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Gardner Ale House

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74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
+1 978-669-0122
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Grafton, Massachusetts
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134 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with friends on a motorcycle ride. Had the beer sampler and shared the artichoke dip with the wife. Had the mac n cheese with kielbasa, which was aweome!!! Got a rare seat outside on the deck which was really nice. The only issue is the service was painfully slow. I know it was a Saturday, early evening l,... More 

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Thank TonyMundain
Gardner, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ale house has a great menu, with options for just about anyone. I an not a fan of most of the crafted beers, but they have a great selection of guest beers so all is good on that front. You have to try the Duck grilled cheese, it is fabulous.

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Thank Rob S
Blackstone, Massachusetts
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327 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice local place. All comfort food. Food was just ok. Service was great. Full bar menu, but limited wine list. May return if in area.

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Thank rbuskey106
South Shore, MA
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250 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to lunch here last week and enjoyed it once again! They have a brewery on site and served their beer plus they have a full bar. We tried the beer sampler plus other drinks and enjoyed them all. They offer daily specials for lunch plus their regular menu of salads, sandwiches , and entrees. Loved the burrata (mozzarella cheese),... More 

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Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Leominster, Massachusetts
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time we ate her for Saturday evening dining. The cook staff just couldn't get it together. From cold chilli that it took three times returned before it was hot to brown lettuce with the lobster roll to greasy clumps of whole clams which where not warm. There was no evidence of oversight of the staff. The... More 

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Thank David P
Seaville
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178 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here with friends and totally enjoyed our meals. Scallops were awesome, the potato salad that came with them was out of this world. Craft beers were great also. It was Italian night and the wife loved her Italian dish. Will be back for sure when in the area.

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Thank Bob D
Cortlandt Manor, New York
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a bite to eat and a few drinks. Enjoyed the live music too! Good selection of food and beverages!!

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Thank Firefly2416
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Love the Christmas lights draped across the ceilings. Fast service. Good food. There was a wait both nights. You can call ahead and put your name down on the list although it's not technically a reservation. Friday night we called 10 minutes ahead and waited about five minutes. Saturday we totally forgot and waited about 20 minutes. Not... More 

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Thank tricia s
Gurnee, IL
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here to meet with a customer for lunch, and was very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant, I did not have any of the beers, so I can't speak for their quality. But the food and the service were both outstanding - our waitress gently kidded with our table, which was a refreshing change of pace. Their burgers are wonderful,... More 

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Thank Christopher T
Rick W, Owner at Gardner Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks Christopher! Thank you for taking the time to say something wonderful. Makes my Friday! More 

Westminster, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Busy place, so it is good! Always hopping and food extremely good to eat. Not a drinker so can't comment on the ale.

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Thank ldlambert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Gardner
  • Phone Number: +1 978-669-0122

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