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Sole Proprietor

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118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609 (West Street)
(508) 798-3474
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4:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 288
    Excellent
  • 166
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
took people from nyc, good food

good food, always have wait, overpriced but decent food. smell of seafood, could use cleaning, maybe update booths andb tables out back

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
ddsons
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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MASSACHUSETTS
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This used to be our favorite restaurant for years of anniversaries but we've been very disappointed with service and also the quality and serving sizes for the amount paid- not a favorite anymore

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good food, always have wait, overpriced but decent food. smell of seafood, could use cleaning, maybe update booths andb tables out back

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Thank ddsons
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is always excellent and the staff's attention to detail is great as well. I love eating there with my husband.

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Thank Leslie M
Worcester
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many times when you go out on these occasions the Mel and service isn't that good. but not the sole, our waiter was attentive and allowed us not to be rushed. there were six of us. We had fish,steak and chicken. We had wine and a great apertizer of mussels and shrimp. Everything was delicious . Our salads were large... More 

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Thank Joseph M
Farmington, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there are very few restaurant I would drive specifically to go to. the Sole Proprietor is the exception. I am not a huge seafood fan, but the food here was terrific. The lobster bisque was excellent and worth the order. All of our fish dishes were fresh and tasty. my only complaint is that the wait staff is a little... More 

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Thank trop i
Worcester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sole is always crowded, so plan accordingly! The food is prepared well, the servers are attentive and the bartenders keep your drinks coming. I wish I could compare the seafood here to other local restaurants, but the Sole has no competition, only true seafood place in town. A bit pricey but worth it.

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Thank George B
Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sole has been around for many years, and is always crowded. Their fish is the greatest. Their crab rangoons are the best tasting, real crab flavor. The service is well timed, never rushed, very professional.

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Thank Connie B
Tysons Corner VA
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't expect the place to be so packed on a January Saturday but it was bustling -- at the bar and throughout the house. It figures: "The Sole" has been offering fresh seafood in variety for many years and hasn't slipped. We do not live in Worcester but pass through town a couple of times a year while visiting... More 

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Thank Tommyg2230
Framingham, Massachusetts
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370 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, large portions and great service. Found the place very noisy and expensive. We were there on a Saturday night and trying to get in and find a parking spot took about 15 minutes

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MA
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and great atmosphere. Cannot get any better. love the drinks and the rolls. Good Sushi too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609
    (West Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: (508) 798-3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am

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