Wondering where to go in the Berkshires for a late-night bite, beverage or live music? Here are five of the best after-dark hot spots that will not disappoint:
PUBLIC eat+drink, North Adams
Craving the fresh flavors of Berkshire farms and food artisans? You’ll find something for every appetite at Jared Decoteau’s industrial-styled nightspot in the heart of downtown North Adams. Try local cheeses or the house-made duck pate. Savor flavorful steaks, chops, fish, pasta, and flatbreads or order one of the best burgers in the Berkshires, and add an unforgettable side of mouthwatering, pecorino-topped truffle fries. On weekends, the kitchen serves until 10:00 p.m. The bar is open until midnight, serving an extensive selection of craft and draft beers, wines, and creative cocktails.
Methuselah Bar and Lounge, Pittsfield
Come and enjoy edible and drinkable works of art at this fun and funky downtown location. Live music can be found here on many nights, and mixology classes are offered, along with so much more. Their ever creative and changing cocktail list along with their dynamic bartenders are sure to entertain and on weekends the fun goes until 1:00 am. You do not want to miss out on a visit to Methuselah.
This cozy, European-style wine bar in downtown Lenox serves up small plates and hearty individual pizzas until midnight. With an extensive wine list that received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, owner, Whitney Asher, and his knowledgeable bar staff are happy to help you find a glass that suits your taste. There’s plenty here for beer drinkers, too. In addition to the brews on tap, Brava serves more than 80 craft beers from around the world and they are open until 1:00 am every night.
Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge
Downstairs from the Red Lion Inn on Main Street, Lion’s Den offers tasty pub fare until 11 pm on weekends with live music by some of the area’s top musicians. The laid-back tavern atmosphere is popular with theater- and concert-goers. You might even run into the performers you just applauded at the Berkshire Theater Festival or Tanglewood.
Prairie Whale, Great Barrington
Locals and a visitors alike flock to this Great Barrington foodie hub. Here you will find rustic and delicious food using local farm ingredients found in the Berkshires, pair this with one of their unique cocktails or a glass of wine and you have a perfect night out. Open until 10 most nights this is a great addition to the Berkshire food scene.
So get ready to eat and drink your way through the Berkshires. With these five locales, we are just scratching the surface on all our dining options. Get ready to #tasteberkshires and enjoy!