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179 Main St, Ste 1, Ashland, MA 01721-3124 (Homer Ave/Summer Street)
We are approximately a mile and a quarter from the Ashland MBTA Commuter rail stop.
508-881-1778
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stone's Public House

The restaurant was very busy for a Tuesday night. It's a good thing that we had made a reservation. The service was excellent, wait staff friendly and efficient. All of our meals were very delicious and hot when served to us. The calamari appetizer is fabulous and large enough to share for four... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Linda W
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Holliston
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Holliston
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The restaurant was very busy for a Tuesday night. It's a good thing that we had made a reservation. The service was excellent, wait staff friendly and efficient. All of our meals were very delicious and hot when served to us. The calamari appetizer is fabulous and large enough to share for four people. Nice selection of entrees and appetizers.... More 

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stone's Public House has been my "go-to" hang out since I moved to Ashland 4 years ago. The interior atmosphere from the old plank wood floors and the post and beam ceiling to the old brick fireplace and the gorgeous oak bar will make you feel like you've been transported back to ye olde England! The food and selection of... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I ordered a seafood stew and it was enough for both of us. It was really good and enjoyed it. I like atmosphere, but the tables were too close. It was hard to move in your own chair with out hitting the person sitting on the next table. Service was good.

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Ashland, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We LOVE going to Stone's--especially in the winter when the fireplace is roaring. Beer selection on tap is good. Menu is not extensive--but that is a good thing--what they do, they do very well. The burgers are great--but so are the other offerings. The brown bread and soda bread on the table is the same as what you'd get in... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was our second visit to Stone's Public House since moving to the area a couple months ago. The dinning room has a very New England lodge feel with burning fireplaces and old wooden tables that make for a relaxing comfortable experience. On both visits we had very attentive service and when for the "Small Plates" (which really are not... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This restaurant is consistently good! Love the array of beers offered and always have something fun on the menu! We love the fireplace in the bar area which is always cozy!

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised they offered brunch. The food was delicious but because it was cold by the time it got to us, we had to send it back to be warmed up. My husband had an omelette which was excellent and I had the Full American Breakfast. Breakfast potatoes were better than the average - had... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We love Stone's. It's a great pub with good food. Excellent beer selection. Trivia on Tuesdays is fun, and they have great local bands/live music.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The 150+ year-old building has a neat and well-kept appearance. The menu seems well thought out with good variety. Our party enjoyed 5 different entrees and all were satisfied. We all found the food tasty and the portions generous...the lamb shepherd's pie was a special, hearty treat.

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brooklyn
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Having recently moved to nearby Framingham we were desperate for a place to eat that wasn't a chain or otherwise mediocre at best. This cozy place has character, a unique menu with some traditional Irish favorites, is intimate yet kid friendly. I'm so glad to now have a place with inventive seafood offerings, beyond the standard fried fare or overpriced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 179 Main St, Ste 1, Ashland, MA 01721-3124
    (Homer Ave/Summer Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are approximately a mile and a quarter from the Ashland MBTA Commuter rail stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: 508-881-1778

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?