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The Duck

502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214
+1 508-347-2321
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late lunch and we enjoyed the atmosphere. Service was good, although the waiter forgot to tell us about the special, luckily we heard about it as another server told a nearby table. Burger was well cooked and juicy. The sweet potato...More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Years back in a previous incarnation this was one of our favorite restaurants. It continues to be a lovely spot, and service was great. But ... the food was not only disappointing, but both of us were sick later in the afternoon following the meal....More

Thank Jbut2
Daniel G, General Manager at The Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry for your experience at The Duck. At Table 3 Restaurant Group we strive for 100% guest satisfaction in all respects of our restaurants. We obviously fell way short of your expectations and would like to refund the cost of your meal....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met a friend for lunch. I had not been in since they did some renovations. Good job on that. All the changes made great sense. I asked our server what pomegranate arugula meant and she left and went into the kitchen to find out. Seems...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not up to the same level as some of the other local places..Dining room is upstairs and my lamb was super tough..Wife had crab cakes and they were very good..Server was very nice..

Thank Tommy H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We used to love the Whistling Swan (on the first floor of this historic building). We were sad when that restaurant closed, but happy to find The Duck. We were there early on a Saturday night (too early to be hungry enough for two entrees)....More

Thank jgot
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Love the bar. Extremely comfortable and a little unusual. You'll have to go see what I mean. They recently expanded to open a casual tavern area. Great menu, Part of an excellent restaurant group

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have eaten here before on our way home from Boston with friends. This particular Saturday night was quite busy, but luckily we had called ahead. Our waitress, Tammy, was very good, attentive and helpful. The house salad was a good size and tasty. Our...More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Terrific above average food and probably one of the best clam chowders I've ever had. The serving size was generous and the waitstaff very attentive. Above average dining experience.

Thank shosley
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It is always a treat to come here. The service was always on top of your empty glasses! The food was very appealing and delicious that even my children were satisfied. It is perfect for a night out with the spouse! We ate on the...More

1  Thank 22ltao
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Party of 5 for an early dinner on Saturday night: Complete success! Went up stairs to the 2nd floor and entered the main dining room, The atmosphere is very nice with plank covered high ceilings. Raised bar area sits in the back of this main...More

1  Thank Hawiian2
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21 November 2017|
Response from Daniel G | Property representative |
Hi Jean, we are open on Thanksgiving. We have a prix-fixe menu with several options including vegetarian and gluten-free. Please call the restaurant at 508-347-2321 to inquire about open reservation times. Thank You.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01518-1214 (Formerly The Ugly Duckling Loft)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sturbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 508-347-2321
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