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Thwaites Market

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36 Railroad St, Methuen, MA 01844-3752
+1 978-683-2429
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 17:30
Wed 08:00 - 12:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After twenty-some years living in Methuen, I just discovered this little gem for Anglophiles and others. This is a small grocery store and butcher with a selection of products from the United Kingdom. The meat pies were delicious, though slightly different from the kind I usually get in the UK. The meat is ground and holds together. The crust was... More 

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Thank Bill B
Methuen, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only do they have the best meat pies, the people working here are just the nicest. We go at least once week. Top notch food and employees!

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Thank joemyluv
Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoy a mix of pork, tomato sausage, Italian sausage, chicken and broccoli pies. Makes for a belly warming appetizer before the big game. The pies heat up nicely on the grill, keeping the pastry crispy and filling hot.

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Thank Bill V
Clare, Michigan
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252 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I tried the pork and turkey meat pies from Thwaites at the recommendation of a coworker while working in Methuen. They were both delicious. I also tried one of the Scotch eggs. I wasn't a fan of that, but I'm sure some people would find them delicious. I found the Scotch egg heavy and greasy. Overall, though, the meat pies... More 

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Thank Joseph H
Plaistow, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The recipes stay the same, and the results stay the same. This place can be summed up as a place where you try it once, because a family member or a friend introduce you to these pies, and the next day, you crave more of them. You will not find a better, "off the main road market" any where.

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Thank Rosker48
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Never, ever in my 50+ life I had such a great pie! The place has all kind of pies, there are small and big ones and variety of types: cheese and onion, chicken, apple, pork, Italian, many more, altogether more than 20!. They are not expensive and taste great, especially they are made right on premises, while you wait. Each... More 

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Thank AndrewRNDiver
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183 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The meats are delicious as well as a large variety of meal type pies. Pork pies, hot dog and bean pies and many others all delicious. Nice people also. Take out only.

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Thank garv48
Methuen, Massachusetts
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I was at a loss when Thwaites Market was listed as the best restaurant in Methuen. It is not a restaurant so much as a take out market. There are no tables and chairs. However, you will not be disappointed with the meat pies. I took home beef, pork and lamb pies. I wanted to try all three. I was... More 

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Thank pandccoppola
Methuen, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has been around forever & has the best little pies around. While they do carry other things (it is a small market ) they are best known for their pork pies. They now have many other kinds other than pork, but pork is still my favorite. Its worth the trip to try one of these delicacies !!

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Thank Kathy C
Methuen, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've been shopping at Thwaites for over 40 years. They have the absolute best small meat pies. Their pork, chicken, turkey and many, many other pies are perfect for lunch or dinner, or even a quick snack. Their meats are also terrific, especially their own home-made sausages. They make many other delicious foods such as gorton, toutiere pies and baked... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:30
Friday
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Railroad St, Methuen, MA 01844-3752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-683-2429

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?