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Bascom Lodge

Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
(413) 743-1591
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Ranked #12 of 24 Restaurants in Adams
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English first
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stopped for lunch after hiking up. It was one of the busiest days of the year, but we were still able to get in and had an outstanding grilled cheese, with a ginger cookie which was to die for. Well worth the stop, and a treat to get such a good meal on a mountaintop.

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love visiting Mt. Greylock where there is a wonderful view of Western Massachusetts, New York, Vermont and Connecticut. Bascom Lodge is a rustic lodge on top of this 3,500' mountain and we make it a point to go there for dinner a few times every summer season. I have read the other reviews that complain about the service there,... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If I could give Zero stars, I would. Both the service and the food were so dismal that I felt compelled to write my very first review on Yelp, even though I eat out on a regular basis. Perhaps dining in the Soviet Union was similiar to this - tiny, what appeared to be rationed, portions, barely edible food and... More

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Berkshires, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I, like many, fell victim of believing the hype surrounding Bascom Lodge--described as a farm-to-table gem nested in the mountains at the top of Mt. Greylock in publications like The Boston Globe and Edible Berkshires. Apparently, the restaurant gets it act together when they know culinary critics are dining there. But with a prix fixe three course fixed menu, one... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband, a friend and I came to this lodge for an outing while we were in the area on Saturday morning. It was socked in by fog and unseasonably cold but we didn't mind--we were in good spirits and eager to see this historic lodge. We all like Arts and Crafts design. We thought the main room of the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you want small intimate tables, go to dinner in NYC. If you want great food in an oustanding setting, try Bascom Lodge. I have stayed there twice and had dinner there twice. The first time I receivced a telephone call from the staff earlier in day saying the menu selection had changed to pork chops. OK. I didn't know... More

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Yorktown Heights, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was sorry to see some not so kind reviews here. This special inn is tucked away on the highest mountain in Massachusetts. Get it? Away from it all. It almost reminds me of a remote island I go to in winter. There are no services next door like one would find in the city or in the towns of... More

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brooklyn new york
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We trekked the eight miles up the hill to this beautiful location and had dinner reservations at the lodge. No other way to say it...just terrible all the way around. They only have one seating at 7pm and a limited menu. The menu is published on their site prior to the day you reserve, so you can see if it... More

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Dallas, Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Rustic yet modern in every way. Restrooms were clean. We were allowed to use the picnic tables inside the buildings porch area for our lunch we had brought with us. Most of the time these types of "out of the way" places have high prices for terrible food. Even though we did not buy any food the prices were very... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After hiking up the mountain, we were quite hungry, so almost anything would have been good. But I had a good burger at a reasonable price and my wife liked her grilled sandwich. The lodge is beautiful and the views are outstanding. Nice hike as well. I wouldn't mind going back for an overnight stay at the lodge.

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