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Shrewsbury is a city in the Central Massachusetts region of Massachusetts.

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Shrewsbury is a town of 36,000 (in 2010) within Worcester County that serves as a mini hub along with Worcester for the region. It is chock full of restaurants, bars, and suburban neighborhoods. It also has a large Indian American population.


  • Heberts Candy and Tours, 575 Hartford Pike, toll-free: +1-800-642-7702. Where white chocolate was first made in the United States.
  • General Artemas Ward House, 786 Main Street, +1 508 842-8900. Tour the large house, which was built in 1727, and later became home to famous Revolutionary War general Artemas Ward. The house is now a museum and research center for the Ward family and colonial Massachusetts owned by Harvard University. Call for tour availability.


  • Ski Ward, 1000 Main St, +1 508-845-1797, +1 508-842-6346 (Snow Phone). Serious skiers will probably laugh at this place, but it is easy to get to for millions of residents in southern New England and offers a popular tubing center.


  • 1 White City, 50-120 Boston Turnpike (at South Quinsigamond Avenue). A large shopping center on Lake Quinsigamond.
  • Hebert Candy Mansion, 574 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, +1 508 845-8051. Handcrafted family candy and chocolate company.


  • B. Good, 50 Boston Turnpike, +1 508 752-1289. Sort of like a localvore Five Guys. They offer burgers (beef, turkey, veggie), fries, and shakes.
  • 1 Sawa, 551 Boston Turnpike, +1 508 845 5000. Su-Th 11AM-10PM, F Sa 11AM-11:30PM. Asian restaurant serving steak, sushi, and hibachi.
  • 2 [dead link] Udupi, 378 Maple Avenue, +1 508 459 5099. M W-F 11:30AM-3PM, 5-9:30PM; Tu closed; Sa Su 11:30AM-9:30PM. South Indian cuisine serving dosai, uthappam, and curries.
  • 3 Pho Sure, 114 Boston Turnpike, +1 508 425 3314, . Su-Th 11:30AM-9PM, F Sa 11:30AM-10PM. Casual and authentic Vietnamese restaurant specializing in pho bowls.
  • 4 2ovens, 84 Boston Turnpike, +1 774 670 5785, . Su-W 11:30AM-10PM, Th 11:30AM-11PM, F Sa 11:30AM-midnight. Bertucci's spinoff restaurant with brick oven pizza, burgers, and a full bar.


  • Deja Brew, 510 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, +1 508 842-8991. Learn how to brew your own beer from the helpful staff while you sample the wares of others.
  • Zoll Cellars, 110 Old Mill Rd, +1 857 498-1665. Located in the winemaker's house. You can visit if you call ahead.


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Routes through Shrewsbury
Norwich via I-395.svgWorcester  W I-290.svg E  NorthboroughMarlborough
SpringfieldWorcester  W US 20.svg E  NorthboroughBoston
NorthamptonWorcester  W MA Route 9.svg E  NorthboroughBoston
Ends at MA Route 9.svgWorcester  S MA Route 70.svg N  ClintonJct W MA Route 2.svg E
WestminsterClinton  N MA Route 140.svg S  → Jct N MA Route 122.svg SUptonFranklin

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