Armsby Abbey | Worcester, Massachusetts
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Armsby Abbey
World Class based on 43 ratings
Type: Bar

144 North Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts United States 01608 [ print map ]
508 795 1012

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Hours: Mon to Thu 1130am to 12am, Fri 1130am to 2am, Sat 10am to 12am, Sun 10am to 12am


Mayor: jmikolich (4) | Taps: 21 | Bottles: 120


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Beer Available At Armsby Abbey (arranged by most recent)
Jackís Abby Hopstitution XPL #5 BAM! , Allagash Session Brett Ale 94, Blatant IPA 82, Port Brewing Santas Little Helper Barrel Aged 98, Victory Braumeister Pils 95, Bayerischer Bahnhof Pineus Gose 95, Blatant Imperial Stout 47, Cambridge Spring Training IPA 65, Bear Republic Apex 99, Oxbow Freestyle No. 20 (Holiday IPA) , Lost Abbey Red Barn Ale 98, Pretty Things Barbapapa 93, Omnipollo Erzulie Barley Wine 66, Thornbridge Halcyon 98, High & Mighty Two-Headed Beast 73, Allagash White 94, Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, The Bruery 6 Geese A Laying 93, Pretty Things Saint Botolphs Town 93, BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2012 99
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43 reviews for Armsby Abbey
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  85%
 Selection  88%
 Food  86%
 Value  70%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Travlr  (1518) Washington, Washington DC | August 24, 2012
OK, so this place had an unblended Cantillon lambik on draft, the only place in the US that Iíve ever seen such a thing how cool is that? The atmosphere is also cool. The place was smaller than I expected, but the music was really good, the staff was terrific, and the tap selection Was abosultely amazing. Oh, and the food was spectacular. Definitely worth going far out of your way to find this place.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (694) London, England | January 5, 2014
A great bar-cum-restaurant in the centre of town. It was very busy when we were there and we were lucky to get a table but I can see why itís popular - it has a very good beer list, good food and a nice atmosphere. (Visited 10 November 2012).
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton  (613) London, England | September 17, 2014
Great spot overall. They have a solid range of taps with great variety; my only complaint would be that the selection of local breweries was limited to around five beers, but I think the quality and quantity of MA breweries warrants a higher allocation than that. Prices are decent. The food is excellent, and this place obviously pays very close attention to where they are sourcing their ingredients. The place itself is very clean and well laid out. The staff is courteous and efficient. This place certainly elevates beer restaurant/bar to the next level. Highly recommended.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu  (403) Cincinnati, Ohio | October 8, 2012
Armsby Abbey is in downtown Worcester and we stopped here to meet up with lushawn and his lady on our way into Boston. We had to wait a little bit for a table but they were able to move a large group to a bigger table, opening up two. The first thing that caught my eye on the menu was Hill Farmstead Ephraim. Wow. Yes, please and thank you. The tap list was not massive but all-killer-no-filler. Good mix of local, regional, national, and international tap choices. The bottle list looked ridiculous. Iím on a budget while traveling the country, so I didnít even bother, but there are gems to be had if you are willing to spend the money. The food was good, but the menu is fairly limited. They were out of quite a few things when we were there, too. Prices are a little on the high side, but maybe thatís just my Midwestern perspective. All in all, top-notch bar in a city I might not make it back to, so Iím glad we made it in here when we had the chance. A must-visit if youíre nearby.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
swoopjones  (308) Buffalo, New York | June 26, 2012
Great spot, mac & cheese, roast beef sandwich & pizza rocked. Great draft selection, dieu de ciel, hill farmstead, mikkeller, cantillion etc. Every glass to match. Congrats Alec, awesome place
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilliGose  (252) pouring bus, New Brunswick | October 18, 2012
a pleasant visit with phaleslu. awesome tap list- good selection of locals and beyond. hill farmstead ephraim on tap was a treat. food was just fine. nice place. excited to return soon.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL  (241) Montrťal, Quebec | March 17, 2014
…tablissement visitť le dimanche 2 mars vers 10h30. Ambiance: Dťcoration en brique et bois. Musique jazz en sourdine. Service: Sympathique et serviable. Sťlection: 22 fŻts au menu. Nourriture: Menu brunch, crÍpe aux patates douces et bacon. (238e rating díťtablissement)
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
OldGrowth  (172) North Carolina | December 9, 2013
Great addition to the Worcester beer scene. This place opened shortly after I moved away. Nice place, kind of dark inside, little industrial, but pleasant color wood scheme, . Looks like 15 or so people could sit bar. Narrow table and then the dining area. Also a room in the back section that wasnít there the first time I went here. Service has been good, but Iíve never been there when itís been crowded. Sat at bar twice and table this last visit. Help has been good. Friendly, polite, beer knowledgable. Solid selection. Mix of American craft and Belgian. Food has been darn good . This last trip I had pork belly carbonara. Using pork belly as the noodles. Lots of season vegetables. Locally sourced stuff. Not a bargain place, could be thought of a tad high in price, but I feel like you get quality products here. I like it and would recommend if you are I the area.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
tom10101  (172) Quebec | October 11, 2013
Nice place, easy to find and with enough parking nearby. Ambiance is good, but it was loud even if not too crowded. Very good service, friendly and helpful. Selection is pretty good with a lot of great breweries (Jackís Abby, Tree House, Hill Farmstead). Food was really good (cheese plate and something else that I donít remember - but it was good!). Price are on the high side, but not unreasonable. This is a must visit when in the area and itís worth a trip just to go there. I will definitely come back.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
ReggieDunlap  (142) The dub c, Pennsylvania | September 2, 2013
really cool place...very good and friendly service, awesome food, and really nice beer selection. prices are a bit on the high side but they have some nice selections and the food will not disappoint. My bartender wascute as hell which is always a plus...but i couldnt get her to give me a Tree House glass. Iíll visit again if Im near Worcester.

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