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Spud's Restaurant & Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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255 Newburyport Tpke, Rowley, MA 01969-2008
+1 978-948-7551
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After exploring autumn scenery through back-roads, we spotted Spuds. Everything looked crispy new and bright. We were waited on immediately so we ordered drinks plus the baked shrimp and baked haddock lunch specials. Everything arrived within a few minutes and we enjoyed every bite. Thanks for the good food, good service and good prices.

Thank Marsha L
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Spuds in Rowley has been a family favorite for many years. They have a good variety of choices on there menu. There Chicken and fish meals are usually tasty. The reason I went a few days ago with my wife was for there delicious Burgers. I haven't had one in some time and was very pleased to find them as... More 

Thank TAR7
Hampton, New Hampshire
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195 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This restaurant is a place to go knowing you will receive a meal worth talking about for sometime. We have never received a bad meal here. Traveling Rt 1 for years past, we have tried them all and Spud's is an all time good choice. We return often.

Thank critic49
Needham, MA USA
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143 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went there yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. There was drama going on in the kitchen (someone's last day who "has an attitude") and the 2 bartenders did nothing but gossip with each other during our entire visit. They were so preoccupied with their own negative drama that it was difficult to get good service, something that we have grown accustomed to expecting... More 

Thank Jean293
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I had the fried shrimp with fries, onion rings and Cole slaw. The shrimp was perfectly cooked, but the Cole slaw was bland and tasteless (although fresh and crunchy). My companion had the haddock Florentine and she loved it! The prices are really resonable, the service is fast.

Thank Julie C
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great family restaurant! Run by a great family! The food is always good and the service is great! Great haddock and steak tips!

Thank travelqueenma
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is one of my favorite places to eat when I am in the area. It is a family style restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. My favorite is the buffalo chicken dinner with 3 choices of sauce. We also tried the spudachoes appetizer which was different and tasty. They also have a bar area.

Thank Sandy S
Rowley, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Not much better than cafeteria food. My wife and I tried it a while back and that was it. Not again. Service wasn't horrible, but the food was way below average. Chowder was substandard and my wife's salad was less than inspiring. I will not send anyone there.

Thank newzmanpro
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

After two visits with terrible service we would not have stoped agin.found our selfs hungry, we'd night sr nite, and right in front, we stoped as I like the baked haddock. Very good , good price, husband likes garden salaid with buffalo tenders. I ended up with eggplant parm special, very good, we shared the remains for dinner tonight. Our... More 

Thank samsgramboston
Rowley, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Good food you can count on. Nice setting. Friendly service. Reasonable prices. Great fish and seafood dishes. Wonderful desserts, especially the fried icecream!

Thank E M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Newburyport Tpke, Rowley, MA 01969-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Rowley
  • Phone Number: +1 978-948-7551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?