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1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
+1 508-347-0363
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Oliver Wight Tavern is located at the entrance to historic Old...
The Oliver Wight Tavern is located at the entrance to historic Old Sturbridge Village, offering a traditional menu in our Tap Room Restaurant, as well as a hearty Sunday Brunch Buffet
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average food and slow service.

We have been to the Sunday Brunch here several times. The first time that we went the food and service were very good. However, on subsequent visits the service has gotten worse. You get your own food but a waitress brings you your drinks. The wait to get those drinks has gotten longer. It can take... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Mike P
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Dudley, Massachusetts
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Dudley, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have been to the Sunday Brunch here several times. The first time that we went the food and service were very good. However, on subsequent visits the service has gotten worse. You get your own food but a waitress brings you your drinks. The wait to get those drinks has gotten longer. It can take 20 minutes to get... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

They were very nice and the village is wonderful. The staff are very nice and helpful in planning, preparing and special events to include my wife and my wedding. Sunday brunches are very nice. Food is well prepared, hot, abundant, and presented well.

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Webster, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Totally loved the atmosphere and food, Then to top if off the candlelight Christmas tour after was frosting on the cake.

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Harrisville, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our family has eaten several meals there in the past six months and enjoyed each of them. Such a wide variety for children and adults alike. I have 2 grandchildren who are picky eaters and they love the offerings. Waitstaff has always been wonderful. Looking forward to the brunch in the next week or so as, I'm sure we will... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a beautiful place for a wedding. The staff were on top of all aspects of providing good service. Lots of space for guests to mingle. The hot turkey dinner was a really good choice for dinner, especially on a cold February evening.

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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First of all overpriced, got chicken potpie got a tiny amount with a tiny salad thrown on the side of the plate.The waitress was in a big rush which made us feel rushed.An around bad experience. Won't ever go back.Spent big money for a bad time

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Dennis S, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear of your experience here at the Oliver Wight Tavern. I would like to speak to you directly regarding this. Please feel free to contact me at my direct line: 508.347.0211. Hope to hear from you. Sincerely, Dennis Santelli Dining Services Old Sturbridge Village More 

Goshen, Connecticut
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great time, extensive selection of food. friendly staff. We travelled with 3 kids and they all loved it

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Dennis S, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

I am so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed our Brunch with Santa. Thanks so much for the kind words regarding our staff, and the selection of offerings. Happy New Year! Sincerely, Dennis Santelli General Manager DIning Services Old Sturbridge Village More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Since the Village brought in a new chef this past summer, the variety and quality of food at the Sunday buffet, at events there, and in the Bullard Tavern, which they run, has improved. Definitely worth eating there!

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Dennis S, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting, we really appreciate the feedback. I look forward to showing this to Chef Michael and his team of culinarians here at OSV! Dennis Santelli General Manager Dining Services Old Sturbridge Village More 

Old Town, Maine
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was so delicious. An added benefit to buying buffet tickets here was a reduced entrance fee to the Old Sturbridge Village. Combined, it makes a lovely Thanksgiving Day. The food at the buffet was spectacular.

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Dennis S, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our Thanksgiving Buffet here at the Oliver Wight Tavern. My staff will be so pleased to see your posting when I share it with all of them. Thank you for the kind words! Sincerely, Dennis Santelli General Manager Dining Services Old Sturbridge Village More 

Ipswich, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Beautiful place, we had the buffet style Thanksgiving dinner, it was exceptional. Sits on the same property as Old Sturbridge Village.

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Dennis S, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. I cannot wait to share your feedback with all of the staff here. Our Culinarians, Wait-Staff, and everyone else on our team involved with putting our Thanksgiving Buffet together will be so please to see this! Dennis Santelli General Manager Dining Services Old Sturbridge Village More 

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Additional Information about Oliver Wight Tavern

Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
Phone Number: +1 508-347-0363
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 28
Cuisine: American, Greek, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-0363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Greek, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

The Oliver Wight Tavern is located at the entrance to historic Old Sturbridge Village, offering a traditional menu in our Tap Room Restaurant, as well as a hearty Sunday Brunch Buffet
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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