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The Townsend Hotel boasts two top-notch eating establishments: The Rugby Grille, which offers fine American-Continental cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and The Townsend Bakery, a small-but-delicious bake shop that also sells light lunch fare. The Rugby Grille’s rich menu showcases numerous cuts of steaks and veal chops, as well as a cavatelli dish with Swiss chard, morels and ricotta salata, and a unique quinoa burger with parsley salad, chickpea fries and tahini yogurt. Dining at this comfy yet sophisticated restaurant is a pleasure — the warm décor includes cherry-wood walls and a cozy fireplace. Try The Townsend Bakery, situated at 175 Merrill Street and open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, for lunch — the grilled cheese sandwich with Boursin, Swiss and cheddar is particularly tempting. But it’s the bakery’s delicious pastries, breads and tortes that often attract visitors to dine at the luxury hotel.