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Armsby Abbey

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

145 Ratings
Ratings: 145
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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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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A- A lively space that can be a touch loud, woodwork and brick are splendid. Lighting is subdued but this is no cave.
Q - The quality is a paramount priority. The food is diverse and well crafted. Attention to detail, like the silverware being perfectly balanced in your hand can be missed by the customers. Local sourcing is listed, the baked goods are from a sister operation and beautiful.
S - The service is tight with a sharp attention that's personal, not overbearing. We have been to fests, when insanity ruled, and a quiet lunch, each treated with a personal touch.
S - There are few places with the diversity of food and drink. All is curated well.
F - From the best cheese plate to specials that challenge a diner this is one of the best food offerings in the state.
V - With all that quality, the prices are market. That can be percieved as expensive. I price value for value, not quantuty. That said Armsby is a great value.

Simply one of the best.

Cheers all

SABERG, Jun 09, 2014
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Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA
100 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.