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Lenox Area Restaurants 

Many Lenox restaurants are within a few minutes walking distance from Garden Gables Inn, located in the historic Lenox Village. 

If you are looking just for quick lunch near the Inn, check out these great spots:  Alta, Haven, On a Roll Cafe, Shots Cafe, The Olde Heritage Tavern.

In the list below we share some of our Garden Gables Inn favorites - we've focused on those within walking distance of the Inn in historic Lenox Village, or within a short drive.  There are many other fabulous restaurant choices in the Berkshires, spanning the full range of dining choices from pub food to gourmet fine dining, casual to romantic.  We maintain a Menu Book in our Guest Pantry area with a wider selection of local restaurants.  

We recommend that you make dinner reservations for summer and fall weekends well in advance.  Lenox restaurants are very popular, so we do recommend reservations year-round for weekends and holidays. Our innkeepers are here to help you find a great restaurant - let us know what type of meal and setting you are looking for, and we will be happy to help you with more recommendations and assist you in making your  reservations. 

Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar

34 Church Street
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-0003
Zagat rated since 2009 • Top rated on TripAdvisor and a Garden Gables Inn fav!  With lunch and dinner menus offering a variety of local and organic ingredients, our inspired Mediterranean cuisine is always fresh. Our extensive wine list features selections from around the world, not to mention 24 delicious wines by the glass.  Open daily for lunch from 11:30-2:30 PM.  • Dinner is served 5-9 PM, 10 on Saturday.

BRAVA

27 Housatonic St.
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-9171
Open daily from 5pm-1am. Our kitchen serves food until midnight. Come in for our wide selection of wine by the glass, beer on tap, tapas, pizzas, cheese, and charcuterie. Seating is first come first served--we don't typically take reservations.

BLANTYRE RESTAURANT

Blantyre Road
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-3556

Set in the Main House of our 117- year-old Estate, 110-acre property, our elegant restaurant, The Conservatory at Blantyre, serves an à la carte and five-course tasting menu each evening and exudes a strong sense of place. The menus showcase our Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin’s exceptional cuisine, with a strong emphasis on natural ingredients and prime produce of the Berkshires. Diners can further enjoy their Conservatory experience with wines from Blantyre’s world-renowned wine cellar, which houses more than 7,000 bottles. 

The Bar at Blantyre, with its handsome wood paneling, is open for appetizers and light lunches seven days a week.

Restaurants are closed in Winter on Monday and Tuesday.  Lunch from 11:30-2:30; Dinner from 5:00-9:00.  Bar open until 11:00PM.

CAFE LUCIA RESTAURANT

80 Church Street
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-2640

Seasonal Italian Farm-to-Table Menu.  Chef Owned & Operated Since 1983. Excellent Wine List. New Indoor Bar.  Intimate 1830’s Farmhouse • Al Fresco In Season • Open Year Round • Reservations Recommended • House Specialties: Osso Bucco Con Risotto, Grilled Calamari, Bistecca Alla Fiorentine, Carpaccio • Local Organic Produce.  Dinner Tuesday – Sunday From 5:00PM.  Open Sundays of holiday weekends

CHEZ NOUS

150 Main St.
Lee, MA 01238
(413) 243-6397
Chez Nous in LEE MASSACHUSETTS is where a French chef from Brittany and an American pastry chef, working with a team of like-minded, talented people in both our staff and our suppliers, are able to bring our passion for cooking and eating well to the table. From the integrity of our ingredients, the producers of our wines, our attention to detail in both preparation and service, we look to provide consistency, quality and pleasure. Bon appétit! Franck Tessier & Rachel Portnoy.  Dinner Hours: Open Wednesday–Saturday and closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday. Closed March 8–April 28 for vacation.

CHOCOLATE SPRINGS CAFE

55 Pittsfield Lenox Road
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-9820

Since opening, Chocolate Springs Café has become a special destination for locals and tourists alike. The serious hot chocolate and velvety mousse cakes have become local favorites. The Champagne Cognac Truffles were featured in the August 2005 edition of Time Magazine. Other articles have appeared in Sante Magazine, Berkshire Living, Travel and Leisure Magazine, The New York Times and the Berkshire Eagle. Chocolate Springs was recognized in the March 2006 issue of SAVEUR magazine as one of their TOP 10 star chocolate makers in the United States.The Café is a spectacular destination for chocolate lovers. Not only can you purchase and enjoy all our chocolates, confections, ice cream, gelato, and hot chocolate but we have comfy couches, tables for gathering, live music many evenings, newspapers and magazines.  Open 7 Days a week, Monday-Sunday 9:00am to 9:00 pm.

Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA
Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA
Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA

Firefly Restaurant

71 Church Street
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-2700
Fine Dining • Tapas • Light Plates • Full bar • Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”  Open for dinner, Wednesday-Saturday, starting at 5.  Live music on selected nights.  • Reservations suggested

FRANKIE'S RISTORANTE ITALIANO
80 Main St.
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-4455
Frankie's opened in July of 2007 to bring homemade Italian-American food "like your Mamma used to make" to Lenox.  With warm and attentive old fashioned service among friends and family we pride ourselves in making everything fresh using quality ingredients from local farms and businesses.  Serving a vegan menu 7 nights a week. Full bar. Open for dinner Sunday-Thursday 5:00-9:00, Friday and Saturday, 5:00-9:30.

Haven Cafe & Bakery

8 Franklin St
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-8948
Heavenly—innkeeper favorite for quick, casual.  Open for breakfast and lunch: Monday through Friday 7:30am-3pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am -3pm.

MAZZEOS RISTORANTE
1015 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-2095
Family-owned, Italian cuisine prepared with the freshest ingredients.  Open for dinner daily, 4:00-9:00, Friday and Saturday until 10.  

Nudel Restaurant

37 Church Street
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 551-7183
Creative American pasta bar with an emphasis on organic and locally sourced ingredients • Top-rated on TripAdvisor.com
Dinner Wednesday through Saturday. Seating from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.  Reservations recommended.

ON A ROLL CAFE AND CATERING COMPANY

55 Pittsfield Road,
Lenox, MA, 
In the Lenox Commons. 
(413) 637.9544
An eclectic breakfast and lunch cafe located in the heart of the Berkshires, On a Roll Cafe and Catering Company has been serving fresh and exciting menu items for over 16 years. We strive to provide our customers with the highest quality food possible by making everything from scratch in-house;  Monday-Saturday: Breakfast: 7 - 11, Lunch: 11-4. Sunday, Breakfast: 7-1

Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA
Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA
Restaurant Dining Near Garden Gables Inn in the Berkshires, MA

PRIME Italian Steakhouse & Bar

15 Franklin Street
Lenox, MA 01240
413-637-2998
Family owned Italian Steak House and Bar established in 1988, prime grade steaks and homemade gnocchi are house specialties.  Full Bar • Wine Spectator Award of Excellence • Outside patio seating weather permitting • Serving dinner, Tuesday-Saturday from 5 PM • Reservations suggested, and walk-in diners are welcome • Open year round

Red Lion Inn

30 Main St
Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-5545
Nearby Stockbridge is home to the historic Red Lion Inn, one of the last of the 19th century Berkshire hotels still in operation.  For many visitors to the Berkshires, a stop at the Red Lion is a must.  The Red Lion Inn offers a variety of dining options to fit any mood and occasion. Whether you chose our legendary Main Dining Room, our historic tavern, the moody acoustic vibe of the Lion's Den or our seasonal al fresco dining in The Courtyard, our menus offer contemporary cuisine, pub fare and traditional New England favorites. Whatever you choose, you are sure to have a true Berkshires' experience.  Open daily, check for specific hours, which vary by restaurant:  lunch 12-4; dinner 4-9, 10 on Friday and Saturday.

Shots Cafe

27 Housatonic Street
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-1055
A beautiful European cafe focusing on organic and homemade ingredients; serving creative & tasteful breakfasts, great lunch options, fine homemade pastries, coffee & teas, relaxing outdoor dining, takeout available, Tanglewood picnics.  Open Monday-Wednesday, 7:30-3:00; Thursday-Saturday, 7:30-5:00, Sunday, 7:30-4:00.

THE OLDE HERITAGE TAVERN
12 Housatonic St.
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-0884
Known for great burgers, we also serve wings, soups, sandwiches, wraps and quesadillas. Lively sports bar atmosphere.  Open for lunch and dinner daily, 11:30-9:00, 10:00 on Saturdays.  

Wheatleigh 

Hawthorne Road
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-0610

Hotel and restaurant, AAA Five Diamond Award, Leading Hotels of the World.  Featuring innovative multi-course menus of modern French gastronomy, The Portico by Jeffrey Thompson is Wheatleigh’s signature restaurant.  The Portico features only eight tables. A sophisticated eatery, S/T offers gastro bistro inspired fare of elevated comfort foods showcasing the freshest ingredients prepared to be Simple and Tasty. Whether you are looking for a casual lunch or an evening nightcap, The Lounge is the perfect spot to indulge. Lunch 12-2, Monday-Saturday, Brunch 11:30-1:30, Sunday.  Dinner 5:30-9:00.  Open daily May-October, Thursday-Monday, November-April.  Call in advance to confirm availability, as hours may change due to scheduling of special events.  Reservations highly recommended.