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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Shrewsbury

Updated: August 22, 2022

Looking for Shrewsbury’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Shrewsbury has to offer.

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Dean Park Grill & Pizza

Pizza, $, ShrewsburyPizza, $Shrewsbury
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury

American, $$, ShrewsburyAmerican, $$Shrewsbury
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Jimmy's Tavern & Grill

New American, $$, ShrewsburyNew American, $$Shrewsbury
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Lakeside Bar & Grille

American, $$, ShrewsburyAmerican, $$Shrewsbury
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Tavern in the Square

American, $$, ShrewsburyAmerican, $$Shrewsbury
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Deadhorse Hill

American, $$$, WorcesterAmerican, $$$Worcester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Worcester's top 5 New American spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2016

    Tracking Soft-Shell Crab Sightings Around Boston

    Eater, 2016

Hillside Grill

American, $, NorthboroughAmerican, $Northborough
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

The Woo Bar & Grill

American, WorcesterAmericanWorcester
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Chefee's 1921 Diner

American, $, BoylstonAmerican, $Boylston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Coop

American, $$, MillburyAmerican, $$Millbury
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

New England Roast Beef

American, $, WorcesterAmerican, $Worcester
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

West Side Steak & BBQ

American, $$, WorcesterAmerican, $$Worcester
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Worcester's top 4 Southern spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for barbecue? Check out Worcester's top 4 spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Armsby Abbey

American, $$, WorcesterAmerican, $$Worcester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Worcester's top 5 New American spots

    Hoodline, 2019

One Eleven Chop House

American, $$$, WorcesterAmerican, $$$Worcester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Worcester's top 4 traditional American spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Steak Houses in Worcester, MA

    Three Best Rated

The Hangover Pub

New American, $$, WorcesterNew American, $$Worcester
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Worcester's top 5 New American spots

    Hoodline, 2019

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 2318 Shrewsbury restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 113 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Three Best Rated and Hoodline. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - Tracking Soft-Shell Crab Sightings Around Boston, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Steak Houses in Worcester, MA and Hoodline - Jonesing for barbecue? Check out Worcester's top 4 spots. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Dean Park Grill & Pizza, Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury, and Lakeside Bar & Grille are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Shrewsbury.

Dean Park Grill & Pizza, Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury, and Lakeside Bar & Grille are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Shrewsbury.

Dean Park Grill & Pizza, Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury, and Tavern in the Square are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Shrewsbury.

Dean Park Grill & Pizza, Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury, and Lakeside Bar & Grille are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Shrewsbury.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Shrewsbury are Dean Park Grill & Pizza, Burtons Grill & Bar of Shrewsbury, and Five Guys.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Kentucky 75, it truly complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Go for Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    To elevate your heavy meat dish experience, we recommend some Vieux Carre to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

  • The ultimate drink pairing for grilled burger


    Finding the ideal drink pairing for grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

Fun facts

  • The largest macaroni and cheese from 2010

    What is September 23, 2010 famous for? Among other reasons, Chef John Folse made the macaroni and cheese that day, weighing 2,469 pounds.

  • For the love of hamburger

    Hooray! Hooray for International Hamburger Day! Grab a bite of some hamburger to celebrate International Hamburger Day on May 28.

  • History lesson

    Do you know what food came to be in 1769 in Northern Europe? None other than the delicious macaroni and cheese.

Parking tips

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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