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The New Knox Trail Inn

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Otis $$ - $$$ American,
1898 E Otis Rd, Otis, MA 01253
+1 413-269-4400
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“grinder” (3 reviews)
“new owners” (4 reviews)
“many years” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1898 E Otis Rd, Otis, MA 01253
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After an incredible renovation the Knox has returned and WOW are the changes noticable and dead-bang-on. Had the Prime Rib weekend special. To Die For! Separation of bar and a dinning area make such a difference Menu is far ranging but appropriate. Staff is beyond...More

Thank GeoffreyG684
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a year-round hiltown resident, I was excited to learn that the Inn was now in the hands of a new group and I eagerly awaited to learn of opening day. My first visit a couple weeks ago just "blew me away"! Yes, I expected...More

Thank jarmclark
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Thank you Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate at The New Knox Trail Inn last week and were pleasantly surprised. The new owners have done a wonderful job rehabbing the place. It is bright, very clean and tastefully done over. Although the wait was an hour for our...More

2  Thank Patricia G
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us....,we hope you will be back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad to see Knox Trail Inn opened again.Good food Great atmosphere>New owners did a great job renovating

1  Thank L7330AKtom
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you like what we have done with this historic building....thanks for spreading the word!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The New Knox Trail Inn is a most welcome addition to our corner of the Berkshires. The new owners have totally transformed the previously dark and dingy place into an inviting spot to enjoy a drink and/or a tasty light meal. The interior has new...More

2  Thank Karen R
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our mission is to provide the community with an establishment they can be proud of....thank you for your patronage!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have waited in great anticipation for the Knox to re-open and it was worth it! Been there twice since then and the food is excellent and pricing is fair. If you go, give yourself plenty of time. The new crew is trying its best...More

3  Thank Jim R
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and the rest of our lakeside community. We continue to work hard to make improvements and provide the type of food and service that has been missing here for a while....Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been a patron of prior restaurant many years ago after which it had gone down hill. When we heard it was purchased and reopened by 5 experienced restauranteurs just 2 weeks ago, we decided to take our daughter and family to it for dinner....More

2  Thank Coopero33
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are working hard at fine tuning this establishment for you....our valued guest!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Knox Trail Inn has officially kicked-off the 2017 summer season! We visited on opening night and weren't surprised that the parking lot was filling up quickly. The new owners revitalized the interior of this historic Inn - updating and expanding the front dining room...More

2  Thank Lana H
Peter S, Owner at The New Knox Trail Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our heartfelt thanks for giving us the opportunity to serve you!

Reviewed 30 July 2015

The Knox Trail Inn is an OK place to eat. I am sure all the second home owner think it is great. But when you are here all year round and you see the cook staff keep changing and the menu stays the same. What...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We have been coming to the Knox Trail Inn for several years, while summering in the Berkshires. The food has always ranged from OK to excellent, and the activity in the dining room reflected that. Tonight, the tip-off should have been the, uh, "rustic locals"...More

3  Thank Koko519
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1898 E Otis Rd, Otis, MA 01253
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Otis
  • Phone Number: +1 413-269-4400
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The Knox Trail Inn is under a new ownership group made up of 5 local businessmen who have a passion for good food & drink, a comfortable atmosphere, and excellent service. The new menu will consist of comfort food with a twist along with our long standing staples of pizza's and grinders. Opening soon!
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