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Ceres Bistro at Beechwood Hotel

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363 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605 (Belmont Street)
5087545789
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This restaurant is at Beechwood Hotel
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It was as good as the hotel in which it's located!

It was surprisingly terrific food, much higher quality than most hotel restaurants I have eaten at and the staff was so friendly and accommodating. The design of the restaurant was also very unique, the beer and wine choices were better than most and they had nearly every top shelf liquor. Tomas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
frannieG
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pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had seen the restaurant advertised in the Playbill from The Hanover Theater and decided to give it try. We were pleasantly surprised when we got there. The restaurant is nicely appointed, the staff was great and the food was really good. We started with the charcuterie plate which was a meal in itself, but we continued on with lamb... More 

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The courtesy breakfast with the room was very good with basic juice, milk, bagels, pastries and cereal. The full menu was great so after the first day we opted to purchase breakfast instead with no regrets. The staff at the restaurant were outstanding. By the time we left we hated to say good bye to them!

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pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was surprisingly terrific food, much higher quality than most hotel restaurants I have eaten at and the staff was so friendly and accommodating. The design of the restaurant was also very unique, the beer and wine choices were better than most and they had nearly every top shelf liquor. Tomas and Marybeth were absolutely terrific.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

and at a hotel, too. Well, Ceres is a surprising find. If the weather is good, sitting outdoors feels relaxing and really "outdoorsy," fresh air and a nice view. I have gone there several times, with friends and with clients as well. The carpaccio is outstanding, and I am not a fan in general. Excellent wine choices. Service can oscillate... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

After driving from Princeton, NJ, we decided to dine in while staying at the Beechwood Hotel. The restaurant was a stellar surprise...my husband enjoyed the pork shank and the beef carpaccio was "to die for." Our cocktails were equally wonderful. This is a delightful hidden gem...very unexpected in a hotel setting!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We won't be giving this restaurant a third try. After a disappointing dinner in May for Mother's Day, we thought that maybe lunch would be better. The hostess was grumpy; the bare tabletop had an odd coating that felt slightly tacky and seemed to have threads from (nighttime?) tablecloths stuck to it. We would have enjoyed our food more if... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have been going to Ceres since it opened. Fabulous breakfast for the family, great bar for a night cap and wonderful outdoor seating and dining. My husband and I came this summer with another couple. It was a beautiful summer evening for a relaxed dinner outside. Thank goodness we were not in a rush because our waiter was also... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Unexpected goodness from inside a hotel. Lots of seating enables the hostess to seat you apart from other guests. Nice modern looking bar area. Asked the bar about the lack of Rye Whiskey on my last trip. They now have an excellent one. The service was great. Fresh warm baguette served with oil for dipping. I had the bouliabase. Excellent... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We just happened upon this restaurant by accident and were so happy we did!! The meal was delicious, the service attentive, our waitress Brianna was a delight! We sat out on the patio and it was perfect!! If you find yourself in Worcester try Ceres Bistro!

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Naples, Florida
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221 reviews 221 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were there for breakfast. Our server was more focused on closing the buffet line and wiping down tables than taking care of us. Repeated requests for coffee and water as she was bustling by. The food however, was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 363 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605
    (Belmont Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: 5087545789

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?