Whether you are visiting as a hockey family at our world famous New England Sports Center or you are visiting one of our high-tech companies; you will want to know where to dine in Marlborough MA and the surrounding area.
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Delivery through Grubhub is available for many restaurants.
If you are looking for a restaurant that offers family style dining with a waitstaff and bar, this list is for you.
Part of the new Apex Center, the 110 Grill is the anchor restaurant for the complex. They also have a location in Hudson at the Shops at Highland Commons. The food is high quality, the atmosphere is loud and busy, and the outdoor firepit is a nice draw.
There are two 99 Restaurants – one in Hudson and one in Marlborough. They serve traditional chain-style American fair that is priced reasonably.
For finer dining, try Bullfinches in Sudbury. They also offer cooking classes on Tuesday evenings.
Chill Kitchen and Bar
Located on the East side of Marlborough, Chill Kitchen and Bar offers good American cuisine. The patio is the place to be in the summer months and is dog friendly.
A fun, lively atmosphere awaits you at Evviva Trattoria. They are conveniently located in the Apex Center and are always busy. The patio is in the parking lot, but it’s still a fun place for a drink and some fabulous Italian food.
Great southern BBQ in New England, Fireflys BBQ is home to ribs paired with classic sides and Dante’s – an over 21 dance club.
Fish Restaurant and Wine Bar
Beautifully presented, classic seafood dishes are the star of the menu at Fish.
Fix Burger Bar
Fix Burger Bar is the new kid in town. They offer fabulous burgers and when the weather is good, a view of the lake.
Fugakyu in Sudbury offers classic Japanese cuisine: sushi, sashimi, tempura.
Horseshoe Pub and Restaurant
The Horseshoe Pub in Hudson offers fun pub fair and a separate bar area that has wide selection of draft beers for your enjoyment.
Kennedy’s Restaurant and Market
Kennedy’s Restaurant is where the townies go. A longtime, family owned establishment, you will find classic American favorites on the menu.
Family friendly Italian dining at its best, that’s Linguini’s in a nutshell. I once recommended it to a visitor; their comment “The braciole is better than my Italian grandma’s!”
LongHorn Steak House
At the Longhorn you know what you will get, since each location offers the same great steak and proprietary seasonings.
The Lotus Blossom restaurant in Sudbury is the perfect spot to enjoy Chinese and Japanese cuisine.
Marlborough Country Club’s Eastside Grille
The Eastside Grille offers indoor and patio dining overlooking a beautiful 18 hole semi-private golf course.
Okami Sushi hibachi
Okami is located in the Apex Center.
Just beyond the Mall is the Olive Garden offering classic, tried and true Italian dining.
Rail Trail Flat Bread Co.
Great flatbread, fabulous entres, and fresh draft options make the Rail Trail in Hudson a great casual dining spot. Delivery offered by Grubhub.
Silk Road Bistro
The Silk Road Bistro is a family run downtown restaurant offering Northern & Szechuan-style Chinese food
A staple in the downtown Hudson restaurant scene, Sofia’s has been serving authentic Tuscan inspired Italian cuisine for over 20 years.
Tavern In The Square
Offering gastro pub fair, Tavern In The Square is lively and has lots of TVs in the dining room.
Longfellow’s Wayside Inn is a traditional wayside inn and tavern that has been serving the since 1716. It is a nice spot to enjoy a comfortably upscale meal.
Grubhub Delivery Available
More of a sports bar, the Westender offers sandwiches, darts, and sports.
Wildwood embodies relaxed finer dining where the focus is steaks done expertly.
Zarape Mexican Restaurant
Zarape offers yummy classic Mexican entres and has indoor and patio seating.
Below are dining options that are classic takeout and may have seating and some have a small waitstaff.
China Taste is the best place to get excellent, classic Chinese food. Make sure to call ahead, they are usually very busy.
Jersey Mike’s Subs
Jersey Mike’s next to the Apex Center
Mirchi Nation is across the street from the Apex Center
Qdoba is across the street from the Apex Center
Vin Bin Cafe
The Vin Bin Cafe is the place to go if you are looking for great local eats. They are located in downtown Marlborough and Southboro.
When you ar dining out, it’s always a good idea to get Marriott points by using the Chase Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card. The offer lots of different plans and the dividends are hotel points – something hockey families and traveling visitors need.
Other Places To Visit
If you are looking for something to do, a visit to Tower Hill Botanical Garden might just be the thing. You can check them out and view some of their Orchids here.
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