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The Purple Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
65 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2839
+1 413-458-0095
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (23 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
“kettle chips” (3 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
65 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2839
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not eat but menu looks good! Nice selection of beers! Nice college bar ambience. Good service!

Thank TVL4Ever3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a recent weekend. The pub was pretty crowded and staff overwhelmed by the crowd. Waited over half hour for table even though it was empty and needed to be cleaned. Staff was apologetic and sweet otherwise. I had pulled pork...More

Thank johnjflan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on the off chance as didn’t want a huge meal just a bite and were made to feel very welcome.We had a couple of beers, burger and chicken Caesar salad between us. Food very tasty, service fantastic and the lady behind the bar,...More

Thank zacharybeau
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This restaurant is near the campus of Williams College so there were a number of young people around but also plenty of older folks as well. It was a bit noisy and had the usual wall-mounted TVs showing sporting events. I had the homemade hummus...More

Thank NationalParkHiker
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Food and atmosphere were outstabding. Pleny of items to choose from to accomodate the tastes of all. Would recommend to families and groups to please everyone. I'll go back again.

Thank PamJ190
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Large bar - sports showing on multiple screens - plenty of tables - filled with mostly locals and summer visitors - the wait and bar staff are welcoming and efficient. If you are eating before the plays at Williamstown theater just let them know and...More

Thank loth87
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A casual landmark in Williamstown right in the center of the town and business district. With construction going on parking was a nightmare. Dining was very good but the service a little negligent. Very busy and obviously not enough waitstaff. Will certainly frequent again.

Thank ShiskaSharon
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Amazingly packed on a Sunday for lunch. General restaurant fare was good despite the buried nature and crowds. Local camp was starting that day - hence the crowds. Looks like a decent bar

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Based on Trip Advisor reviews we were dreading our stay in Williamstown, how wrong were we, and your reviewers. The atmosphere in Williamstown and The Purple Pub in particular was fantastic. We were made to feel welcome by the locals, staff and regulars, and The...More

Thank amanda a
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We all agreed it was probably the worse lunch in quite some time. The apple, arugula, beet salad was tasteless and not fresh. Fish & chips done in rather foul smelling oil, perhaps in changes in weeks. My shrimp po boy was Ok. Kettle chips...More

Thank museum-a-day
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Jen H
11 January 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in October there were many family groups with school-age children because they were having a weekly game night and many kids and parents actively participated in the obviously popular game.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Spring St, Williamstown, MA 01267-2839
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-458-0095
  • E-mail
The Purple Pub has been the place to gather in Williamstown since 1973, serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Whether you're looking for traditional pub food or delicious entrees, we have you covered. Patrons can drink and dine at the large mahogany bar or in the comfort of the semi-private dining room. Come watch the game on one of our large screen televisions or enjoy a romantic dinner with someone special. Don't forget to try one of our 14 draft beers (we have bottled beer too), served in a frosted glass.
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