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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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11:30 am - 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 241
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  • 138
    Very good
  • 58
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 10
    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
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If you want good seafood go to the sole The bar is good for meeting new people or date night in the restaurant either way its great food that's reasonably priced

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
doyle99
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Worcester, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Worcester, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have in the past given the sole my highest ratings. But now, not so much.This review is a composite of my last 3 visits this year. From real flies at the bar to the shell in my lobster bisque the quality experience at the sole has dropped off. Service is clearly on the downside. Example: When I request a... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you want good seafood go to the sole The bar is good for meeting new people or date night in the restaurant either way its great food that's reasonably priced

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good service. Friendly. Unique dishes and yet simple to choose from menu. Nice combination of the two.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We are regular fans of The Sole, but dined here on the last day of Lobster Fest. Sadly, it was the worst meal we have ever had in several years of fandom. The service was fine, and we had a sangria bowl for two that was large and cheery. The lobsters were cracked in ways that were helpful, but the... More 

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Ayer, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The car lot attendant will point out empty parking spots, we had reservations and were seated promptly. The menu is very large with a wide variety of options. I order the Land and Two Seas, tenderloin and Cajun spicy scallops and shrimp with asparagus and mashed. It was excellent. My spicy taste has a limit (I can't eat the hot... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The lobster fest on Father's day was great! Stuffed Lobster, Lobster Newburg, was all prepared well, tasted wonderful, and looked great as well! Bread, sides, all delicious.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Suggested by my hotel, took business guests there with good results. Our server has worked there for many years and on top of being awesome she made everything work wonderfully. The food was prepared with eloquence. The bar was trained and mixed with care.

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Holden, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went here to celebrate Father's Day. Between the server and the fare, we were equally impressed! Our server was quite accommodating and easy to talk to. We enjoyed: firecracker sushi (one of our faves), seafood tower (how can you go wrong here, seriously?), monkfish, chowder, salads, salmon, and crab cakes. Couldn't be more please with the dessert too! Overall, outstanding... More 

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Webster, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Being one of central mass fine dining restaurants I would expect to leave with a feeling that the meal and service is note worthy. Although the meal was good I can go to a lot of franchise restaurants and leave with the same experiance. The service was what I would call professionally polite, adequate but nothing in the 'glad you... More 

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boston, ma, usa
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134 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

fun ambiance, terrific bar, great chowders and FRESH seafood. good wines, attentive service and convenient parking. highly recommended for a good seafood fix in central MA.

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Additional Information about Sole Proprietor

Address: 118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609
Phone Number: (508) 798-3474
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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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: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, 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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