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Gardner Ale House

74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
+1 978-669-0122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Graet place to get a Burger and a Beer, many other selections too. Friendly waitresses and good service. Would definetely go back. Parking not always so easy.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding place for lunch probably even better for dinner. We went for lunch on a week day (Wednesday) and were surprised at the crowd. Didn’t need a reservation, but the place was almost completely full. We found out why when we looked at the menus...More

Thank DBG8474
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Gardner, Massachusetts is the Furniture Capital of New England. This designation notwithstanding, downtown Gardner is a sad place but for this vibrant spot. I was lucky to get a seat at the long bar at 5:00 on a Friday afternoon. I started with a New...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Monday night out with the Mrs. ordered nachos with chili and boneless buffalo wings. Expected a little bit more of chili since it’s an added cost. A bit heavy on the jalapeños. Wings were good. Got the hot and the had a slight kick. Our...More

Thank Vincenzo D
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

It was ok. There was definitely a sour smell in the place- like stale beer. Food was fine. Average burger and pizza joint. Judging from the color of the fries, they should change their fry oil. Great service - folks were friendly and tried to...More

Thank msmamet
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We dined here mid afternoon at the suggestion of friends. There were 9 of us and we all had different things to eat. Everything was delicious and arrived the temperature it was meant to be. The service was good, the portions were generous, and they...More

Thank HerTriness
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Friendly staff, willing to accomodate dietary needs; green salad was very fresh with dressing on the side the way I prefer; Plenty of parking across the street; live entertainment during the week;

Thank LJK0308
Reviewed February 24, 2018

i Love the Ale house, great food very efficient wait staff. The back porch is nice in warmer weather. The homemade beer is delicious. It is a bit loud at peak hours which I try to avoid.

Thank Moxiedaze
Reviewed February 3, 2018

I have been to the Gardner Ale House many times for its great food and entertainment. Free parking across the street.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Went to lunch with friends here. The waitress was very nice attentive & never rushed us. Gluten free menu was limited but the food was good, Everyone enjoyed their meal. Good place to relax & catch up!! Only negative - coffee was on the weak...More

Thank pewing2017
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Questions & Answers
bill d
November 3, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Rick W | Property representative |
It is always better to reserve because we get rushes, but it is no reason not to come out last minute, but even if you come out last minute, you can call ahead to save a place in line. But failing all of that, come on in... More
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Rick W | Property representative |
Thanks clawag and Susanwine!
Gary G
August 7, 2015|
Response from S1493NQronalds | Reviewed this property |
that's cool. I hope to be able to go again in September. when I visit there for a wedding.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Gardner
  • Phone Number: +1 978-669-0122
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