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Hops and Vines

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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837 (Main Street)
+1 413-884-1372
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Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've only been here once and while I try to reserve judgment until after multiple visits to a place here on TA, I think I've gleaned the general gist of dining here from my initial experience. First of all, the burger I had was wonderful. The flavor of the meat was outstandingly delectable and was cooked a perfectly medium/medium-rare as... More 

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Thank Orchbass
Williamstown, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there early on a Friday evening (5 pm) with a few other diners. Sasha was very attentive and had good recommendations. (E.g. beet salad - you'd be surprised. Excellent.) Meal came promptly and was very good. Pulled pork and the hamburger. We were very happy with the food and the service.

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Thank wmess
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A casual place to enjoy visiting friends. In warmer months a small but good outdoors area to drink, talk and munch. Close to campus, college museum and theater.

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Thank EAE1
Clayton, New York
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129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot. Wonderful entree choices, nice wine list, and great service. We were there Friday the 20th and our servers were Sasha from St Petersburg and a young woman who's name I'm forgetting. They were both excellent-knowledgeable on the menu and wine list, and very attentive. Thank you for a great night! The food was excellent-mussels and steak... More 

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Thank cingalemille
Painted Post, New York
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164 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Not sure what the concept is here...fair selection of beer...Vermont has a bustling beer scene yet wasn't represented very well...nor was Western or even Eastern Ma represented very well. The food was OK...kind of cold...very small portion for the price..just cauliflower for my mom was kinda strange...maybe throw in a starch ? Was impressed last visit...not this time...and Maria try... More 

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Thank davidphelps12
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Took some friends here (they are in their 40s). The waitstaff refused to serve them unless they showed their passports. They do look good for 40, but are both going gray and DO NOT look under 30. They drove back to their hotel, got their passports, and were finally allowed to be served. When we ordered the waiter was cold... More 

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Keller, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived there were only two other parties in the bar. No one even acknowledged our entrance, long enough for me to contemplate leaving. Once they came the service was fine, not great. We had a cocktail & cheese plate that was very nice. It could be a great place with a bit of employee training.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

A delightful dinner with friends started with the best mussels we have ever had, a whipped goat cheese small plate and grilled asparagus. Wines and beers are well curated and the waiters knowledgeable and helpful in selection. Creative cocktails, too! The salmon dinner was perfection with beers and pickled carrots but the standout was the roasted cauliflower main dish -... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Food was not good, service was worse. When you try to raise allergy concerns the staff and manager cannot keep your kids safe

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

From other reviews, I expected the menu to be more about choosing hops (beer) or vines (wine). As best I could tell, this was not the case and I did not find their beer or wine list particularly impressive. I did enjoy my cocktail. The food was average for the fairly high prices, and our waiter was not particularly friendly.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Water St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2837
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-884-1372
Description
Located in scenic Williamstown, in the heart of the Berkshires, Hops and Vines features both casual and formal dining rooms. The "Hops" beer garden provides a classic beer garden experience with an approachable, casual environment perfect for family style seating or group dining. The "Vines" Brasserie is a formal dining room with comfortable, elegant seating and top level service. Hops & Vines offers modern takes on comfort food with exciting twists on classically inspired French Brasserie Cuisine in a New American Menu. Complementing our cuisine - is a full bar, specialty cocktails, craft beers on draught and a discerning wine list. For a one of a kind dining experience, step in to our Chef's Tasting Room and dine at our Chef's Table where our Executive Chef,will create unique pairings of food and wine.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?