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The Old Inn On The Green
  • Address:
    134 Hartsville New Marlboro Rd.
    New Marlboro, MA 01230
    New Marlborough
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

The Old Inn On The Green Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.oldinn.com
  • Phone: (413) 229-7924
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm (July-Oct.), Wednesday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (Nov.- June)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Peter Platt
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wine

Getting there

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A word from The Old Inn On The Green
Dining at The Old Inn on the Green is an extraordinary experience: fine wine, great food, the dining room illuminated by candles, the murmur of conversation from the other room. As Chef and Owner, Peter Platt is always firmly in charge, working to create innovative and memorable meals that are an event unto themselves. Over the past several years, the Old Inn has developed the tradition of serving a Prix Fixe menu - each Saturday evening a different four-course meal is prepared, and guests are offered a choice of two main courses as well as a choice of dessert. On other nights, the Inn offers a well rounded menu of a la carte items, with specials which change daily. The wine list is graced with a array of thoughtfully selected estate bottled wines from France, California and Italy. The dining rooms are lit entirely by candlelight and there are fireplaces in each room. Comfortably worn windsor chairs and mahogany tavern tables furnish the dining rooms.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Always a favorite restaurant in the berkshires but this visit was disappointing --a first. Lamb was tough and service slow. But we will return anyway hoping this was a one time aberration."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "On Saturday nights there are only two prix fixe options for $75 and $95. I didn't expect that and I did end up spending more than I planned. Foo was good, no complaints about that."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Prix Fixe dinner was overall very good with only the first course salad and soup failing to inspire our table. Wait staff were very attentive, but there weren't enough of them considering the size of the crowd so there were long waits between courses. The noise level made dinner conversation somewhat difficult, too. The candlelit dining rooms were beautiful and were what really made the evening special."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "If you are looking for an oustanding restaurant that will take you back to the 18th century. This is the place. Picture a ceiling candelabra with real candles burning and candles on the tables. I had the seared froie gras which was a good as any I previously had at more expensive restaurants. The duck as a main course was excellant. My wife had the winter welcome meal, as gourmet as you can get and only $35. I look forward to dinner there again."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Amazing spot! Everything is candlelit. Amazing food and service. Go for the tasting menu (as the regular menu is just as expensive and of extremely less value in terms of flavor and portions). Also don't go late! The dinner takes a whole. If it's a 9PM reservation just skip it. Go another day and get in early."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Food was great as usual. Experience only made better by Max our waiter. Restaurant began with a quiet romantic dinner..of course by candlelight. Then a large party entered and pumped up the noise level. That being said we did enjoy the evening."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Wonderful cuisine, ambiance with true candle light dining. Always a joy. Well worth the travel to dine."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "This was my second time here. The first time we ate off the a la carte menu and it was very good and we drank a little wine. It was lovely. This time we ordered off the $35.00 prefix dinner menu while all the tables around us ordered the tasting menu it seemed. We did not drink except one glass of wine. The food beautifully presented and the waitress pleasant although twice I had to ask for more water. There was a longtime between our appetizer and our main course. The soup was bland and the halibut over cooked as was the chocolate dessert, which you could tell because it had fallen apart before it even reached the table.. I will go back again but I won't order from the $35.00 menu..somehow the treatment was just not the same. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We love this restaurant! It was recommended by an innkeeper years ago and we have been regulars ever since! The food is incredible, the service impeccable and the ambiance purely romantic. The entire dining room is lit by candles and the perfect place for a romantic dinner!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I really cannot speak more highly of this restaurant. We had 2 dinners - the reasonable Price Fix as well as the more expensive Tasting menu - and loved both! The wait staff were friendly and helpful. We even tried the lunch place connected to inn which was also amazing. Try this place! It is a hidden gem."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Food was amazing and creative. Romantic candlelit atmosphere. Wine list had some very hard to find bottles, mostly Burgundy Would definetly return for the food."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "This candel lit, historic inn on an old New England Green is quickley becomming our favorite special restaurant. Great food. Wonderful service. And the ambiance !!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We love this restaurant. We have been going there for almost 20 years and it is always fabulous. The food is always excellent, the service impeccable and the atmosphere very special. There is no electricity in the dining rooms so the candlelight enhances the beautiful inn and the setting. We had a fabulous salad, wonderfully cooked short ribs and divine desserts. Always a pleasure and a not-to-be-missed spot."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "We have been coming to this restaurant for years. The ambience is great, the food superb and the service outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant for a romantic dinner or just a good time with friends and family."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "As usual, dining at Old Inn On the Green is a wonderful experience. Our friends who had not been there for several year, were wowed by the food, ambiance, wine list, and service. I have already made plans to return."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "We love the Old Inn and try to eat there as often as we can."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The chef seemed to have used lots and lots of butter in everything, which is not to my liking. I wish I had known there was no à la carte menu on weekends. The setting is quite lovely and romantic. Good for an anniversary or a cozy wintertime tête-à-tête."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "peter continues ot amaze in this colonial candlelit gem. the sunday deal is the best value/quality inthe berkshires. they do not do substitutions but you wont be disappointed."
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "Chef Peter Platt never dissapoints, the food is always delicious and perfectly cooked. I highly recommend the tasting menu but you cannot go wrong ordering A La Carte. Sommelier/Manager James is a gentleman and his knowledge of wine combined with their extensive cellar is perfect for any occasion. In my most recent visit I came with a party or 10, all of whom work in the food industry and they were all blown away. We all stayed at the Inn(They have about 10-12 rooms) as well so we could thoroughly enjoy the experience and we most certainly did. This place is perfect for a special occasion or romantic getaway and they also have a very generous prix-fixe on certain weekdays. By far one of my favorite restaurants in the world."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "It out in the middle of nowhere (scenic country side ) But it is fantastic have been going there for 3 years and it is always great."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "This venue is great for that special occasion and that special person. We always go in the winter, when the fireplaces and candles add a special aura. The food and service are impeccable. All in all, a fine experience."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "This was one of the finest meals I have ever had in the most charming and friendly atmospheres I've ever experienced. Such a treat to have endulged. Everything was superb, from the service, to the mouthwatering food, and even the incredible ambiance. It was a re-awakening of all senses to as close to perfection as you'll possibly ever get!"
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Berkshire best romantic dinner with spectacular food"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "If Michelin were in this neck of the woods, they would probably award a star for the virtuoso kitchen. The candlelit dining room, fireplace and ancient country inn ambiance are magical While our waiter was personable and professional, his two assistants needed more training and focus. You will find some fine choices on the wine list, but not at all price points. Strong on American wines, the European list is uneven and perhaps geared to "expense account" types. They seem unaware that there are Burgundies that don't require a mortgage payment. My Italian and Spanish friends would be annoyed at the cursory nod to their repertoire. The quality of the cooking is such that the above failings can be forgiven."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Lets just say I am a foodie, a snob, and the pickiest palette in New England. The amuse bouche was a great start with lobster on endive and I forgot the other bite. I ordered The diver scallops and poached lobster appetizer while my husband had the sun choke soup. Both amazing, but the saffron purée that accompanied mine was a little sweet which cut into the savoriness of the dish. Then, the chef sent out a roasted beet tarte tartin which we licked the plate clean. My husband got the seared Ahi tuna and I got the pasta with roasted mushrooms, tomatoes, and goat cheese. For dessert, because there is always room for sweets after dinner, I ordered the chocolate fallen cake and he got the pumpkin cake, both were amazing. best dinner in U.S."
    Dined on 11/10/2013
  • "This was our second visit which was not as good as our first. Very expensive (dinner only food bill for 2 about $110) for what was a rather average meal."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Beautiful setting in historic village in historic inn with great, great food and perfectly matched wines. The menu showcases the highest quality meats and fish done in classic dishes. Seared foie gras was excellent but almost the star was a tiny beet tartin -- that was truly memorable. This is not avant garde food so go expecting delicious but not extraordinary. This is not to be negative in any way. The only issue, however, is the price: the tasting menu with wine pairing for two was way over $400. We have no issue spending that amount and more for a special dinner but it needs to be exciting and memorable. But it's such a charming place that we would be happy to return for the candle lit rooms alone."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Built in the 1730s this Inn looks grand and almost southern from the outside with its colonnade but inside has multiple small cozy rooms lit by candlelight only. The service was excellent and the staff served appetizer and dessert specials in addition to our orders. The food was excellent except for one minor item on my plate which was short ribs. I enjoyed the rare steak that came with It, however. Depending on the night of the week when you go, the prix fixe dinner with five courses is quite pricey or you can get a prefix dinner with three courses which is quite reasonable. We had the latter."
    Dined on 9/29/2013
  • "When it started getting really dark I realized that the place was totally lit by candles, including the hanging chandeliers. Quite fabulous. And the food was absolutely terrific. Warm duck breast on spinach salad was unique and delicious, the rack of lamb perfect, and dessert was some of the best we've had in years. Lightest pastry stuffed with the freshest fruit. Worth the p;rice."
    Dined on 9/7/2013
  • "This restaurant is amazing. Everything was perfect. We arrived late for our reservation ( we did let them know) and they were able to accommodate us with no problem. Despite the level of excellence, this place is not the least bit pretentious. Although we didn't get the tasting menu, we hope to do that when we are a little more flush, we had several items from it that were absolutely delicious. Every course was a delight and our server was attentive, enthusiastic, helpful and a very good listener. I had the lamb and I just loved it. In addition, the portion sizes were just right. I would recommend this restaurant with no reservations whatsoever and hope to return for our next anniversary."
    Dined on 8/25/2013
  • "Not many good restaurants in the area so worth the 13 mile drive Good food great service nice ambience Joe h"
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "Been coming to the inn for several years.. It's getting insanely expensive. I plan to think twice before going for dinner. There are other alternatives in town."
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "It pays to go off the beaten path to dine at this outstanding restaurant. We have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Get the tasting menu with wine pairing for a special treat. Expensive but worth it."
    Dined on 8/11/2013
  • "In an unlikely rural location, Old Inn on the Green is one of the finest restaurants I have enjoyed. I have worked in NYC for 35 years traveled extensively and consider myself to be a very good home cook. The food is beautifully presented, properly seasoned while honoring the excellent ingredients. Worth a special trip."
    Dined on 8/8/2013
  • "Love the Inn. We got married there and we go back every year for our anniversary. We also love to go every season, though, it always a special and unique experience. A must not miss when in the Berkshires!"
    Dined on 8/4/2013
  • "This is by far one of the best restaurants we have ever dined at! We have celebrated our anniversary here for the past 15 years and are more impressed each year! Thank you!"
    Dined on 7/28/2013
  • "I have been waiting a long time for an experience like this. Unbelievably delicious food in a comfortable environment and great service. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 7/21/2013
  • "The food was outstanding. Each and every dish was extremely well-prepared, interesting, and delicious. The waiter was professional, friendly, knowledgeable and helpful., but not intrusive. The setting is an old inn. It is quaint and romantic, and lit only by candlelight. The rooms are small, which helps to reduce the noise level. The only complaint registered by anyone in our party was that the air conditioning was insufficient given the warmth of the evening. This reduced the pleasure off the experience which was otherwise faultless."
    Dined on 7/19/2013
  • "The Old Inn never disappoints - innovative preparation of fresh local ingredients, excellent service, beautiful ambience, and reasonable prices considering that this is top-notch cooking."
    Dined on 7/17/2013
  • "Wonderful food and amazing ambiance. The servers were all incredibly nice, but not particularly attentive or consistent. We were helped by a variety of servers and they all seemed a bit frazzled. Worth overlooking for the food!"
    Dined on 7/14/2013