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Steaming Tender

28 Depot St, Palmer, MA 01069-1808
+1 413-283-2744
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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28 Depot St, Palmer, MA 01069-1808
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Came off the interstate to eat and found this place. The building on the outside does not do justice to what you find inside . The dining room will take your breath away if you are a lover of classic turn on the century architecture....More

1  Thank Hunchat
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is our third visit. This time was a disappointment. The food although good but cool arrived after a very lengthy wait. This shouldn't have happened as we just had sandwiches and burgers and also we were the second party seated for lunch at 12:15....More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Owned and run by the same family that restored the Trainmaster Inn just a few steps away. We stayed at the Inn and met Robin. She told us the story of how she and her husband lovingly restored the Inn and the building the Steaming...More

1  Thank Gerhard D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped in for lunch. Would recommend the rueben sandwich. Restaurant is full of charm and character. Definitely not the usual chain restaurant which is a welcome change.

Thank Caroline N
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Being housed in the once-busy train station in a town known for railroads gives The Steaming Tender a unique atmosphere for adults, but especially for children who likely haven't been instructed on the railroad mode of travel that was once so ubiquitous in America. Good...More

Thank Frankizone
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My fiancee's family and I stopped in for lunch as we were traveling through Palmer. We are big train fans, so we loved the turn of the century train decor as well as the history of the restaurant, which is in the old station. Our...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My daughter and her fiance' came from South Carolina for a visit. We took them to Steaming Tenders. We all had wonderful meals. It is a wonderful place to bring visiting family and friends!! My husband love to go on Friday nights, sit at the...More

Thank annemaries543
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We enjoyed the atmosphere in this historic 19th century passenger train station. It's wedged between two rail lines, with trains coming and going all day long. The building is a cavernous area with 30 foot ceilings, high brick arches, train memorabilia to see, & tables...More

Thank fba5
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I've eaten in train stations before, but pretty much only junk food, except for the time in the Swiss Alps where this wonderful old lady brought out her basket and proceeded to make us sandwiches - this place reminded me of that. It's a Fun...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 22 September 2017

my wife and i go there many times a month.We bring friends there who come from out of town. It is the best,great food, great service and friendly atmosphere. You must try it if you like to eat out. Make a reservation if its on...More

Thank pakasuz2
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Tim S
22 May 2017|
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Response from palmerdepot | Property representative |
This is Steaming Tender - we are not getting your messages - please call me personally 413-283-2744- so we can get a gift card out to you with your address. Thank you. Robin
Jackie F
10 August 2016|
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Response from palmerdepot | Property representative |
We are so sorry to hear about your recent experience at our restaurant and feel terrible about how ill you have been feeling. After speaking with the chef and all kitchen crew, we have reviewed our seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Depot St, Palmer, MA 01069-1808
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Palmer
  • Phone Number: +1 413-283-2744
  • E-mail
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