Three Stops on Franklin Street for a Weekend Day Date in Worcester

On a sunny weekend day, it is sometimes nice to take a drive outside the city and explore a bit!  At just about an hour from Boston, Worcester is the perfect city to explore for the day.  This city has undergone an amazing transformation in the past few years and has become an increasingly popular destination.   Plan a foodie road trip for the day with our three recommended stops below (all conveniently located within the same block in the newly revitalized Grid District) and experience for yourself why Worcester is becoming a growing foodie destination!

Franklin Street Restaurants, Part of the Grid District in Worcester


Start your day off right with brunch at Craft Table and Bar. Located in the bottom level of Worcester’s Historic Bancroft Hotel, Craft Table and Bar serves up brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11-3pm.  This from scratch kitchen offers up innovative and delicious takes on brunch classics.  Some favorites here were the Chicken and Waffles, Smoke Salmon Plate, and Ricotta Lemon Pancakes.  Indulge in a Mimosa or take advantage of the build your own Bloody Mary Bar.
50 Franklin Street, Worcester

Chicken and Waffles at Craft Table & Bar


Salmon Plate at Craft Table & Bar


Eggs Benedict at Craft Table & Bar


Bloody Mary Bar at Craft Table & Bar



Next walk on over after brunch to enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting, fun, and games at the Worcester Beer Garden.  Offering live entertainment, indoor/outdoor seating and a beautiful urban retreat in its seasonal outdoor pergola  – this is the place to hang out on a sunny afternoon!  They have an impressive list of beers and ciders to taste as well as the delicious food and bites to complement them. There are also outdoor games like Jenga, corn hole and more to keep you at play outside while you visit.
64 Franklin Street, Worcester

Beer Flight at Worcester Beer Garden


Pretzel Appetizer at Worcester Beer Garden


Sweet and Savory Pretzel pairing at Worcester Beer Garden



End your day in a unique and sweet note with a visit to Revolution Pie + Pint for their incredibly delicious and inventive dessert pizzas! Choose from offerings such as S’mores, Creme Brûlée, and Harvest Apple.
50 Franklin Street, Worcester

Harvest Apple, S’mores, and Creme Brûlée at Revolution Pie + Pint


Cocktails at Revolution Pie + Pint


dessert pizza slices from Revolution Pie + Pint

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