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Park Lunch

181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
+1 978-465-9817
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (68 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went there on a weekend and we were seated, and the waitress walks over and says “Drinks?” In a harsh tone. No hello, or introduction. Then she basically laughed at me for trying to order a Long Island Iced Tea, because apparently they don’t make...More

Thank Thoratron
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Park lunch is a landmark and poular with the local people as well. Its like our own little Cheers if your feeling lonely and hungry you can stop by the food is always good snd guarantee you'll see a friend there too.

Thank Mindy Z
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Park Lunch has been In Newburyport for many years and is a home favorite to locals. Pictures of local sports athletes adorn the walls with numerous college pennants. Its menu has varied little over those years but that seems to work as the pub food...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Having grown up in the neighborhood, I've known The ParK Lunch for decades and it hasn't changed much (except for a few renovations of the inside)---thank goodness. It is still a small, local hang-out with very freshly prepared dishes--great home-made soups, sandwiches, burgers, fried clams,...More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This old school sports pub (more from the hundreds of pennants covering the walls than the modest number of TVs has a menu that has escaped trendy dining influences of the last 30 years - I’m not even sure they use balsamic vinegar. The classic...More

Thank stdpudel
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Completely unpretentious place that serves large servings of American food at reasonable prices. A favorite with Newburyport locals, it's the type of place where you'll meet an assortment of blue collar workers, elderly couples, softball teams and, well, anybody who isn't looking for the touristy...More

Thank theyaysayer
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Park Lunch always has great specials and their seafood dishes are very fresh. Don’t expect anything fancy, because this place is a locals spot without the frills.

Thank Jcosta24
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Havent been In awhile. But decided to stop in for dinner. My Hubby & I got a shrimp dinner and a small order of clams. It was just right for the two of us, as their portions are big. The shrimp were so tasty and...More

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We have driven by hundreds of times, read the Trip Advisor reviews and finally stopped for lunch. We were NOT disappointed. The place was immaculate, the food was terrific and the service was attentive. Everything was wonderful. My chicken club was more than ample. We...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The decor includes clean ketchup bottles and paper napkin dispensers. This is casual eating and drinking for all ages. Hot dogs and BLT sandwiches are just $2.95. Add fat, crispy fries for another $4. Fried seafood is fresh and perfectly battered. I love the old-fashioned...More

Thank Ronna C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-9817
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