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The Irish Cottage Restaurant and Pub

1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
+1 978-208-4347
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (18 reviews)
“cottage pie” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Irish Cottage has recently moved into a larger (more visible) restaurant which is great for business. Most people will tell you the food is very good and I tend to believe them - if you want lunch or dinner. I visited for Breakfast and have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank debt63NH
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner there. Seated quickly. Friendly hostess. Food was great. Server was equally great. New restaurant is beautiful

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beverly M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were here on a Friday night and did have to wait about a half hour to be seated. It was worth it. We had drinks in the side bar, which has garage doors that open up in good weather. Great bar area. We were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sbar2n
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch and breakfast here on a recent trip I highly recommend the homemade corned beef hash. This place was great!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peterdm22
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The new restaurant is beautiful. Great Irish theme throughout the place and the food is also good!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kallimang
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The food in the Irish Cottage is great. Quick service. Since there are separate rooms it is good to have a nice conversation when being with friends.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mennov274
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Recently had dinner here with a few friends on a Thursday night. The bar has extensive beer offerings as well as a wide selection of Irish Whiskies. The place was busy even at 4:30. We were seated promptly and placed our drink order and reviewed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RRguy99
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Excellent food. New digs, but still as noisy as before which makes the experience hair raising. It appears that the bar is the focal point for our younger crowd. But we do not choose to sit at the bar. No provisions have been made to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tjgil2931
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We went to the old Irish Cottage many times and enjoyed it, food and ambience. The new building is beautiful; so much like the old but bigger, brighter and just a great place to go. My husband got fried shrimp and chips which feature a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patj0hn
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Nice restaurant with a kind of pub atmosphere. The food is good. The service is good. And the people there are nice. Speaking of people, the place is always busy. Get there early or wait in line.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MadMaxie40667
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November 24, 2015|
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Response from leed809 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have a full and varied menu,
Michelle E
November 1, 2015|
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Response from Sydney B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....but I would think so. They have full bar.......and great breakfasts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-208-4347
  • E-mail
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