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PUBLIC eat+drink

) #1 of 39 Restaurants in North Adams $$ - $$$ American, ,
34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
+1 413-664-4444
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread” (47 reviews)
“burger” (93 reviews)
“fries” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This North Adams restaurant is an older sibling of District in Pittsfield and in many ways has a similar approach, vibe and menu. But there are differences and it seems to me that Public may be a bit more creative with the food. My husband...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling through North Adams, we were looking for a casual lunch venue. Found "Public" on line and reviews were very good. We totally agree! A relaxing place to dine with personable staff, terrific menu and great tasting food. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank 001LDZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch and there were some unique, delicious options. My daughter and I got two different sandwiches and shared them - the ham & brie panini and the beet w/ honey goat cheese. Both were very good! The fries were also hot...More

Thank Esther H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner after visiting Mass MOCA. We had the ragout of pork and the tempura chicken fingers. Both were excellent. They had 11 beers on tap, 10 of which were craft brews. We sat at the bar and the service was friendly and...More

Thank Triptard74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been a few times to celebrate special occasions and each time was wonderful! Good food, good service and good time!

Thank Buckwheat1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took our niece to Public's for lunch yesterday for the second time and we were very happy with our meals again! Our niece got a burger which was HUGE and smelled delisious and she said it was. My husband and I...More

Thank marybF1714MQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shared the amazing Braised Lamb Sandwich with Dates and Ricotta and the Pappardelle. Great selection of beer and wine to choose from. Definitely a lot of locals here on a Thursday night. Near Mass Moca in "downtown" North Adams

Thank RonCo893
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In North Adams to see Mass MOCA and walking all around town too. Needed a break and stopped in at Public eat+drink. It was what we needed. Excellent appetizers for us, the Public salad and the cheese board w/charcuterie. Plenty of beer selections. Bar tenders...More

1  Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch. Service was a little slow but we hit the peak. Service was pleasant but forgetful. We ordered coffee with the meal and it never came. Had burgers that were tasty. Went for coffee over to MassMOCA and were happy to have...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A three minute walk from the parking lot of Mass MoCA, or park in front to the restaurant. Contemporary decor and menu selections. I had the PEI mussels in a chorizo/tomato broth... delicious! and all I needed for a lunch. Shrimp taco's, Fried fish and...More

Thank RSG-foodie
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31 October 2016|
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Response from doupnikka | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you would have to ask the restaurant. I do know that I watched them preparing items and that same thing crossed my mind. I noticed while they were making salads they would grab handfuls of different ingredients... More
29 July 2016|
Response from responsibletravel | Reviewed this property |
You should just call them - if they don't, it's worth the wait too! 413.664.4444
9 July 2016|
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Response from amycrossed | Reviewed this property |
They have some gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Holden St, North Adams, MA 01247-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 413-664-4444
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Founded in 2011, PUBLIC serves casual, inventive American food with an emphasis on freshness, flavor, and in-house preparation. The restaurant offers an extensive, rotating craft beer program with 11 taps and over a dozen additional selections in bottles, along with a carefully curated wine list and inventive cocktail offerings. PUBLIC serves lunch + dinner 7 days from 11:30am. The bar is open until midnight or later.
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