Econo Lodge The Springs
94 Route 7
New Ashford, MA 01237
Phone: (413) 458-7090
Fax: (413) 458-7092
Bars & Cafes
Nestled in a country inn at the foot of Jiminy Peak, John Harvard's Brewery is a great place to soak in some warmth in the cold mountain ranges. Resembling a log cabin, the place is furbished in wood and covered in hues of yellow, creating a vibrant ambiance. Relish a meal of burgers, sandwiches, steaks, salads and John Harvard's special burgers along with your brews. On weekends, the bar is open beyond 11p, so visitors can enjoy drinks till later in the night.
To avail of some Berkshire hospitality, step into this bistro/bar located in Williamstown, which shares its border with New York and Vermont. The spacious and stylish venue is done up with wooden floors; round tables spaced across the room offer privacy. The extensive drinks menu offers seasonal red and white wines; they are served by the glass or by the bottle. The food menu is short, but lists exotic treats that are sure to be relished. Many events like benefit dinners, parties and wine tastings are hosted here. Whether you visit Mezze during these events or just step in for an unusual lunch, you are sure to leave with memories urging you to return soon.
Nestled within The Orchads Hotel, Gala Steakhouse & Bistro offers a tantalizing fare of dishes in its sophisticated ambiance. Try out their delectable dishes of Duck Confit, Crispy Striped Bass, Cricket Creek Farm Short Ribs and Honey Crisped Scottish Salmon, that offer a dance of flavors on your palate. You can also choose to huddle up on the couch with your dear ones, as the fireplace cocoons you in its warmth. The wood paneled bar counter, is a great place to sit back and enjoy your drink. Whether you are staying at the hotel or not, do visit this restaurant for delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner fare.
Located in the heart of Williamstown, Hops & Vines Beer Garden & Brasserie offers an upscale restaurant and a charming beer garden to gorge on delectable food and drinks. The menu features a modern American fare embellished with French brasserie traditions, giving it a contemporary flair. For a spectrum of flavors, try out their Southern Fried Chicken cooked served with honey butter, gravy, spinach and mashed potatoes, or Veal Loin cooked with caramelized onions, oyster mushrooms and polenta herbs. Choose from their list of draft beers, wine or cocktails to complement your food. They house a wine tasting room that can accommodate up to 12 guests, making it a perfect venue to celebrate your private occasion.
"North County's # 1 sports tavern," the Key West Lounge offers sandwiches, burgers, beers, live music and more.
Open for breakfast and lunch, Cafe Brewhaha offers some of the very best baked goods, specialty coffee drinks and tea in northern Berkshire County. Prepared with only the freshest ingredients, Cafe Brewhaha also offers a very diverse menu, including vegetarian and vegan fare.
Gramercy Bistro offers a tantalizing fare of classical American cuisine. The executive chef Alexander Smith gives the preparations his own contemporary additions. Feast on their menu of scallops, chops, steaks, salads and grilled chicken. Operational hours of this place may vary, contact the bistro before visiting. The restaurant is located within the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art; enjoy a break from your arty tour and gorge on some edible creativity.
This local coffee house is a nice gathering place, and serves, along with some of the finest roasted coffees, espressos, and coffee specialty beverages, a nice selection of teas and freshly baked goods.
Known for its wonderful homemade ice cream, Bev
Nestled among the woods surrounding the quaint town of Becket, at the edge of the October Mountain State Forest, the Dream Away Lodge provides the ideal atmosphere to, well, dream away. The quietness of the surroundings, coupled with the charm of the establishment, accentuated by its rich history, make for just the place you would want to be on a lazy Sunday afternoon, enjoying a quiet and delicious dinner with your partner. The menu is a nice blend of Contemporary dishes and local specialties, and they also offer seasonal menus. Apart from the charm it exudes, the lodge is also the venue where local musicians display their talents at the regular concerts and shows held here. See the website for more information.
This eponymous restaurant of Paul Lombardi has been delighting the people of Albany with tantalizing Italian fares, since its inception in 1986. The cuisine offered here follows authentic Italian recipes embellished with a hint of contemporary flair. An array of pasta, seafood, chicken and seafood dishes can be feasted upon. Choose from their extensive collection of wines and beer to complement your food. They also offer a special bambino menu for all their little guests. The outdoor patio is a vibrant space to dine in, during summers; when you can sip on relishing cocktails while enjoying the pleasant breeze.
The Panichi family has created a haven for families to enjoy a wonderful dinner at Nichi's Restaurant and Pub. The menu features American classics chicken, seafood, chops and veal preparations. They also offer tantalizing steaks, pizzas, soups and pastas. On some nights the place is enlivened by various performances, ranging from comedy shows that fill the place riotous laughter to interactive mystery performances that creates a thrilling atmosphere. Check the website for event schedule to participate.