The Stagecoach Tavern

4.6
235 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
The Stagecoach Tavern at Race Brook Lodge dates back to the early 17th century. Our candlelit Tavern boasts hand-hewn beams and wide-plank floors and it has been a warm and convivial gathering spot for friends, families, and lovers for almost 200 years.

Our kitchen team draws inspiration from their diverse backgrounds, creating dishes influenced by French, New American, Brazilian and Italian cuisines.

Head Bartender Rafael Russi-Catalan gives a fascinating visual experience to our guests and an ample menu with 16 original seasonal cocktails, mocktails and a suggested list of 40 classics to try before you die.

Experiences

  • The Stagecoach Tavern Winter Tasting Menu

    $100.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Our teams six course tasting menu features influences from Italy, France, Brazil and Spain and seasonal ingredients sourced, whenever, possible from our own farm. The menu is accompanied by wine, cocktail and spirit pairings curated by our Beverage Director Rafael Russi-Catalan.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 235 people are saying
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KGarton
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent as usual, but with a new menu that is outstanding.

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vipMarjorieL
Miami
28 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The salad and the salmon were outstanding 😀

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Utterly lovely.

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vipDropInDiner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, wonderful ambiance - and they’ve created charming private dining spaces due to the pandemic which makes it feel even more special - we love dining here!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Lovely date night with a dining room to ourselves. Slightly disappointed with the limited menu. I’m vegetarian and tired of mushrooms and pasta even though they were very nice. It’s summer with tons of amazing locally grown vegetables available and wish I had more options.

DE
DavidE
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Post pandemic "new normal" done right. Every element and detail needs to be experienced as words would fail to adequately express what you will find. A true delight of the scenes.

GB
GideonB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Cool setting and delicious Berkshire food.

As you sit in an 18th Century Stagecoach Inn, you enjoy food that hasn't traveled far to get to your plate, and beautifully prepared too.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our second time dinning here for one of there Tasting Menu's. They have delivered another wonderful experience

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veggiesavage
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So great to be back at the place my great great's horse and buggied to :)
great people, great vibe

PE
PascaleEthanAliyahElodie
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very memorable brunch for all of us for a special birthday. It was just so beautifully presented and scrumptious. Thank-you !

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SethT
New England
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, amazing atmosphere, and excellent service!

DC
DomiC
New England
17 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stagecoach Tavern is an undiscovered gem and we always enjoy dining here when we are in the Berkshires in August. It has become a great family dinner ritual for us! We just love the quirky vibe, the sincere and soulful service and the entire experience. Really appreciating them staying open during hard times!

MG
MichaelG
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

The waiter was a very nice guy--very helpful. Yet it took him a very long time to take our order and it seemed to take a long time for each item to arrive. Do not expect bread or anything on the table to nibble on with you wine or other while you await the first course. I kept hoping to be offered something...hope was not met. The Salad Verana was very good but the portion size was quite small. Same for the Paella Americana. It was a dish I split with my companion and, based on past experience ordering Paella, thought there would be enough. Not this time. It was a very small portion, actually not even quite enough for one person, let alone two and while it was really very good, there just wasn't very much of it offered on the plate. We ordered both desserts and the Panna Cotta was nice, creamy, and of a good consistency. The Lavender Creme Bruleé looked delicious, had some blueberries and a split fig on top (very nice) but was runny. It was not the best CB I have had. The price for two of us (each with one glass of wine) was $99 and that was splitting the salad and the main course! Price should have been closer to $60-70 for the portion sizes. Kids were playing in the hallway outside where our table was and it was noisy. Ambiance was "rustic" to put it diplomatically but that is a hallmark of this Inn and restaurant so I can't fault them for that. Would I return for another dinner? No. It just was not worth the money even though the food, itself, was quite good.

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KCKW
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience5

Lots of rustic charm, plus a great
enclosed patio. Plenty of ambiance.
Menu has unusual selections compared to other restaurants but it’s very good.
We returned a second time during our stay.

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vipSherriK
Miami
28 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful dining experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
8 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We experienced the preset menu and were absolutely pleased with each and every course! The chef, the manager, the server were attentive and extraordinary. Highly recommend the wine pairing as each selection married with the course enhanced the flavors.

Will be back, will recommend and will have a wonderful memory!

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vipbgreen
New York Area
63 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food gets 5 stars for Flavor, presentation and creativity. However, portion size is very small, and you could find yourself wishing they portions were much larger. A little heavy on the salt shaker for our taste, but overall a winner. The ambiance and the quaint country inn feeling is all there, so definitely worthy of a try.

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vipDV8R
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful atmosphere, delicious food and drinks. The food portion was a little underwhelming in the serving size, so half of the group shared and left somewhat hungry.

KC
KCKW
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience3

We brought out of town friends.
The 4 of us really enjoyed our dinner from
a nice selection of menu options.
The Gazpacho was VERY good.
Fun ambiance.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience1

disappointing !! - restaurant needs good scrub - furniture run down - old - sticky , bldg needs repairs / update

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vipImpressive
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

First of all the place is adorable. You are seated in your own living room/dining room. It is beautifully appointed and the music is great background music.Every person at our table loved their meal but the ceviche and the fish and chips were exceptional. We didn’t have dessert only because we didn’t leave a Morsel on our plate. Highly recommend and wish we went there sooner. Chef please give us the ceviche recipe!

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vipSherriK
Miami
28 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best ambiance in the Berkshires. You feel like you stepped back in time. Wonderful food! We had the zucchini and radish salad, the chicken milanese and the tavern burger. All were wonderful, as was our server. Delicious cocktails too!

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Rick
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food was excellent. Portions small but adequate. Desserts were lacking. Duck was well prepared but could have used a sauce. Ambiance was excellent as was the service. Would come back for the tasting menu.

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FrankS
New England
5 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very nice private dining rooms, delicious food, creative menu and cocktails, well trained wait staff...
cozy ambience - especially in the winter when the fireplaces are going...

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vipEllenArtist
Tampa
7 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had the best evening, the drive, the atmosphere, the service and the food were great. Will return shortly, a fun and special place!

ML
vipMarjorieL
New England
29 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great. Hope the chef does not leave.

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agassi
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the area, the character, the food and the staff

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Dunkelpier
Austin
20 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly place in a fascinating old tavern, with excellent food.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of best experiences I have had in my life. Everyone there cares about the quality of their work. The food is incredibly delicious and people are kind and caring.

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cynthia
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, friendly and competent staff, a delight.

RC
vipRonaldC
New England
12 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the chef tasting, 6 course meal. WONDERFUL! Presentation, quality of food. Staff was helpful, attentive. We were there for 3 hours, didn’t feel rushed. We liked the fact that they increased the meal prices to give their staff a living wage, tip was not necessary ... but we gave one anyway for their excellent service we received.

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vipSabzi
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent - had our own private room too. Really would go back again for the tasting menu

SM
SamanthaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Birthday dinner

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is wonderful and the food delicious!

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Catherine
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a great dinner for our first anniversary! The ambiance was cozy and wonderful, the service great, and the food impeccable!

MB
MaureenB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Celebrated BD dinner with my husband & we were very impressed. Loved the rustic interior, service was excellent & food very good. Our hostess/server was lovely & the host/bartender was friendly & cocktails were prefect. We recommend the scallops, ceviche to start & forest floor as an entree.

MR
vipMichelleR
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious.

MM
MarkM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Always a lovely meal. They have done such a nice job giving each party a separate space during COVID. The food is delish, though the portions are small. Beer list is great. Service is perfect.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So cute and so delish!

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vipGregH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Seemed to be disorganized. Drinks took a long time to arrive. Food wasn’t bad but not great and the tasting menu is not really worth the value.

FAQs

The Stagecoach Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (413) 229-8585.

The Stagecoach Tavern is rated 4.6 stars by 235 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.