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Gardner Ale House

74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
+1 978-669-0122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gardner, Massachusetts is the Furniture Capital of New England. This designation notwithstanding, downtown Gardner is a sad place but for this vibrant spot. I was lucky to get a seat at the long bar at 5:00 on a Friday afternoon. I started with a New...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monday night out with the Mrs. ordered nachos with chili and boneless buffalo wings. Expected a little bit more of chili since it’s an added cost. A bit heavy on the jalapeños. Wings were good. Got the hot and the had a slight kick. Our...More

Thank Vincenzo D
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

It was ok. There was definitely a sour smell in the place- like stale beer. Food was fine. Average burger and pizza joint. Judging from the color of the fries, they should change their fry oil. Great service - folks were friendly and tried to...More

Thank msmamet
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We dined here mid afternoon at the suggestion of friends. There were 9 of us and we all had different things to eat. Everything was delicious and arrived the temperature it was meant to be. The service was good, the portions were generous, and they...More

Thank HerTriness
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Friendly staff, willing to accomodate dietary needs; green salad was very fresh with dressing on the side the way I prefer; Plenty of parking across the street; live entertainment during the week;

Thank LJK0308
Reviewed February 24, 2018

i Love the Ale house, great food very efficient wait staff. The back porch is nice in warmer weather. The homemade beer is delicious. It is a bit loud at peak hours which I try to avoid.

Thank Moxiedaze
Reviewed February 3, 2018

I have been to the Gardner Ale House many times for its great food and entertainment. Free parking across the street.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Went to lunch with friends here. The waitress was very nice attentive & never rushed us. Gluten free menu was limited but the food was good, Everyone enjoyed their meal. Good place to relax & catch up!! Only negative - coffee was on the weak...More

Thank pewing2017
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We went tonight after our daughter had recently had a great visit there with a friend. The atmosphere suited us and the brew was very good. The menu looked fabulous so we were excited. We had warm crab dip for appetizer which was hot and...More

Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

So here we are the day after Christmas cruising through Gardner and I ask the wife how about the Ale house for lunch? She smiles at me and it’s game on! We order fried pickles, chili bowls, and split the Mexican steak wrap. The pickles...More

Thank CVChilihead
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bill d
November 3, 2016|
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Response from Rick W | Property representative |
It is always better to reserve because we get rushes, but it is no reason not to come out last minute, but even if you come out last minute, you can call ahead to save a place in line. But failing all of that, come on in... More
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Rick W | Property representative |
Thanks clawag and Susanwine!
Gary G
August 7, 2015|
Response from S1493NQronalds | Reviewed this property |
that's cool. I hope to be able to go again in September. when I visit there for a wedding.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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