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Alta - Brulees - Cafe Adam - Castle Street - Cranwell - Chez Nous - Dream Away Lodge - Flavours - Frankie's - Gala restaurant & Bar - Jae's Spice - Jonathan's Bistro - John Andrews - Mazzeo's - Morgan House - The Old Inn On The Green - Perigee - The Point Restaurant - Prime Italian Steakhouse - Red Lion Inn

*Chez Nous
150 Main St
Lee, Ma 01238

Christmas eve - Open until 8pm

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day - Open for dinner

New Year's Eve

special menu (soon to be posted on their website)
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*Castle Street Cafe
10 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
413- 528-5244

Christmas eve - Closed

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day - Open for dinner

New year's Eve

6:00: Dinner A la Carte Menu

8:15: Dinner & Dancing with The Rob Putnam Quartet

Lobster Bisque
Black Bean Soup
Oysters: On the Half Shell (1/2 Dozen)
Echo Falls Scottish Smoked Salmon
Stuffed Portabella Mushroom with Spinach & Fresh Mozzarella
Castle Street Chicken Liver Pate
Saffron Risotto with Asparagus and Shaved Parmigian
Linguine Provencale (Tomato, Garlic, Black Olive, & Caper)

Mixed Green Salad with Belgian Endive, Dijon Vinaigrette

Filet Mignon, Port Sauce, Blue Cheese Popover
Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary
Breast of Duck, Currant & Cassis Sauce, Braised Apple & Pears
Grilled Veal Chop, Roasted Garlic Sauce, Scalloped Potatoes
Sautéed Sea Scallops with Ginger, Curry, & Coconut Milk
Almond Crusted Brook Trout, Ginger Orange Sauce
Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice, Apples, Walnuts, & Dried Cranberries

Dessert & Coffee
8:15 - $85 per person (included dancing and Midnight Champagne)

Complimentary glass of champagne for Berkshire Bach Society Ticket Holders
Reservations Required (413) 528-5244
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75 North Street
Entrance from McKay St. Pittsfield, MA 01201

Christmas Eve - Open

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open - ART HOLMES BLUES BAND will be hosting the new year celebration on Dec 31st starting at 9:30pm. Limited tickets available. You may purchase your tickets now for only $10.

New Year's Day - Open
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*Red Lion Inn
30 Main Street, PO Box 954
Stockbridge MA 01262-0954

Open every day

Christmas dinner seatings from 12noon to 6:30 pm.

$49 adults, $24.50 children (12 & under)
-Scallop & Shrimp Bisque
-Roasted Squash & Apple Soup
-Porcini Mushroom Gnocchi
-Farm Girl Farm Heirloom Tomato Puree & Rosemary Toast
-Hudson Valley Duck Confit
-Berkshire Blue Risotto & Dried Cranberries
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-Equinox Farm Field Greens Ioka Maple Vinaigrette, Pears & Candied Walnuts
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-Roast Pheasant Breast Zehr Farms Braised Mushrooms, Anna Potatoes & Sautéed Spinach
-Grilled Filet Mignon Rosemary Potato Cake, French Beans & Burgundy Reduction
-Pan Seared Organic Salmon Lobster Mashed Potatoes, Buttered Asparagus & Creamed Leeks
-Root Vegetable Risotto Rainbow Chard, Acorn Squash Puree & Parsnip Crisps
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-Mascarpone & Ricotta Cheese Cake with Lemon Crust
-Banana Bread Pudding with Maple Bourbon Sauce
-Flourless Chocolate Torte with Espresso Cream
-Pecan Balls with Vanilla Ice Cream & Caramel Sauce

Open New Year's eve and New Year's day

New Year's eve gala. More information later or call

call or e-mail for reservations
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*Jae's Spice
297 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Open New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Normal business hours, offering typical menu with special dishes.

Party Upstairs with Carlton Maaia Quintet, featuring Rebecca Leigh

Champagne at Midnight, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, cash bar

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*Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar
34 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01240

Christmas Eve - Open for lunch from 11:30 am to 3 pm and dinner from 5 pm to 8 pm. Regular Menu and Holidays Special.

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open regular menu & Holiday specials

New Year's Day - Open
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*Dream Away Lodge
1342 County Rd.
Becket, MA 01223

Christmas Eve - Open for dinner: regular menu and SPECIAL Bouillabaise! A savory Seafood Stew with Lobster, Shrimp, Cod and Mussels $28(served with French Bread and a Salad)

Christmas Day - Open for dinner: starts at 5:30 pm - Christmas Open House - free light supper buffet with cash bar - no reservations necessary this time.

-Swedish Meatballs in Cream and Dill Gravy with Lingonberry Sauce
-Scandinavian Beet and Herring Salad with Crispy Apples
-Pozole—Mexican Red Chile, Pork, and Hominy Corn Stew served with Chopped Onion, Cilantro, and Lime
-Pico de Gallo Salsa and Fresh Tortilla Chips
-Amy’s Holliday Cookies and Cakes and Fresh Mandarins
-There will be music.

New Year's Eve - Open: festivities with Milton and his band.

Dinner served from 7pm until 10pm
$60 per person (INCLUDING tax and tip).After Christmas the cost will be $75 per person (INCLUDING tax and tip).

Appetizers to choose from:
(ordered at table):
-Shrimp Mornay—Shrimp, Artichoke Hearts, and Mushrooms baked in a Cream and Wine sauce crusted with Gruyere Cheese
-French Onion Soup with Crouton and Gruyere Cheese melted on top
-Radicchio, Watercress, and Orange Salad with reduced Balsamic and EVOO
-Greek Taramosalata—Lemony Smoked Cod Roe and Garlic Spread served with Crostini and Radishes

Dinner Buffet:
-Indian Curried Meatballs with Walnut and Fresh Mint Chutney
-Baked Apple Glazed Ham with Creamy Dijon Sauce and House-made Pear Chutney
-Herb and Lemon Roast Cornish Game Hens
-Garlic, Ginger, and Soy Sauce Baked Tofu
-Green Beans Almandine
-Orange and Honey Glazed Carrots
-Chinese Sesame Spinach
-Crusty Risotto Cakes

For Dessert:
(ordered at table):
-Les Pets de Nonne (Nun’s Farts) Crispy French Crullers dusted with Confectioners Sugar
-Cherries Jubilee—Brandy Flambéed Hudson River Valley Sour Cherries over SoCo Vanilla Ice Cream
-Dark Chocolate Crème Brulee
-Amy’s house-made Dream Away Bon Bon Plate

Dance Party starts after 9pm
($25 to come after 9 just for the party - INCLUDING Champagne Toast at Midnight AND Egg Sandwiches from Midnite until 1am)

New Year's Day - Closed
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55 Lee Road
Lenox, MA 01240-2703

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day - Open

The Mansion: Serving a special holiday a la carte menu in Wyndhurst and the Music Room from December 23rd through January 5th.
Children’s menu available.
Reservations suggested.
Open 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Breakfast served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on both days.

New Year's Eve - Open

The Mansion: Serving a special holiday a la carte menu in Wyndhurst from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and the Music Room from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Children’s menu available.
The Music Room bar will be open until closing. A pianist, Dave Winchester, will perform music in the Mansion from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Background music—there is no dance floor.) Reservations suggested.

Sloane’s Tavern: Serving our regular menu of pub fare with holiday specials from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Children’s menu available.
Reservations suggested for parties of 8 or more.

New Year's Day - Open

Mansion: Serving an expanded buffet breakfast with a ham carving station and other special additions in the Music Room from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at $23.95 for adults and $17.95 for children.
Free for children under 5 years old.
An a la carte menu and continental breakfast is also available.
Open to the public.

For dinner we are serving a holiday a la carte menu in Wyndhurst and the Music Room from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Children’s menu available.
Reservations suggested.

Sloane’s Tavern: Serving our regular lunch and dinner menu from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Children’s menu available.
Reservations suggested for parties of 8 or more.
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*Prime Italian Steakhouse and Bar
15 Franklin St
Lenox, MA 01240

Christmas Eve - Closed

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Day - Open
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*Cafe Adam
325 Stockbridge Road # 4
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Christmas Eve - Closed

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Eve Menu:


Prosecco: $8 Cava Rose: $8 Duval Leroy Champagne: $12 Veuve Clicquot Brut Blue Label: $16

Terrine Of House Smoked Salmon-Egg-Potato, Sour Cream Coulis (10)
Tasting Of American Caviar, Salmon Roe, Polish Vodka Jelly, House made Melba Toasts (12)
Broiled Regional Oysters, Lemon-Champagne Sabayon (12)
Crispy Long Island Duck Leg + Red Cabbage Spring Rolls, Pomegranate-Soy Dipping Sauce (10)
Crab-Cilantro Fritters, Coconut-Parsnip Bisque (10)

Salad Of Champagne Mango, Blood Orange, Heart Of Palm, Mint, Baby Lettuces (9)

Seared New Bedford Scallops, Confit Vermont Pork, Pink Grapefruit Segments, Grainy Mustard Crema (25)
Pan Seared Colorado Lamb, Whole Caramelized Cippolini Onions, Luques Olives, Currants, Pine nuts Rosemary-Barolo Jus (28)
Beef Tenderloin-Swiss Chard 'Roulade' Blue Roquefort Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, White Truffle Pommes Puree (30)
San Danielle Prosciutto Wrapped Bay Of Fundy Day Boat Halibut, Gingered Carrot Sauce, White Chevre Couscous (30)
Eggplant-Ricotta-Spinach Rolatini, Venetian Corn Polenta, Indian Line Farms Heirloom Tomato Sauce (22)

House Smoked Salmon-Egg-Potato,
Sour Cream-Chive Coulis, Salmon Roe Garnish
Roederer Estate, Sparkling, California
Crab-Cilantro Fritters,
Coconut-Parsnip Bisque
Casteller, Cava Rose, Spain
Seared New Bedford Scallops,
Braised Vermont Pork,
Pink Grapefruit Segments,
Mustard Crema
Fitz, Reisling Sekt (Sparkling), Germany
Beef Tenderloin-Swiss Chard Roulade
Roquefort Roasted Cherry Tomatoes,
White Truffle Pommes Puree
Martin Ray, Cabernet Sauvignon 2004, Sonoma
Bitter Sweet Chocolate Mousse Tart
Red Berries + Amaretto Foam
Saracco, Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy

five courses
with wine pairings
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*John Andrews
Route 23
S. Egremont, MA 01258

Christmas Eve - Open

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Day - Open

Special New Year's menu
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*The Old Inn On The Green
134 Hartsville
New Marlboro, MA 01230

Christmas Eve - Open - Special Prix Fixe menu

Christmas Day - Open - Special Prix Fixe menu

New Year's Eve - Open - Special Prix Fixe menu
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*Jonathan's Bistro
55 Pittsfield Rd
Lenox, MA 01240
413-637-8022 (coming soon)

Chistmas Eve - Open 11:30 - 3PM

Christmas Day - Closed

New Years Eve - Open 11:30 - 10PM

New Year's Eve Menu
~Cornish Game Hen $23 Cranberry Walnut Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Asparagus
~Surf & Turf $37 8oz. Filet Mignon, Lobster Tail & Homemade Steak Fries
~Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp $27 Served with Basmati Rice & Asparagus

~Tiramisu $7 Ladyfingers Dipped in Espresso & Dark Rum, Layed with Marscarpone Cheese and Chocolate Shavings
~Red Velet Cake $7 Traditional Red Velvet Cake served with Buttercream Frosting

New Years Day - 11:30 - 9PM
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*Frankie's Ristorante Italiano
80 Main Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Christmas Eve - Open

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Day - Open
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*Mazzeo's Italian Restaurant
1015 South St. (Rt.7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Christmas Eve - Open 4pm-10pm

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open 4pm-10pm

New Year's Day - Open 4pm-10pm

Special New Year's eve menus click here for menu

Braised Veal Shank over Saffron Risotto
Pork Spring Roll with a Shrimp & Crab Asian Cake served with Sweet Chili Sauce
Mushroom Beignet
Spicy Tuna Tartare with House Made Chips
Fried Mozzarella Balls
Handmade Lobster Ravioli with Burre Blanc Sauce

You’re Choice of Salad or Soup

Veal Chop Oscar with Lobster Newberg, Asparagus & Hollandaise
Veal Chop with Fig Demi Glaze
Beef Charlemagne
Grilled Duck Breast & Leg Confit w/ Sweet Potato Hash & Cider Reduction
Chicken or Veal Sorrentino over Gnocchi
Surf & Turf with Petite Filet and Grilled Lobster Tail
Linguine Zuppa di Pesce with Lobster, Shrimp, Bay Scallops, Clams, Mussels & Calamari
Pan Seared Sea Scallops with Oven Roasted Tomatoes & Broccoli Rabe
Miso Marinated Sea Bass with Sweet Soy & Wasabi Sauce served with Baby Bok Choy & Basmati Rice
Winter Lasagna with Roasted Butternut Squash, Broccoli Rabe, Hazelmust & Tomato Basil Sauce

Selection of Homemade Desserts

$65.00 per person plus tax & gratuity

January 3 thru January 17th Closed
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1575 Pleasant
Lee, MA 01238

Christmas Eve - Open

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Day - Open
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*Morgan House
33 Main St
Lee, MA 01238

Christmas Eve - Open until 5pm

Christmas Day - Open from 5pm - on

New Year's Eve - Open

New Year's Day - Open
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*Gala Restaurant & Bar
@ the Orchards Hotel
222 Adams Rd
Williamstown, MA 01267
413-458-9611 ex 506

Christmas Eve - Open: Breakfast from 7.00-10.15 AM and dinner 5.00-10.00 PM

Christmas Day - Open: Breakfast from 7.00-10.15 AM and dinner 4.00-9.00 PM

New Years Eve - Open: Dinner from 5.00-10.00 PM- 3 Course Price Fixed Menu for $40.00/person (tax and gratuities additional)

New Years Day - Open: Breakfast from 7.00 AM- 12.00 PM

Christmas eve and Christmas day 3-course dinner menu:
1st Course Selections
-Roasted Tomato and Caramelized Onion Tart with Sheep’s Milk Cheese
-Phyllo wrapped Camembert with Huckleberry Tangerine Chutney
-Classic Caesar Salad with House Made Croutons
-Equinox Farm Mixed Field Greens Salad
-Harvest Bisque with Sweet Ginger Cream

2nd Course Selections
-Lukasik Game Farm Roasted Cornish Hen
-Prime Rib With Sauce Au Jus with House-made Pommes Frites
-Roasted Pork Loin in a Creamy Maple Calvados Sauce with Pommes Gratin Dauphine
-Creamy Goat Cheese Risotto Cake With Asparagus and a Wild Mushroom Sauce
-Seared Halibut in a Warm Miso Roasted Root Vegetable Broth with Purple Sticky Rice

Dessert Buffet Selections
-Apple Tart with Cardamom Sauce
-Chocolate Napoleon with Caramel Mousse and Sweet Cream
-Mini Pastry and Chocolate Truffle Plate
-Macerated Fresh Strawberries with a Minted Lemon Sweet Cream
-Valhrona Chocolate and Bing Cherry Tartlets
-Eggnog Cheesecake

Adults - $29.95* Seniors - $23.95* Children 5-12 - $15.95*
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*The Point Restaurant@Thornewood Inn
453 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230 413-528-3828

Christmas Eve - Closed

Christmas Day - Open with limited seating

New Year's Eve - OPEN:

New Years Eve Celebration -
An Evening of Dining and Dancing

$65.00 per person ~ includes 4 Course Dinner, Live Music and Dancing, favors and Champagne Toast~ not inc. alcohol, tax &grat.

-Velvety Fennel Soup ~ Shrimp Garnish

-Petite Spicy Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli
-Baked Brie and Raspberry en Croute
-Tender Baby Greens with Pear, Walnuts and Gorgonzola


-Medallions of Tenderloin with Wild Mushrooms and Burgundy Jus
-Halibut en Papillote with Sherry, Grapes, Lemongrass and Thyme
-Roasted Duck Breast with Sour Cherry Coulis

- Sour Cream Lemon Cheesecake
-Chocolate Ganache Cake
-House-made Champagne Sorbet with Candied Orange

New Year's Day - Closed
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41 North St
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Christmas Eve - Closed

Christmas Day - Closed

New Year's Eve - Closed

New Year's Day - Closed

Open January 4th
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The following places will have live music and/or dancing

Castle Street - Dream Away Lodge - Flavours - Jae's Spice - The Point Restaurant - Red Lion Inn -

photo by Steve Gabe

Entertaining at home during the holidays?

SoMa Catering makes great gourmet food at affordable prices. We love their food. Check out their holiday menu at

Garden Gables Inn
Special New Year's all inclusive package:

2-night stay
- New Year's Eve Gourmet 4-Course Dinner
- Hors d'oeuvres 10pm-Midnight
- Entertainment by Alexandra Frederick, acclaimed NYC singer/pianist,
- Festive Midnight Toast
- New Year's Day Champagne Brunch
Call for reservations: 888-243-0193