A 2021 Guide to the Best Restaurants in The Berkshires

Welcome to our official guide for local dining, featuring Hampton Inn’s recommendations of amazing restaurants to eat nearby! We will do our best to keep this blog up to date with information on dining safely, location availability, and any current restrictions, but encourage you to check with the restaurant in case anything has changed. We wish you all the best during your stay with us and hope you get the opportunity to try some of the delicious food available from some of these fine establishments.

a chef preparing plates of foodRestaurant Spotlight

Nudel

A must for first-time visitors, Nudel is now hosting a rotating pop-up restaurant every 6 months with changing themes and a distinct menu with each iteration. Their current theme, Spring Chicken, puts an emphasis on summer foods and more lightweight dishes like their Pork belly “chicharrones” with grilled radicchio, radish, and sweet soy, Grilled bratwursts with bavarian mustard, peppers, and onions on brioche buns, and their exquisite Seafood green curry with nettles, spring garlic, coconut milk, and jasmine rice. They are open Sunday – Thursday and take online preorders from 12 – 3, Telephone orders from 3 – 8, and have food available for pickup from 4:15 – 8:15. Take some of their excellent cuisine back to the room and enjoy some of the best eating the area has to offer.

Our Innkeeper’s Personal Recommendations

 

Alta

Open

Lunch: Friday-Sunday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm

Dinner: Wednesday-Sunday, 5 – 9 pm

Enjoy classy cuisine at one of the area’s best wine bars and sip a delicious vintage at a local favorite with light fare, perfect for a relaxing lunch or dinner.

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Bagel & Brew

Open

Daily from 7 am – 1 pm

Order a bagel sandwich with a crisp beer, kombucha, or cold brew and enjoy the chill atmosphere, don’t forget to get a pickle with your favorite sandwich!

a pizza with basil and olivesBetty’s Pizza Shack

Open for Takeout Only

Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 am – 9:00 pm

Friday-Saturday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Treat yourself to a slice of pizza, one of their unique sandwiches or even a Baja burrito! They pride themselves on using only fresh and high-quality ingredients for everything they make.

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Bistro Zinc

Open for Indoor Dining and Curbside Pickup Only

11:30 am – 3:00 pm and 5 – 9 pm

A modern French bistro with refined cuisine and a chill atmosphere, you can lose yourself in the vibe while enjoying authentic French dishes and handcrafted mixed drinks.

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Brava

Open

Wednesday-Monday 5 – 9 pm, Closed Tuesday

Handmade pizzas and drinks are the hallmarks of this cozy eatery now located at 65 Church Street. Relax and have a slice while sipping a glass of wine at Brava.

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Cafe Lucia

Open

Tuesday-Saturday 5:00-8:45 pm

Enjoy a seasonal Italian Farm-Table menu of authentic and delicious food served in a refurbished 1830’s Farmhouse. Now open for the season, we highly recommend some of their antipasta with a nice red.

chocolate cake pops in various designsChocolate Springs

Open – 9 am – 7 pm, closed Tuesday

Decadent chocolate and delicious treats abound at this high-quality chocolatier. Handmade by chef Joshua Needleman, they make the perfect gift for family and friends.

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Electra’s Cafe

Open for Dine-in and Takeout Only with Outdoor Seating

Tuesday & Wednesday- 8 am – 3 pm (Dine-in and Takeout), 3 pm – 7:30 pm (Takeout Only)

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday- 8am – 7:30pm, Sunday – 8am – 1:30pm

Serving up delicious Mediterranean food, Electra’s Cafe is a must-visit for lovers of Baltic cuisine with offerings like their signature lobster rolls and roasted lamb Gyros.

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Frankie’s

Open for Dine-in and Takeout Only with Heated Outdoor Seating

Sunday-Thursday, 5 – 8 pm, Friday-Saturday, 5 – 8:30 pm, closed Wednesdays

Enjoy authentic Italian-American food at Frankie’s with a great selection of wines and vegan options available as well!

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Haven

Open for Takeout Only

Friday-Sunday, 8 am – 2 pm

Get a whiff of fresh-baked bread and other goodies at Haven Cafe and Bakery. A variety of coffee drinks are also available and made fresh just for you!

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Loeb’s Foodtown

Order Online and by Phone, Local Delivery, Curbside Pickup and In-Store Grocery Shopping

Monday-Saturday, 7 am – 7 pm

Sunday, 7 am – 6 pm

A unique destination true to its name, Foodtown offers gourmet groceries and high-quality ingredients with a wide variety of shopping options.

A bartender pouring a beerOlde Heritage Tavern

Closed

Currently Slated to open in Mid-May or June

Refreshing draft brews and a comfy atmosphere come together to create the Olde Heritage Tavern experience with all food made fresh daily.

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On A Roll

Open with Outdoor Dining

Breakfast: Monday-Saturday 8-11 am, Sunday 8 am – 1 pm

Lunch: 11 am – 2 pm Daily

On A Roll specializes in making amazing from scratch in-house sandwiches with high-quality ingredients like their homemade bread.

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Panda House

Open for Online Ordering and Pick Up

Sometimes ordering Chinese takeout just hits the spot, and Panda House is sure to please with their classic options like Pad Thai, Chow Mein, and much more!

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Patisserie Lenox

Open for Indoor, Outdoor, Take Out, and Curbside Pick Up

Monday-Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm

Sunday 9 am – 5 pm

Dig into delectable baked goods with an essential visit to Patisserie Lenox! Getting a Brioche or Croissant sandwich is an absolute must for first-time visitors.

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Pizzeria Boema

Open with Outdoor Dining

Friday – Sunday 12 – 8:30 pm, Monday-Thursday, 4 – 8 pm, Closed Tuesdays

Sister Restaurant to the previously mentioned Frankie’s, and located right next store, Pizzeria Boema makes some of the best pizza in Lenox.

steak displayed on a cutting boardPrime Italian Steakhouse

Open for Dine-In, Takeout, and Curbside Pickup

Wednesday – Saturday, 9 – 5 pm

Italian cuisine with an emphasis on exquisite steak, we highly recommend them for a romantic night out in a classy and stylish modern restaurant.

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The Scoop

Open

Daily from 12 – 7 pm

Grab a “scoop” of your favorite ice cream and celebrate the arrival of spring with warmer weather. Featuring a wide variety of flavors, you’ll feel like a kid again with their double rocky road!

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Gateways Restaurant and Bar

Closed for the Season

Previously named the Walker Street Grill, Gateways will be reopening this summer as a new restaurant experience. Keep an eye out for more info and check back as it will be open before you know it!