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Armsby Abbey

Not Rated.
Armsby AbbeyArmsby Abbey
BA SCORE
100
world-class

146 Ratings
Ratings: 146
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.68
pDev: 6.41%
Taps: 22
Bottles: 85
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ 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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Reviews by natasharai:
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4.45/5  rDev -4.9%

This place is great! The server knew something about each beer, which was great! The atmosphere is awesome, a bunch of high tops to sit at with a few friends and chat and a nice bar. From the outside this place looks like nothing special, but once you walk in you know you are in the right place! All taps are listed on a chalk board and they have the belgian taps on one side. They had about 15-20 well chosen taps on and a good selection of bottles. They have the correct glassware for each style of beer, and are sure to serve everything in the correct glass. I got a spinach artichoke pizza which was yummy. The other food looked good, but was kind of a side note to the good beer.

natasharai, Mar 10, 2009
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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.

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Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA
100 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.