J’s Restaurant is a destination for friends to gather and enjoy the creations of Chef Andrew McWilliams and his staff.
In 1995, Owner, Richard Pelletier created J’s at Nashoba Valley Winery to offer something special; a small country farm house restaurant offering a quiet, romantic farm house environment featuring wines and beers produced by his winery and featuring locally grown products often grown on our farm and prepared with our wines. Converting the original farm house to a restaurant while maintaining the farm house historic features, the entire restaurant provides seating for approximately 50 customers in 4 rooms. Our Menus are often limited by what we are able to grow or purchase locally. In 1995, long before the farm to table concept was a common phrase, J’s was creating meals from food grown on the farm and served on the farm. It remains our vision to serve everything fresh and locally grown or caught. Farm to table was never the goal at Nashoba since it was simply the way of life on our farm.
The Main Dining Room
Even with its popularity, J’s remains a farm house experience with a relaxed approach to outstanding food and service. Our customers come to J’s because they feel that they are dining at a special place in the country for a special experience. We continue to preserve the ambiance by limiting large reservations to a minimum and limiting total reservations for the day. Additionally, as a service by reservation restaurant, we often only prepare, harvest or purchase fresh produce and foods based on the reservations booked making it difficult to often accommodate people wanting to dine with us without reservations. There is more to our food and service than an empty table!
During the summer and fall we generally recommend that you book a reservation a minimum of 7 to 14 days in advance.
Finally, when you visit other restaurants that claim they support local farmers, look at their wine and beer selection to see their commitment to offering everything local and ask them where is Bordeaux in relation to Worcester!
Reservations are Required for the Restaurant
Please call 978-779-9816 to check availability.
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General Reservation Information
As a small intimate rustic farm house with multiple small rooms catering to romantic evenings and celebrations, we are not suited for multiple large reservations and therefore accommodating parties of 5 or more people is often difficult. When available and provided other reservations are not already taken, larger groups of up to 8 people can be accommodated in our Gallery Room or up to 8 people in the Winemakers Room. For groups of more than 6 people, please click this link to see our policies and restrictions on accommodating reservations for 6 to 12 people.
To make a reservation for 5 people or less, click here
To request a reservation for 6 people or more, please click this link to submit online inquiry.
Seating for Lunch
Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Reservations Available from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Restaurant closes at 3:30 pm
Seating for Dinner
Wednesday -, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Reservations Available from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Restaurant Closes at Midnight
Seating for Sunday brunch
Reservations Available from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Restaurant closes at 3:30 pm
J’s WILL BE CLOSED
New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
J’s is also closed June 26th through July 5th, re-opening Thursday July 6th, 2017 for summer vacation
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