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Sole Proprietor

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118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731 (West Street)
(508) 798-3474
11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised to find such a nice seafood establishment in Worcester, and to learn it was related to Via Italian Table and 111 Chop House. This is by far my favorite seafood restaurant. What's great is they can accommodate large parties, and even give you your own (very tasteful glassed-in) room, or you can grab a booth in the... More 

Thank Brent R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There was 3 of us for dinner, walked in and was greeted by 3 friendly staff looking to to seat us. Nice first impressions! We had started with the soups, I had to have my clam chowder heated again, but that's me I like super hot! The lobster bisque was more thin than cream, lots of lobster. We had Shrimp... More 

Thank Susan Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only place in the area for quality seafood and you are going to pay for it. Meals are $5 to $10 more than if you were 30 minutes closer to the ocean. The service is good, in fact everything is good or better. The portions are fine and you will have plenty but not like some places... More 

Thank David D
Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my meal at Sole Proprietor, I had the pumpkin and sage Trout and it was great! The also make a pretty good Manhattan, I would recommend coming here if you are in Worcester

Thank Kyle I
Windham, New Hampshire
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient to WPI, but worth the drive if you are looking for good seafood in central Massachusetts. I always look forward to hanging out with classmates, alumni, and professors at the bar as well.

Thank PhineasWannabe
Worcester, Massachusetts
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227 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, plenty of off street parking with a friendly attendant (try and remember some cash for him! He's great). Once you get inside you'll see a clean, warm environment. Hostess are very friendly (make a reservation easily through Open Table--you'll need one). Comfy seating. Now for food, ordered the clam chowder and it was creamy and rich (not the best... More 

Thank AshleeB21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Sole for many years and by far it has been the most consistent, best testing seafood, reasonably price restaurant in the central/metro west area. Always good service, great wine and beer menu. Your biggest decision will be when to go. Try to get there before 5 on weekends to get a premium seat in... More 

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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sole is my go-to place for business lunches, along with its sister restaurant Via. The Sole consistently comes up with some of the most inventive fish dishes I've ever had, and the menu is always changing with new specials as well as new regular dishes. It's also great for dinner, but they do an especially good job at lunch... More 

Thank CMFan
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fun place to eat in Worcester is Sole Proprietor. Owned by the same folks that own Via and 111 Chop House.

Thank S1231RQchristinah
Millbury, Massachusetts
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sole is a staple seafood restaurant in Worcester. Just went most recently I went for my birthday with two of my uncles. We all had great meals as usual,I have been going there for the past 20 years on a regular basis and am very fussy about seafood if that tells you anything. Great place for cocktails and great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
    (West Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: (508) 798-3474

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