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Bascom Lodge

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Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
+1 413-743-1591
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

After walking around the Summit I decided to check out this place on top of the Mountain. As the name describes it is a lodge with restrooms, sitting area, information, and a decent place to eat. You have some nice views if you sit by the windows. The service is ok and so is the food. Prices is on par... More 

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Thank John C
Northampton, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

That is not to say that it isn't worth the trip. The views from the summit of Mt. Greylock, where the Lodge is located, are spectacular. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, the fire is roaring in cold weather in the big stone fireplace. Beams are hand hewn, and the beer selection is good. Unfortunately, the food is only so-so.... More 

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Thank Mike L
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Bascom Lodge has something no other restaurant in the area can boast of. A view from the top of Mt. Greylock makes even a hot dog feel substantial and nutritious . The food (burgers and hot dogs in our case) was very good, if over-priced. But the truly rustic atmosphere is the reason to go.

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Thank RalphH42
fort lee , new jersey
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515 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The person taking the order forgot my wife's order. The hamburger was overcooked. Lentil soup very hot but had a lot of mushy vegetables. Don't eat here if uyou expect a higher quality lunch.

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Thank lfbmonkey
Frederick, Maryland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Quite expensive, with seating at shared tables, but the food was very good, although the choices are severely limited.

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Thank MWLMunson
Phoenix, Arizona
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We came to hike a couple of miles on the Appalachian and decided to hang out for lunch afterward. We both ordered the grilled gruyere (mine with bacon), which came with a bit of potato salad and coleslaw. We were a little disappointed in the amounts of sandwich cheese and salads, but the sandwich was otherwise good and the salads... More 

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Thank d4509
Boylston
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Shared seating. Well-prepared meals. The night we were there five entrees were available, one a vegetarian. Prix fixe options included a salad and dessert.

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Thank Jean L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We got the private room which includes a private shower but shared bathroom. There is no TV and very limited Internet. The view was amazing!! There are adjacent group rooms for thru hikers but privacy is never an issue. Free coffee and home made muffins for breakfast. The lodge has a quaint, romantic feel to it. Great place to stay... More 

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Thank Bea M
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

About 10 of us use the lodge for long weekend in June and September to setup, operate and teardown a major ham radio contest operation. We stay in one of the bunk rooms and eat in the lodge. The lodge is a classic 1930 stone and timber lodge, built to survive the mountain location. The dinner restaurant serves the best... More 

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Thank Jeff M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My Husband and I stayed overnight to celebrate our anniversary and it was just amazing! The atmosphere and the staff of Bascom Lodge were all soon kind! Upon arrival we checked in with Phil who was the sweetest gentleman ever! The wine and beer social was soo relaxing by the fire listening to some live music.. Just an awesome time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summit Rd, Adams, MA 01220
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-743-1591

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