Top 5 Catches Of The Day In Western Massachusetts
Even though we are not located on the shoreline, The beautiful Berkshires has an array of fantastic seafood oriented restaurants. In a recent top 5 poll, 4 of them are located right here in our backyard. Here are some favorable reviews from friends in the area and outside our vicinity that visited some of these establishments and as for yours truly. I am very picky when it comes to eating fish, but there are exceptions to the rule and here are some examples.
The Salmon Run Fish House and Eatery is located on Main Street in "lovely Lee". they have serving up top quality seafood dinners since 1999 and their traditional salmon dinner with an array of vegetables on the side . Two years ago, this restaurant was voted "Best of the Berkshires" as you can sample house specials, taste tempting appetizers and if you like shell fish, the raw bar is unbeatable.
Aegean Breeze Restaurant on Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington not only serves up fare from my old homeland, their specialty. The atmosphere truly takes you to Greece and I enjoy talking to those employees who also speak my native language. The diverse menu will truly satisfy ALL customers. They are open 7 days a week.
Head to North Adams as Boston Seafood is located at American Legion Road. Their specialty is seafood from the eastern shores of Massachusetts capital city to Cape Cod. They also offer "all you can eat" items on their daily menu and a full bar. Open daily except Mondays.
R.J's Restaurant on First Street in Pittsfield offers a variety of lunch and dinner options. They have been open since last year and has since become a destination with a variety of selections in the realm of seafood that will surely satisfy your appetite. RJ's also features LIVE entertainment as I celebrated my birthday last month with friends and caught Melissa Brinton in a stunning performance. She even serenaded me on my special day.
Last but not least, this eatery is located east of us in Wilbraham but it has been voted one of the most popular seafood restaurants in western Massachusetts. Wilbraham Seafood on Boston Road not only offers opportunities to dine in as they are also a fish market where you can shop and create your own custom made seafood dishes. Keep in mind, they DO NOT accept credit or debit cards. They are a "Cash Only" business which is pretty rare these days.
Reel 'em in and enjoy the fare in our neck of the woods. You will NOT be disappointed!
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