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Pappa Charlie's Deli Sandwich

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28 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2853
+1 413-458-5969
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Papa's Charlie's is a hangout in downtown Williamstown. There is a huge menus of sandwiches named for the many celebrities and actors who have visited over the years. Often they are performing in he Williamstown Theatre Festival. In the burbs you will have died and gone to deli heaven.

Thank Gonzology
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152 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Decent sandwiches and snacks. What you'll remember are the menu item names that are inspired by actors and actresses who have participated in the Williams Theatre Festival over the decades. The menu boards were a mainstay of the original Pappa Charlie's and as ownership passed on and the building was replaced with something more modern, the menu signs carried over... More 

Thank kyle10014
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

a Spring Street tradition. Pappa C's has lots of great sandwich option. Or, design your own. Bring some appetite after a busy day hiking or exploring Williamstown

Thank Douglas N H
Putney, Vermont
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I just stopped by for a coffee, but both regular coffee pots were empty! The sandwich offerings looked enticing, but I was not humgry. The visiting Bowdoin women's soccer team, however, ordered food the the team there, and they seemed pretty happy!

Thank Brian M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This looks a very run down place, but it does a great variety of very good sandwiches and excellent soups for far cheaper, and faster service than the smarter places along the road. Good honest food.

Thank eurilla
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped here for lunch on our way to the Clark Art institute. What a find. Sandwiches were very tasty. With over 40+ different choices, each one named after an actor or actress,your sure to find something to your taste. Decor is quite rustic and the seating limited, but there are tables outside which was perfect for... More 

Thank Thomas P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Consistent with Williamstown's theatre festival vibe, Pappa Charlie's offers up a dizzying array of sandwich choices all named after various actors. Whether or not they truly correspond to that person's sandwich preferences, it certainly makes for entertaining reading while deciding what to order! I went conventional with a turkey sandwich, but my husband and daughter's more daring choices were all... More 

Thank Indy_working_mom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We ate there yesterday and really enjoyed it. 4 sandwiches, a bottled water, an iced coffee, and a bit for the tip jar was still under $30. Sandwiches were nicely done, but not overstuffed -- except for maybe the BLT, but since you can never have too much bacon... There are a few tables inside and some under a shaded... More 

Thank Nancy C
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a convenient spot with interesting menu items & sandwich combos. Although staff seems nice & hard-working, food is unimpressive. And, although I ordered and was told I could have a tuna melt, what arrived was a cold tuna sandwich which I was told WAS a tuna melt because melted cheese had been placed between the tuna and bread.... More 

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Merrimack, NH
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Haven't been to Williamstown since our son graduated in '01. Still nice. This deli has the most choices of any that we have ever eaten at and the names of the sandwiches are fun to read. The food is just wonderful. It was well worth the stop on our way home to New Hampshire from Pittsfield.

Thank Chuck R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2853
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-458-5969

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?