We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Publick House Historic Inn

Is this your business?
277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
+1 508-347-3313
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bread basket” (63 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (77 reviews)
“sticky buns” (36 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (706)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

201 - 210 of 698 reviews

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I got married on June 25th and had my dinner reception here and everything was phenomenal! Food was great, wait staff was amazing. Cathy was extremely helpful and she accommodated my 25 person dinner party. Katelyn and Helena were absolutely the best wait staff I've...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed June 26, 2016

We were delighted at the reasonably priced delicious meals we ate at the Publick House. And, of course, great, historic atmosphere. Service was excellent too!

2  Thank powershopper
Reviewed June 23, 2016

The Publick House claims bountiful hospitality and New England fare. They are, indeed, pleasant people. Except they tried to stick us (hotel guests) next to a wait station with dirty dishes. I’m surprised that a “fancy” restaurant still has those things hanging around the dining...More

Thank joeyeatsout
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Yes, you are reading the review title correctly! My last meal here was over sixty years ago! In the mid-1950s, when I lived in Providence, my family would make our annual visit to Old Sturbridge Village and always had our return meal at the iconic...More

2  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed June 14, 2016

I have had lunches at Ebenezer's twice in the last few months, and was delighted each time. Get there early enough and you will be offered "hard or soft" meaning "do you want a wooden chair, or one of the upholstered wing back seats?" One...More

1  Thank Dee P
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed at the Publick House over the Memorial Day Weekend. We did eat twice in the dinning rooms. Sunday Lunch: Not sure where to start. We were a party of 12 and it took close to 20 minutes for 3 tables to be put...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Stopped in for a leisurely weekday breakfast. The large dining room was typical old New England with, a nice relaxing vibe, staff very friendly and accommodating. We had a lovely young waitress and I didn't catch her name but comes from a large family and...More

1  Thank Daphnenero
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I stop here a couple of times a year and usually have their full turkey dinner. Its outstanding always. If you enjoy your traditional Thanksgiving dinner, this is as close to it as you will find. Generous portions too. Great bread basket. Always friendly and...More

Thank Quinnscommentary
Reviewed May 31, 2016

I travel all the time but this place is special. I had a hard time choosing off the menu there were so many good selections. I was advised by a friend to try the lobster pie. What a treat: delicious. They also have their own...More

1  Thank ron r
Reviewed May 31, 2016

We were looking to go out on a Monday night and the Publick House was one of just a few restaurants open. As we hadn't been there in a while we thought we would give it a try. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our...More

1  Thank Phil C
Nearby Restaurants
Sturbridge Seafood
412 reviews
.72 miles away
B.T.'s Smokehouse
543 reviews
.86 miles away
Cracker Barrel
312 reviews
.93 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Old Sturbridge Village
1,160 reviews
1.01 miles away
St. Anne's Shrine
50 reviews
1.94 miles away
Notre Dame Parish
26 reviews
2.92 miles away
Hemlock Ridge Golf Course
5 reviews
2.59 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Peter G
August 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
No bathing suits or bare feet.
Norman F
July 9, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tomisine | Reviewed this property |
Check directly with them.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Main St, On the Common, Route 131, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1254
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-3313
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing