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Gritty McDuff's - Lower Main Street

187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
+1 207-865-4321
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (13 reviews)
“black fly stout” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An awesome outdoor patio to enjoy some delicious pub food and cold beer with great service. There is a variety of local beer available on tap.

Thank CurtisJoelTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love coming here for great food and beer! They brew their own beer and the food is a good price and large helpings.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good with a clam bake atmosphere. The server was good, quick and anticipated most needs. The only real downside is the lobster crackers and picks are plastic. Hard shell lobsters were a real pill to break open, and all of our plastic...More

Thank Concord Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lively little bar downstairs and lovely s if seating by upstairs. Chili is excellent and so is the lobster roll. Gluten free options are available. Reasonably priced. Downstairs bartender was excellent,.. she’s very friendly and always had a smile.

Thank 44Sailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Gritty McDuffs with family which included one toddler. The service was a little slow but in all fairness it was the weekend and it was very busy. The food was delicious. I ordered baked haddock which was fresh, baked perfectly, plentiful and...More

Thank BlueMEW2
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend a stop in when your in Freeport! We started out with an appetizer of fried fiddleheads which was really good. I had the steak panini and it was fantastic. Hubby had a cup of thick, tasty clam chowda and an angus burger...More

Thank Roxygirl00
Reviewed 6 May 2018

A great stop when you are headed into Freeport Maine. Plenty of parking, a good beer selection, meat loaf, salads, seafood-- good if you've got a big group with varying tastes. Friendly service and neat atmosphere.

Thank catatonia_10
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I'm going to state by saying the food was sooooooo unbelieveably good. My boyfriend and I visited over the weekend and got 'Smoked Pork Fries' which consisted of sweet potato fries, pulled pork, cheddar jack cheese, barbeque sauce with a side of MAPLE sour cream....More

Thank smellon09
Reviewed 2 April 2018

kind of rough road house, very bland food, lousy karaoke singer billed as live entertainment. Food ranged from poor to ok for a family of six. very bland, kind of like food you would get at a ballpark.

Thank 4girls2boys
Gritty M, Public Relations Manager at Gritty McDuff's - Lower Main Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

We are sorry to learn of your experience as our food and atmosphere normally get high marks. Please reach out to me via gritty@grittys.com so we can learn more about the circumstances of your visit.

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I have been going here for years! This is easily one of our frequent family stops. The beers are perhaps not as trendy as other breweries in Maine, but they are solid. Tried the SOS today and it was very good. They have cask conditioned...More

Thank SingingOTune
Gritty M, Public Relations Manager at Gritty McDuff's - Lower Main Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review. We always love hearing our hard work is being appreciated. Cheers!

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Michjeff42
28 November 2015|
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Response from Gritty M | Property representative |
Our sincere apologies for the delayed response. We had submitted an answer immediately after your question was posted but for some reason it didn't appear online. To answer your question, Friday nights are predictably... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-4321
  • E-mail
Description
Gritty McDuff's, Maine's Original Brew Pub specializes in hand-crafted English style ales and traditional and creative pub fare, in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Both Gritty's fine ales and the pubs have won countless "best of" awards through our twenty-six years of operation. Our standard brews are session beers, Gritty's Pub-Style Pale Ale, McDuff's Best Bitter, Black Fly Stout, allowing one to have multiple beers within a reasonable time period without overwhelming the senses. Our seasonal and varietal ale offerings are more adventurous, some with a higher ABV, and some with higher IBU. We brew a beer for all craft brew palates. For the diner, we offer traditional pub fare alongside not so traditional specialty items. Our pub-style long tables with benches easily accommodate parties of all sizes and add to the camaraderie.
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