Five Unique Places to Eat Around Sheffield, MA

cheese board with figs, walnuts, and a wedge of blue cheese on tile of slateTruly one of the great pleasures of visiting Sheffield, MA is discovering all the great places to eat. It’s the number one question guests of the Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast ask: “Where should we go to eat?” Fortunately, we consider ourselves professional eaters, so making restaurant recommendations is definitely in our wheelhouse. With so many options to choose from, it helps to have an insider’s opinion. We’ve picked five of our favorite unique eateries in the area that you should definitely consider when staying with us in Sheffield, MA.

Within walking distance of the Inn, the Marketplace Kitchen and Cafe offers up a casual dining experience filled with unique signature sandwiches, hand-tossed salads, and homemade soups. What started as a local marketplace to pick up picnic items or prepared meals to take home evolved into a place to enjoy good food and great coffee with friends and family. Open 7 days a week Monday through Saturday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

If you’re looking for a great burger or some house-smoked barbeque, Fiddleheads Grille in Great Barrington fits the bill. But it doesn’t stop there. Fish and chips, french onion soup to die for, inventive sandwiches and appetizers, plus a full dinner menu of hearty comfort food and a full bar make this place a family favorite. Serving lunch daily 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM and dinner 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Closed Sundays.

In the mood for a fine whiskey and some nachos, wings, or a great burger? Head on over to the The Well in Great Barrington. With a wonderful pub feel and a great selection of beer, the atmosphere is warm and inviting and the menu items are reasonably priced. Great late night spot for an imaginative cocktail too. Open Monday through Friday, 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM; Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

Considered the Berkshires’ “best-kept secret” Bizalion’s Cafe and Market in Great Barrington built it’s reputation on being an unpretentious, no frills french cafe. Serving brunch and creative lunch offerings, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and an artfully prepared charcuterie plate. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Fridays & Saturdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Take a step back in time when you visit the Blue Door Cafe in Sheffield, MA. Homemade sandwiches from the freshest ingredients, old fashioned penny candy, hand-scooped ice cream, and over-stuffed deli sandwiches are the hallmarks of this quaint establishment. Open Monday through Sunday from 7:30AM to 9:00 PM.

Of course, restaurants galore call the Berkshires home. Whatever you’re craving, be it Mexican, French, Greek, or good old American you’ll find it here. We simply wanted to give you something a little bit out of the ordinary to consider on your next visit to see us at the Staveleigh House Bed and Breakfast.

Bon Appetit!

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