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Allium Restaurant & Bar

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$$ - $$$American, ,
42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
+1 413-528-2118
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“kale salad” (22 reviews)
“fish tacos” (27 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a great birthday dinner. We ordered small plates: new potatoes/ razor clams w fennel and brussel sprouts in iberian ham lard. All well done. The best was the grilled shishito peppers. Small plate menu could have more choices. Service frayed as things got...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

We had a great dinner for the seven of us, five adults and two children ages 8 and 12. Everyone enjoyed their meals, with the steak and chicken dinners getting the highest ratings; the steaks/chicken were perfectly cooked. The adults were introduced to a great...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a tasty meals at Allium during my stay in GB. Very friendly staff and inviting atmosphere. They have an excellent selection of cocktails, wine, and local beers. Some of the must have dishes are the truffle popcorn, the blistered shishito peppers, and the fish...More

Thank karula76
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited Allium on August 10th 2017 to celebrate our marriage earlier that day. This was obviously a very special occasion for us and the restaurant did everything in their power to make it a memorable evening. We were greeted at the door by Taylor...More

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I went to this restaurant with colleagues on a Monday night. The service was prompt but not very friendly. We all enjoyed the taste of our food very much. The scallops and risotto were delicious, but the two of us that ordered it became very...More

Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Back to Allium after last minute decision to dine out with visiting couple from out of town. We were easily accommodated even on a Friday night and received prompt and. knowledgeable service. Frankly besides the wonderful marinated olives and fried spiced chickpeas appetizers for the...More

Thank fallowtreveler
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Good service, interesting menu, excellent food and drinks. Had a delicious wild mushroom dish recommended by the attentive waiter. Excellent fish tacos. Great ginger beer. Would definitely come again. Great vibe.

Thank Eliza Y
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday at Allium. Staff handle the big crowd well. The menu is varied with something for everyone. We shared lots of appetizers. A tasty way to check out a restaurant. I was happy with all dishes. The atmosphere is modern. A cozy...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Excellent bar; great beer, wine and liquor selection. The menu - and specials - is outstanding. The food is prepared from whatever fresh food the local farmers bring to the restaurant that day or week. 6 of us had four of the dishes and they...More

Thank John4444444
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Noisy and crowded, this restaurant was not prepared for Memorial Day weekend. While the waiter was friendly enough, we had to wait about 40 minutes for our appetizer. The wonderful young man pouring water finally came over and apologized and offered us some bread (none...More

Thank nicole f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/44 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230-1521
    (Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: For public transportation within Berkshire county, contact Berkshire Regional Transportation Authority (BRTA) at (413) 499-2782 or (800) 292-2782. Great Barrington is also served by Peter Pan Bus (800-343-9999) and Bonanza Bus (800-343-9999) companies.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Great Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-2118
  • E-mail
Allium Restaurant + Bar serves casual contemporary American cuisine highlighting the best of the season in support of independent farmers and artisan producers using sustainable practices. The food is handcrafted by Chef Dan Hardy and his team; they take great care to source local and seasonal ingredients including farm-fresh produce, meats and cheeses. Menu items are paired alongside seasonal and small-production wines, small-batch microbrews and local spirits. Located in the heart of downtown Great Barrington at 42 Railroad Street, Allium Restaurant + Bar serves dinner nightly beginning at 5 p.m. and offers a late-night bar. All major credit cards are accepted. Co-owned and founded by Nancy Thomas and Bo Peabody, Mezze Restaurant Group is comprised of Allium Restaurant + Bar in Great Barrington, Mezze Bistro + Bar in Williamstown and Mezze Catering + Events, which provides full-service event planning. Mezze Restaurant Group is a member of Berkshire Grown, Slow Food and the Berkshire Visitors Bureau.
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