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The People's Kitchen & Citizen Wine Bar

1 Exchange Pl, Worcester, MA 01608-1500
508-459-9090
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Ranked #10 of 512 restaurants in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Wed 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Commercial
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English first
Boston
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went here with a groupon. The restaurant is upstairs in an old building. It had no character at all. Although, I do enjoy a quiet restaurant maybe they could have some music playing softly. The first problem was that they could not make any of the four drinks our table ordered. They say that they have small batch liquor.... More

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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401 reviews 401 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We finally made it on a groupon, and I really wanted to love it... But its not a place I think I will go back to - it was confusingly underwhelming. Service was GREAT, the place is CLEAN, and deceivingly HUGE and spacious. But the food is like a roller coaster - it can hit high notes and it can... More

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Central Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Last night I had my first opportunity to try out PK and it was a top notch experience. The dinner evening was to celebrate our 43rd Anniversary,and friends were treating us. They had wanted to go somewhere different but let us make the final decision... and it was the correct one. We all enjoyed a different meal,a different app,and a... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My husband and I have lived in or around Worcester our entire lives and have eaten in a million restaurants there. TPK exceeded our expectations. We came with a Groupon during Restaurant Week. The hostess as well as our server both told us what our best value would be and thus, didn't try to take advantage of us at all.... More

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MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I purchased a Groupon for this restaurant in the spring and my husband was less than enthusiastic about eating at another Worcester restaurant; we have not had good luck in the area regarding really good meals…they have always been lackluster at best. The People's Kitchen has changed our minds!! They were spot on last night…the service was impeccable, we upgraded... More

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Mendon, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I wish trip advisor would let you give half star ratings (3.5). The food was fine, the portions good and the price point was great. I had a steak that was cooked well but could have used a little more seasoning. Beth had the duck and the breast was cooked well but the duck leg was a little on the... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife and I went to the Peoples Kitchen on a recent Thursday night for dinner. I know we like to dine early but at 5 PM we were the only couple in the restaurant. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor but there is an elevator for anyone, like me, with accessibility issues. We both had the Prix-Fixe dinner... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant. The waiter was knowledgeable, engaging, and did everything right. The food was fabulous. We both had the 3-course prix fix dinner and opted for the wine pairings to match each course (+$15). Every bite of every course was delicious from the fried goat cheese w/berries appetizer to the duck entree (leg confit... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I visited CWB on a quiet Sunday night and dined at the bar. The bartender was extremely friendly and spent a good amount of time chatting with myself and dining partner. The menu here is small, but don't let that scare you away! The food is fresh and tasty with some truly creative twists to each dish. They have an... More

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I love outside dining in the summer and this place stands apart from the rest of the the city restaurants because its patio is NOT along a busy noisy city street or parking lot. The fresh air and interesting old buildings made for a nice experience on top of the phenomenal food! The creative menu is small, but changes frequently.... More

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