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“Fresh, flavorful vegetarian food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Evo

Evo
234 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01609
508-459-4240
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Ranked #32 of 463 Restaurants in Worcester
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Healthy
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: EVO Dining opened its doors in 2008 on the corner of Park Avenue and Chandler Streets in Worcester MA. Home of Worcester's Best Chef 2013 Voted Worcester’s Best Overall Restaurant 2012Also named Best Vegan & Organic Food & Best Place to Be Seen by Worcester Living Magazine. Worcester Restaurant, EVO Dining offers health conscious menu options to please an array of tastes.The casual fine dining menu features award winning cuisine prepared with only the freshest natural and organic ingredients. To please steak lovers, vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free guests alike, menu items include signature sandwiches, gourmet pizzas and flavorful entrees. Breakfast and Brunch are served on weekends, and catering options include party platters fit for easy entertaining. A full bar complete with fresh wine selections, drafts, and delicious cocktails make this the perfect place to experience the evolution in dining.
Worcester, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Fresh, flavorful vegetarian food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Evo's vegetarian selection is not only extensive, but truly fantastic. Not only can you choose between which protein to add, but you also have the option to make things gluten free or vegan. Typically that type of food is flavorless and disappointing, but it's completely opposite here. The quesadillas, buffalo mac and cheese and bruschetta are among my favorites. The service here is average, as is the atmosphere, but the food makes it worth going back time after time.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Trendy, lively place with great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We went for a graduation dinner and although the place was filled and there was a waiting line, they got us to the bar very quickly. Waiting at the bar where we got pretty good service made everything alright.
In spite of the crowd we got very attentive service from the waitress. The hard part was selecting from the long 'starters' menu. We shared the Calamari Fire Fries (with fired jalapenos), Black and Tan onion rings and Lobster Rangoon. They were all delicious and the portions were huge.
Our group ordered from most of the menu categories; pizza, salads, mac & cheese and seafood. The clam chowder was packed with clam meat... the best I have ever had.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Good lunch option”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Lots of different lunch options here - not just vegetarian. Interesting drink specials. I liked that you could get something besides fries with your sandwich. However the fries we did get were not hot enough. The salads come in different sizes which is a nice option. Loved the bubble wall behind the bar and the fish tank. I would go back again.

Visited May 2014
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Sharon, MA
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105 restaurant reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“Great Food, Nice Relaxed Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals at Evo. Salads (baby spinach; also, mozzarella, tomato, and basil with a sweet balsamic glaze) were very fresh and tasty, as was the beer ale crust pizza with assorted veggies. We probably could have stopped there, but we indulged in a special cherry chip ice cream dessert that also was delicious.

Even on a Saturday night, service was attentive without being overbearing -- we got to linger for quite a while over conversation and dessert without being hassled to clear out.

This is a very relaxed and casual place with an amazingly extensive menu, and we'd gladly return sometime when we're back in the neighborhood.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Harvard, Massachusetts
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Cool place for good food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very funky feel to the place. The menu is eclectic and includes offerings for gluten free. They have a full bar and decent wine list. The food has distinct twists which make them interesting and delicious.
EVO is worth the trip. Make reservations on weekend nights so you won't have to wait.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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