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The Irish Cottage Restaurant and Pub

) #1 of 87 Restaurants in Methuen €€ - €€€ American, Irish,
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
+1 978-208-4347
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (14 reviews)
“cottage pie” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here 3 times now. The first time I went, it was because it gets very good reviews. My meal was just ok, nothing special. Service was ok, nothing special. I was unimpressed. The next time I went was for a school fundraiser for...More

Thank RamRom080410
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't judge the book by the cover. The food here is great. Had the corned-beef/cabbage/potatoes dinner. More corned-beef than I have ever had in a Restaurant. Very tasty as well. Really well done. Sat in an area called the 'snug' which I don't recommend. Felt...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for dinner. I ordered the Stuffed Sole, my hubby got the Apple Spiced Pork Chops and my Mom got the Traditional Corned Beef & Hash. Huge portions for leftovers to take home. Very tasty, everyone enjoyed their meals. Will be back to try...More

Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Irish Cottage has excellent food that's reasonably priced but service can be slow if it's busy. We went on a night that they had an Irish "band" playing and they were too loud and drove us insane. Definitely go here any night except for...More

Thank ngg2118
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a good dinner...salmon over rissoto was fabulous! The others had fish and cips or haddock. Thumbs up all around!

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great sandwiches, love the meatloaf and rueben sandwiches great fresh bread choices, big fries. Good beer selection, I am partial to porters and stouts, perfect Guinness pour by the bartender. Often live Irish, folk, guitar music.

Thank Penny Lee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is great. They are open 7 days a week at 7am oil closing. Breakfasts are hearty too large for one person.Sandwich and dinner menu the same sandwiches, salads, some meals. Salads are very generous in size.

Thank janho325
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

What you would expect corned beef, etc. the Irish dip was prime rib with kind of a strange flavor to the meat. service was pretty bad...super inattentive...waited forever to pay our bill took forever..we finally had to ask another server..she got our bill and cashed...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were heading to an antique mall close by and thought we would grab a bite. I looked up in Trip Advisor, as I always do, to find a nice place for lunch and the Trip Advisor reviews looked good. The restaurant is darling with...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Good food at a reasonable price. We had reservations for dinner on a Wednesday evening (party of 8). We were seated right away. They were very busy so service was a little slow. There was a fund raiser going on so that may have contributed...More

Thank S9663
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24 November 2015|
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Response from Lee D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have a full and varied menu,
Michelle E
1 November 2015|
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Response from Sydney B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....but I would think so. They have full bar.......and great breakfasts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-208-4347
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