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Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co

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American, Bar, Pub
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68 Main St, Auburn, ME 04210
+1 207-376-2739
11:00 - 01:00
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Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken stacker sandwich that was delicious and a generous portion. Beautiful view of the Androscoggin river. The staff was courteous and friendly.

Thank Donna C
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Thank you for the nod to our great view - so many find this to be a really enjoyable spot. We always appreciate it when our staff receives note of doing well as they work hard to deliver a great experience. Cheers! More 

Cambridge, MA
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

People recommended we eat here, but I was not impressed. I had the fish and chips, but the fish was broken into small pieces and had so much batter I couldn't taste the fish. The nachos appetizer we had was average bar food. The beer was good, and probably why people come, but the food is average. Had several large... More 

1 Thank lt3333
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Place located on the water and has outdoor tables. Has energy and ambience. Friendly staff. Food wish to be better. Big plates, greasy cooking, salads are a disappointment. Overall menue is less then average and food preparation is not good.

1 Thank Olga D
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Wow! Eight of us went in for lunch. The back deck was full, there were 3 people at the bar, and 3 other parties in the other room. Only one of the 5 or so tables big enough to seat us didn't need to be bussed. We went to sit there and realized the table, benches, floor to the right... More 

Thank AngelLMott
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

We are sorry to learn when the variables don't come together for an ideal experience. The staff is typically top notch and hard working. We always strive to do the best possible, so if you'd like to have a conversation about this to provide dates and specifics so we can look into it further, please contact us: gritty@grittys.com and reference... More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly atmosphere . Fast service. Good draft beer choices. Since my so will be going to college near by we will frequent this place when we're in town.

Thank Momto3boyz
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Burgers: great Nachos: great Fish & Chips: really good/great Ribs: only have in summer - SO wrong as they are SO good Beer: presume great; I'm a gin drinker (and they make a mean g & t)

1 Thank Samsmom T
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Thank you for the fun and sweet review. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers! More 

auburn maine
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

In the past two weeks I have been to Grittys twice and both times the service was undeniably horrible. The two waitresses that we had were both not only rude but they had zero personality. Neither of them checked on us to see if we needed anything else during our entire visits. Both times our water glasses were never filled... More 

Thank darcyp990
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today with my husband and twelve y.o. son. The deck overlooking the river was delightful on a warm spring day! The food was very good, even my son's pizza from the kids' menu. I had their own Pub Brew beer, which was light but flavorful. Service was pleasant but a little slow. We weren't in any rush... More 

Thank Betsy W
Bangor, Maine
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I were driving around the Lewiston / Auburn area looking for a particular restaurant but couldn't find it so we started trying to find others in the area and unexpectedly found this one and decided to stop. I'm so glad we did. The service was pretty good. We each decided to order something different so we could... More 

Thank deenav
Andover, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Auburn Grittys, but only with the guys so I was interested to see how my wife enjoyed It. A lot! Our server was prompt and polite - even if we weren't sure she was old enough to bring our beers. The menu is better than average pub fare with an excellent beer selection and good... More 

Thank Farmme

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Main St, Auburn, ME 04210
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 207-376-2739
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-five 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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