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13 Middle St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2716
978-465-8700
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Ranked #33 of 87 Restaurants in Newburyport
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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187 reviews 187 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

A Great restaurant. They have great food and specialize in their steaks. Amazing steaks. They also have a large assortment of beers on and off the tap. I would highly recommend this place. Good service too.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've seen a few shows here and had a blast! I've been with friends for lunch, with one on one time for dinner and love it. Food is great, service is fantastic. It's a good time whether it's food you're looking for or some live music!

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent steak sandwich!! Would go again! Atmosphere is very fun! Live music downstairs was great as well.

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West Newbury, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've been to the Grog countless times, as it has been a mainstay in Newburyport for many years. And we keep going back, more than we do any other restaurant in Newburyport, so its worthy to report why we do this... The food is consistently good - not the best, but always fresh, well worth the money, and additionally the... More 

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Sitting in the Grog you get a nice warm feeling and you know you will have a good time. Staff have smiles and seat you quite rapidly, even when busy. The waitress was busy, and apologized for taking awhile to get to us. We had clam chowder, not the thick kind but still good. The cheddar beer soup was smooth,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We heard this restaurant was a local landmark so we headed over. But the restaurant was packed. The food was pedestrian and nothing special. The clam chowder was watery and when I asked if the clams were local, the server couldn't answer. The overall service was sullen. And slow. I don't know that we'll ever be back.

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Naples, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We ate here several times during the day and had great meals with a great staff. Also went in a few nights and enjoyed the people (dancing Andy!) and the music downstairs.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Grog is 4 floors of Fun! The basement has its own Bar & entertainment of many local bands on Friday & Saturday Nights. When you first walk into this Historical building you are one the 1st floor where dinning is in a casual & fun setting for all ages! The wrap- around- Bar & Pub setting is smack I'm... More 

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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I hadn't been to the Grog in years but recently went and was pleasantly surprised. The menu is huge and varied and most of it is very good. Try the lobster roll. seafood chowder, or a big salad. I'm looking forward to going back and trying more of the menu items because they all looked good, judging from the tables... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You have to come here because it is so old and well known. If it weren't such an old time place, it wouldn't be worth coming here. The food isn't bad, but not good. Chowder had floating butter on it, crab cakes tiny for the price. Come here for an app, not for dinner. I hear that the daughter of... More 

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Address: 13 Middle St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2716
Phone Number: 978-465-8700
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
Cuisine: American

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