Local Food & Spirits

Taste Trails

Throughout Berkshire County

Berkshire Farm & Table has created virtual Taste Trails for residents and visitors to explore and enjoy throughout the seasons.

A-Frame Bakery

Williamstown

The A-Frame Bakery offers unique handmade specialty products made from scratch with the finest all natural ingredients – fresh butter, eggs, milk, cream, premium chocolate and nuts. Holiday bake goods.

BabyCakes and Bread

Email BabyCakes2468@gmail.com for cakes, scones, pies, and bread! At the farmers market in the summer and delivery available to Williams College.

Bakkerij Krijnen

Bennington, VT

Scratch-baked artisan sourdough breads, exquisite pastries, authentic Dutch treats & vegan soups made using local, organic & all-natural ingredients.

The Beer Diviner

Cherry Plain, NY

Tap room and market with eight revolving beers on tap.

Clarksburg Bread Co.

Clarksburg

Home delivery in the north Berkshires. Like their Facebook page to learn about each month’s schedule. Or call 413-662-2291 or email clarksburgbread@gmail.com.

Mission: Maple Syrup

Feronia Forest

Mission: Maple is lovingly made at Ramblewild’s FSC-certified forests. It is available for purchase at the Ramblewild lodge or by mail.

Red Apple Butchers

Dalton, MA

A nose to tail butcher shop that sources pasture-raised animals from local farmers.

Wild Oats Market

Route 2 Corridor

Natural groceries, locally grown produce, health products, beer/wine, and deli.

A Taste of Honey

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

October 21, 2017 4:00 PM

Join Bees Across Massachusetts’ Russ Wilson for a honey tasting at Sheep Hill,  4 to 6 p.m.

Guido’s Marketplace

Pittsfield

Guido’s harmoniously blends classic marketplace atmosphere with up to the minute goods and services.

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Places to Eat

Bascom Lodge & the Mt. Greylock Summit

Top of Mt. Greylock

(Closed for the season.) Yankee Magazine Editor’s Choice: Best Meal with a View. Private and group rooms available for overnight stay.

‘6 House Pub

Williamstown

Classic pub to fancy fare in a comfortable setting. Outdoor seating and a “doggie menu”.

BrewHaHa

North Adams

Homestyle cooking and baking in a cosmopolitan setting. Serving sides of jazz, Berkshire street life, and light cafe fare. Open 7am to 5pm daily. Closed Wednesdays.

Cafe Seven

The Clark Art Institute

Features La Colombe coffee and seasonal homemade soups, delicious sandwiches, and fresh salads made with locally sourced ingredients from nearby farms.

Chef’s Hat Diner

Williamstown

Breakfast destination with overstuffed omelets, fluffy pancakes topped with strawberries and whip cream, and more. Open 7 days.

Chopsticks

Williamstown

Japanese, Chinese and Korean cuisine with a sushi bar. Eat-in or take out. Open 7 days.

Coyote Flaco

Williamstown

Authentic Mexican fare and a variety of margaritas. Outdoor dining available.

Cozy Corner

Williamstown

American, Italian, and Greek cuisine open 7 days for lunch, dinner, or takeout.

Desperados

Williamstown & North Adams

Fresh made salsa, guacamole, and favorite Mexican food. Margaritas too.

Elizabeth’s

Pittsfield

Longtime low-key Italian institution with dinerlike setting serving pasta, salad & such for sharing.

Freight Yard Pub

North Adams

Hearty American pub fare located in a historic district.

Gala Steakhouse & Bistro

Williamstown

Traditional steakhouse fare with hearty bistro options using locally sourced ingredients. Outdoor seating or fireside during the colder months. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Golden Eagle Restaurant

North Adams

Located on the historic Route 2 hairpin turn featuring outdoor dining with a panoramic view of North Adams, Williamstown, Adams, and Clarksburg.

Gramercy Bistro

North Adams

Contemporary French cuisine with global influences. Brunch on Sunday.

Haflinger Haus

Adams

Featuring some of Austria’s most delicious foods, like authentic wiener schnitzel, goulash, and spätzle along with classic American and continental dishes.

Hops & Vines Beer Garden & Brasserie

Williamstown

Contemporary American menu and twists on classically inspired French brasserie cuisine. Large selection of specialty craft beers and extensive wine list.

Hot Tomatoes

Williamstown

Hand stretched, hearth baked pizza, salads, gelato, and more. Enjoy a slice out back by the Green River.

The Hub

North Adams

Casual American fare.

Jack’s Hot Dog Stand

North Adams

A North Adams institution. Handmade hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, and more since 1917. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm. Closed Sunday.

John Andrews Restaurant

Sough Egremont

Specializes in regional American cuisine with an emphasis on local fresh and seasonal ingredients and Italian regional influences.

Lickety Split

Williamstown

(Closed for the season.) Ice cream, fruit smoothies, and summer fun.

The Log

Williamstown

A unique and vibrant venue at Williams College for all to enjoy entertainment, good conversation & great food and drink.

Man of Kent Tavern

Hoosick Falls, NY

Crowded with the people you want to meet: hikers, skiers and locals.

Mezze Bistro & Bar

Williamstown

Contemporary American cuisine highlighting the best of the season in support of independent farmers and artisan producers.

Mill on the Floss

New Ashford

Elegant simplicity of French Country Cuisine in the charm of an 18th-century farmhouse. Dinner Tuesday-Sunday from 5pm.

Old Forge

Lanesboro

Wings and a huge selection of beers, along with other pub fare, make this a popular spot for locals and visitors.

Olympic Pizza Family Restaurant

Williamstown

Lunch and dinner in a family-friendly environment. Pizza, Greek, American, and Italian dishes. Open 7 days, 9am-11pm.

Papa Charlie’s Deli

Williamstown

Try the Zonker Harris or the Mary Tyler Moore, all of the sandwiches named after celebrities.

Pedrin’s Dairy Bar

North Adams

Family owned and operated classic dairy bar. Fish fry, ice cream, enjoyed at a colorful picnic table.

Pelty’s Pizza

Colonial Plaza

Pizza, grinders, salads, pasta, and more available to eat in, take out, and for delivery.

Pera Mediterranean Bistro

Williamstown

American and Mediterranean fare specializing in kebobs, sampler platter of hummus, tabouli, grape leaves, sautéed falafel, and smoky grilled eggplant puree, as well as a large variety of wraps.

Public Eat+Drink

North Adams

Casual, inventive American food. Extensive craft beer selection with 11 taps and over a dozen bottled, curated wine list, and inventive cocktail offerings. Lunch and dinner.

Purple Pub

Williamstown

Classic pub fare and a wide selection of beer. Lunch and dinner.

Red Herring

Williamstown

Burgers, beer, and open mic on Thursday nights.

Six Depot

West Stockbridge

Coffee roastery, café, art gallery & event space in West Stockbridge.

Spice Root

Williamstown

Modern Indian cuisine. Executive lunch buffet weekdays and Maharaja brunch buffet served weekends.

Blue Mango

Williamstown

Japanese and Thai cuisine. Lunch and dinner served daily.

Tony’s Sombrero

Williamstown

Quesadillas, tacos, tamales, and giant burritos. Eat-in or take-out.

Water Street Grill

Williamstown

Steak, seafood, and tavern fare with a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits.

Wild Oats Market

Williamstown

Salad bar, hot buffet, soups, and grab-and-go sandwiches and other gourmet items.

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Farms

The Berry Patch

Stephentown, NY

Sustainably produced berries, vegetables, and cut flowers.

Caretaker Farm

Williamstown

A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture.

Cricket Creek Farm

Williamstown

A working dairy farm with a farm store carrying their own artisanal cheese, raw milk, grass-fed beef, whey-fed pork, eggs from their flock, and more. Also a celebration venue.

Gammelgarden Creamery

Pownal, VT

A small farmstead dairy creating Skyr, market cheese, cultured butter, buttermilk, and pasteurized whole Jersey milk.

Ioka Valley Farm

Lanesboro

From pancake breakfast at the Calf-A to fresh maple syrup or fun at Uncle Don’s Barnyard, fun for everyone!

Jaeschke’s Orchard

Greylock Glen

For over 130 years their third-generation family-owned farm has been growing apples at the base of Mt. Greylock.

Jennings Brook Farm

New Ashford

A family farm that makes Pure Maple Syrup. We have a farm stand, grass fed beef, and wood operation.

Mighty Food Farm

Pownal, VT

Certified organic produce, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), farmers markets in Bennington and Dorset, VT.

Sweet Brook Farm

Williamstown

Home to a herd of alpacas raised for their beautiful yarns, maple syrup, and sleigh rides.

Wildstone Farm

Pownal, VT

Bennington County’s oldest certified organic farm with an elevation of 1,400 feet. Year-round CSA and produce available at the Bennington Farmers Market.

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Markets & Events

Wild Oats Market

Williamstown

Salad bar, hot buffet, soups, and grab-and-go sandwiches and other gourmet items.

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