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185 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4618
+1 508-868-7508
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Holden, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a diner and not much more than what you would expect. Kind of a Worcester institution but I'd appreciate a little inspiration. I've lived in the area my whole 45 years of life and had never been. Several people suggested it so I went once, I probably won't go again.

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Thank hikerkm
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Right on shrewsbury street great location, busy diner style restaurant. Good food, good service and reasonably priced.

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Thank Istvanka127
Worcester, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

What a great place to have a meal. I've been going to Mac's Diner for 40 years now. Try the Paul Mac Special ( PMS ) every Wednesday!!!!

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Thank Rocky C
Worcester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

My family of six had a wonderful Italian dinner at Mac's. We've been coming at this restaurant for years and the quality doesn't change. Service is good, food is good and you can bring your own liquor. Bring cash.

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Thank msotiropoulos48
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Great menu, prices, staff and phenomenal homemade bread! B.Y.O.B keeps the prices down and is a unique feature. Family run, local business with the feel and ambiance of an old Italian trattoria. Always go there hungry and you will truly eat well! The chicken dishes are great, the fish is fresh and the smells are all enticing. Chicken Verdi,... More 

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Thank betty B
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My son and I were in town for a college visit. We had just endured a 4hr+ delayed flight and an strenuous drive from Boston during rush hour traffic. All we wanted to do was eat and go to bed. Worcester seemed a bit run-down and, being new to town, we were clueless on the neighborhoods and where to find... More 

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Thank Robyn P
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We have been coming here for years and years! But the last three times over the last couple of years have just been disappointing. Not like it used to be. Prices went up, portions are smaller and the food was just bland. I hate to say it, but it's just fell of my favorite list. I will miss you. I... More 

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Thank KeithMack
Mendon, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

BYOB, BYOB, BYOB. Did I mention it's BYOB. The food is very good, the prices and portions are fantastic. You get a very good meal at a great price and you save $ because you can bring your own booze. Bring, wine, beer, whiskey, whatever you want.

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Thank jjb01756
Houlton, Maine
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We went there and parked in back.Tried to go in back entrance(employees only)A lovely young woman led us through the kitchen where every member of the kitchen staff including the dishwasher seemed genuinely glad to see us.As we were traveling,we didn't want leftovers,so split a delicious Italian mixed grill (Pork,veal,beef,chicken plus grilled veggies and pasta)At $21.95 definitely worth every penny-and... More 

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Thank Jim B
Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Great Italian food and everything was fresh and tasted home made. The salad was plentiful and dressing was superb. The gravy was just spicy enough. We had a small party and the gave us a room the was just private enough.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4618
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-868-7508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?