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Founded in 2011, PUBLIC serves casual, inventive American food with an emphasis on freshness, flavor, and in-house preparation. The restaurant offers an extensive, rotating craft beer program with 11 taps and over a dozen additional selections in bottles, along with a carefully curated wine list and inventive cocktail offerings. PUBLIC serves dinner 7 days from 4pm.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Very long wait, appears to be one of few decent places to eat in North Adams, so it’s inevitable. Food was fine and our server was great.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

The Thai Roasted Cauliflower was amazing! Excellent burgers and I really enjoyed my Fish and Chips! Friendly atmosphere (pub) and good service

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Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Just tried to get a table at Public for lunch. Had been warned by friends that there were two levels of service (one for locals and the other for everyone else) but didn’t believe it. The restaurant doesn’t take reservations so we expected a wait...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

This was a great place to have dinner as a couple. The food was fantastic! The server was fun and attentive. Many gluten free options! The cauliflower appetizer was memorable!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2019

Solid-good regional pub food, good wine & beer. Competent wait-staff and an unhurried and professional vibe. Room is airy and pleasant (floor-to-ceiling windows, on a corner), so a nice place to hang. On the edge of NAMA's Main St, diagonally across from Mass MoCA.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019

Always enjoy eating at Public...their brie burger, Public Salad and choice of beers is always spot on.....fish and chips best around!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

We were in town for a visit to Mass MOCA. The hotel suggested we eat at the Public - consistently good, terrific cocktails, and great atmosphere. They were right on all three counts! We had really, really good burgers. These were washed down with a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch a short walk from MASS MoCA. We decided to eat at the bar and had great service. Food was tasty, trendy and fresh though everything had an oily undertone.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

The food here was absolutely delicious. Great upscale bar atmosphere, too. I would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019

Been here twice in 2 years and both times the staff are exceptional, the food is excellent quality. Able to customize my meal to avoid an ingredient - this is so appreciated... apparently no problem for this kind of restaurant that cooks from scratch. We...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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richlois5
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Valerie D | Reviewed this property |
I have never had this issue. We have reserved tables for celebratory events and been served promptly. One such event starters were ordered ahead and a limited menu chosen for the party. Some people chose to order from the... More
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drbaldelli
October 30, 2016|
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Response from doupnikka | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you would have to ask the restaurant. I do know that I watched them preparing items and that same thing crossed my mind. I noticed while they were making salads they would grab handfuls of different ingredients... More
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candybar225
July 28, 2016|
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Response from responsibletravel | Reviewed this property |
You should just call them - if they don't, it's worth the wait too! 413.664.4444
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