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Gritty McDuff's - Lower Main Street

) #7 of 36 Restaurants in Freeport €€ - €€€ American, ,
187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
+1 207-865-4321
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have dietary restrictions and they were able to accommodate us. The food was delicious, beers great, staff awesome!

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way north. My husband really enjoyed his lobster roll and chowder and beer - clearly their specialties. The rest of us ate American food (hamburger, philly) and were not as impressed. The food was adequate, but the hamburger was...More

Thank bambert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very nice inside and out. We were not able to sit outside due to the bugs, it was 7pm when we arrived. They have there own micro brews and a full flight includes 10 samples, two cask beers and one cider. All...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So the three generations of John (I'm the third, so my dad and grandfather) were taking a long trip across Maine for the day to visit Owl's Head Transportation Museum. We're from Mass, but grandpa John owns a cottage in Wakefield NH. Either way a...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is excellent, the surrounding are long log picnic tables varnished with a few tables for 4. You can eat inside or on the patio. The food is more than bar food and is a full menu. The food is great and the menu...More

Thank Charlotte P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Grittys in Freeport. Great pub food and more, lots of lobster specials, friendly staff, perfect selection of beers and drinks, and beer tanks within view. The deck overlooking a play area bustling with kids is the place to be in the summer. Quick...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just ate here tonight with my family. Went here on recommendation from a local and we were not disappointed. The food was great service was decent and we would come back. But now for more detail. Ambiance was decent. You can sit outside at the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember when Gritty's first opened. It was a great place. Now it is a little run down. The food is still great but the bathroom could use a stick of dynamite. They are listed as dog friends but what they mean is that you...More

Thank dorotxy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super crowded on a saturday night, but managed to snag two chairs at the bar. Loved the red IPA. Had soft ptetzels and chips and salsa. The homemade salsa was hot but very good.

Thank dailyfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in about 10pm after shopping at LLBean. There's a limited bar food menu at that point which is understandable, but the food was decent and the beer very good. The waiter was smart enough to suggest that a full size nacho order might...More

Thank grapefarmer
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2015|
Response from Gritty M | Property representative |
Our sincere apologies for the delayed response. We had submitted an answer immediately after your question was posted but for some reason it didn't appear online. To answer your question, Friday nights are predictably... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-4321
  • E-mail
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-six 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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