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Jul 5, 2014 04:27 PM

BERKSHIRE eats ( staying near Hancock Ma)

So all the threads on the Berkshire eats are over a year old....can I get any CH's here that can suggest:
- Fri night - light but interesting eats - not heavy or expensive
- Best Breakfast spots
- Sat night - music and/or outdoor eats --not heavy, something fun + interesting
- Lunches - will wing it unless some CH's have "not to miss" spots....
- Sunday Brunch????

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  1. We have become big fans of Baba Louie's in Pittsfield for thin crust wood fired pizza and great salads.
    People like Peter Haven in Lenox for breakfast and brunch.

    1. If you're in Hancock - Mill on the Floss is not too far. Old fashioned, French. Lovely service. Love that place

      1. I am not an expert on the Berkshires but I was there about 2 months ago and am going again this coming weekend so I have been doing a little research on the area (more Southern Berkshires than Northern as I am staying in Great Barrington). Last time there I tried the house made chacuterie at The Meat Market in Great Barrington which was excellent. They do an Asado Grill Friday-Sunday from 5:30-9 PM (check out their website at; also according to, they make a great burger available for lunch or dinner. At the Meat Market they butcher and cure all of their own meats on site. Pick up delicious homemade donuts at the Home Sweet Home Doughnut Shoppe also in Great Barrington. I have not been but The Haven Cafe in Lenox is supposed to be very good for breakfasts. Last time there I tried Baba Louie for pizza and I would not recommend it and nothing special. Haven't been but have reservations at Chez Nous in Lee on Saturday night (interesting menu and you can get 1/2 portions of everything which is unusual).

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        1. re: bakerboyz

          I like Chez Nous.
          But then, I like Baba Louie's.

          1. re: bakerboyz

            You will love Chez Nous. Leave room for dessert and I am not usually a dessert person.

            1. re: Berheenia

              Chez Nous is very good. I still love Mill on the Floss!!

          2. Near Hancock? MEZZE in Williamstown...

            1. Its about an hour from Hancock but Outlook Farm is great for shopping and eating. I have friend who stocks up on fresh pork products for me every time she goes. She swears by them for lunch and breakfast too.