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Armsby Abbey

Not Rated.
Armsby AbbeyArmsby Abbey

Taps: 22 / Bottles: 85
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
100
world-class

132 Ratings
Ratings: 132
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.67
pDev: 6.64%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

144 Main St
Worcester, Massachusetts, 01608-1105
United States
phone: (508) 795-1012

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @armsbyabbey

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: dougnboston on 08-02-2008)
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drinksandeats

Massachusetts

4.78/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $$$

Great little beer bar in Worcester. Stopped by here on a Saturday afternoon -- high ceilings, nice woodwork behind the bar, not too busy and customers and staff seemed to have a good rapport. Knocked back a Cisco Cherry Woods and a 668, although I was also offered samples of several other beers on tap, including Cantillon. Pat the bartender was very friendly, and when he wasn't busy he took the time to answer questions about the beer and the history of the bar. They're also a "slow food" restaurant...the mac'n'cheese took a while to prepare, but I didn't mind since I was in the midst of great beer, and the wait was worth it -- very cheesy with enough spiciness to give it a great zing, plus some of the freshest, best looking greens on the side. Will definitely hit this place up the next time I'm in Worcester.

07-25-2010 17:50:31 | More by drinksandeats
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Robo123

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4.58/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5 | $$

I have lived in Worcester for over 12 years now and while Armsby Abbey has been open for 6 years, I had not set foot in their establishment until about 2 years ago. Every time I walk in now, I ask myself, "what took you so long?!?"

A-brick interior, inviting bar, low lighting at night, music not too intrusive, and thank heavens for no TV's!
Q-Incredibly fresh food. Period. Mussels steamed in beer finished with pork fat mayo...creative flatbreads...charcuterie slates...oxtail poutine...stout belgian waffles, sweet potato pancakes (mouth waters as I'm writing this!) and of course one of the most diverse offerings OT and in bottles I've ever come across. So, so clean too-you can tell they really pay attention to their taps and lines. Never an off pour here. I always enjoy looking at their lineup on their website and then "planning my strategy" as to which new beer I will be trying when I head in there next.
S-very knowledgeable and seasoned staff; know just when to come over and check in on you and also make great suggestions on pairing.
S- not a huge lineup for food, but everything I've tried I've been pleased with. The OT lineup occasionally has too many selections of a similar type (I'm just getting my toes wet in the pool of stouts and porters, so not as excited to go when several are OT) but bottle lineup is top notch
F-see Q.
V-some of the entrees for dinner are on the high side ($20-$25) but sometimes I go and just grab a few apps and it's affordable. Brunch is very reasonable and most OT selections are between $5-$8 for US and $7-$11 for imports.

07-11-2014 00:08:24 | More by Robo123
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Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA
100 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.