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OPEN 6 days a week for dinner
Lunch served on Saturdays
Closed Tuesdays

Weekday Dinner 5-9, Friday & Saturday 5-10
Saturday Lunch 12-3

2nd Annual Farmer Olympics
Sunday, October 26th at 12:30
Presented by Greenagers, Hosted by Route 7 Grill

Schedule: 12:30 -1:30 p.m. Registration at Route 7 Grill
1:30 p.m. Games begin.

Lunch available all afternoon and NO CHARGE to compete! Yea! Games include Farmer's Carry, Stackin' Bales, Gatherin' Gourds, and more! Team and single events. Good food, good events, good company! Need not be a farmer to join in the fun.

All proceeds with benefit Greenagers--a youth environmental organization working to strengthen the environment and our community.

Preservation Society

Christophe Jalbert of the Route 7 Grill team now features his own handcrafted fine dining experience – Preservation Society. This Chef Expo Kitchen features a raw bar, charcuterie and an ever-changing 5- or 3-course tasting menu designed with elegance and expertly
crafted by Christophe, who uses traditional preservation techniques in delicious and creative presentations. It is located in the same building as Route 7 Grill with a separate dining room and entrance on the back patio.

Hours of Operation

Mon: 5 pm – 10:30 pm,
Thu-Sun: 5 pm – 10:30pm

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Perservation Society named "Where to Eat" in the Berkshires by The Guardian.

"Preservation Society Pays Homage to Simple, Sublime Food"
In our first critical write-up Nichole Dupont, of Rural Intelligence raves about Preservation Society. Read full review on Rural Intelligence.

What's Cookin' at Route 7 Grill?

This is our New York Strip, cut into block form and cooked to
perfection. Topped with local pickled peppers and thai basil.

Route 7 Grill Named One of Top 16 Restaurants Outside of Boston by Thrillist Magazine

"In the shadow of June Mountain is Route 7 Grill, a fire-fed mecca for meat lovers far and wide. . . ."
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"Route 7 Grill Comes of Age in Its 8th Year"

Thanks to Dan Shaw for this fantastic review on Rural Intelligence. We discuss how Route 7 Grill has evolved over our eight years and why you should definintely order up a platter of our housemade charcuterie next time you are here! [Read the review!

Check out our new and improved dining room!

Route 7 Grill Gift Cards
Gift Cards Available Online!
Give the gift of a delicious farm-to-table meal! Perfect for friends and families who love food! (Isn't that pretty much everyone?!)

Visit our online purchase page to buy a few now!

We All Love the Berkshires
Check out this video about the organization 1Berkshires, and see why Route 7 Grill founder/owner Lester Blumenthal loves the Berkshires!

Thanks for voting for us!Diners' Choice Award 2012

Route 7 Grill was awarded a Diner's Choice - Top Restaurant on This is an award based on diner's reviews and experience. We are proud to have earned this badge!

We’re thrilled to be part of The 2008 Saveur 100... #10.
Not bad for under two years old!
#10 Whey Good
We’re suckers for swine, but there’s one variety that really has us in its thrall: WHEY-FED PORK. The rich flavor and tender texture of meat from hogs whose diets are supplemented with whey – a nutritious, liquid byproduct of the cheese-making process – may seem like the latest trend in boutique meats (chefs like Dan Barber of New York’s Blue Hill restaurants and John Besh of Restaurant August in New Orleans serve it), but the practice of feeding pigs whey has long been prevalent in areas where pork and cheese are produced in close proximity. The animals enjoy the taste, and whey’s slightly acidic, lactic base gives their flesh a nutty, velvety quality. For down-home dishes cooked with whey-fed pork, we visit the Route 7 Grill, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, which cures, smokes, spit-roasts, and grills pork from pigs that have been fed whey from the nearby Berkshire Cheese Makers.

Thank you Paul Paisley of Twin Oaks Farm in Alford, Massachusetts! You can read the full 2008 Saveur 100 list here...

We got a mention as one of “America’s Best ‘Farm To Table’ Restaurants” in Gourmet magazine!
"What sets [Route 7 Grill] apart is that most of its meat comes from local farmers, as do most of its vegetables. 'This,' says owner Lester Blumenthal, 'is the bridge between the small farm and the common guy’s mouth.' "
-Gourmet, October 2007

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Closed Tuesdays

Dinner 5pm – 9pm
Bar 5pm till close

Friday & Saturday
Dinner 5pm – 10pm
Bar 5pm till close

Saturday Lunch
12pm – 3pm

Call (413) 528-3235 for Takeout
Route 7 Grill
999 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Diners' Choice Award 2012

Route 7 Grill Great Barrington, MA

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