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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” (17 reviews)
“cottage pie” (9 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 yesterday

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

Thank tjgil2931
Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank patj0hn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank MadMaxie40667
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much needed nite out with the girls at work. The new location has much more parking, roomier inside and an added function room. Crackers and pub cheese started off the night with drinks that followed. We had a choice of breads, and went with The...More

Thank shirleys594
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is pretty much amazing! I had the Guinness Beef Stew and a Smithwicks and it literally took me back to Ireland! The beef stew was tender, tasty and flavorful and of course the Smithwicks was delicious. Friends both had the Braised Short Ribs...More

Thank Jenna R
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Good food, great service, even better atmosphere. Menu runs the gambit from hot and fast to take your time and enjoy yourself. Lunch or dinner this place should be at the top of your restaurant rotation.

Thank lougleason
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Had the pastrami Reuben today for lunch. It was tasty, but I could not bite through much of the meat. I had to repeatedly hold onto the pastrami with both hands and try to pull it apart with my teeth! Not a pretty sight, but...More

Thank LoriLovesFood
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We love the new Restaurant though it looks a lot like the old one inside it offers so much more! Larger and there’s an outside patio & bar that we didn’t sit at but will on our next visit. A must stop when in the...More

Thank Phorne101
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice menu and fantastic setting. Beer pricey. Why not give discount on purchase o food over a certain dollar value?

Thank Rhonda O
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The new location is larger than the original with a function room and an area for al fresco dining. Unfortunately, parking is still an issue as many have to park in the lots in the area. Drink menu is extensive and the food is still...More

Thank Nikko4Me
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Questions & Answers
November 24, 2015|
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Response from Lee D | 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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