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Top Choice American in Worcester

Armsby Abbey

The Abbey rakes in all sorts of awards for its locally sourced, slow-food menu and stellar selection of craft beers on tap. Think comfort food with a gourmet twist. They are very big on farmstead cheeses here; choos…
Diner in Worcester

Boulevard Diner

Opened in 1936, this old dining car has not changed much since. Experience red Formica tables, dark wooden booths, old iceboxes and a big painting of a yellow-jacketed dude. Food-wise, enjoy breakfast 24/7, plus a m…
Fast Food in Worcester

George's Coney Island

A giant neon fist grips a wiener dripping yellow neon mustard in the six-story sign outside this 1918 Worcester institution. Inside, eat dogs in a cavernous space chock-full of wooden booths carved with generations …
Diner in Worcester

Corner Lunch

Here you'll find a sweet prefab built by DeRaffelle in the 1950s. The exterior contains plenty of silvery metal panels and a big neon sign. Inside, there are fries, club sandwiches, meatloaf and eggs. While the food…
Gay in Worcester

MB Lounge

Depending on the night, this gay lounge runs the gamut from casual neighborhood bar to bass-thumping dance club.
Museum in Worcester


This museum and 'center for environmental exploration' presents an array of exhibits to intrigue young minds. The new outdoor exhibit area features many places to dig, build, climb, move and create – and that's in a…
Museum in Worcester

Worcester Art Museum

During Worcester's golden age, its captains of industry bestowed largesse upon the town. The Worcester Art Museum, off Main St, remains a generous and impressive bequest. The museum's unexpected and comprehensive co…
Diner in Worcester

Miss Worcester Diner

This classic beauty, built in 1948, was used as a showroom diner by Worcester Lunch Car Company, whose now-defunct factory sits across the street. Harleys parked on the sidewalk and Red Sox paraphernalia on the wall…
Vegetarian in Worcester

Belmont Vegetarian

Proof positive that beautiful flowers can bloom in the most unassuming of places, Belmont offers huge portions of Jamaican-inspired vegetarian fare with enough soulful flavor to convert the most hardened carnivore. …
Club in Worcester

Ralph's Chadwick Square Diner

Hands down the most interesting night spot in Worcester, this old diner attached to a rock club serves chili dogs, great burgers and cheap booze. But above all, it hosts some sweet gigs, mostly local and often talen…