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The Irish Cottage Restaurant and Pub

1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
+1 978-208-4347
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (13 reviews)
“cottage pie” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food at a reasonable price. We had reservations for dinner on a Wednesday evening (party of 8). We were seated right away. They were very busy so service was a little slow. There was a fund raiser going on so that may have contributed...More

Thank S9663
Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly waitstaff, fun atmosphere, big menu. Food is average but inexpensive. Drinks are good. Live music is fun.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has great atmosphere food and drinks. The service is very good and always pleasant. I would highly recommend this place for Breakfast Lunch or Dinner

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for some excellent food (especially Irish fare) and great drinks, this is the place to go. Right off route 93 in Metheun,MA, it us a warm friendly spot with great food, drinks, and service. And the entertainment is wonderful too. You...More

Thank luckycatGoffstown_NH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome all around service, as well as friendly staff. If you are a lottery fan they have that also.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant with an extensive drink menu as well as meal menus. Our party of 12 enjoyed an evening out; some ordered just drinks, others both drinks and dinner. Those that ordered meals were pleased with their choices and the portions were large and satisfying....More

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place - when travelling for Business this is as close to a hearty home cooked meal as you are likely to get. Not strictly traditional Irish fayre, more an American twist on these dishes but very enjoyable. The Cottage pie is a winner...More

Thank scotchmist428883
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some fabulous Irish food with which to send off our friends visiting from Dublin Ireland. They were happy with the food as I was and found the atmosphere delightful. The only issue we had was because we wanted to take our time and...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is a gem in a very busy crossroads which right now is teeming with construction activity. Great atmosphere and décor inside. Hubby got the Ma Smith's omelet which was jammed with salmon, capers and cream cheese. I asked for the home made corned...More

Thank EMD1117
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing, authentic Irish breakfast. Unless you are REALLY hungry, might want to consider the smaller portion. The original could feed a family of four in Dublin for a week! Seriously, tho, a must try for great breakfast eats! Take some extra brown bread home for...More

Thank Paul J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dinner menu. Only got appetizers.
25 November 2015|
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Response from Lee D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have a full and varied menu,
Michelle E
Do you serve bloody marys?
1 November 2015|
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Response from Sydney B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....but I would think so. They have full bar.......and great breakfasts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-208-4347
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