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Gritty McDuff's

Address: 396 Fore St., Portland, ME
Phone Number: 207-772-2739
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Ranked #2 of 25 Nightlife in Portland
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Beertasting
Owner description: Popular brewpub in the Old Port district.
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Beertasting
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Owner description: Popular brewpub in the Old Port district.

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south wales
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

we visited here on a snowy thanksgiving eve. Everyone really friendly and a great selection of beer. Food was good too

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nh
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104 reviews 104 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

the brewpub serves many beers and encourages you to try samples.it is located near the dock where the cruise ships come in .the prices are good and I will return

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Pfafftown, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great local bar. Ate at the bar both times - servers friendly and good basic food and local beer. Would be a regular if we lived there.

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Drums, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I could not wait to come back to Maine and eat at Gritty McDuffs!!!! The food and atmosphere was just as I remembered it. Great food and great service. Can't wait to come back for more.

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Massachusetts
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121 reviews 121 reviews
13 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were visiting Old Port and friends suggested we stop here quick for a drink as they had been here before and enjoyed it. It starts by having to seat yourself, which can be a challenge. They had small and large tables. Some of the larger tables were taken up by small parties as there were no small tables at... More 

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Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty McDuff's, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review on your recent visit. It sounds as though the waiter was aspiring to provide you with good service regarding the beer order - we're pleased it all worked out well. The artichoke dip is a customer favorite - we will look into your comments regarding the chips. We hope to see you on your... More 

Ottsville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This sad sorry excuse for a brew pub is advertised like its the end all be all of Maine destinations for food and beer. Travelers beware of this trap set for you to enjoy the pig urine and overpriced food from a can and no I wouldn't give any of this to my dog either. Servers are like Dori from... More 

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Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty McDuff's, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were unhappy with your recent visit. Please contact us through grittys@grittys.com to provide us with a phone number where we might reach you. We are interested in learning more specific details about your experience. More 

Northfield, Vermont, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stopped in on a Sunday midday on a friend's recommendation. If it weren't for the positive reviews, we probably would have left before we were served since we had the "new guy" and waited about 10 minutes before we asked the bartender what the deal was. After that, the service was great, the beer was good, and the food... More 

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Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty McDuff's, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review and for understanding with a new staff member. We are pleased your experience was a good one and hope to see you again. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stopped in on a busy Friday for the happy hour. Wonderful and delicious appetizers. I think I may have overdosed on jalapeno poppers. Some beers on tap were only $3! Qe also had dinner and it was delicious. A good time and good value.

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Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty McDuff's, responded to this review

Thank you for the very positive review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed everything Gritty's has to offer and hope to see you again. Cheers! More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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257 reviews 257 reviews
64 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Wanted to try their beer while visiting so we stopped by on a mid-week night to find a decent crowd, including some live music. The beer menu seemed standard but the beers we chose we just ok. Staff was fine. The inside of the building felt a little rough around the edges which we enjoyed as it gives some character.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

I like this place during the late afternoon on a weekday. Their chowder is excellent. Its a pub and loud during the weekend. But at the right time it can be a great time. Service is great. My only complaint would be for them to not run around because you can get knocked over. But loved the soup and will... More 

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