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Our dining facilities currently closed for the first quarter of 2021 (January-March). Prepared foods and meals are available TO GO in the Bake Shoppe, open daily 8AM – 7PM. Lodging rooms and event bookings are still available.

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Dining at The Publick House, Sturbridge, MA

Bountiful Hospitality & New England Style Fare

Dining at the Publick House is currently closed for the season (January-March 2021). Prepared foods and meals are available TO GO from the Bake Shoppe daily, 8 AM to 7 PM. Limited seating in Ebenezer’s Tavern is available for guests ordering takeout from the Bake Shoppe. Outdoor patio seating is also available, weather permitting.

The Publick House Historic Inn, located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, features traditional New England-style dining and true Yankee hospitality. Come and relish in the ambiance of our Historic Tap Room or Ebenezer’s Tavern, while enjoying a delectable meal from our expansive menu, complimenting your entree with one of our specialty drinks. Our chef has been loyal to the traditional favorites, while also expanding the selections to include modern twists and a gluten-free menu. Sample lobster mac n’cheese in Ebenezer’s Tavern, paired with a clean, fruity Chardonnay. Enjoy the pan-roasted salmon course in our Tap Room. And finish with the delicious old-fashioned deep-dish apple pie. Both restaurants offer their own unique vintage inspired atmosphere.

We accept reservations for our Historic Tap Room; however, our Ebenezer’s Tavern does not accept reservations as it is walk-in only: first come, first serve.


Historic Tap Room

Dining at the Publick House is currently closed for the season (January-March 2021). Prepared foods and meals are available TO GO from the Bake Shoppe daily. Limited seating is available for guests ordering takeout in the Tavern and the outdoor patio.

Surrounded by its post n’ beam ceiling and rustic wide plank floors held fast by cast nails, the Historic Tap Room is the Inn’s original dining room. Our magnificent six-foot open hearth fireplace is the centerpiece of the Tap Room that will warm you as it did our early American ancestors. Feast on our generous meals and enjoy the comfort of our Yankee hospitality. Savor our traditional roasted turkey dinner, making everyday Thanksgiving at the Publick House, or try our old-fashioned Yankee pot roast, sure to make you feel right at home. Tap Room is open seven days a week. Join us for a hearty breakfast or a fulfilling lunch or dinner any day.

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Ebenezer's Tavern

Dining at the Publick House is currently closed for the season (January-March 2021). Prepared foods and meals are available TO GO from the Bake Shoppe daily, 8 AM-7 PM. Limited seating in Ebenezer’s Tavern may be available for Bake Shoppe guests ordering takeout on a first-come first-serve basis. Outdoor patio seating is also available, weather permitting.

Ebenezer’s Tavern was named after our founder and keeper of the Inn, Colonel Ebenezer Crafts, who entertained Revolutionary troops hearthside with culinary feasts and speciality drinks. As a tribute to the colonel, the atmosphere has maintained its 18th century ambiance adorning oversized wingback chairs, comfortable couches by the fireplace, and the vintage brass beer taps and rum barrels. Sample our jumbo crab cakes and home-made potato chips, or our famous shepherd’s pie and old-fashioned chicken pot pie – generous portions are served up from our tavern-style menu. Come hungry to feast on our generous lunch and dinner meals. The tavern lies outside our old-fashioned Bake Shoppe.

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Bake Shoppe

Start your morning with a perfect cup of coffee, our famous pecan sweet rolls and a peace that is inspired by an era long passed. Our 18th century bakery – The Bake Shoppe at the Publick House Historic Inn in Sturbridge, Mass. – features irresistible pastries, decadent desserts, home-made breads, traditional pies, cakes, jams, relishes, and party foods. Call and place your order with us ahead of time. When the heavenly scent of home-baked goods greets you at the door, you will be tempted to order today.

Although dining at the Publick House is currently closed for the season (January-March 2021), prepared foods and meals are available from the Bake Shoppe daily 8 AM to 7 PM. Limited seating is available in Ebenezer’s Tavern for guests ordering takeout. Outdoor patio seating is also available, weather permitting.

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