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Water Street Grill

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123 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2830
413-458-2175
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, lively atmosphere

Popular with students and visitors alike. Great food at good prices. Service very good. Excellent choice of ales (21) open 7 days a week.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
Nick F
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Seversal of us ld Williams colleagues, including my old roommate, four former faculty (including the former president and one of my professors) get togetyher every Wednesday to discuss worl and college affairs. We selected Water Street Grill because the sevice is prompt, the foodv excellent, and the price very reasonable,(mine ios less than $10 for seafood.

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Thank Sam H
Schenectady, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

While on business in Williamstown, I ate at a great historic bar and grill. We had lunch, and the food was excellent. Great service from a great staff. Nice atmosphere was not load and noisy but was pretty full for lunch. Great historic building with great food. Highly recommend this place for a nice quick lunch.

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M.A.
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

If you like paying $9.50 for a small glass of wine that the bartender sniffed to determine if it was good or not... be my guest. More a pub than a restaurant. Don't go here expecting a great meal. Have no idea why they're still in business. Much better food, drink and ambiance to be found anywhere else in town.

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Thank sdemo66
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271 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a popular, crowded place. The evening we went they had entertainment. The group playing was too loud to carry on any meaningful conversation. Food was average, but the service was quite good. Ambience was good but crowded.

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Thank Odarkthirty
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Forget the overpriced and pretentious taproom up the street from Water Street Grill (at Hops and Vines with its rude bartender). If you are a beer aficionado, stop in here and have a great, reasonably priced pint. Best is the Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, which is even more delicious from the tap than from the bottle! Also on tap are... More 

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Thank RalphH42
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Popular with students and visitors alike. Great food at good prices. Service very good. Excellent choice of ales (21) open 7 days a week.

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Thank Nick F
McKinney, Texas
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109 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My husband and I arrived very late into town, starving. Water Street was the only place open on a Sunday at 10:30 pm that still served dinner. We had two excellent salads, with shrimp. Very moderately priced. Good service, and comfortable seating.

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Thank drdmromeo
Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This was one of the places recommended by the innkeeper where we stayed. This looked like a more comfortable and affordable place for us. We really likes the ambiance of the place and were pleasantly surprised by the diversity and style of the menu offerings. We had steamed clams and mozzarella/basil caprese appetizers both of which were great, although we... More 

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Thank wantabecowboy
Weehawken, New Jersey
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We enjoyed the fun pet friendly patio area of this brew-pub. The local beers are good, as is the kitchen's offerings. Love the fried green beans.

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Thank 1hbs1961
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Good food, salmon was fresh, salad was great, beef was well stewed. Excellent service; not good wine though. Prices $$.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2830
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: 413-458-2175

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?