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Grog Restaurant

13 Middle St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2716
+1 978-465-8700
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (25 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Middle St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2716
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went for a quick dinner with friends on a Sunday night. Had not been at the Grog for a while, place looks tired. Menu options were ok, had to wait a long time for the food. "The kitchen is always slow on Sunday night" according...More

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went here cuz we were told it was THE place to go. Service was great! Food was average. Had fish&chips and chowder. What I loved was the 4 oz option on beer and ciders. Perfect size if you're driving or just don't want to drink...More

Thank 55Karitt55
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch, had sandwiches which were great and some nice cold draft. Enjoyed the atmosphere and service was super as well as the food. Will return when in area

Thank Abert S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Little service or concern for the dinner crowd. When we were first seated they tried to put us at a small table, next to the bar in the path of the servers. After complaining, we were brought to the back room. Although it was quiet...More

Thank Joy02748096
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The Grog is a historic restaurant because of the number of years it has been an establishment. The menu is huge which makes you wonder how much of it can possibly be fresh and how much of it really comes out of a can. The...More

Thank jeannep561
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good food , reasonable prices, friendly service, music a bit loud ,nice atmosphere , would recommend

Thank myturn4
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not my kind of music the night we went but a cool place and vibe. I think we paid a $5 cover to get in. It was a very eclectic mix of people there.

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We've been going to the Grog for over 30 years and still love the atmosphere. Very pub like setting. Music downstairs on a regular basis. Love the sweet potato burritos. good food at a good price.

Thank abjnbpt
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Live music was awesome. We (the three of us) did dine upstairs. Food was good and service was pretty good. Waiter appeared inexperienced. If I visit again, I would dine here.

Thank LYNN S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Ordered drinks for 4 of us. Told they were out of heinikin. So ordered something else. He forgot the lime and returned with a slice in his bare fingers. Ordered meals and they were out of one of those.

Thank grainman1
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Maura C
23 November 2016|
Response from smerfynh | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they do. They also have a selection of micro brews.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Middle St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2716
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-8700
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