8948     www.havencafebakery.com

PITTSFIELD

Tratoria Rustica
Owner-chef Davide Manzo's culinary skill is reflected in the bread and mozzarella he makes fresh each day, in the inspired use of spices, the freshness of his produce, the tender cuts of meat, and exotic fish he serves.  Brick walls, tile floors, hand-painted dishes, lanterns, and an exposed kitchen where classic southern Italian dishes are prepared, combine to create a warm, intimate setting.  Serving dinner only.

(413) 499-1192     www.trattoria-rustica.com

Relish
Local boys through and through – from Lanesborough, owners Joe Renzi and Mark Ferdyn opened Relish June 2013.  They teamed up to bring serious and affordable fare across from City Hall and near other downtown businesses.  They cut, smoke, and prep all their meats onsite.  Lunch best seller is the "knuckle sandwich" shaved beef with melted cheese and caramelized onions!  Serving breakfast and lunch.

(413) 442-0499     www.gotorelish.com

SOUTH EGREMONT

John Andrews
Specializes in regional American cuisine with an emphasis on local fresh and seasonal ingredients and Italian regional influences.  The food is crafted by Chef-owner Dan Smith, Sous Chef Nathan Turner and their team, and highlights farms and food artisans in the Berkshires, Hudson Valley and Northwestern Connecticut.  In 2013, the restaurant was named World's 25 Best Farmstead Experiences in The Daily Meal – the fastest-growing food site on the web.  Serving dinner only.

(413) 528-3469     www.jarestaurant.com

The Old Mill
Chef-Owner Terry Moore oversees a well-trained kitchen staff, serving seasonal, contemporary New England cuisine as well as traditional favorites. The dining room's wide plank floors, dark chestnut beams, wrought iron sconces and wood-burning forge give this 1700's grist mill a feeling of rustic elegance. Serving dinner only. They do not take reservations.

(413) 528-1421     www.oldmillberkshires.com

NEW MARLBOROUGH

Old Inn on the Green
Nestled in the old Berkshire village of New Marlborough, the Old Inn on the Green is surrounded by rolling fields and meadows.  The Old Inn, once a stagecoach relay, offers fine dining in intimate candlelit dining rooms and seasonal al fresco dining on the canopied garden terrace off the taproom.  Serving dinner only.  A guest favorite!

(413) 229-7924     www.dining.oldinn.com

WILLIAMSTOWN

Spice Root
A modern Indian cuisine featuring a masala of spices. Vegetarian and meat dishes are available and a plethora of appetizers and delish breads.

(413) 458-5200     www.spiceroot.com

Mezze Bistro & Bar
Mezze serves contemporary American cuisine highlighting the best of the season in support of independent farmers and artisan producers. The food is handcrafted by chefs who take great care to source local and seasonal ingredients including farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses and breads. Menu items are paired alongside small-batch microbrews, locally distilled spirits and seasonal, small-production wines.

(413-458-0123)     www.mezzerestaurant.com

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