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The Sole Proprietor

118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
+1 508-798-3474
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sole” (172 reviews)
“seafood” (218 reviews)
“clam chowder” (44 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Highland Street, Worcester, MA 01609-2731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High quality seafood restaurant in the heart of downtown Worcester! On a business trip that took us by the city, my colleague - who went to college there -- suggested this place for lunch as it's one of her favorite restaurants. Well, I for one...More

Thank Chang- G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sole has been there forever and resting a bit on its laurels. Had lunch there and not a fan of bars, but that was the only place that we could get a booth. Waiters were great and very professional. The lobster bisque is ridiculously...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As regular customers for several years now (one to two visits a week) must write as to why we will find another place to go. On September first we were having lunch (bar side) and ordered a Martini delivered with glass half full. ($10.50). Mentioned...More

2  Thank tweety12342015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and very professional staff. If you want old school fresh high quality food. This is the place for you!

Thank jonathanrH1273FT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't have to go into Boston to get great seafood, especially if you out in the western suburbs. The food here is amazing. I had the chowder and the seafood platter and it was great. Top class wine list. Great service.

Thank CtownRon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The deviled eggs were so good! Staff were friendly, drinks were amazing! I really liked the set up, welcoming and relaxing.

Thank Vivian K
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We have been here numerous times for lunch and for dinner and have never had a bad meal. The chowder is delicious and the fish is always fresh. They also serve beef and chicken. They do have some sushi.. Great desserts.

Thank keith j
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Always offering the freshest of seafood it has never failed to deliver in both food and service. Have always enjoyed the scallops and also the fried bellies clams. Again, always pleasant staff and amble parking

Thank Billsmith
Reviewed August 8, 2017

By far one of the best restaurants in Worcester, MA. This is the place to take friends, family and business associates for fine dinning at a reasonable price.

Thank canonphotographer
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Ate there many times and everyday it does not disappoint. ITs a great place for a date night and beyond.

Thank timothyw480
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Kate M
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Jess L | Reviewed this property |
Casual Jeans and a Polo shirt will be fine!
July 7, 2015|
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Response from Walter R | Reviewed this property |
We were party of 11 and added our own noise. It was Clark graduation weekend so I truly cannot judge. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

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