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118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609 (West Street)
(508) 798-3474
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12:00 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
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 53
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great fish though packed like sardines

Been to The Sole before and they always have a great choice of seafood (of course) as well a long wine list. They have a parking attendant to direct you to available spaces as parking can be scarce. I was with a group of 12 and the dining room is crowded so we were packed in pretty tight. Service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
plastx2
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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421 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
258 reviews 258 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Been to The Sole before and they always have a great choice of seafood (of course) as well a long wine list. They have a parking attendant to direct you to available spaces as parking can be scarce. I was with a group of 12 and the dining room is crowded so we were packed in pretty tight. Service was... More 

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Naples, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

Had lunch at the Sole Proprietor in Worcester today. The seafood and service were very good. I had the fried claims my wife had the bacon wrapped scallops. They make a great Bloody Mary with a large shrimp in it.

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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I loved everything about this restaurant from the ambiance to the variety of items on the menu to the quality of the food (I had the Arctic Char which was done to perfection). The wine list was extensive, and the wait staff was helpful, knowledgeable, and professional. Have seldom seen better. To top it off, the prices were quite reasonable.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I loved the hustle and bustle of this place, near the Worcester Art Museum as well as WPI. Really enjoyable, affordable seafood.

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boston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Always enjoy The Sole. Food is always great, the best seafood restaurant around. The place is always busy, but the staff is well trained and efficient.

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Marietta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nothing bad to report here. Great service, great atmosphere, great food, great menu, and great bar. Some of the best seafood that you can have is available here. And for dessert, try some of the special cocktails. A little pricey, but what you expect from a solid seafood restaurant.

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Massachusetts
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107 reviews 107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

have not gone to the Sole in a while, My wife wanted seafood chowder , However they do not have this anymore instead we got clam chowder , It was very good and came with rolls , This was a very quick take out.

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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88 reviews 88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My husband and I had dinner here yesterday night with two other couples. First of, the place was absolutely packed on a Wednesday night. Luckily we got in right before the rush at 6pm and got a table without waiting. We skipped the starters and went straight for entrees. I personally tried the tuna steak Barcelona and haddock new-burg, both... More 

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I recently came in for a solo dinner after a long flight. Since I have eaten here several times I thought I would come in for their great fish. Well, it was on a Wednesday night, early evening and the place was packed, more like a Satuday. After a short wait at the bar I was seated at a booth.... More 

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ma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love this place,always fabulous food ,great crab legs,lobster,top of the line wait staff,wait on you constantly ,even will put napkin on your lap ,always packed ,reservation recommended, parking can be tuff if you don't get there early,it's in the business district and college area,great steaks ,always top if the line ,we went for our 34 anniversary ,our girls gave... More 

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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: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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?