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Steaming Tender

28 Depot St, Palmer, MA 01069-1808
+1 413-283-2744
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food. My daughter and I had the chicken and broccoli Alfredo. Best Alfredo I've ever had. The portion size was huge. We both only ate 1/2 and brought home the leftovers. My other daughter got the prime rib melt with French fries. The meat...More

Thank ladybugred5183
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a local restaurant in Palmer that is close to home you can't find a better one. We had eaten at the Sunday brunches several times and for the price and quality of food it is a win win. You would pay double at most...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Palmer,Ma. So we eat here approx. 1-3× a month.. Almost always have good food and good service. If a train happens to come by the grandchildren always get very excited !

Thank anareau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely disappointed in the Steaming Tender tonight. As an area resident, I called tonight to do a takeout order, which I have done many times in the pass, usually at lease once a week. First the young women who answered the phone was extremely rude....More

Thank Anthony C
palmerdepot, Owner at Steaming Tender, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Anthony has posted this review on many websites - I have personally tried to reach out to him. I kind of take his anger as a positive in a sense he could not eat our food- but as we explained our kitchen was busting out...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I initially learned of the Steaming Tender from Trip Advisor. In December 2016, my best friends and I were going out to Springfield to see "Bright Nights" and stopped at the Steaming Tender on our way back to Central MA for dinner. Our first experience...More

Thank LovesToTravel716
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This place is really different. It is an old RR station that maintained its original décor, complete with trains going by as you dine. My wife and I stopped in for lunch on a Thursday afternoon about 12"15 p.m. We both had the Ruben sandwich...More

Thank Dino T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Steaming Tender is a casual, full service, very moderately priced restaurant in an old train depot. The environment is fun, all train, train train (including railroad-type outfits on the wait staff). We were a group of 6, so we ate a variety of items. Everything...More

Thank RUrahrah
Reviewed 22 January 2018

the haddock is the best we have had serrvice is quick and friendly trains coming by add to the ambiance

Thank pah36
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The Steaming Tender is located in a 19th century train station that was lovingly restored by its owner Blake Lamothe. I have eaten here a dozen times and have never had a bad meal. The reubens and burgers are special favorites. Another major part of...More

Thank davidewhitney
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My three best friends just offered me a nice birthday lunch at Steaming Tender in Palmer, Massachusetts. Our meals were very good and the service was good also. The ambiance is quaint and attractive, since it's situated in an old train station. The only thing...More

Thank Michelle H
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Pam B
5 March 2018|
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Response from kfountain44 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have one, but if I lived closer, I'd get one. It is such a great place to bring family for just a fun night out or for special occasions.
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
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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