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Peppercorn's Grille and Tavern

4.4
679 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Creative Cuisine
Serving up casual Italian food in Worcester has been a Peppercorn’s tradition for over 25 years. Peppercorn’s Grille and Tavern is a comfortable, family friendly Worcester restaurant offering up a variety of tasty and affordable menu selections with featured entrees that include seafood, chicken, pasta, burgers and more. Peppercorn’s also has daily specials to tempt your taste buds along with Worcester’s best thin crust pizza, an outstanding kids menu and a wine list that rivals any Worcester restaurant. With 7 high definition flat screens, appetizer specials, a one of Worcester’s best collections of craft brewed beer, including our very own Wormtown Ales, the Peppercorn’s Lounge is the best place in Worcester to catch a game, relax with friends, and have a great night out on the town. For two generations, Peppercorn’s has been the place to dine for great Italian food in Worcester. So stop on in, and let us show you just how good Italian Dining in Worcester really can be!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Italian, Pizzeria
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Hours of operation
Monday thru Thursday: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Phone number
(508) 752-7711
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Marcos Ferreira
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Private party contact
Tom Oliveri: (508) 752-7711
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Catering
Peppercorns is famous for their great catering services. We have a wonderful catering menu available at www.epeppercorns.com as well as the option to personalize any menu of your choice.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Downing
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 679 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.0
ambience
4.2
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We are season ticket holders at the Hanover Theatre. So going to dinner and a show is a nice date night for my husband and I. We use to change restaurants everytime we headed for Worcester, but for the last two years we have gone back to Peppercorns every show. The food is excellent, the service beyond reproach and the waitstaff very friendly. I once asked for a dish without the sauce because it was lobster infused and I am allergic. The chef made a batch without the lobster so I could experience the dish the way it is meant to be. My husband loves the on tap list from local breweries. The meals range from burgers & pizza to high end cuts of steak with juliened vegetables. On Saturday nights reservations are necessary unless you want to eat in the bar.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food and waiter were great.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

As always we were not disappointed we went in with a party of 6 a reservation they took his right on time food was wonderful service was wonderful atmosphere was great never disappointing meal when you go here!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My husband and I were there on a date and we absolutely loved everything about this place. The atmosphere is great and the food is amazing! We will definitely be back.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We were seated immediately. The food was fair-good. I think there was supposed to be bread, but we never got any.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Nice sized dining room. Terrific selection for Easter brunch buffet. Professional service, well-organized for a busy day.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch Buffer

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

While we both found the food very tasty we did feel as though we were being rushed by the two hostesses that kept walking by everyone's tables to see if they were finished with their food. Also, it would have been nice of our server to tell us about the $5 discount that we could have received if we would have texted a code to our phone. Although it was right with the check it just looked like a survey. We would have given her the tip.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Stuffed haddock was delicious! Wife and I each ordered haddock, my wife brought half home for lunch next day. Generous size portions

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Always a great meal. They’ve added new menu items and held on the tried and true. It’s our “ go-to”!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Perfect location for a friends' lunch-waitress was great, food excellent

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

A varied menu meant that everyone in our party of 9 was able to find something. Say yes to those risotto balls.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food and service were good. Quick to seat us.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great service, exceptional food!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Good Italian bistro style food

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

First time visitor and I will come back. The food was good, and service was great/

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Meal was excellent!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

First time at Peppercorn’s. Very impressed with service and food. We’ll be back.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The food was great as always. Service was adequate. Server was ok, not very friendly. Did what she had to. We enjoy more personable servers. She want bad just felt like she couldn’t be bothered to interact.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Great food. Great service.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

We had our usual fun time t dinner on Monday night. Our waiter Galo was excellent.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Really good food and service. Pretty good craft beer selection - not a ton but usually something you haven't had before. Kids LOVE the mac and cheese. A touch on the pricey side overall but not too bad.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food was amazing. The prices were ok. My fiance and I had 3 mixed drinks, 1 craft beer, 1 appetizer, and 2 entrees. Total bill came up to about $100. Well worth the price. We will be coming back.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Babe took the beef tenderloin and it was delicious. I took the chef's pick for the adventurous and got... I will not ruin your surprise, but it was generous and hearty. Our waitress was not nice to us, I could tell that I'm not of her favorite customers. She didn't even care to tell us that the kitchen is closing so we were quite disappointed when we got to the desert (!).
All in all the food was good enough that I want to return and try other dishes they have, and hopefully find myself served by another waiter/ess.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Visited Peppercorns for Valentines Day with my 2 teens. We all loved our meals. Menu is very creative and side dishes are as enticing as the entrées. Pasta is fresh and sauces are delicious. Pecan salmon with roasted Brussel sprouts and mashed absolutely delicious with hint of bacon. My son had an equally delicious harvest seafood meal with a risotto with apples and cranberries, yum. Pistachio haddock also wonderful. Manhattans were spot on. Big piece of chocolate chip bread pudding for dessert topped off a delicious meal. Service was excellent accommodating my food allergy to bivalves. We will return.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Haddock was simply delicious. My husband's salmon was quite tasty and our molten chocolate cake was more than decedent- more than the two of us could share. If the restaurant itself was just a little more attractive, Peppercorn's would be perfect.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

A great value for great food. We love this place. Kid friendly too. Always a wait during dinner- so make reservations. Just try it- dinner or lunch or Sunday brunch! Never had a bad meal here.

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2.0Dined on February 9, 2018

I've been coming to P eppercorn's for as long as I can remember and I can't deny it anymore. The wait staff the past 3 times I've come in has been atrocious. This particular visit I was meeting up with a very dear friend to catch up. We each ordered a drink and entree. Now I understand this is not a waitresses dream table, but our waitress literally began circling our table after 45 minutes. She even had a fellow wait staff come grab our drink glasses as a hint to hit the road. Kerry I believe her name was left much to be desired and may very well have been the nail in the coffin for me to consider Peppercorns when choosing a spot to meet up next time. I had similarly unpleasant experiences over the past year, perhaps front of the house management needs to step it up. There are too many dining options out there to have terrible service. Food was great , but not enough to offset rough around the edges waitstaff.

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4.0Dined on February 6, 2018

The food was quite good. My wife had the lemon pasta with haddock, and the lemon flavor was bright but not overwhelming. I had the brisket, which was tender and well spiced. The service was excellent. We had an OpenTable award and they were eager to honor it.

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4.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Good place

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5.0Dined on January 29, 2018

Great Monday night values

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Had a wonderful lunch at Peppercorn’s! Portion was great and I had it for lunch the next day also!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Overall quite good, including the appetizers and special menu. I was part of a party of eight, and between three appetizers, eight different entrees, and three desserts everyone really enjoyed their entire meal.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

As always a great meal at Peppercorn’s. This time we thought we’d try Opentable reservations to try to avoid waiting once we arrived. We walked in and were seated right away, and the service and food were outstanding.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

This place was great. It had been recommended by a family member so we decided to head there for dinner to start our girl’s night out. The waiter was super friendly, outgoing and fun. Not overwhelming, but created a perfectly fun atmosphere. The food was DELICIOUS and the drinks were great. I highly recommend the risotto balls to start. The space was a little tight in the center tables, so we felt like we were being too loud, but other than that, it was great. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent meal, always good every time we go. Food is delicious and portions are enough. I like how the menu changes a little bit with different options.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

The service was excellent. The food was served hot and exceeded our expectations for flavor and creativity. Gluten free options were well labeled and delicious. I definitely want to go back to sample more of the menu.

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5.0Dined on January 10, 2018

Haddock was excellent. Service was very professional and helpful for a first time visit. I’ll be back.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great service and a great New Years menu. Always a great selection of craft brew. Hand of the Chef is a great option (weekends only). Plenty of regular menu options and creative specials. It’s a good spot for a relaxed, extended dinner with friends or date night.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food and great service! Prices very reasonable too.

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