Used to be a favorite and still ok. Great spot for a bite and a drink before or after a show at the Mahaiwe next door. Hard to beat former owner and chef Michael Ballon though. Definitely miss his great dishes.
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We liked this place. Really friendly and food and beer were good. Unpretentious and relaxed. We also went for coffee and cake in the afternoon.
Castle Street has been a favorite place for many years, great ambiance, good service, and generally good food. We were concerned when Michael Ballon sold it, but we knew that his excellent management staff would be there to assist the new management and so we...More
We were attracted by the promise of complimentary live jazz and delighted by our meal. We started with delicious stuffed dates.Then the four of us tasted and loved the mushroom risotto, duck, haddock and sea bass special. The chocolate mousse cake and dacquiose with sorbet...More
After enjoying the food and music for years this place was replaced with dull flavorless food by the new owner. The owner plays busboy instead of engaging guests and tasting his food. If he did, he would find tasteless boring entrees, even the bread has...More
The staff on the floor is superb and the ambiance has remained true, the kitchen needs to completely reinvent itself. It's time for the new owner to invest significant time to create a place worth eating at. In the meantime please frequentl the bar for...More
Have eaten at Castle Street Café numerous times. Often solo at the bar where I've enjoyed bar-type menu items and equally often solo or with a companion in the dining room where the atmosphere as it should be in a dining room.
Tucked on a side street in downtown great barrington, I was delighted to find this oasis! Great grass fed burger, excellent service and complimentary live jazz in the bar. Just what I needed to start my weekend getaway after a stressful week.
We were sorely disappointed with Castle. The menu was limited and the overpriced portions left one hungry. Gespacho was inedible. Service was slow. For us, this was a poor choice of a restaurant. We expected more as we are accustomed to fine dining and superior...More