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Boynton Family Restaurant

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117 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2726
+1 508-756-8458
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in town for a 1:00 show at the Hanover Theater and we were interested in getting lunch beforehand. The parking lot behind the restaurant was crowded but there was no wait and we got a very roomy booth for 5. The server was pleasant and she absolutely worked with us to ensure we made it to the show... More 

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Thank MrsSunsh1ne
Worcester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is always good and they have a great selection. Great apps including fried pickles and my FAVORITE: fried Brussels sprouts - yum! They also have tons of beer choices. If you are looking for a quiet place to enjoy your meal, don't expect it here after 4 PM. The atmosphere is loud, boisterous and fun! You sometimes... More 

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Thank JayP0718
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant twice during my 5-day stay in Worcester. I liked everything - the interior, the food, the service. Will not miss it during my next trip to Worcester!

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Thank Natalia G
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely one those places embedded in the culture of a city. It's an establishment. The food was really good, but service was poor. We were told the restaurant was suffering a shortage of drink menus, so our entire table had to share...seriously. Our waiter just sucked in general in terms of attentiveness and customer service.

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Thank NoLaNooga
Jefferson Twp, PA
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place seated us quickly and service was very good. The menu is huge so it would satisfy a wide variety of tastes.

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Thank lmk1126
Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great place to hit after work or with some friends in the bar area! Good food and atmosphere.

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Thank Nicole L
Worcester, Massachusetts
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227 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here with our parents. They have off street parking in the back and friendly hostess and waitresses. We ordered wings and nachos to start and the nachos were HUGE! Great toppings. Perfect to split with a large group of friends. We all tried something different; pasta, steaks and seafood. All entrees were very tasty but... More 

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Thank AshleeB21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Thursday afternoon met friends for drinks and appetizers. Service was excellent and waitress was very pleasant. It is always a very busy place but worth the wait if you have too.

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Thank Patricia C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Excellent food, great folks, very good service. Skip the steamah's...kitchen staff needs to get back to basics on proper cleaning and purging of the clams before steaming. Something more creative on the steaming would be nice....another local establishment steams in Sam Adams beer and minced "gahlic". Nice touch. Didn't appreciate several times biting into grit and all the mud in... More 

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Thank ChefCass
Homosassa Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Five of us had the soup and meatball parmesan sandwich. Both were very good and a great bargain at just under $8. Other entres were also very good. Four people ordered the quesadillas and did not like their selection. We had one server for 14 people and she was excellent. Lunch menu had excellent pricing, dinner seemed a little higher... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-756-8458

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?