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Stone's Public House

4.6
4.6
1362 Reviews
$30 and under
Gastro Pub

Stone’s Public House

Stone's Public House, in the time-honored tradition of New England and the old country of Ireland, invites you in for a pint, a conversation and, of course, some of the finest cuisine Metrowest has to offer. Our Public House prides itself on a rich history of fine food and drink, friendly service, camaraderie and, perhaps, a whisper of spirits not to be found anywhere else!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 15 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, American, Irish

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (508) 881-1778

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Ashland

  • Cross street

    Homer Ave/Summer Street

  • Parking details

    We have our own private lot in the rear of the building. Guests can also use the street parking in front as well as the municipal lot across the street for no charge. We just ask that they use care in crossing the street and the railroad tracks.

  • Public transit

    We are approximately a mile and a quarter from the Ashland MBTA Commuter rail stop.

  • Entertainment

    Come in and enjoy live music every Saturday evening starting at 8:30 and every Sunday morning at 11:30. Check out our Facebook page to see who is playing this week! Test your knowledge of everything Trivia with "Whatta Ya Know Trivia" every Tuesday starting at 7:30.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sat outside on a beautiful night. Great drinks, great food, great service!
  2. MG

    MikeG

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Two of us had the Baked Cod, it was delicious; a nice combination of Cod, bacon and potatoes in a cream sauce = Yum! and one had the Steak; who said it was a good tender steak cooked to perfection. The restaurant is inside an old, supposedly haunted, house; always a fun take! in a relaxed setting, not fancy. Good friendly service, reasonably priced, good selection of local beers on tap. We've been here several times and will be back soon.
  3. CB

    CatherineB

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Best place in the area to eat. I like that they have a small plate option. Our go to place, all summer, as we visit the State Parks in the area for swimming and hiking.
  4. F

    Frog

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I am a preservation architect and am most impressed with the improvements to the Inn inside and out
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat outside and the weather was great. The fish and chips are my favorite. The fish is lightly fried and flaky the fries are the best. I do have many favorites at Stones. I live in Florida, however, I visit several times a year and always go to Stones for dinner.
  6. NR

    NancyR

    Baltimore

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a lovely dinner out with family I hadn’t seen since last August. I grew up in Massachusetts but now live in Maryland & am visiting on vacation. My sister suggested this restaurant ~ what a special experience. Weather was perfect for outside dining, patio is charming, especially as it gets dark and the lights come on along the green fence. She loved her lamb shepherd’s pie, and both my heirloom tomato Caprese salad and flat-iron steak (m/r!) with parsley chimichurri & handcut fries were absolutely delicious. My niece & I had pineapple mojitos, and ‘the boys’ enjoyed their meals as well. Hannah was a fun, efficient server ~ good people person. The manager, Brian, was the perfect host & handled our reservation. What a charming pub ~ even the trains going by added a fun vibe ~ I actually came up from BWI by Acela!
  7. MW

    MetroWesterner

    New England

    162 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    162 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We tried the Irish Pizza appetizer which was excellent. He had the burger, which was very good and surrounded by a generous serving of hot French fries. I has the mustard crusted salmon which was delicious as was the German potato salad served with it.
  8. B

    Bill

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The hostess greeted us promptly and seated us quickly. The waitress was friendly and helpful with the selections. We liked the ambience and the unusualness of the train that passed the restaurant. We definitely will visit again.
  9. T

    Tina

    New England

    77 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    77 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love dining at Stone's Public House. The staff is always very friendly and the food is exceptional!
  10. KM

    KMatzke

    New England

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience2
    Hostess had no personality, I don't even think she spoke. It was Father's day and the weather wasn't the best, I asked if there was any chance to sit inside instead of the patio reservation I had made, she shook her head "no". She didn't tell my husband Happy Fathers Day either (basically didn't greet us at all, plus she was on the phone when we arrived and we waited about 5 minutes for her to get off). Waitress was barely better, she was rude to my two young adult children when asking for their ID, it was sarcastic and she seemed put off. She said, "I have to remind myself that kids born in 2001 are now old enough to drink"as she handed my son back his ID, and this was not friendly how she said it. She forgot to put in our appetizer and was over all unpleasant. Just unfortunate when you are going out to celebrate and the staff make you feel like you should have stayed home. Food was great as always, that's what will keep us coming back. Need new staff!
  11. JO

    JanetO

    New England

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We made a reservation for Father's Day based on their brunch menu found online. When we arrived we were told that there is no brunch offered and the brunch menu has been taken down several times. While standing there, we brought up the brunch menu online again and showed the bartender. No one seemed to care, so we left and ate somewhere else. Very disappointing.
  12. JM

    JillM

    New England

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Service was terrific! Beautiful night to sit on the patio.
  13. VJ

    VictoriaJ

    New England

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a relatively new waiter, Kyle, and he was exceptional. He was attentive, quick to respond to requests, and very friendly. Couldn’t have asked for better service!
  14. JS

    JeffS

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were excellent. Loved the outdoor dining.
  15. JA

    JAWS

    New England

    35 reviews

    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We have eaten there a few times before last night. The food is exceptional. Our guess is they have a fantastic chef. Service was adequate, but we are sure it was because there was a large crowd on a Tuesday night. A great place for my wife and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
  16. LP

    LoisP

    New England

    96 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    96 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Definitely one of the best patios in the area. Nice atmosphere, more comfortable than picnic tables, plenty of shade. Always a good experience here.
  17. FF

    FoodieFan

    New England

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our first time there and it was great. Food was delicious and Hannah our server was fabulous. We will definitely be back!
  18. JO

    JohnO

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere, food and service. They could change up the menu more and have specials but that is my only complaint.
  19. RR

    RuffRony

    Las Vegas

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service.....great cosmo. Delicious scallops!!
  20. JA

    JoAnnO

    New England

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Ate outside on the enclosed patio. Music was a little loud and you have to expect a lot of noise from an occasional train passing VERY NEARBY. Food and drink are always reliably good. Service is friendly and helpful.
  21. t

    taryn

    New England

    34 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Fish was way too undercooked. Sent it back and then it was overcooked. Bar area was super loud and not that full.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Isabelle was an excellent server. The food was phenomenal. The drinks were great. $26 for a lobster roll and a side. You can’t beat that.
  23. SM

    SarahM

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    We had a great family dinner! The service was wonderful and the ambiance was just what we were looking for.
  24. IP

    IlteaP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food2service4ambience5
    Not the upscale dining we sought. Beautiful old building, but food was meh. Fries were burned and hollow inside. Lobster roll bun was cold and stale tasting and the lobster while fresh was unseasoned and bland. Maybe put some rolls on the table or something to welcome guests? Have had better dining experiences at more be affordable places. Won't be back.
  25. C

    Crapstein1

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    First time dining at Stones Public House. Great tap list, great food, and our server, Erica, was excellent.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, service, and vibe.
  27. EH

    ElizabethH

    New England

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Nice comfortable patio. Food was delicious! Creative and yummy drinks.
  28. KM

    KimM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We took our son here to celebrate his graduation & it was great! We arrived earlier than our reservation & they found us a table right away! The staff was so kind & the service was wonderful! It was our first visit but it won’t be our last! We have found a new favorite!!!
  29. b

    brucew

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    inattentive server, limp fries, weak curry sauce, beer expensive, burger not worth price, too bad, we used to love this place , especially outside patio.
  30. BP

    BruceP

    New England

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We really enjoy eating on the patio at Stone's when the weather is nice. Lovely ambiance. The food is very good though limited vegetarian options. Our server, Hannah, was both delightful and very attentive. The occasional train noise can be a bit bothersome, but infrequent. Overall, a great place to enjoy a nice weather meal outdoors.
  31. LC

    LynnaC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Always wanted to go because of the history of the building. It didn't disappoint! Service was good, staff extremely friendly, food was excellent! Definitely going again.
  32. LC

    LizC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Fun place for a birthday celebration with friends. Food, service and ambiance were wonderful.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Will be back soon!!
  34. F

    Foodie77

    New England

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was awesome, food was yummy, we all had fun as a family of five!
  35. JL

    JudyL

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Better than pub food. Large portions. Attentive servers. Great “public house” atmosphere but spread out enough for private conversation.
  36. JB

    JamieB

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We came for dinner on Mother's Day after sitting at a cold baseball game. Our server was cheerful and efficient. The food was delicious!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed the food, great service.
  38. WD

    WDW23

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was great and our server Matt was very nice. Thank you!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    Food was very good once we reminded the hostess we were there.
  40. MA

    MaryAnnB

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and great food. Dining area to the right was quiet which is what we wanted. Thank you!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Stone's Public House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 881-1778.

Stone's Public House is rated 4.6 stars by 1362 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 15 times today

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Google Map for Stone's Public House

179 Main Street Ashland, MA 01721

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Homer Ave/Summer Street

  • Neighborhood

    Ashland

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, American, Irish

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We have our own private lot in the rear of the building. Guests can also use the street parking in front as well as the municipal lot across the street for no charge. We just ask that they use care in crossing the street and the railroad tracks.

  • Public transit

    We are approximately a mile and a quarter from the Ashland MBTA Commuter rail stop.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    Come in and enjoy live music every Saturday evening starting at 8:30 and every Sunday morning at 11:30. Check out our Facebook page to see who is playing this week! Test your knowledge of everything Trivia with "Whatta Ya Know Trivia" every Tuesday starting at 7:30.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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