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Fireside Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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171 Pelham St, Methuen, MA 01844-1520
+1 978-683-2945
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We picked this place because we could walk to it from the hotel but once we got there we had the pleasure of a very good meal and participated in the local life. It was a little busy and noisy but we had a good time!

Thank beckitty1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way to NH for lunch. So glad we sat at the bar. Brian was fantastic and so welcoming. The people at the bar with us soon became friends. Everyone had such great energy and you could see that they were all "family". I would highly recommend a stop here. Say hi to Brian for us :)

Thank christinealden23
Hampton, New Hampshire
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115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chip Friday special was over cooked. Onion rings the same. Philly cheese steak wrap out of this world. Chowda a plus. Server very friendly. We will try again

Thank TMC159
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Kit was assisting folks in west Methuen so dinner at the Fireside ws the order of the day. Bustling, seat yourself Friday night. Sue was quick with our drink order and appetizers of Buffalo tenders and salad were there quickly, too. Kit selected the Chicken Marsala while I ordered Veal Piccata. A dry white wine and a Ylueng Ylueng draft... More 

Thank Richard H
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Been to the Fireside many times in the past, with past mixed feeling and very good feelings. Went there this eve with friends for dinner. 2 orders were sent back and 1 salad was added to the bill that we never ordered so we had that taken off bill. Food tonight was bland at best and they didn't rectify the... More 

Thank BrenAndBob S
Methuen, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

One of my favorite local restaurants. Wonderful local / country feel to the restaurant. Great food at a reasonable price.

Thank silvermanarts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Bourbon Turkey Tip Wrap and it was very flavorful. My boyfriend had the Del Monica steak and scallops and he said it was very good. Disappointed that there wasn't a baby changing station in the restroom. All in all, a good place to eat!

Thank Andrea D
North Port, Florida, Usa
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Fireside is always a good place to go. Had the Reuben as I always do when we go north. Excellent sandwich. People are friendly. Always go here every time we visit the area!

Thank William J
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

They have some of the best homemade soups around! Had sausage orzo the other night and loved it! Seafood dishes are good too but the burgers are so-so, which is odd.

Thank Coaster32
Florence, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The fish and chips were fresh and delicious! Would surely go back! I went there years ago and it was awesome back then, and happily they are still doing a wonderful job.

Thank debblrogers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Pelham St, Methuen, MA 01844-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-683-2945
Here at the Fireside, we've been serving traditional American favorites for generations. For decades families, friends and visitors have walked in with a desire to bond, or just tell a good story over great food, a full bar and friendly staff. Whether you're here for five days or five generations, there's really no place that feels as much as home.

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