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Palmers Restaurant & Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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18 Elm St, Andover, MA 01810-3633
+1 978-470-1606
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Andover, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a place so sit eat, enjoy music, have a drink, and dance, and are in the Andover MA area, Palmers is one of the best places. It is pretty nice to enjoy all those things mentioned. Food is very good. Lots is friendly people go there just to chill out. We highly recommend it. See... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recently visited Palmers with colleagues of mine. We sat at the bar and service was professional and fast. Great for lunch during the work week. I had the Chicken Saltimbocca sandwich. I have never seen or even heard of a chicken saltimbocca sandwich and had to try it. It was fantastic, a new favorite. Next time I go in,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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215 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There were 5 of us. We read good things about Palmers, and since we were staying in Andover, we figured we'd give it a try. We walk up the front stairs and through the enclosed porch and then we are hit smack in the face with a tiny space with a big crowd. All heads turn to us, and each... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch for the first time at Palmers. The prices are more than fair. The food was good, lunch came out fast, and the server was good about keeping our drinks filled. They have ample tables for a lunch time meeting. They have parking out back, so if you can't find street parking (hard), try out back. Once parked you... More 

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Boston
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Good without being remarkable. The food is quite decent but unremarkable, but the service is fine and the ambiance is pleasant, a touch of old New England.

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Thank Ron H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Interesting menu. There is a lot of choice in hamburgers, but also some good choices in real food, I loved the peach salad!

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Thank Bob R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Dinner and a good band and I'm happy. I had the filet a year previous and thought I would try the ribeye this time.they were kind and let me substitute my sides, and the veg medley was too good, but my steak although cooked great and was flavorful I was disappointed trying to cut around the fat. I never send... More 

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Connecticut
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed put meal at Palmers, yet it was not as good as expected. The drink list was short and ultimately disappointing. Our server was pleasant but somewhat slow. Our appetizers were tasty, especially the clam chowder. We probably won't return as there are better options in Andover.

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Thank Allison S
Redmond
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had a large group dinner here and the food and drinks were both excellent. I would not say the prices were particularly moderate, they seemed a little on the pricey side, but it was a nice atmosphere, the wait staff was friendly, and overall great experience. Would definitely eat here again.

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Massachusetts
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

There are two dining experiences at Palmers and for many years we just attended the one downstairs. For a change we went upstairs for a fancier dinner and was pleasantly surprised. We all found the food extremely succulent and well made/seasoned. We had filet and duck and the chef was amazing! The prices upstairs are reasonably priced for what you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Elm St, Andover, MA 01810-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Andover
  • Phone Number: +1 978-470-1606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?