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The Port Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
+1 978-465-1006
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11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for appetizers Saturday night specifically for the Onion soup. And it was spot on. Delicious, sweet onions homemade croutons and gruyere cheese in perfect beef consume'. Crab cakes rocked too. Cocktails , Beers all good. I will definitely be back for more👍

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Thank sandalla
Boston
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177 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Saturday night -- prompt service, not too noisy and hot, good food. What's not to like? The small salads are more than ample ( the Tricolore was really tasty). Go with the solids -- shepherd's pie, beef stew and fish and chips were all hits at our table and eagerly shared. The onion soup was nothing special. Onion rings were... More 

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Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's a pub out front, sidewalk seating in the warm weather. I like the menu, it's got the sports going at the bar, but you can sit away from it pretty easily if you want less action. Go.

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Thank pblanchette
Porto Alegre, RS
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great selection of beer on the counter. Great service. It's a shame they do not serve food very late at night.

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Thank Michelangelo V
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You don't go to The Port Tavern for a world class dining experience. You go to get a reasonably priced meal, a great choice of beers, the local vibe, and friendly service. You get all of the later at the The Port Tavern. This place get a very busy when the Boston teams are on tube, so lunch or early... More 

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Thank James S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't have much time, the waitress was understanding, super friendly and she quickly took out order. We had delicious poutine and a flatbread. Would definitely go back! If you're wondering what poutine is, it's a comfort food, French fries with caramelized onions, mushrooms, in a delicious sauce with melted cheese, yum.

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Thank Nards3
Antwerp, Belgium
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very good food, and very good service. Live band was playing. Large selection of beer. Warm interior.

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Thank Martine D
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Loved Plum Island Beach - a must see along with the birds!! Fabulous food everywhere! Great stay at Garrison Inn - they were excellent!!! Will def be back!

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Thank Rachel P
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went here this past weekend after a beach day with my mom and sister and it was exactly what we were looking for. Loved being able to sit outside and enjoy our meal. The cheese board is amazing, defiantly a must when you come! They have great beer selection also. Service was good, wish she was a bit more knowledgeable... More 

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Thank Sam O
Framingham, Massachusetts
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501 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Nice selection of beers and wine. Found two seats at the bar and enjoyed watching the Red Sox. Next time we will eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-1006

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