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The Chieftain Pub & Restaurant

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23 Washington St, Route One, Plainville, MA 02762-2649
+1 508-643-9031
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Norton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Chieftain Pub is a place to go for a great meal and fast friendly service. I have visited the Chieftain many times in the past. The Pot Roast and the Cappoquin Chicken are two of my favorites, though if they have the Cajun Swordfish as a special don't past it by. The front of the pub is a quieter... More 

Thank PMoli
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don;t even bother unless there's two of you! $39. is way too much. I love their Steamers but they don't offer a 1/2 size portion for one person. So, I ordered their Fried Clams $21.; they only came with one side and they were terrible. This visit really turned me off; the steamed clams were the only reason I go... More 

Thank Jeri R
Wrentham, Massachusetts, United States
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only met to have a few apps and drinks. The place was packed but the service was still pretty good. Everyone had a good time and it was a good place to get together with old friends.

Thank Dave M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you go here, you must have their bucket of steamers, amazing. The burgers will also meet all your expectations as well as their fish and chips.

Thank Carl Z
Big Lake, Minnesota
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427 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've heard about the Chieftain for years and finally got the chance to visit myself. Always highly recommended. What I liked about the Chieftain is it is familiar but unique as an Irish pub. Plenty of your traditional offerings of ales with local brew mixed in. Décor is appropriate to a local pub, it's clean and has separate bar and... More 

Thank Triplewin
TheCahillFamily, Owner at The Chieftain Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and giving us a try. We are delighted that you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there 3 times and really like it! Fun and very casual place to stop even after a day at the beach. Steamers were fabulous. Great beer selection. Reasonable prices too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok it's Saturday afternoon we're tired of driving and hungry and thirsty. As we approach our hotel I spy the Chieftain pub which is cool because we just got a Chieftain motorcycle. A sign of good things to be sure. We walk in and are greeted by the gorgeous Zoe who hails from Brooklyn but in her travels across the... More 

Thank David S
Southborough, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment. Restaurant was loud, congested and very hot. We ordered fish n chips, baked sole, angel hair pasta and fried clams. The fish n chips were undercooked, greasy, and clearly not fresh. The baked sole was not edible. They kindly removed it from our bill. The angel hair was very good, creamy and a great portion size. The... More 

Thank FoodieMelDHock
Providence, Rhode Island
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The Chieftain has a great Irish Pub atmosphere along with very good food. Lots of nightlife here along with live music and good crowds. The food is consistently delicious, with (relatively) traditional Irish food along with some typical American dishes on the menu.

Thank Gdtrfb95
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232 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here for dinner on a Friday night around 6. The place was packed so we knew it would be good. We got the lady table! Waitress was super nice and knowledgable about the menu. The menu had a ton of options. I had the veggie stir fry and my husband had the fish and... More 

Thank Diane123Diane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Washington St, Route One, Plainville, MA 02762-2649
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 508-643-9031

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?