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Restaurant 3

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461 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038-2901
+1 508-528-6333
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We met friends for dinner at 3 on a Saturday night. Luckily they just started taking reservations for parties of any size. There is also plenty of parking. We had drinks at the bar before going to our table. The place was packed and the acoustics are terrible. We could not hear each other. The acoustics were somewhat better at... More 

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Thank johnbpiii
Franklin, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a nice dinner and were delighted at the nice choices. The waiter knew his stuff and was friendly without being over bearing. A nicer night out in Franklin.

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Thank Pastordave2014
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to begin... I was excited to try this restaurant based on the reviews. What a disappointment. Service was very prompt, drinks served right away. Ordered the charcuterie plate, good, but ratio of savory and sweet was way off.The chicken skewers with peanut sauce were not good at all. Hard to mess this up, but they did, Fish taco's were... More 

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Thank Patty847
Ashley W, Manager at Restaurant 3, responded to this review

Good afternoon Patty847, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with 3 Restaurant. It is imperative as a restaurant that we learn about each and every guest experience so that we can improve their quality for the next visit. We are happy to hear that your server was prompt and polite, but disappointed to hear the food... More 

Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here with family, friends, and coworkers and it was fine for any group. The food is dependably good, the service is usually great. They're always nice to my daughter and will substitute raw veggies for the fries in her kids meal.

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Thank AmReCo
Franklin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

There is a comfortable din to the restaurant. The food is consistently good. The staff is attentive.

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Thank Charles H
Franklin, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

great restaurant in Franklin, MA. food is awesome, servers are really friendly, bartender has an attitude but forgivable. we visit this place once a month, appetizers and dishes are delicious.

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Thank robert A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Happened to find 3 on the recommendation of a local chef. I was blown away by the jambalaya which was the PERFECT mix of flavors. My buddy had a fantastic filet with their outstanding risotto. I wish I lived closer but would consider making the trip just to eat here.

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Thank Karl Z
Rhode Island
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Nice local restaurant. They do not take reservations for parties of less than 8. We arrived at 7 on a busy Friday, and only waited about 15 minutes for a table for 4. Comprehensive menu, nice wine list. Prices are low to mid 20's for most entrees. Eloise provided very good and unobtrusive service. Food was delivered hot and in... More 

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Thank CaptainL-RI
Boston, Massachusetts
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1,744 reviews
1,367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 929 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

One of the best options in the general area. Nice bar, ambiance. Our early dinner of chicken skewers, salad, burger, chix parm was all well prepared and tasty. Service was friendly and efficient. Drinks well made. Good spot.

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Thank WINEandTRAVEL
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104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visited with friends and had a great time at the bar. It was really busy but everyone was friendly. I recommend!

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Thank Peglegbbh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 508-528-6333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?