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Dunn Gaherin's Food & Spirits

344 Elliot St, Newton, MA 02464-1103
(617) 527-6271
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Ranked #7 of 225 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Irish, Seafood, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wonderful Irish pub in Newton Upper Falls. Classic fare, plus some more contemporary options. They are GREAT if you have food allergies (my wife is allergic to both gluten and dairy). One of the few places in the Boston area where you can get a Great burger and fries for under $10. 16 taps the last time I checked, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Dunn Gaherin's is a hidden gem, great atmosphere, service and the best food in the area. Great burgers and the pastrami is outstanding

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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87 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Once you open the door to this place the folks are welcoming you into have a seat and enjoy your stay. The drink list is diverse and the pub food choices should meet the needs of most. The favorite item appetizer, the Eggplant!!!!!! Eat your veggies and enjoy a beverage, your mother would be proud. The salmon Caesar salad was... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have been to Dunn's a dozen times over the past six months. It is one of my candidates for best pub, and I love a good pub that is not too loud-- unless it is very busy-- has good food and a menu that is both traditional and innovative, and has professional and friendly staff. This place meets all... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Terrific menu choices and definitely more than your typical bar food. Enjoyed the beet salad (minus the cheese) with grilled turkey tips and on another visit the spicy thai chicken. Kid's ordered steak tips and baked scrod and there wasn't a bite left. Here's a link to the menu http://www.dunngaherins.com/lunch_dinner.php p.s. Prompt and friendly service added to a great experience... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was a bit skeptical of DG's based on the location, but I was shocked at the service and food. We were immediately welcomed into the restaurant when we entered the door and asked if we wanted a drink while we waited for our table. The staff was great and the food was better. Parking in the lot is a... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Come here monthly, food is great and great pub scene. While a little pricey, would recommend to many.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

THis is a traditional irish pub. you dont have to go all the way into boston to find great brews, right near 128. Parking is a bit painful but the beer selection and pub fare make up. Worth a try. They do keep good seasonal beer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The parking attendant I believe his name was Doug was awesome had us park on the road and went in and reserved 2 seats at the bar for us. The place was packed most likely because the food was excellent and the bartender knew how to pour a Guinness which was perfect temperature. if you want a great lunch good... More

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A colleague and I took a client out to lunch. This restaurant was my client's suggestion. Very good food and service. Will definitely try again!

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