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Tue, 5/26
8:00 PM


price per 50 pieces
crab cakes
smoked salmon on polenta
wrapped​ in bacon
grilled zucchini
with fresh mozzarella
wrapped in prosciutto (seasonal)
stuffed mushrooms
sesame chicken
buffalo chicken wings
mini chicken quesadilla
$19 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take out was awesome...fresh, hot and delicious. Generous portions. Wings were spicy and juicy. Rib panini with grilled onions and provolone just perfect.

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed December 25, 2019

My family and I recently had dinner at Gelston House before a show at the Goodspeed. The staff was excellent and extremely helpful and friendly. The food, however, was very ordinary and quite overpriced. If I’m going to pay over 30 dollars for an entree...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 26, 2019

Every sear taken but evereyone served well. Food was excellent and no one could complain of what we had was great and the serviced timely to handle the pre-show timing. A full house needed us to allow for all the staff to get back and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 24, 2019

The restaurant attached to the Gelston House hotel (see my review) is terrific. The food was abundant and delicious, and the wait staff is excellent.If you are attending the Goodspeed Opera House and looking for a place to eat, I would recommend this restaurant, which...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 13, 2019

The new owner/management family has cheapened out on so many things that we no longer grab anything here other than fried food apps. It’s disappointing that this went from such a great place historically, to a highly inexperienced ownership keeps cutting corners.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

We were up visiting from Florida. We went to see a play next door at the opera house( which was top notch)! The food was better than expected. We already had looked at the menu on line prior to making reservations. We knew we were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 23, 2019

We had dinner here after seeing the "Billy Elliot" matinee at the Goodspell. Two of us had the halibut, served with wonderful risotto and asparagus. Another ordered potato soup as her starter and rare prime rib, served with squash and mash potatoes. The serving was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 16, 2019

the Celston Chicken was terrible. So disappointed, I raved about the place and brought family there from New York State. The mashed potatoes were probably ten days old and the chicken sure does not get a very good rating. So sad because it is such...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 14, 2019

Our first experience here was on our wedding night, with a large party of 14. We loved the food and wanted to give it a try on our own, so went back for our one year anniversary. We decided to sit outside this time, and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

The setting on the river was breath-taking. White linen table cloth, elegant dining room. The food was ok but nothing memorable. It was on the expensive side for lunch and we left not feeling entirely satisfied. Almost $20 for a small salad and almost $20...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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October 26, 2018|
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Response from blertak2018 | Property representative |
We do not have buffets on Sunday, we do ala cart, so ordering is off the menu. AND IT'S GREAT :)
August 6, 2018|
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Response from cckone | Reviewed this property |
Yes....but with reservations - both literally and figuratively. As it is the nearest restaurant near the Opera House, it gets very crowded before show times so a reservation is a must. And then allow plenty of time (at least... More
Lynda C
July 22, 2017|
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Response from sue f | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynda No sorry but they don't.
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