Welcome to The Sole Proprietor

Worcester’s favorite Seafood restaurant

Welcome – or should we say, welcome back. Because nearly everyone in Worcester knows The Sole Proprietor. There’s a good reason: The Sole has been named Worcester’s best seafood restaurant in local reader polls every year since 1979. In fact, The Sole beat out hundreds of big-name establishments all across the US to be named one of the top 10 seafood restaurants in the country.

Here at The Sole Proprietor, you’ll not only find the very freshest seafood (and other selections!) prepared in a variety of mouth-watering ways, you’ll also enjoy great service. Whether you have a question about the menu or you’re interested in a recommendation from our award-winning wine list, our staff is here to ensure a perfect dining experience.

The Sole Proprietor proudly features MERV 13 certified air filtration and UV light systems to purify the air.

Voted Best Restaurant For Business Lunch!

For more than 41 years, The Sole has not only offered the very freshest seafood prepared in a variety of mouth-watering ways, but consistently provided above-and-beyond hospitality with every meal. Read More


The Sole Proprietor is offering its full lunch menu. Enjoy your favorites including our Oven-Roasted Crabcakes, Ahi Tuna Bowl, Fisk Tacos, Shrimp Scampi, Fish & Chips and Quarter Pound Lobster Roll with French Fries! View Lunch Menu

Open For Take Out

Lunch menu available Monday-Friday from 11:30am to 4pm. Dinner menu available Monday-Thursday from 4pm to 8pm and Friday-Saturday from 4pm to 8:30pm. Simply call 508-798-3474 to place your order and arrange convenient curbside pickup at The Sole Proprietor at 118 Highland Street.
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Fresh Fish Market

Enjoy fresh fish straight from The Sole Proprietor in your home during for New Year’s. Simply call 508-798-3474 to place your order and arrange for pick-up from The Sole.
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