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The Red Lion Inn
The Red Lion Inn

The Red Lion Inn Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.redlioninn.com
  • Email: reservations@redlioninn.com
  • Phone: (413) 298-5545
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Please note: The Main Dining Room is open daily for breakfast year-round. We serve lunch and dinner daily from mid-April through December. On Mondays and Tuesdays from January through mid-April, lunch and dinner are available in our Tavern only.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Brian J. Alberg
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: According to tradition, some of the Inn's first guests were colonial Yankees who met here in 1773 to defy King George III-with revolutionary results. Today, our fully equipped meeting rooms continue to provide quiet, distraction-free settings and modern amenities for companies, associations and non-profit groups with their own important agendas. Paired with exceptional service, renowned dining, and convenient access from the Northeast's major metropolitan areas, The Red Lion Inn offers an exceptional and refreshing choice for meetings, conferences and retreats.
  • Private Party Facilities: For generations, The Red Lion Inn has helped families celebrate weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, and other special occasions with great food, exceptional service, and warm New England hospitality. Whether your event is a party for eight or a banquet for eighty, we'll be happy to help you choose a location and plan the perfect event-with menus to accommodate every style and circumstance. Contact us at the restaurant.
  • Private Party Contact: Red Lion Inn Sales Department (413) 298-1604
  • Entertainment: We offer live entertainment nightly in the Lion's Den pub, year-round and never a cover charge!
  • Special Events & Promotions: Celebrate your special event with great food, exceptional service and value, and warm New England hospitality. We'll be happy to help you plan the perfect event for 8 to 80 that will accommodate every style and circumstance. Contact us at (413) 298-1604.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 7 & 102
  • Public Transit: Several bus lines get folks to the Berkshires -- Peter Pan and its affiliates stop across the street from the Red Lion. There is public transportation in the Berkshires through the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority.
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: There is ample parking behind the Inn, but guests may also park out front (no overnight parking on Main Street in the winter!).
A word from The Red Lion Inn
Since welcoming its first guests in 1773, The Red Lion Inn has earned a reputation for outstanding food and genuine country hospitality. Those traditions are continued today by Executive Chef Brian J. Alberg, whose kitchen features contemporary cuisine that is rooted in the region's history and harvests. Emphasizing the use of fresh, local ingredients and a huge proponent of buying locally and sustaining the region, Chef Alberg regularly updates the Inn's menus to reflect the bounty of each season. Guests choose from the elegant Main Dining Room, the cozy Widow Bingham's Tavern, the casual Lion's Den pub, or, in warmer months, the flower-filled Courtyard. The wine list offers 450+ selections, and has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for ten consecutive years; Sommelier Dan Thomas helps pair wines with meals. *The Inn accepts reservations for the Main Dining Room only.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
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Diner Reviews
  • "Very impressed with the food I would compare this to the Capitol grille or the Ruth Chris of the berkshires. Excellent foot creatively prepared and still very home style comfort food. If you have the money it's worth it!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The Red Lion Inn is a special treat for special occasions. Outstanding service and always good food."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I met friends from other towns for lunch on a recent Friday. The food was good, prices reasonable, and service excellent. After a leisurely lunch we were able to extend our visit together in one of the seating areas in the large lobby. The gift shop had some interesting finds. All in all, highly recommended!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We had a wonderful weekend at The Red Lion Inn. The whole experience was lovely. This is just such a special place. Ambiance is warming and welcoming. The food is extraordinary and the entire staff is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. One of my favorite places to stay."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We celebrated my mother's 75th and my son's 25th at the Red Lion Inn. It was a very enjoyable experience. Wait staff was great. The staff proactively followed up with me prior to our scheduled reservation to ensure our needs we're met."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "We had talked about staying at the Red Lion Inn for years and we finally made it. The dining room was as charming and high-quality as the hotel. Excellent menu with vegetarian options ( important for me ) and the ambience was fantastic. Perfect for any special occasion. Expensive but worth it."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We enjoyed a traditional visit. We have gone off and on for 50 years. Attention to floors linens and silver is so nice, but having to remind one's server for your drinks several times is not nice."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "As always, the Red Lion Inn offers old New England elegance, charm, and outstanding food fresh from local sources. Such a special place each and every time we come!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "I've been to the Red Lion Inn a number of times for lunch and have never been disappointed. The ambiance of the main dining room makes you feel like you're in a Norman Rockwell picture and the easy nature of the staff makes you forget the stress of modern day life. We really enjoyed the Maple Dijon dressing and the chicken pot pie was great. The desserts were well worth the calories and the apple pie portion was large enough for two. If you're looking for a more relaxed environment try to bar in the main house or the Lion's Den downstairs (live music at night)."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "It was nice to find a dining experience that was old school charming and great food. It was so nice to also find a place with such a large room it was great if you are a bigger group as most places in the area are small. Also it seemed very quiet when we arrived at 6 pm which concerned me with small kids. But shortly after once the room was full it was fine and the kids noise did not matter at all. There were children at every table but still an elegant environment."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The food was at best "good' our waitress although friendly was lost in the weeds as more tables began to fill. She seemed to be more attentive to a group of six that was seated as we were near completing our dinner and at that point was hard to find. Also over a two night period I ordered the same VO Manhattan three different times and was charged three different prices, $10. $11. and &12. why is that?"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Excellent food, ambiance, great get away. Would go there again."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The Inn was a beautiful place to dine with a very romantic and intimate setting for Valentine's Day. Food was delicious vas through service was wonderful. Only disappointment we had were the children running around. For a fine dining establishment on a romantic holiday... Kids should NOT have been present. We ended up rushing through our dinner to escape the noise and distraction the children."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food; spectacular service. Wonderful establishment for any occassion."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Good food. Nice atmosphere. In the middle of everything."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "From the American fare of chicken, steak, pork, and fish, combined with an ambiance straight out of Yankee Magazine, the Red Lion's three dining areas ooze of New England Americana unlike no other. There's something here for every price range...from the inexpensive tavern and pub to the pricey main dining room, the experience is unforgettable. Red Lion Inn is for everyone. Either a casual lunch in the pub or tavern or a special occasion in the dining room, everyone can be accomodated. Great for families, romantic dates, and very special occasions. A true gem. What America is all about."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "The Red Lion is always the perfect place for special occasions. Our recent corporate luncheon to celebrate the Christmas season was yet another memorable experience for all in attendance. Fine food, terrific service, and the beauty of the place and locale made for a wonderful afternoon!"
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Very special place to dine. Unfortunately, we felt ignored by the server. This is the first time we have had any negative experience at the Red Lion."
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "Great experience. Waitress 'Christy' was wonderful. Dinner cost was $120.00 for two people, including tip. We both had prime rib, it was excellent and well presentated. Dining room was beautifully decorated. A real treat to myself."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "evening was very special, a corner table, wine and a lovely meal, special place"
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "We have gone to the RLI for over 25 yrs. The food has declined over the years. The menu is the same every year except for a special. Need a chicken on the menu! The prime rib needs some flavoring! Desserts also always the same. Used to have that great toll house pie, and what happened to the onion soup? Our server Blaine was a fantastic young man and was a fine waiter!"
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "The Red Lion Inn preserves the colonial atmosphere of Stockbridge. Food is always good and everyone in the Main Dining room clearly is enjoying the ambiance. Kid friendly."
    Dined on 11/27/2013
  • "Lot's of choices. Soup and salad were very good. I was disappointed with the New York Strip. Very ordinary, oven broiled ,could have got it anywhere. Place is lovely, lot's of charm. Looking forward to going back again next year when we travel through the area again."
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "We visited Red Lion for a lunch with our parents. The Red Lion Inn has a nostalgic, old New England feel to it, and the menu has a similar theme. We sampled the Yankee Pot Roast, Fried Scrod and Chicken Pot Pie, and all were very good, albeit not that exciting entree choices, just good solid comfort food. The inn was welcoming and service was very good, as we had two servers, both young women, one who appeared to be a trainee. They were very attentive and the pacing of the meal was good. All in all, this was a nice location for a special occasion lunch."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "Had a great dinner with fantastic atmosphere and incredible friends. .. our server was so much fun and treated us like royalty!!"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "There were four of us, we all had a great mean but mine, the lamb shephards pie was exceptional! Couldn't stop talking about if with others."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "The place is so known and well established that does not need recommendations"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "OK - this is a 200 year old inn, so lots of the categories above did not apply. But is was a wonderful dining experience, with great service and a solid list of food choices. Our meals were very good and the Maple Bourbon Manhattan was a treat! Lots of interesting desserts, dessert coffees, and dessert martinis also. We were happy that we ate at such a historic inn."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "I took my girlfriend of 50 years ago to dinner at The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. We had not seen each other since 1962. It was a perfect setting for a 50 year reunion!"
    Dined on 10/28/2013
  • "We had dinner in the main dining room during our recent visit to Stockbridge. The dining room is elegant, food selection and quality very good. Ordered tenderloin and pork sirloin, both were cooked to order and very tender. Server was pleasant but not overly attentive. Would have liked more bread and coffee after dinner but was never asked. Shouldn’t have to chase down the waitress for refills. First impression of the Inn was disappointment. The lobby was a bit chaotic, atmosphere dark and there was a strong odor of old ashes from the fireplace. Inn is old and classic but it could use a change of paint and rugs to brighten up the dreary ambience. Thankfully, the meal was good but the drab atmosphere is what we remember most about the place!"
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "We made reservations using Open Table for a Saturday night. The restaurant was on time for a busy Saturday night. Although slow to start our evening the service was polite, friendly and efficient. The food was terrific using local products. The arugula salad starting us off was terrific as were the collection of breads from a local bakery. We both had pork loin which was perfectly prepared. So frequently it is overcooked and dry but not here. Fore dessert we had a pumpkin creme brulee which was deep and more mousse like than custard but very tasty. Total cost, including 3 glasses of wine and a Berkshire Distillery Vodka martin, with 20% tip was $162. Ambiance is classic, old New England. A lovely destination."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "We loved the red lion inn. Feels like you've been transported back in time with old world elegance and charm. Plenty of options to choose from on the menu. My husband enjoyed the local beer sampler. The prime rib was melt in your mouth good. Loved the warm crackling fire and the soft piano music."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Classic place, went there for a Saturday lunch. Elegant atmosphere, great food and service, it was perfect!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "My wife and I are so glad we chose the Red Lion Inn for our anniversary weekend away. I am in the food business and I have to tell you that everything was first class. Great hospitality, food and service! Friday evening we enjoyed the charcuterie board and special seafood stew in the lions den. Then on Saturday night we had a fantastic experience in the main dining room. The waiter "Nathan" and the wine steward were both excellent and attentive without being forboding. We thoroughly enjoyed the Mushroom Conserva and Littleneck clams for our appetizers...then we ordered the Arctic Char and Organic Salmon...both were cooked, seasoned and served with perfection. Hats off to the staff @ the Red Lion INN!!!"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "But food disappointing. Always a treat to walk into the Inn--like a walk back in time. Packed as always and lovely server (Molly). Delicious mushroom appetizer but salmon was woefully overcooked. Kale was gritty as well. Prime rib was decent but popover also woefully overdone. We skipped desert."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Perfect for a lunch on a fall foliage tour. Nothing better for a day like this than the Red Lion' clam chowder and turkey sandwich. Classics at a classic!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Fireplace was glowing in the Lounge. While beautiful and cozy...it was smoky. I have allergies to some woods so I was miserable until the fan was turned on. Must say it did affect my enjoyment of my meal."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Very Nice Special Ocassion to Expensive for myself my Wife lobed it but we could not do this very offen"
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "We have been at the Red Lion many times for lunch and have always enjoyed it. The food is consistently delicious."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "The Red Lion Inn never disappoints. That's why we keep returning. Their Bloody Mary is the best hands-down."
    Dined on 9/4/2013