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Whately Inn

193 Chestnut Plain Rd, Whately Center, Whately, MA 01093-9702
+1 413-665-3044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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American, International
$$ - $$$
193 Chestnut Plain Rd, Whately Center, Whately, MA 01093-9702
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a warm homey feel to it and all of the staff we encountered were friendly and attentive. We went on a very busy Saturday night (with a reservation) and were seated immediately. Our table shared an order of bacon wrapped scallops which...More

Thank AnneMarie B
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We have been going to the Whately Inn for years but this visit was underwhelming. The food was good but our waiter seemed to be new to the job because we had to tell him several times how to handle our order and what he...More

Thank Thistleandharp
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I have been here twice for Valentine’s Day and both times have come away thinking that whilst the atmosphere is quite uplifting, the food itself is pedestrian. My husband and I have braved this place twice, despite there only being both times only one thing...More

Thank Margotlane
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This used to be my Mom's favorite place to celebrate her birthday. The meals seem to have gone downhill in the past couple of years. Service was very good. Mom ordered the Lobster Savannah have to say she was soooo disappointed in her meal there...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I've been going to the Whately Inn, literally for decades. Chef owned restaurants are most always a cut above, and the Whately is that. I believe, the owner, Steve, now has his son taking over. Not positive. I always get the liver paté, which is...More

Thank tommytirebiter
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I love eating here it is particularly great for special occasions. The menu has a vast array of delectable delights to tempt all gastronomic inclinations. My favorites are: the Lobster Savannah, the rack of lamb in delicious gravy, the potatoes au gratin (absolutely scrumptious) and...More

Thank Jasmine R
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A great place for ambience and great food - basic American favorites with a gourmet touch. I was there the night after Christmas, the perfect choice on a very cold evening. The Inn's dining room provided the perfect setting on such a night - warm...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The Inn embodies the look and feel of a classic New England Inn, the wood work is fantastic, the people are very welcoming, and the overall atmosphere is warming. The menu is a whole other delight in itself, just as eccentric as the Inn. The...More

Thank Captain R
Reviewed 17 December 2017

And the Whately Inn made it so easy! The 56 guests enjoyed a buffet of 3 entrees that we chose: baked stuffed scrod, chicken marsala, and gorganzola steak tips. The butternut squash, au gratin potatoes, salad, rolls and butter, and coffee bar were all included....More

Thank 5inavan
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Somebody told me about this place three years ago and every time I'm in the area,it's a must.They start off with and appetizer of fresh carrots,sliced cucumber and black olives with celery pieces in a delicious oil based dressing.You then have a choice of dinner...More

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16 April 2018|
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Response from tommytirebiter | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they bother with the gluten free menu. More of an old school "chef owned" classic place.
4 April 2017|
Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but check the website or give them a call if you do go you should get a reservation. This place fills up fast so don't wait. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Chestnut Plain Rd, Whately Center, Whately, MA 01093-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Whately
  • Phone Number: +1 413-665-3044
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