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Longfellow's Wayside Inn

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72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
+1 978-443-1776
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attention to food, atmosphere, service and LONGFELLOW makes this place and its gorgeous setting worth your time.

Thank elldblu2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends for lunch at Longfellow's. It is a neat historic inn that serves great food. We started off with our usual vodka martini's at $6.95; they were perfect. We had an order of fried calamari and it was done very nicely. My wife had the lobster pie at $24.95; it had lots of lobster. I had the prime rib... More 

Thank miltonman196
Bluffton, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought out of town family here to celebrate a newlywed couples marriage. The service was average, food served cold or luke warm. Lobster was over cooked, dried out and inedible, swordfish just OK, green beans mushy and stringy, indian pudding inedible ...but at least it came with ice cream. The Turkey dinner was processed meat not a turkey breast and... More 

Thank 50GaleG
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A classic, the Wayside Inn offers budget friendly meals with a smile in a historical setting. Every time we go we feel like we are on vacation. Here you can enjoy a Thanksgiving meal any day or a juicy prime rib if that is your thing. Great breakfasts, lunches and dinners including some special meals in 2016 -- their 300th... More 

Thank Doris C
Punta Gorda, Florida
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real favorite. The menu is uncomplicated … a variety of seafood, beef, chicken and more, with salads, soups, and home-made everything. It has been several years since we were last here, and we are thrilled that it has changed little. This is, after all, the oldest continually-operating inn in America, a way-station for coachmen and passengers going back to... More 

Thank writer48
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For years we have made a point to stop for lunch or dinner at The Wayside Inn when we are in the Boston area or even traveling down the coast from the north. We were in Boston over the weekend and had Sunday dinner at the Inn and as always the food was very good. On Sundays there is a... More 

Thank Anne P
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good food and service in an interesting historic setting. This is not gourmet nouveau cuisine, but good "Yankee" food.

Thank AP37
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, drinks, service, and value. Everyone had a great time and the staff is professional and very helpful. The Prime Rib and Strawberry Shortcake were stand-outs from the banquet menu.

Thank Margaret B
Brockton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Second time staying here with my gf on our anniversary. Great time, Dave at the pub is an amazimg guy! We caught a lot of paranormal activity as well

Thank Brad C
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

You are eating here for the setting and historical significance. The fare is average at best. The menu is varied American tavern food. Service is average. I took my senior mother for lunch. The restaurant seems to cater to seniors at this time of day. My mom enjoyed "watching the old people" while she ate. I found the food salty...geared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Wayside Inn Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776-3224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-443-1776
Longfellow's Wayside Inn is a unique part of the historic landscape of Massachusetts. Featuring an authentic building style and traditional New England food, we offer the ideal location for romantic nights out, banquets, family events, company parties, and weddings. Our menu provides exceptional quality at great value, including hearty portions and seasonal foods. We encourage our guests to spend a day with us, touring the serene and historic grounds, enjoying a drink in our 300-year old Tavern, and settling in for dinner in one of our historic rooms. We have an open patio in the warmer months, and lit fireplaces through winter.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?