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Jack Tar American Tavern - CLOSED

126 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-5609
+1 781-631-2323
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (16 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
126 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-5609
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11 - 20 of 154 reviews

Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We went here for a birthday dinner. It is a fun atmosphere and the food was amazing. The ribs are excellent as were the scallops. The kids menu was perfect. Service was excellent! Can not wait to go back when we return for another visit!

Thank fifthwheelers
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We ate here our first night in Marblehead. It's delicious! The wait staff is friendly and efficient. Fantastic food. Great atmosphere. Awesome draft beer selection.

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Decent service, fantastic menu and food was surprisingly good. Ate here late one Saturday night and will definitely go back. Great place to have in town!

Thank SJDS15
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Four of us dinned at Jack Tarr's recently & had a wonderful experience.We had grilled scallops, crab cakes, sirloin tips, shrimp & salads. Everyone really enjoyed the dinners they ordered. We ate on the outside patio on a lovely night. Brenden our waiter was terrific....More

Thank E C
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great "no frills" location in Marblehead. Excellent appetizers,salads,burgers and martinis served by friendly staff. Great outdoor dining.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I know the difference between grill marks and burnt meat. One bite was enough and I had asked it to be medium. Their answer - too well done for you. I waited for another burger but this one was also over done while the inside...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

They offer $5 pizzas from 5-7 pm each night, so if you go during that time be prepared for lots of families with kids inside. Outside seemed to be less hectic, but the rain did cause reseating, which caused overcrowding in the bar area. The...More

Thank Ttttraveler
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Of the many restaurants in Marblehead, Jack Tar is one of few that is consistently good. The ambiance is high enough for a romantic night, but relaxed enough for beers after work. The bar can be a little crowded but still intimate. They have a...More

Thank David D
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Great bar with a good atmosphere full of friendly people . Food was well priced and excellent value. Had to go back the next 2 nights for more.

Thank PlymouthSteamer
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed eating in the garden at Jack Tar. The food was very good and the server was friendly. The location is a nice walk from Harborside House

Thank Superdebville
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-5609
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-631-2323
  • E-mail
A tavern in historic Marblehead serving comfort foods like mac-and-cheese and soups, as well as pizzas and sandwiches.
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