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Barking Dog Bar & Grill

21 Friend St, Amesbury, MA 01913-2802
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Ranked #8 of 42 Restaurants in Amesbury
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Grill
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Newburyport, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Barking Dog's staff is friendly and the atmosphere is cozy and warm....brick walls, etc. It's a casual atmosphere. and the food and drinks are great!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always a nice choice. The service treats everyone respectfully. The menu has many choices of comfort food along with ample portions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stopped by for a much needed margarita and some nachos...pretty ordinary but a very happy locals crowd...nothing special but it filled the tum. $30....I'm an amateur cook but $30 could by bottle of Petron..it's all about locals on a Friday night

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We decided to try this local place on the recommendation of a friend. We went there on a Fri eve with another couple. Parking is right next door in the muni lot. They have a good beer selection and some nice martini's. My wife really liked the "Gingerbread" martini. The burger and fries were good. My wife's meal of Haddock... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

good atmosphere,good beer and food.a outdoor patio would be a great addition.situated in downtown amesbury,parking could be a problem?but we did not have any trouble at the time.

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South Hampton, NH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is our go-to restaurant in town. We are usually able to get a seat quickly. The food is good, prices are good, service is good, drinks are always changing on the martini menu. You can be very satisfied with appetizers and a salad or go for a full dinner selection. Nice variety on the menu.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We got off I95 to find a place to eat and ended up here after the place we were seeking was closed for lunch. We expected a bar with mediocre food and found that nothing could be farther from the truth. A bar it is, but the food is far from mediocre. It is freshly prepared and the menu is... More 

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A really fun and family friendly pub and restaurant, I highly recommend the Barking Dog. They have a very good pub and dining menu at reasonable prices! I love the staff here! They are friendly, attentive and terrific! This place is also central to beautiful downtown Amesbury attractions and shops. Really a great little place to stop in for a... More 

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Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have gone to the Ale House, a sister company, many times and love it and saw that The Barking Dog was rated well on Tripadvisor so we decided to try it. What a major disappointment. Upon entering it was east to see that this place is dirty- way too much dust and unswept floors. The waitress, who was also... More 

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Atkinson, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My wife drags me there for her favorite meatloaf, but I have gone through the menu that has 1/3 of the items listed as "new" after going for a year. I've pretty much given up. They claim to have a wide selection of Martinis but they charge $11 for them! and the bar has failed in the last three visits... More 

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Additional Information about Barking Dog Bar & Grill

Address: 21 Friend St, Amesbury, MA 01913-2802
Phone Number: 978-388-9537
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Amesbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Grill

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