An Adventure of Global Flavors

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You certainly don't have to leave the country to embark on a culinary adventure of taste and experience. Worcester offers world-class delights without ever leaving town. 

Authentic & Regional Latinx Cuisine

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Central Massachusetts is brimming with neighborhood spots that nod to the authentic flavors of Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Brazil, Columbia and more.

Local Black-Owned Eateries

Black-Owned Restaurants in Worcester

Worcester is home to over a dozen Black-owned eateries offering an eclectic and delicious variety of food and drinks, from soul food to fresh juices.

Neighborhood Comfort Classics

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Comfort foods evoke a healthy dose of nostalgia whenever you need a little warmth in your life. The region is teeming with comfort classics, ready to pick you up and take you back. 

Featured Dining

Castle Cantina Tapas Bar & Restaurant  

Castle Cantina Tapas Bar & Restaurant brings Spanish-style tapas to Leicester, Mass., with a touch of Caribbean flavor and a focus on family and traditions. From gazpacho and charcuterie to empanadas and surf & turf, the Castle Cantina crew provides an at-home experience for every diner.

Salem Cross Inn Tavern & Restaurant

In the beloved country town of West Brookfield, Salem Cross Inn boasts a restaurant that specializes in preparing food with the freshest ingredients available each season, amid a restored farmhouse from the 1700s and attached barn on 600 acres of New England countryside. 

deadhorse hill

Deadhorse hill is a seasonal American restaurant in downtown Worcester, a place that relies on the hard working farmers throughout the northeast and fishermen along the coast. The deadhorse dining room offers à la carte and chef's tasting menus that speak of the season, inspired by the New England landscape. 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Worcester

Known as the First Lady of Steak, Ruth Fertel’s bold vision and recipe for success have lain the foundation for one of the world’s most legendary steak houses. The team at Ruth's Chris takes pride in "perfect steak, warm hospitality and good times that never stop rolling."

Publick House Historic Inn

Public House Historic Inn features traditional New England-style dining amid the region's quintessential hospitality. Soak in the ambience of the Historic Tap Room or Ebenezer's Tavern while enjoying a taste from their expansive menu, as Publick House's chef remains loyal to traditional favorites while expanding selections with modern twists.  

Bocado Tapas Wine Bar

Bocado features over 40 different tapas, a selection of imported meats and cheeses, signature paella dishes and an exclusively Spanish wine list. The warm atmosphere and skilled service allows guests to immerse themselves in this style of eating for a truly unforgettable dining experience. 

The Duck

As one of Sturbridge’s dining staples, The Duck is a place to indulge in choice-cut steaks, seafood specials, notable cheeseburgers, cold brews and signature cocktails at their now-famous sunken bar. Head Chef Tony Pitts and his team are on hand for your dining adventures to ensure your visit is a memorable one.

The Mercantile

The Mercantile opened its doors to the Heart of the Commonwealth serving up New American Tavern Cuisine in a full-service restaurant and bar space. Two 50-seat bars, globally-inspired snacks and entrees, brick oven pizza and an open rooftop patio offer views of downtown Worcester and City Square, just minutes from the DCU Center and Polar Park.

In Central Massachusetts, we believe no meal should be ordinary. Discover all dining options that await you.