Casual Dining

Acton Jazz Café

103 Nagog Park
Acton, MA 01720

Live music, food. Check the web site for music info. There is sometimes a cover charge for music. 1 miles - 17 minutes.

Benjarong Restaurant

214 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720

Our favorite Thai restaurant – for take-out – not eating in, the restaurant lacks atmosphere. Go to Thai Chilli in Maynard for atmosphere – the food is nearly as good. 4 miles - 10 minutes.

Cafe 641

45 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749

Relax at the Cafe 641 in Hudson. They serve a variety of pastries, crepes and sandwiches. 6 miles - 15 minutes

Crossroads Café

405 Nagog Park, (on Route 2a)
Acton, MA 01720

Popular casual & lively American café. Good bar and good bar food. Booths and tables in restaurant. Gets very busy early evening when booking is advised. 8 miles - 17 minutes.

Fish Restaurant & Wine Bar

29 South Bolton Street
Marlborough MA, 01752

A good seafood restaurant. We have been there a couple of times and enjoyed it. New York chef. Modern decor. Live jazz Saturday night. Reservations recommended at weekends. 9 miles - 18 minutes.

Emma's Cafe

117 Great Road (Stow Center)
Stow, MA 01775

Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch & Snacks. Good local eatery with fresh made food. Interesting menu – traditional fare with a modern twist. Mon - Thurs. 6am - 4pm. Fri 6am - 3pm. Sat & Sun 8am - 3pm. 1 mile - 4 minutes.

Horseshoe Pub & Restaurant

29 South Street
Hudson, MA 01749

Great variety of food in a nice pub and restaurant atmosphere. Outside eating area, lovely on a warm evening. 6 miles - 15 minutes.

Main Streets Market and Café

42 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742

Casual dining with good food and fun atmosphere. Live music from 8pm Tuesday - Saturday
Closed Sunday, Monday evenings.
9 miles - 20 minutes.

Nancy's Airfield Café

302 Boxboro Road
Stow, MA 01775

Very popular and friendly local venue. Great spot for lunch.

Breakfast, Lunch, Sunday Brunch 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dinner Friday & Saturday Evenings 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Reservations suggested for Dinner. 1.5 miles - 4 minutes

Not Your Average Joe's

305 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720

American food – small chain. Informal, jazzy décor. Extremely popular – make a reservation or call before you set off from the Inn if you plan on eating before 7.30pm. Also good for lunch. Can eat full menu at the bar or get take out. Open until 10pm Mon - Thurs; 11pm Fri & Sat; 9pm Sun. 4 miles - 10 minutes.

Red Raven

Nagon Mall
3 Nagog Park
Acton, MA 01720

New, popular 'gastro pub'. Live music eves. from 9 pm. Bistro-type food. Lovely setting on a lake, with outside deck. Lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Reservations recommended for weekend evenings. 8 miles - 17 minutes.

Papa Razzi

768 Elm Street
Concord, MA 01742

American- Italian food in a chain restaurant. Food and service are good. Busy, but you can usually get a table – at weekends a reservation may be wise. Can also eat from main menu at their bar. 7 miles - 17 minutes.

The Rail Trail Flatbread Co.

33 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749

Recently opened, very close by, a very good flatbread pizza restaurant. Menu includes a variety of items. Takeout available. 6 miles - 12 minutes.

Monday to Thursday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Red Ginger

117 Great Road (Shaw's Plaza)
Stow, MA 01775

Very close by, a good Asian restaurant with an extensive menu of Chinese and Japanese cuisine, including Sushi. Takeout available.

Monday to Thursday: 11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Sunday: 12:30 Noon - 9:45 PM.
1 mile - 4 minutes.

River Rock Grill

163 Main Street
Maynard, MA 01754

Restaurant, bar and lounge located in Maynard offering American cuisine with Mediterranean influences. Serves lunch and dinner, open until 9pm (10pm Saturday) Closed Mondays. 3.5 miles - 10 minutes.

Savoring Indian Cuisine

155 Main Street
Maynard, MA 01754

Our favorite Indian restaurant. If you enjoy Indian food you will enjoy this. Also good for take-out. Closed Tuesdays. 3.5 miles - 10 minutes.

Thai Chilli

40 Main Street
Maynard, MA 01754

A great Thai restaurant, easy to get to.

Monday - Friday
Lunch: 11:30AM - 2:30PM, Dinner: 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Saturday – Sunday
Dinner: 5:00PM - 9:30PM

3.5 miles - 10 minutes.

Vincenzo's Pasta

1200 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742

American Italian. Reliably good. Busy, but usually no problems getting a table. 7 miles - 17 minutes.

Fine Dining

80 Thoreau

80 Thoreau Street
Concord, MA 01742

Chef Carolyn Johnson (Rialto) uses New England ingredients and traditions embellished with French techniques. Really good food, on a par with top Boston restaurants, but not Boston prices. Reservations needed.
Closed Sunday
9 miles - 20 minutes.

Aka Bistro

145 Lincoln Road
Lincoln, MA 01773

Clio alums Christian Touche and Chris Chung teamed up to create Aka Bistro, where French and Japanese cuisines come together. But this is no fusion joint – the Lincoln restaurant features two distinct menus – one full of authentic Provençal fare and the other innovative Japanese sashimi. The common culinary thread between the two halves is a reliance on fresh, seasonal and locally grown ingredients whenever possible.
Closed Sunday evening. 10 miles - 20 minutes.


24 Walden Street
Concord, MA 01742

Chef Jason Bond works directly with producers to find interesting vegetables and rare breeds of livestock. He combines traditional and modern techniques to produce honest and flavorful food. Reservations recommended. Lunch Wed - Sun 11.30 - 2pm; Dinner 5 - 10pm. Closed Tuesdays. 9 miles - 20 minutes.

Colonial Inn

48 Monument Square
Concord, MA 01742

In the center of Concord this historic inn has a restaurant offering fine dining. Also casual dining in the Forge Tavern, which has live entertainment Wednesday – Sunday evenings. 9 miles - 20 minutes.

Gibbet Hill Grill

57 Lowell Road
Groton, MA 01450-1314

A beautiful setting with beef and vegetables from their own farm this is a very upscale dining experience. The restaurant is a 30 minute drive away but worth it for the great steaks. Reservations suggested. 16 miles - 30 minutes.

J's at Nashoba Winery

100 Wattaquadoc Hill Road
Bolton, MA 01740

Fine dining in a great location with wonderful countryside views. Wine and beers are from their own winery/brewery. Fruit wine cannot match Californian wine – but a great experience. Vineyard tours, wine tastings, fruit picking and picnicking. Brunchonly on Sundays. Closed Mondays &Tuesdays. Reservations needed. 6.5 miles - 14 minutes.

Le Lyonnais Restaurant Français

416 Great Road, Route 2A
Acton, MA 01720

Fine French dining, where our guests have enjoyed a good meal. Leisurely atmosphere, old-style French restaurant – not fast food. 6.5 miles - 15 minutes.

Fast Food

Acton New London Style Pizza

555 Mass Avenue
Acton, MA 01720

Opened in 1975. Family owned and operated, New London Style Pizza continues a long tradition of Greek-style pan pizza that first came to America in New London, Connecticut in the mid-1960's. Very popular. Will deliver. 2.5 miles - 15 minutes.

Papa Gino's

117 Great Road, Route 117
Stow, MA 01775

Very close. Standard chain pizza. Papa Gino's will deliver to Amerscot House Inn. 1.3 mile - 4 minutes

Stow House of Pizza

156 Great Road, Route 117
Stow, MA 01775

Very close. Many guests have eaten here – with no complaints. Standard pizzas and subs. 1 miles - 4 minutes.

Sorrento's Brick Oven Pizza

251 Main St, Route 27
Acton, MA 01720

Popular local pizza, serving a wide variety of different brick oven pizzas, including specialties such as tortellini and spicy fingers. Take out or eat in, take out is recommended. 4 miles - 10 minutes.

T.C. Lando's Subs and Pizzeria

297 Main Street, Route 27
Acton, MA 01720

Popular local take out, great steak subs among others as well as burritos and pizza. 4 miles - 10 minutes.

Maynard also boasts a McDonalds, a Wendy's and a number of good café's for sandwiches/salads etc.