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The Monterey General Store

448 Main Rd, Monterey, MA 01245-9733
+1 413-528-5900
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
10 Nov 2017
“Hidden Gem”
5 Sep 2017
“Step Back In Time”
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CUISINES
American, Soups, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
448 Main Rd, Monterey, MA 01245-9733
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2017

A great general store with interesting foods and other items to buy as well as serving an excellent breakfast/lunch

Thank Coopero33
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This store is in walking distance from my friend's home. She took me there so we could get breakfast in the morning. They have a great selection of breakfast items and an extensive tea list. We loved looking at all of the eclectic items throughout...More

Thank ART9099
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We found this store to offer a good selection of food, wine and other items, and we always found what we were looking for, with one exception -- diapers! You can buy the very special Monterey Goat Cheese here, made just down the road at...More

Thank Tesair L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Read somewhere that this was a gem of a place. So today, on a lazy Saturday, we decided to make the 45-minute drive there for breakfast. We arrived after 11 a.m. and we're happy to find they were still serving breakfast. We placed our order...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We bought some blueberry muffins and lemon squares at $3.50 a piece. The blueberry muffins were absolutely the worse blueberry muffins I've ever tasted. By far the worse muffins on planet earth. Nobody liked the muffins and for the first time no one finished a...More

Thank Augosto860
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had excellent lunch (Smoked Salmon sandwich for my wife, Barley Vegetable soup for me. Nice atmosphere, lovely seating indoor area, interesting decor, friendly proprieter.

1  Thank knick22016
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great little find tucked into the mountain town of Monterey. Great food and atmosphere with plenty of baked goods, pies, ice cream and a fine selection of cheezes. This place is a treat!

Thank Dcollins777
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Happened upon the Monterey General Store on our way into the Berkshires. This quiet location, the pleasant local employees, a non-commercialized building also provided us with two tasty lunches. We nearly licked our plates clean. Sat on the deck, listening to the movement of the...More

Thank HJayR
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We enjoyed a delicious lunch here, but especially liked browsing through the store's amazing collection of high-end groceries, locally produced baked goods, and amusing novelties. No junk here.

Thank conwoman43
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Monterey General Store and Cafe in the quaint little village near Tyringham and Lee, Massachusetts is a great stop on a beautiful scenic mountain drive. I enjoyed a very excellent lunch of gazpacho soup in a lovely minature French tureen, with salmon lox sandwich. Best...More

1  Thank LindaLou657
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 Main Rd, Monterey, MA 01245-9733 (Formerly The General Store)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 413-528-5900
  • E-mail
Description
Re-opened with great fanfare in the Autumn of 2012, under the stewardship of veteran restaurateur Scott Edward Cole, The “New” Monterey General Store is happily serving the needs of the local community. As well, drawing visitors from near and far to experience its simple, rustic charms, and to partake in wholesome, house made foods derived from many local and nearby sources.At the Monterey General Store, you will find pantry staples, home made baked goods and pastries, breakfast and lunch offerings, specialty food items, meats and cheeses, housewares, and other curiosities.We are exceedingly proud to offer local maple syrup, honey, goat cheese, vegetables, and artisanal craft items all created by our friends and neighbors.
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