BlogDowntown Pittsfield Restaurant Week: February 16-25, 2024

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week: February 16-25, 2024

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. (DPI) will host Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week during and in conjunction with the City of Pittsfield’s 13th Annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival from February 16-25, 2024. Seventeen restaurants and bars in downtown Pittsfield will be participating.

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week will feature a Dining Passport to encourage people to dine in as many restaurants as possible over the 10 days. Patrons will receive a sticker on their passport for each unique place they dine, with each sticker being an entry into a prize drawing for restaurant gift cards from all 17 participating restaurants!

The passport will be available at participating locations the week of February 16.

There will also be Restaurant Week special events at participating restaurants presented by Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. and the Mill Town Foundation.

Events include the one-night only return of Trivia with Double Entendre, hosted by Kevin Pink and Steve Rogers, on Tuesday, February 20 at 7 pm at Thistle and Mirth. This event is free to attend. Pizza and beer will be available for purchase.

101 Restaurant & Bar will host Live Blues with The Zarvis Brothers on Wednesday, February 21, 6 to 9 pm. There is no cover charge to attend.

Hot Plate Brewing Co. will host Opal Raven’s Night Circus, an evening of the strange and unusual, on Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm. From entrancing belly dancers and entertaining drag to sensual burlesque and even a little bit of the impossible come to life, there will be something for everyone. Opal Raven’s Night Circus will be hosted by Bella Santarella and will feature Opal Raven Cirque with special guests Rosebud Red and Jonathan Vale.

Hot Plate will also be debuting a brand-new beer available for purchase. A seated ticket for this event is $20 and a standing ticket is $10. Tables are available as an add-on. Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended. Visit www.opalravencirque.com to purchase tickets. Doors open at 7 pm. This event is for ages 18+.


Participating restaurants include:

101 Restaurant & Bar

BB’s Hot Spot at The Lantern

Brazzucas Market

Dottie’s Coffee Lounge

Espetinho Carioca

Hot Harry’s

Hot Plate Brewing Co.

Jae’s 7 Winter

LuLu’s Tiny Grocery

Marie’s North Street Eatery and Gallery

Methuselah Bar and Lounge

Otto’s Kitchen & Comfort

Patrick’s Pub

South Street Pizza House

The Marketplace Cafe

Thistle and Mirth

Tito’s Mexican Bar & Grill

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week is sponsored by Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. and is presented in partnership with the Mill Town Foundation.

This event is part of the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival, a city-wide event featuring dozens of events, in partnership with Mill Town Foundation. Go to LovePittsfield.com for more information.

 

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week Participants

101 Restaurant & Bar

101 Restaurant & Bar

 

101 Restaurant & Bar is a family run business on the second floor of The Holiday Inn in Pittsfield. With something for everyone on the menu, 101 has created an original, southern inspired menu, that is sure to delight. The first restaurant of the McNinch Restaurant Group, 101 prides itself on an employee focused mentality, that takes as much pride in its staff, as it does food and guest!

 

101 Restaurant & Bar

1 West Street. Pittsfield MA

413-553-2251

101restaurantbar.com

Follow @101RestaurantAndBar on Facebook

BB's Hot Spot at The Lantern, Pittsfield MA

BB’s Hot Spot at The Lantern

 

Chef-owner Ronny B. brings the mouthwatering flavors of the Caribbean to the Berkshires at BB’s Hot Spot at The Lantern!

 

His jerk and BBQ specialties will entice you with the home-grown flavors of his native Grenada, known as the Island of Spice. You’ll savor the tastes of true cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, saffron, cloves, ginger, and cocoa.

 

Ronny graduated in Culinary Arts from T.A. Marryshow in St. George’s, Grenada’s capital. He worked at several hotels in Grenada to hone his skills before starting his own popular catering business.

 

BB’s Hot Spot also serves burgers and wing dings. Come in and taste the islands!

 

BB’s Hot Spot at The Lantern

455 North Street. Pittsfield MA

413-464-9030

bbshotspot.com

Follow @BBsHotSpot on Facebook

Brazzucas Market Pittsfield MA

Brazzucas Market

 

A family-owned Grocery Store and Café dedicated to bringing Brazilian and Multicultural Flavors to The Berkshires.

 

Brazzucas Market

75 North Street. Pittsfield MA

413-464-0049

Find Brazzucas Market on Facebook!

Dottie's Coffee Lounge Pittsfield MA

Dottie’s Coffee Lounge

 

Dottie’s provides expertly crafted coffee, friendly baristas, fabulous organic and local food, homemade baked goods, a bohemian eclectic space with plenty of room, free and fast wifi, and a true flavor that all locals love and flock to daily. Dottie’s is the coffee shop you’re looking for on a visit to The Berkshires, the place you hope exists when you move into town, and the place you go to find out who and what is happening in the area.

 

Winner of The Berkshire Eagle’s Best of the Berkshires award for “Best Coffee Shop” in 2023.

 

Dottie’s Coffee Lounge
444 North Street. Pittsfield MA
413-443-1792
www.dottiescoffeelounge.com
Follow @dottiespittsfield on Facebook
Espetinho Carioca Pittsfield MA

Espetinho Carioca

 

Espetinho Carioca, which opened in December 2022, is known for bringing Brazilian cuisine to the Berkshires, focusing on authentic dishes like feijoada and churrasco to share the Brazilian culture through the culinary arts.

 

Espetinho Carioca is owned by the Melo family who came from Brazil straight to the Berkshires almost eight years ago. Many of their cherished memories as a family began at their kitchen table, and they hope that their customers also create memorable experiences while dining at Espetinho Carioca.

 

“Brazilian flavor that crossed the ocean to win you over! Indulge in the best of Brazilian cuisine at Espetinho Carioca!”

 

Espetinho Carioca
48B North Street. Pittsfield MA
413-344-9234
Find Espetinho Carioca on Facebook!
Hot Harry’s Pittsfield MA

Hot Harry’s

 

Hot Harry’s Fresh Burritos is known for its delicious made to order burritos, quesadillas, tacos, and crunch grillers. The 37 North Street location opened in 2006 and has been a staple of downtown Pittsfield ever since, bringing fast, fresh, and affordable food to the masses. Owners Samir and Maggie Abdallah just celebrated 20 years in business, having opened their first Hot Harry’s location on Tyler Street in January 2004.

 

Winner of The Berkshire Eagle’s Best of the Berkshires award for “Best Burritos” in 2023.

 

Hot Harry’s

37 North Street. Pittsfield MA

413-448-6155

hotharrysburritos.com

Follow @HotHarrysPittsfieldonNorthSt on Facebook

Hot Plate Brewing Co. Pittsfield MA

Hot Plate Brewing Co.

 

In collaboration with our friends at Love Pittsfield, Hot Plate Brewing Co. is celebrating the 13th Anniversary of the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival with 10 small batches of beer which will be released over the span of 10 days. For each small batch, they will be selling very limited quantities of 500ml bottles, and they will also be hosting a launch party inspired by the history and recipes of each of their new beers. Learn more here: www.hotplatebeer.com/10×10

 

Hot Plate Brewing Co.

1 School Street. Pittsfield MA

hotplatebeer.com

Follow @hotplatebrewingco on Facebook

Jae's 7 Winter Pittsfield MA

Jae’s 7 Winter

 

Offering a new kind of cuisine and atmosphere to the Berkshires. The Asian Fusion Cuisine from Jae’s at the Hilton Garden Inn, but with an upscale twist. Showcasing the best ingredients for every season and a staff that has a true passion for food and service. 

 

Jae’s 7 Winter’s menu includes steaks, pastas, and a full oyster bar, along with a sushi menu, bulgaki, a full bar, and an extensive wine list. 

Providing an upscale ambiance that allows you to dress up or dress casual, but always feel at home for a truly unique dining experience.

 

Jae’s 7 Winter 

7 Winter Street. Pittsfield MA

413-464-8468

www.jaes7winter.com/home

Follow @jaes7winter on Facebook

LuLu’s Tiny Grocery

LuLu’s Tiny Grocery

 

Bagels, Build-a-Hoagie, Breakfast Sandwiches and Burritos, Ramen and Banh Mi, Boba and Espresso Drinks, and more!

 

LuLu’s Tiny Grocery

137 North Street. (Inside Crawford Square). Pittsfield MA

413-692-1110

Menu: https://order.online/store/lulu’s-tiny-grocery-pittsfield-2835428

Find LuLu’s on Facebook!

Marie’s North Street Eatery and Gallery Pittsfield MA

Marie’s North Street Eatery and Gallery

 

Marie’s North Street Eatery and Gallery is known for its delicious hot sandwiches, fresh salad bar, daily soups, and easy in and out grab-and-go options.

 

They are also carrying on some of the previous owner Maria’s popular European foods and products.

 

**Restaurant Week Special** – February 16-25: Half off salad bar purchase, or free chips and a drink with any meal!!

 

Marie’s North Street Eatery and Gallery

146 North Street. Pittsfield MA

413-442-5100

Follow @mariesnorthstreeteateryandgallery on Facebook

Methuselah Bar and Lounge

Methuselah Bar and Lounge

 

A casual, rustic-chic, award-winning bar specializing in craft cocktails, craft beer, sustainable/organic wines, and succulent tapas. All served in a friendly, warm environment.

 

Methuselah Bar & Lounge
391 North Street. Pittsfield MA
413-347-2888
methbar.com
Follow @EdibleQuaffableArt on Facebook
Otto's Kitchen & Comfort Pittsfield MA

Otto’s Kitchen & Comfort

 

Comforting and homemade breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Breakfast all day, full bar, and the best burgers in Berkshire County.

 

Classic American breakfast and lunch. Not-so-classic Southern twists.

 

Otto’s Kitchen & Comfort

95 East Street. Pittsfield MA

413-344-4748

ottoskitchen.com

Follow @ottoskitchencomfort on Facebook

Patrick’s Pub Pittsfield MA

Patrick’s Pub

 

A family-owned restaurant open for lunch and dinner, offering a variety of delicious items from soups, salads & sandwiches to burgers and entrées. You don’t want to miss Patrick’s famous buffalo wings and their nachos which were voted Best of the Berkshires!

 

Patrick’s Pub is the second restaurant of the McNinch Restaurant Group.

 

Patrick’s Pub

26 Bank Row. Pittsfield MA

413-499-1994

patrickspubma.com

Marketplace Cafe Pittsfield

The Marketplace Cafe

 

The Marketplace Cafe in Pittsfield, which opened in October 2010, is best known for its delicious lunch offerings, previously winning The Berkshire Eagle’s Best of the Berkshires award for “Best Lunch”.

The Marketplace Cafe serves delicious salads, sandwiches, soups, and paninis paired with incredible coffee. With vegan and gluten-free options, there is something for everybody!

 

Marketplace Cafe

53 North Street. Pittsfield MA

413-358-4777

marketplacekitchen.com

Follow @OurMPC on Facebook

Thistle and Mirth

Thistle and Mirth

 

Local craft beer bar with homemade pizza!

 

Thistle and Mirth

44 West Street. Pittsfield, MA

thistleandmirth.com

Follow @thistleandmirth on Facebook

Tito's Mexican Bar & Grill

Tito’s Mexican Bar & Grill

 

Burritos, fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, full bar, amazing margaritas, and many more delicious offerings at this family-owned restaurant!

 

Winner of The Berkshire Eagle’s Best of the Berkshires award for “Best Mexican Restaurant” in 2023.

 

Tito’s Mexican Bar & Grill

34 Depot Street. Pittsfield MA

413-344-4285

https://titosmexicangrill.restaurant

Follow @titosbylafogata on Facebook

The Return of Trivia with Double Entendre

The Return of Trivia with Double Entendre

Tuesday, February 20 at 7 pm at Thistle and Mirth.

This event is free to attend.

 

For one night only, the return of Trivia with Double Entendre, hosted by Kevin Pink and Steve Rogers. They ask questions, you give answers. If you triumph, you’ll acquire some cool DPI stuff. If not, you’ll probably at least have a good laugh. Pizza and beer available for purchase during the event.

 

Trivia with Double Entendre is a Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week special event presented by Thistle and Mirth, Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., and the Mill Town Foundation.

101 Restaurant & Bar will host Live Blues with The Zarvis Brothers on Wednesday, February 21, 6 to 9 pm. There is no cover charge to attend.

Live Blues with The Zarvis Brothers at 101 Restaurant & Bar

Wednesday, February 21, 6 to 9 pm, Free!

 

101 Restaurant & Bar will host Live Blues with The Zarvis Brothers on Wednesday, February 21, 6 to 9 pm. There is no cover charge to attend.

 

A Restaurant Week special event presented by Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., 101 Restaurant & Bar, and the Mill Town Foundation.

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week Directory and Map

Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week: February 16-25, 2024