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$10 - $22
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 11, 2021

We have frequently dined at this restaurant-pub and enjoyed it, but last night was not good. We chose outside dining since the weather was so nice. What surprised us is that they now allow customers to bring their dogs (on leashes) to stay with them...while they dine. Various dogs barked and growled at each other during our outside wait and during dinner. I like dogs, I just don't think they belong at a restaurant. Getting to the food, I have always loved their Lemon-Capered Chicken dish that they took off the menu in 2019 but have now brought back (with a $5~$6 price increase to $23). I ordered it but the chicken was over-cooked (dry) and the potatoes were cold. A medium-rare burger was also ordered and it was served very well done. The draft beer was good as usual, but the prices have gone up. A pint of Ipswich Ale is now cheaper at Choate Bridge Pub down the street than at the brewery where it is brewed (isn't that called price gouging)? Summing our dining experience up: We won't be going back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 21, 2020

I was pleased with the ability to park close to the building and even happier that Ipswich Ale has an elevator. Being a wine drinker I am always happy to see wine on the menu at a brewery. It's a choice of red or white,...but quite drinkable. My husband had a double IPA and was quite happy. We also purchased several beers to take home. If you're unsure about a selection, they happily give a sample. The have a nice variety of beers ranging from light to dark and bold. We were obligated to purchase food and chose the chicken barbecue flatbread (pizza). It was hot and delicious. We ate every morsel. They do have outdoor seating as well. I am not overly concerned about contactless ordering or payment so tend not to pay attention. I prefer a real menu and use cash.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 11, 2020 via mobile

Great COVID pre-cautions, friendly staff, lots of outdoor seating! Had an IPA flight, only down side was sitting outside in 90 deg weather the tasters warmed up before I got to them all. Not their fault of course. Had truffle tater tots for an appetizer...and fish & chips for meal. Food was good!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

Food was perfect, service was excellent. Restaurant is compliant with COVID separation felt very comfortable. Would definitely come back, taking beer to go! The blueberry shady is delish !

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

great service and atmosphere. fun place and always a good choice for beer - viewing the brewery while eating is a plus.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We arrived as families group for a late lunch. Service was poor and the food uninteresting and dull. if it were not for us all being very hungry we would have left several times over.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch. There were only 2 other customers present. The atmosphere is pleasant and our server was very friendly and efficient. I chose their IPA flight and was pleasantly surprised. My wife ordered the Patty Melt which...she enjoyed. Whenever I go somewhere in New England serving fish and chips, that's what I order. What a disappointment. It could not have been fresh and I had to use a knife to saw through it. I realize I should have complained and sent it back but our schedule did not permit. The only other issue was that the prices on the bill were higher than posted on the menu. I would just recommend that if you go to dine, ask for recommendations. You won't go wrong with their beers!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We happen to go when they where having their annual block party, the restaurant was quiet inside due to all the action outside, so we got a table right away, great assortment of beer, I had the blueberry beer , it was nice, for food...one daughter had the steak with blue cheese, my other daughter had the fish and chips, I wanted the clam plate but they were out of clams, super disappointed, so my next choice was the cheddar soup and the poutine, everything was delicious, they give you plenty of food, all cooked to perfection. We definitely will be back, and our waitress was very friendly.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

We took Dad here for Father's Day and it was a perfect fit. We started with a flight of beer. What's cool about their flights is that they offer a few different ones among their beers. You can get a standard flight or, for example,...the IPA flight. I liked how they offered these suggestions. We got the standard flight which gave us a taste of their range of offerings. Each beer was solid within its style. For food, we enjoyed the variety of options. We ordered the burger, the Korean rice bowl, the burrata pesto pasta, and a salad with grilled shrimp. Everyone agreed that the food was good. The vegetarian appreciated having a few different options to choose from. We did have a wait, even at 2 PM on a Sunday, but it didn't take long. All told, we had a good experience.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Casual setting, huge place with view of the brewing facilities... Lots of choices when it comes to beer. Friendly staff and decent food menu to accompany your brew of choice.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Great question! We unfortunately, cannot help you change your review, but perhaps the folks at technical support would be able to help?
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February 28, 2017|
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The restaurant is definitely busiest on Friday and Saturday evenings. Reservations are only accepted for parties of 10 or more.
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Ipswich Ale Brewer's Table is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4