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“Some nice history and unusual hardware on the ceiling.”
Review of Worthen House Cafe

Worthen House Cafe
Ranked #37 of 282 Restaurants in Lowell
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Description: A well known family run business that is full of history and character-- one of the oldest bars in the country.
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Description: A well known family run business that is full of history and character-- one of the oldest bars in the country.
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Stopped in for lunch on our normal date day. Truly unique atmosphere, exceptionally friendly staff and guests, food was a good value and the drinks were well poured.
Had the specials Chicken Parm and the Chicken Melt really well made and filling.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Fun place to check out and grab a cold one. The historical belt-linked fan system is nice to witness after all these years. Make sure to bring cash, there is a ATM though on site.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Great little gem in a historic building. The steak sandwiches are really good and under $10. Service folks are really nice and friendly. They also have ceiling fan system that is original from the mid 1800's that is worth seeing. Burgers start at $6.

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Reviewed November 21, 2016

One afternoon, I stumbled into the Worthen. The drinks were cheap and they have a great beer list. I liked it so much that I brought my boyfriend the next time and we had a lot of fun. We plan on making this a local spot we visit. The Worthen also has a great history too and it is so awesome to visit a place where literary greats once frequented.

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

I saw this restaurant when walking close by to the old city hall and library. The oldest tavern in Lowell and still offering the best beer and burgers. Ordered beer, sweet potato fries and burger for a quick lunch. The building is original and check out the only existing fan - belt system in the US. The bar is designed like the 1890's and the copper ceiling is still intact. Just like walking backward in history with this old tavern!

Thank Renato L
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The W, Owner at Worthen House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

Hi Renato,
Thank you very much for your kind words! We're glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again in the near future. If you do happen to come in please ask one of the girls for Penelope as I would love to buy you a beer.
Cheers,
Penelope

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