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Gala Restaurant & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner
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TO START
$15.0
Oysters on the ½ Half Shell
mignonette sauce
$15.0
Shrimp Cocktail
citrus greens, burnt lemon
$15.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
mustard sauce
$12.0
Steamed Maine Wild Mussels
Thai Curry w/ lemon grass, basil
$12.0
Grandma's Meatball
house made ricotta, marinara
$11.0
Crispy Brussel Sprouts
bacon lardons, parmesan, lemon aioli
$10.0
Flat Bread of the Day
SOUPS & SALADS
$9.0
Chef's Soup of the Day
$10.0
Fall Salad
local greens, kale chips, dried apple, candied pepitas, Maple vinaigrette
$11.0
Knife & Fork Caesar Salad
romaine wedge, roasted cherry tomato, Toasted garlic parmesan crouton, shaved Grana Padano
$13.0
Gala Chopped Salad
shrimp, bacon, tomato, green beans, Onion, avocado, egg
$10.0
Roasted & Pickled Beets
house made boursin, candied walnuts
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
$17.0
Bistro Burger
½ lb. of special blend chop meat, Vermont Cheddar, Smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, house made pickles, Toasted Brioche Bun
$19.0
Filet on Toast
sliced filet mignon, horseradish cream
$14.0
Grilled Portabella Rueben
sauerkraut, swiss cheese, 1000 Island dressing
$15.0
Grilled Marinated Chicken
sliced avocado, chipotle mayonnaise
ENTREES
$32.0
Grilled Filet Mignon
Bordelaise Sauce, parmesan steak fries
$22.0
Designer Meat Loaf "Bill Blass's Recipe"
mashed potato, mushroom gravy
$24.0
Baked Stuffed Haddock
a New England Favorite
$22.0
Chicken Marsala
local mushrooms
$20.0
Duck Bolognese
house made pasta
$19.0
Risotto
vegetarian (changes daily)
$21.0
Fish & Chips
$17.0
"Award Winning" Beef Chili
cheddar cheese, crème fraiche
SIDES
$5.0
Grilled Asparagus Shaved Parmigiana
$5.0
Green Beans w/ Shallots
$5.0
Sautéed Spinach
$5.0
Hand Cut Seasoned French Fries
spicy ketchup
$6.0
Cottage Fries/Onion Strings Combination
big enough to share
DESSERTS
$6.0
Maple Crème Brulee
$6.0
Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake
Chantilly Cream
$6.0
Cheese Cake
berry compote
$6.0
Assorted Ice Creams
Gelatos, Sorbets, 3 scoops
About
Gala Restaurant and Bar is warm & inviting restaurant located inside The Orchards Hotel in lovely Williamstown Massachusetts in the heart of The Berkshires. With it's not often found blend of classic and contemporary cuisine Gala offers something for everyone. Since becoming Gala in 2006 the restaurant has been reinvented to provide an experience not easily rivaled. Gala boasts an elegant dining room with breathtaking views of it's adjacent courtyard. The menu, created by Executive Chef Neal Myers, satisfies both the casual and formal diner by offering dishes such as Coq au Vin and Lobster Mac & Cheese in the winter season and Softshell Crab and Grilled Swordfish in the summer.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 34
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Our breakfast had a lot to be desired, my food arrived cold, I was able to eat an egg, the home fries were over spicy, the sausage links tasted under cooked and had a stale after taste as if soaking in a warming bucket, (only...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Neverblu
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

From the time, first timer, COLBY took our reservation, to the time, first timer, MARISSA delivered our glasses of water, to the time our gracious, waitress, ALLY, introduced herself, dinner at Gala was impeccable. 5 Forks impeccable. My husband & I were celebrating our 9...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Judith V
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Pleasant visit with great food, service & atmosphere. Choice of 2 rooms & ever changing menu with specials every night

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank p n
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had Sunday brunch here and were almost the only folks in the restaurant. The food was well prepared and plentiful, the service was attentive without being intrusive, and the pace was a perfect transition into the day.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hkwAtlanta_Georgia
Reviewed 22 August 2018

My wife and I recently went to the Gala Restaurant and Bar in Williamstown, MA for our anniversary dinner. Couldn't have made a better pick. Everything from the décor to the surroundings (inner downstairs enclave with an interior garden perfect for al fresco dining) to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andyperr
Reviewed 20 August 2018

While both our server and the courtyard were lovely, breakfast at Gala is a ridiculous affront to one’s sanity and patience. Understaffed and disorganized to the point of misrepresentation in the menu, it took far too long to get our meals, which arrived in installments...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank RalphH42
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I found Gala through Tripadvisor and read the reviews so I was prepared about it's inconsistency but I wanted a dinner that was a step up from the regular offerings around Williamstown after a long drive. Driving up from NYC that day, I just expected...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank ajkinc
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I think thus restaurant need a total change of management and staff. We stayed in the hotel and had a discount coupon. No menu, no coffee, and no waitress makes a very poor start on the day. The poor experience will impact on us staying...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Don B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Gotta say that all we wanted was a decent steak restaurant. Apparently that doesn’t exist. The beet potato leak soup was too sour. Cold soup - do not recommend. The oil offered for bread dipping was bitter. No kidding. The Delmonico steak was tough, poorly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Shelley N
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We found the dining room nicely appointed, the service attentive and helpful, the mixed drinks tasty, the wine list adequate, and the food well presented and delicious. The calamari was particularly good – no rubber bands to be found. One of the most interesting dishes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SisBoston
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20 December 2018|
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