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Choate Bridge Restaurant

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3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
(978) 356-2931
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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    Very good
  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
SoUp PlEaSe!!!

Lunch Everyday. Killer food. Pleasant staff. If you like quality real food...not that frozen crap, then come here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Peter M
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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English first
Ipswich, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lunch Everyday. Killer food. Pleasant staff. If you like quality real food...not that frozen crap, then come here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I had a terrific Lobster Roll. The service was quick and friendly. Have a seat at the bar if you can.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Constant Companion and I recently had lunch at the Choate Bridge Restaurant. It is a local favorite for good reason. Fresh, local ingredients, well prepared provided good value! There are two rooms in the establishment-- a large horseshoe shaped bar with some high top tables around the periphery look out onto downtown Ipswich. A back room with cozy booths comprise... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The food is excellent, especially the clam chowder and lobster roll. If you eat in the restaurant it's very tight, booths not too comfortable. It's loud when full. The staff are excellent. Their pizza is best in town. If you eat in pub or bar side does not seem as tight or small...but can be loud! You can watch what... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you want to have a positive experience at a classic small town pub where all the townies hang out, and eat side by side with all the newbies, then this is the place for you! This Pub has been a popular in-town restaurant for decades and people keep coming back for the consistent high quality of the food and... More 

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Ipswich, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

There aren't many reasonably priced restaurants with good food and reasonable prices that we really like here in Ipswich. We only go out to dinner once in a while, usually opting for take-out because we don't want to dress up and my husband works late most nights. One recent week night we decided to walk over to Choate Pub dressed... More 

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Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a favorite of ours, a small hole-in-the-wall corner pub on the Ipswich River with maybe a dozen booths in one room and a large rectangular bar with high-tops in the other room. Their barbeque is excellent with mouth watering steak tips, pork tips, lamb tips, and teriyaki chicken. Their fries and onion rings are perfectly seasoned and fried... More 

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Glendale, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

While staying near Ipswich for a couple of days, I inquired about good local food and beer. A local proprietor recommended the Choate Bridge Pub -- and I was not disappointed. Ipswich Ale with a lobster roll and steak fries were a tasty combo. Cash only! There's an ATM in the Dining Room if you need it.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great townie place to come for a burger and a beer. Also great tips and claim chowder and fried seafood. Relaxed and casual. An institution!!

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Choate Bridge Pub is definitely "pub" food, but also offers specials each night. Good seafood. Fried clams are excellent. Great fish tacos and baked haddock. I don't eat prime rib, but I've heard it is excellent (and it does look like it is). It gets very crowded on weekend nights (a local hangout). They make the best seafood chowder, which... More 

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Additional Information about Choate Bridge Restaurant

Address: 3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
Phone Number: (978) 356-2931
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: (978) 356-2931

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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