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View deadhorse hill at 281 main st.,
worcester, ma 01608 on Google Maps

Call deadhorse hill by phone at 774-420-7107

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restaurant hours

we are temporarily closed for regular operations as a response to COVID-19. 

food truck hours: 

friday + saturday 12-6

summer vacation: 

we'll be gone from thursday  July 23rd- Monday July 27th. 

luci's taco truck

we're excited to bring our food truck to downtown worcester this summer! you can find us out front of deadhorse hill every friday + saturday from 12-6pm. 

like always we source + cook based on the local growing season, so sign up for our newsletter to see what's happening + check out our menus here.

in addition to the taco truck, we can sell you beer + wine to go! call us up to place your order, but walking up to the truck is ok too! 

see you on the sidewalk this summer! 


deadhorse hill is a seasonal american restaurant located on main street in downtown Worcester. A restaurant inspired by the New England landscape. We rely on the hard working farmers throughout the northeast and the fishermen along the coast to provide the best possible food at the table. 

Our warm hospitality and comforting service led by Julia Auger compliment the rustic elegance of our chef Jared Forman. Together, our kitchen and service teams provide a unique experience driven by passion. 

To mirror our dedication to the hands that bring our ingredients into the kitchen, a craft cocktail program designed to accompany the season using local ingredients and small batch spirits is lead by bar director Derek Grimm. At the table Julia provides a selection of naturally made wines of smaller grower producers from around the world, capturing the landscape of a farm and the history of a place.

In the evening the dining room offers an à la carte and chefs tasting menu that speaks of the season, varying based on the availability of ingredients.

We are located in what used to be the first floor of the 'Bay State House' hotel which served as the headquarters for the Worcester Automobile Club, who held the Dead Horse Hill Climb from 1905-1911. The hotel itself was a prominent location for social, political, and business meetings, likely in part due to their world class restaurant.

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    jared forman


    Born and raised in Brooklyn as a diehard Mets fan, Jared’s earliest memories of food was the diversity the city had to offer. From Sunday red sauce Italian dinners at home with the family, to Chinese, Thai, and Indian in Queens, to french and upscale restaurants in Manhattan, he couldn&rsqu...

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    bert laValley


    Born and raised in Western, MA, Albert LaValley attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering. Beginning as an electrician in the construction industry while in school, he secured a position with a large mechanical engineering firm follow...

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