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Oliver Wight Tavern

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1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
+1 508-347-0363
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Woodstock, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bullard Tavern used to have a period buffet daily and it was wonderful. It went away not long after Oliver Wight opened - very poor substitute. They do have a Thanksgiving buffet. We went in 2014 and it was just terrific - so many choices, well-prepared and presented. But the 2015 dinner was scant in comparison with cheap desserts,... More 

Thank Alison G
Arlington, Mass
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids took mom & dad out to Sunday brunch . Everyone lives in different NE States now & Sturbridge is about an hour for each of us . This was a very good choice , as there is something for everyone . You can have the usual breakfast foods , omelet's made to order and a nice carving station... More 

Thank MassZiggy
Syracuse, New York
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful Sunday Brunch here. The variety was great and the cost was really reasonable. I was very impressed.

Thank NKathyk
Cape Cod, MA
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Highly recommend the sunday brunch! We have a picky 6 year old, and he always walks away full so that's a bonus for us. Choices range from carbs to eggs, veggies, and a carving station. Price is reasonable for all you can eat.

Thank CapeCodders2
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I always love to eat at historically preserved inns and restaurants. I was not disappointed. The menu seemed very authentic for the period. It had good beers to choose from. You need not fear as everything that we had was excellent and I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Gene P
Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Best to dine early to avoid the crowds. Excellent chicken pot pie and other traditional New England comfort foods. Kids menu. Historic atmosphere. Great drink selection. Fabulous baked goods. Plan to take some time to enjoy your meal.

Thank 603CandM
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Basically high priced average to bad food. Run by a food service. Think hospitals. Too bad associated with Old Sturbridge Village. Went on a special events night at the Village.

1 Thank mortkat
Oliver Wight T, Manager at Oliver Wight Tavern, responded to this review

We were very sorry to hear of your experience. Please feel free to email us at owtavern@osv.org with additional details as we would like to learn more about the details you've shared. Also, please know that we are not operated by a food service company and have not been for quite some time. More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Now under the supervision of a new chef, OSV's Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern is fantastic. Carving station, omelets to order, breakfast and dinner offerings, Belgian waffle station, kids' selections, fruits, salads, pastries, desserts - there are plenty of choices to satisfy every diner. Inexpensive Mimosas and Bloody Mary's. Charming atmosphere, attentive servers. 10% discount for OSV members.... More 

Thank Susan P
Atkinson, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We had a great dinner buffet here on Thanksgiving Day. Food was more than plentiful and was constantly being refilled. Turkey and ham was great, my mouth is watering now thinking about it, I wish I had a HUGE doggie bag

Thank Chuck G
South Windsor, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Same review as Christmas by Candlelight OSV. Please see combined review included with the Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2014. We ate at the Christmas buffet at Oliver Wight Tavern before the Candlelight tour in the village, which we highly recommend doing.

Thank Dorothy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $28
American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-0363
The Oliver Wight Tavern is located at the entrance to historic Old Sturbridge Village, offering a traditional menu in our Tap Room Restaurant, as well as a hearty Sunday Brunch Buffet

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