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David's Tavern - CLOSED

11 Brown Sq, Newburyport, MA 01950-2513
+1 978-462-8077
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Jan 5, 2016
“Real good / Go before they close”
Nov 19, 2015
“A good choice”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
$$ - $$$
11 Brown Sq, Newburyport, MA 01950-2513
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

Good food, nice and festive basement space, friendly staff and a separate children’s room. Sorry could not stay for the live band. Would be recommending you add to your list of restaurants to try in Newburyport, but we sadly learned the new year rental increase...More

Thank J&MDAV
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Dave's was our first night dinner with my coworkers. It is in the basement of the Garrison Inn. It isn't fancy but the food is good and I am grateful that on the pasta they offer a half order options. Especially after having tried a...More

1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed November 17, 2015

David's has been a favorite of ours for many years and we have enjoyed the staff food and music on a regular basis. the service is usually excellent and this time was no exception. We were sad to be told that the restaurant may be...More

Thank WorldT001
Reviewed November 13, 2015

the fod at this resturant was excellant, I believe it may have been a location problem because the served the best food and had the best: owner, food, employees, it was really crisp and had arvence!

Thank kathleen l lee o
Reviewed October 27, 2015

My girlfriend and I like David's especially in the winter. It's very warm and cozy downstairs. Meals are above aveage and drinks are awesome. We like to get reservation at like 6:45 so we can eat and then be at a table for live music.

Thank bcdude12
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Davids's always has great food, and service. It has very cozy atmosphere. There is music on the weekends.

1  Thank KMRT2015
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Located downstairs in the cellar of the old Garrison Inn in downtown Newburyport, this quaint restaurant offers a varied dinner menu. We enjoyed the delicious food. They very strange thing about our evening was there were no other diners. Everything was fine but I guess...More

Thank David C
Reviewed September 12, 2015

My husband and I went there for his birthday dinner. The atmosphere is very quaint in this old establishment where he did the plumbing 35 years ago when they refurbished the Garrison Inn. He had the Scallop Carbonara and I had broiled scallops with veggies....More

Thank Rosie502014
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Understated escape (underground) to a brick enclosed "tavern" atmosphere of friendly staff and friendly, inter-active patrons... and unpretentious presentations of the lowly hamburgher done to perfection to the mouth watering entrees of fine dining expertise. A lovely, quiet discovery that will surprise you!

1  Thank bob b
Reviewed August 26, 2015

We have eaten here in the past and thought we would give it one more chance. It will be our last. The food is variable and the service is terrible!!! I am not sure if it is because they are under staffed or just hire...More

Thank Mary K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $29
American, Pub
Good for
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: 11 Brown Sq, Newburyport, MA 01950-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-8077
  • E-mail
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