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All 42 Amesbury Restaurants

Barking Dog Bar & Grill

21 Friend St, Amesbury, MA 01913-2802
978-388-9537
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Ranked #9 of 42 Restaurants in Amesbury
Cuisines: Grill
Dining options: Reservations
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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
43 helpful votes 43 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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4 reviews 4 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
124 reviews 124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Kildare
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I've had many meals at The Barking Dog over the past 6 years. I was there recently and tried a sandwich from the new menu. It's a warm & casual place, family friendly with a lively, welcoming vibe. After the dinner hour the bar crowd builds up and its a Good place to settle in & watch a Sox game.... More

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Newton, New Hampshire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Love this restaraunt's big sister down the street? Course ya do, it's excellent. Well Barking Dog is Ale House's darker little sister; so if you like that amazing food, but want a more pub/bar-like atmosphere where maybe you can sit at the bar and catch the game, this is the place for you. Me? I love both. I come for... More

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great neighborhood spot - great burgers and fries. "Cheers" kind of place: friendly and cozy. Good service at a fair price.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The dog is where to go when you want a "good meal" for a fair price. Always consistent with food, beer and service. From great burgers to sandwiches to steaks and pasta. We always feel like it's good home cooking.

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