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Gritty McDuff's

396 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4026
207-772-2739
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Ranked #157 of 540 Restaurants in Portland
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Chatswood, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Walking around Portland I saw this place and thought it would be great to have lunch, have some local brew and fare. The waitress wasn't very friendly and service wasn't very good. A good thing was the New England clam chowder, I also ordered the haddock sandwich, though the bread wasn't very good. I tried their IPA and found it... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The waitress was funny and had some pip to her. Unfortunately, the food was not as good. Good beer and a cool place to watch a game, but the fries were awful. It was if they were cooked a day before and put under a heat lamp for later. Nachos needed to be cooked through a little more. Certainly has... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I lived in Maine for many years and always enjoyed going to Gritty's for a burger and a beer. Their selection of beers is excellent and the food is hearty. The place is always hopping in the summer and will be packed on Friday and Saturday nights. So, if you're looking for somewhere on the quiet side don't go then.... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was our first visit. The location is great and the atmosphere is very relaxed. We were hoping for a nice selection of draft beer but were a little disappointed that they only had five draft beers available, and there were no seasonals or wheats. But, we were pleasantly surprised with the good bar food. We had one meatloaf sandwich... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was my second visit to Gritty McDuff's. It is a nice place to sit in a casual bar atmosphere. I have found the service to be consistently friendly. On my last visit I tried the chili (which I wouldn't recommend--the cook misses with this one); however, the cornbread is fantastic and if the only way to get the cornbread... More 

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East Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stopped in for lunch on a weekday. Place was virtually empty, yet it took forever to get service. We ordered off the specials of the week menu and after some time, our server came back to inform us that they were out of most everything it took to make the specials, so order something else. She never smiled or offered... More 

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Washington DC
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174 reviews 174 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is the pub you Brits have been searching for in the US! Excellent range of beers on draught; including one that tastes just like Harvey's Best in Lewes, E Sussex, UK. Nice crowd, wood everywhere, beer tasting. Near to all the sights and shops of Fore Street.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great service in a great establishment, really enjoyable, best reubens ouitside our favourite deli in New York The other food looked very appetising as it passed by our table, views over the harbour completed a memorable moment.

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Leawood, Kansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We're writers, and we met our artist here. We sat outside since it was July, and we of course ordered beer. Since we're not from Portland, ME - we asked for something that screamed Portland. Well, a burger and fries didn't do it, but I did try some fish and chips - but it seemed more England than New England.... More 

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North Dighton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stopped in with some colleagues for dinner and a beer. The beer was very good, brewed on site. The food was good and the service was a little slow. The place was packed and everyone was busy. The best punkin seasonal around!!

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Additional Information about Gritty McDuff's

Address: 396 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4026
Phone Number: 207-772-2739
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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