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PUBLIC eat+drink

34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
+1 413-664-4444
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (118 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
“falafel” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I went for lunch, our first visit here. We were seated immediately, given menus and asked if we'd like to order drinks. We took about 5 minutes to look over the menu. I ordered a Margarita, and we both had water with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank caesarsm0m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this Restaurant for the first time. A short 40 min. drive to where we live and it was worth it. Busy place when we arrived but were seated within 5 min. Excellent service from our waitress and the food and drinks were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 829michellef
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant on the second Saturday of December, after realizing that Korean Garden was going to close early. The music was a nice mix and quiet enough for chitchat. I had the Champlain cider, and it was really good. The service was very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan D
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I have been here a dozen + times and have enjoyed my time there 90% of the time. There has been one or two bad service experiences but they weren't terrible enough to keep me from returning!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank luchabear91
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Great restaurant with great food. The service is terrific also. Everything I've had there has been very good. Limited local beer selection, but the atmosphere is nice.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed November 13, 2018

My granddaughter attends MCLA and this is her favorite place to eat off campus. She was so excited to have us try her place. It was very good. My daughter had the margherita flatbread, which was so good, my granddaughter had mac and cheese, delish,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carrie1342
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly fun place. Great for burgers and fries. Pizza is a flat bread type. Don't expect New York pizza.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank djprima80
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Very nice selection of brews. Excellent vege burger with lots of tasty fries. Flatbread pizza also excellent. We were warned it would be crowded and noisy but that was not our experience. Of course we ate dinner around 6:30 so can’t vouch for how it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bres130
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We arrived at 2PM on a Saturday afternoon expecting it to not be too busy. It was packed but only a short wait. The server and food was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BES09
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We enjoyed our meal here. It’s basically a bar that serves decent food. They were more than happy to accommodate our choices of one main meal and three sides to share between two.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Keith J
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-664-4444
  • E-mail
Description
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 and lunch Thursday - Sunday from 11:30am. The bar is open until midnight or later.
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