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The Port Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
+1 978-465-1006
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“poutine” (4 reviews)
“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“beef stew” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Irish
€€ - €€€
84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on St. Patick's Day and enjoyed the live music and beverages. There was a limited menu, which we understood but they ran out of the non-red meat food option early. The only thing available was the kids' chicken fingers and fries. The...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Irish bar is pretty much exactly what you would expect it to be. It has an outstanding selection of 31 different draft beers and a comfortable Irish bar ambiance. The food is unexciting so it's more of a watering hole than a dinner destination....More

Thank theyaysayer
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Table of 8. Not one person was ok with their food, and the appetizers we shared were lame. Vegs tasted like they were fried in old fryer oil. Fish and chips were like they came from the grocery freezer. Chicken is mainly bones.

Thank pemistar
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Its a good pub with a fireplace if you can get a seat there. Nothing really special about the place, typical pub atmosphere...bonus is that, at least in winter, every other establishment closes it doors/last call ~10:30pm...this place closes @12:30.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and time to change the fry oil . Our meal was horrendous and should have just went to Applebee’s ha!!

Thank Addy M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Good beer selection, above average prices, average atmosphere, but good for one beer at the end of the day

1  Thank eurasian73
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We just stopped in for a drink and the atmosphere was so comfortable, we added some food and stayed longer. The beer selection was extensive and seemed top brow. Being gluten free, I found a new delicious hard cider that was not too sweet. All...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My husband and I usually love this place. We went this evening and it was not as crowded as usual for a Friday night. I ordered a Ceasar salad with steak tips. The salad was almost dry- I had to order more dressing. No cheese...More

1  Thank Pinkysenor
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The food is good and they have great appetizers. A good selection of beer on tap and a fun atmosphere. If you can sit outside.

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Food was great...Sat by open window was very nice. Great service. Shepherds Pie was tasty. Fish n chips also good.

Thank sawood55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
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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