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The Alvah Stone


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Alvah Stone is an authentic American restaurant and bar open in the historic Montague Bookmill. Our space is a comfortable neighborhood joint with strong ties to the community and to local farms. Our goal is simplicity executed perfectly.
$4 - $29
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

We were delighted to be back here for dinner. They had a small plate menu special in honor of their anniversary and there were a lot of great choices. The plates were just right to share for 2 and among the hits were gnocchi, grilled...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank aterg1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great dinner this week at the Aleah Stone restaurant. Beautiful view of the waterfall and very quaint dining experience. It must be even more enjoyable when you are able to dine outside an hear the falls while having a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Delmar57
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We came here for lunch before spending some time in the book mill. We actually didn't know it was here, and we've been to the book mill several times, eating at the adjacent cafe. When we arrived, we were the only ones there, so we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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RothsteinJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Alvah Stone, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback. 2019 is going to be a great year and we can't wait to have you back for one of those "lazy Saturday afternoons"... Sincerely Alvah

Reviewed December 2, 2018

My wife & I had a meal here after visiting the Book Mill. It has a relaxing atmosphere and the food is good, but it is a bit pricey. We enjoyed the selection of local/regional brews.

Date of visit: August 2018
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RothsteinJohn, Guest Relations Manager at The Alvah Stone, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

We are so happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your meal. We look forward to seeing you again in the "relaxed atmosphere"... Sincerely, Alvah

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Alvah Stone a few times. A true hidden gem Starting with the location, the view, the rustic feel with modern and old cooking Always a different and great experience Looking forward to next visit

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

My wife and I returned to Montague, Massachusetts on a fall foliage tour. We had been to this restaurant years ago prior to moving out of the area. A beautiful day was not disturbed by the twists and turns required to find The Alvah Stone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Larry R
JohnR9687, Manager at The Alvah Stone, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Larry R, The team could not be more excited to hear about your experience and great feedback. We are always looking to be better... Thank You and we look forward to your next visit! Let us know how we can help in any way. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

My family stopped in to the book mill to browse on a rainy day. We happened to find the Alvah Stone and were pleasantly surprised. There is another restaurant on site and it looks super cozy and friendly but The Alvah Stone seemed more relaxed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

My sister-in-law had a great meal here on her previous visit and wanted to take us there. We went on a Sunday and arrived about 15-20 minutes before brunch ended so perhaps it was not the best time. My brother-in-law got a glass of white...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

For anyone seeking a truly memorable and delicious culinary experience, I'd strongly recommend planning a trip to the Alvah Stone ASAP. I have eaten here 6-8 times and each meal is somehow better than the previous. Growing up in Philadelphia and currently living in NYC...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

My wife loved it; I thought it was good not great. Not crowded on a summer Friday evening, but service was a tad slow...mostly the bartender who kept doing a disappearing act. Sat on the patio and enjoyed the river which was running strong due...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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August 20, 2018|
Response from michelk136 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I bet there.
April 4, 2015|
Response from VeronaWater | Reviewed this property |
This is a very nice restaurant, although there is an outdoor deck where people eat in fair weather, so I wouldn't expect it to be a place where you could bring a pet.
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