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The Neighborhood Tavern, Northborough, MA

The Neighborhood Tavern

4.3
4.3
44 Reviews
$30 and under
American
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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Sat 11:30 am–12:00 am Sun 10:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (508) 393-3188

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ronald Gravina

  • Private party facilities

    free function rom. We can accommodate up to 200 guests.

  • Neighborhood

    Northborough

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer Garden, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

What 44 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Central MA

    Kid Friendly

  • Central MA

    Hot Spot

  • Central MA

    Neighborhood Gem

  • Central MA

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. NA

    NeverAgain

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    I would give it zero stars if possible. After ordering our food we waited 1 hour and still no food. Asked for the manager who refused to come out of the kitchen. Tables around us got up and left without their order arriving. The manager finally came out and said our ticket was next. After an additional Al 15 minutes still no food. Finally 3/4 of the meals arrived at the table only to be served raw and undercooked. The order with a food allergy was not delivered by the manager as regulated. Needless to say we got up and left, never to return again.
  2. S

    Stacy

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    Service was extremely slow, food was good, a little on the pricier side for the portion received though.
  3. HA

    HillaryA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, excellent beer selection, excellent service.
  4. EK

    EricK

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. Service was outstanding....Hostess, server through to kitchen staff who delivered our meals. Food was exceptionally fresh and delicious. Varied and interesting menu, great drinks, beautiful environment. An exceptional option for upscale casual dining. Substantial outdoor seating as well.
  5. RG

    RonG

    New England

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    My wife ordered the roasted chicken. It came with lemon slices on it. She is allergic. She brought it up immediately to the waitress. She hot a bit of a lecture because she said it says lemon on the menu. We checked, it did not. The chef made her grilled chicken breast. The server was told of a tomatoe allergy also. Tomatoes came on her second plate along with broccoli. She ordered asparagus.Not to mention our drink glasses were empty most of the meal. Restaurant was not full. No exuse
  6. SD

    SusanD

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our server Sam was awesome! Food was very good. It was not busy in the restaurant at the time we ate.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    Not even worth my time to explain the unnecessary wait, horrific service, thousand apologies, poor quality food, incorrect orders, and terrible mothers day experience. Don't waste your time or money here.
  8. CT

    CT44

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Awful service. The waiter was going to all the tables around us and never acknowledged us at all. We finally just got up and left.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience1
    Waiter was super nice, but seemed overwhelmed. Our app came out with our entree, luckily, I work in the hospitality industry and totally understand what working on a Friday feels like, so we cut him some slack and enjoyed our meals! I will say, it was def not the best impossible burger I had, I feel like a lot more thought and time could go into planning the menu, preparing the dish, and presentation of the dish. Would I go back again? Maybe? Definitely won’t be my first choice, but it is for sure a great place for families, grabbing a beer and apps to watch the game, or meeting up with friends for a quick bite to eat. Wide variety of food, and a big menu which is great and rare these days!.
  10. LH

    LizH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good food- we got burger, half chicken and buffalo chicken sandwich. All were good. Brussel sprouts also good. Service was decent too. Will go back.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fantastic!
  12. CC

    ChrisC

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Best short rib dinner with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. Service was great too.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The calamari was super crispy (which I love) and it was served with a lemon aioli (so good) and was a welcome change from the typical marinara sauce. Million $ burger was very good as was the jalapeño burger (both cooked exactly as requested) with additional side sauces as requested. Service was great.
  14. DA

    DAVIDB

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great
  15. f

    foodie25

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place!
  16. b

    brfe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great environment to meet friends and family. Mix of good food and good drinks!
  17. NG

    NboroGirl

    New England

    84 reviews

    5.0

    84 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The burgers are delicious...cooked just right and very juicy. Staff are to please.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Had a nice meal last night. The tacos were good (smaller portion than expected), short ribs , and million dollar burger were very good.
  19. LR

    LesleyRN

    New England

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bryant our server was outstanding!
  20. JM

    JenniferM

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food and cocktails were delicious. Portions were perfect. Was a little dark in there but I like the decor.
  21. LS

    LorraineS

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Kitchen staff made two major errors on our food order. Fried fish was mushy. Alcoholic drinks and desserts were unexpectedly expensive. They accommodated us at a quiet table for 6 for a birthday celebration so that was nice.
  22. BL

    BLGxxxxx

    New England

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1
    This restaurant is severely understaffed The staff that are there were very chaotic. Does not seem to be managed well at all.
  23. RM

    RobM

    New England

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience2
    Waitress was great but kitchen was very very slow
  24. SN

    ShaziN

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice service, great food! We will be back
  25. LM

    LindsayM

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    We loved the Neighborhood Grill! Great menu and atmosphere! We will definitely be back.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Our waiter was excellent.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Night out with girlfriends. Food and service was great! We will be back!
  28. DD

    DuaneD

    Columbus

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The server and food was great!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Nice meal and service
  30. k

    kris

    New England

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We came here for my mother’s birthday brunch on New Year’s Day and she absolutely loved it and did not want to leave. We started off with the mozzarella sticks which were homemade and perfectly crispy. I had the chicken and waffles and the portion was perfect. It was a small waffle and 3 boneless tenders so not overwhelming at all! My mother who is very fussy thought our waitress did an excellent job as well. I guess we will be back! Definitely a step up from the old tavern in the square that used to be here.
  31. JJ

    JayJ

    New England

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Their steak tips were a little gristly, and this is the second time that's happened, but everything else was great!
  32. L

    Leahc

    New England

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Many staff don’t wear masks, I am concerned for them.
  33. DA

    DaveA

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2021

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Nice place for drinks after work. Will definitely come back
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sam our server - was lovely !!!
  35. MA

    MARKandMARIA

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Best shrimp scampi ever
  36. CJ

    CarolynJ

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2021

    overall3food3service1ambience3
    1st time going, and we sat at the bar. The restaurant was 1/3 full (for a Friday night) and the bar was half full (huge bar). The food was OK, service was awful. We sat for 10 minutes at the bar before even being acknowledged. And after a hello from the bartender, they didn't ask us for our order. Finally ordered drinks, and then wait another 15 minutes before we ASKED if we could put in a food order (they never asked if we wanted anything). They had plenty of bartenders (3 behind the bar with a bar back). I'm not sure if they were new or just inexperienced but it was painfully slow... And we love sitting at the bar because we have always found service and interaction to be so fun. Not here. Not sure we'll be going back anytime soon.
  37. TG

    TriciaG

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice atmosphere, good food. Enjoyed our dinner!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time there and we loved it! Already talking about going back sometime this week. Great atmosphere, clean, inviting, great menu, food, service and prices!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2021

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    They seemed to be short staffed in the kitchen. Took awhile to get appetizers and they were cold. Food was good. Service was great. Waitress was attentive and checked in on us.
  40. JT

    JackT

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2021

    overall5food5service1ambience3
    Went to watch the patriots Service was horrible however was not the bartenders fault!!! The two women were running around like crazy people serving drinks for the. restaurant and the bar was packed, Once again they were Doing the best they could

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Neighborhood Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 393-3188.

The Neighborhood Tavern is rated 4.3 stars by 44 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for The Neighborhood Tavern

318 Main St Northborough, MA 01532-3609

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Northborough

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Sat 11:30 am–12:00 am Sun 10:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ronald Gravina

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer Garden, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

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