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155 Church St, Clinton, MA 01510-2505
(978) 365-5980
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Historical and local foodie fun

Happened upon this place for a quick bite next to the Historical Strand Theatre and their Haddok Sandwich was really good. Nice decor and atmosphere

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This restaurant has been around since at least the 1920's, and is a Clinton classic, run by the same family for several generations. The food is very basic (prime rib, pasta, sandwiches, burgers), it's inexpensive, and it's a real home-town place. The interior has paintings on the walls done during the depression, and the booths are cozy and old-style. There's... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Happened upon this place for a quick bite next to the Historical Strand Theatre and their Haddok Sandwich was really good. Nice decor and atmosphere

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Harvard, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

If you want to hang out at the best neighborhood bar, forget Cheers, head for The Old Timer. They have a wide variety of beer on tap, including hard ciders. I usually get their generously sized Margarita. They have a full menu of delicious dinners and pub food. Friendly bartenders and brimming with atmosphere, I give The Old Timer two... More 

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good home town cooking. Extensive menu, enough for anybodys taste. Nice waitress. I do think that the lighting is too low for older people: I used my cell phone's light to read the menu.

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Clinton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

An old favorite. Went last night, had the prime rib. You won't find it any better anywhere and only 18 bucks !

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Sunday nights have live music. Our toddlers love it. Our favorite is the Haddock Saint James. The atmosphere of this place is fantastic. Jim the owner died not to long ago. He is missed.

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The atmosphere when you walk in relaxes you from the start... the waitstaff greeted us with a smile and had us choose where we wanted to sit. This evenings festivities was to include a local brewery celebrating its 20th year and of course a nice dinner. Warm rolls were a nice beginning.... followed by a good portioned salad before our... More 

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East Bridgewater, MA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After Museum of Russian Icons we split crab cakes and a roast beef sandwich ( with tomato, lettuce, onion, Russian dressing) and a cold Harpoon. It was delicious.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

one of the best if not THE best corned beef rubens i've had. add a pt of guinness and you've found heaven in clinton. the $9 was worth every penny. my wife enjoyed the jimmy burger with extra cheese and tomato. she had it with pinot g. and was having trouble finishing the sandwich cause it was so big. the... More 

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Boston Area
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We met another couple at the Old Timer for an early dinner on a Saturday night. Since it was so early there was plenty of seating in the dining room. We ordered four different meals. The salads arrived quickly and were better than average. When the meals arrived they were hot and delicious. I had the chicken saltimbocca (chicken stuffed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 155 Church St, Clinton, MA 01510-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: (978) 365-5980
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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