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Olde Magoun's Saloon

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518 Medford St, Somerville, MA 02145-2657
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a lively, neat saloon in the Irish style. Lot's of micro brews and a few cellar drafts. The food is pub food, but with a bit of creativity. It has a big long bar and lot's of tables. It's a loud, open, lively space.

Thank DrawingViterbo
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went here due to craft beer selection and reviews on their food. Went on a Sunday so had brunch menu that was good but limited. Drank a beer and waited for full menu to be available at 2pm.....Had burgers and sandwiches and all were excellent. Highly recommend burgers. Good selection of beer.

Thank KenandToni207
Saco, Maine
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

So worth the trip for an amazing burger. Undoubtedly the BEST burger I've ever had. Impressive draught beer list with all the beers poured in their correct glassware. Chili was worth a cup too. Great whiskey selection. Good place to catch a game too. Looking forward to a return trip.

Thank Scott04072
Natick, Massachusetts
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290 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went because it is close to our club facility down the block. The specialty is beer; this attracted my wife who had two Sam Adams Chocolate Bocks. Because my medications do not allow alcohol, I can't really comment on this. The food here is acceptable. As expected, it is mostly sandwiches. The burger I had (Dublin) was tasty and... More 

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Boston, MA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is an irish bar with actually quite a big selection of food that is quite tasty. Additionally the beer selection is quite large as well. I wouldn't recommend going on a big game night as it turns into a raving sports bar - unless you're of course looking for this type of a thing.

Thank knutdorker
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Beer list = impressive, lots of local micro and nanobrews and specialty items Food = mediocre, uninspired, overpriced Service = unattentive, cold, uninviting. Best for sitting at the bar trying great beers.

Thank DoctorDramaH
Lagos, Portugal
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We are staying at an airbnb just 10 mins walk from this excellent pub, recommended to us by our host. Great find & perfect place to relax after our very long sightseeing days. We have found the service, both very friendly & efficient. Good choice of beers and we have enjoyed the food too, the home fries in particular. Gets... More 

1 Thank Melanie W
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is my neighborhood bar and I have to say, it's most certainly my favorite! They always offer a solid beer selection and it will ALWAYS come in the proper glass, which I think is a sign of a great bar. Between my husband and I we've pretty much tasted the entire menu over the course of 4 years we've... More 

1 Thank Meg F
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

3 of us went on a thursday night for a few appetizers and beers. Server was reluctant to do anything but roll her eyes and mumble under her breath. They had a bbq shrimp special that was good but the fries were soggy n they were pretty cheap when we asked for honey mustard that didnt make it to table... More 

Thank deenaslife
Miami, Florida
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

KW and I have been here to see sporting event - it's fab for that. And the food is surprisingly excellent pub food - but it's not pub food because they actually make the food on the premises vs. buying from a restaurant supply chain. Wonderful selection of beers - KW is a home brewer for many years and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Medford St, Somerville, MA 02145-2657
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-776-2600
We have 21 rotating taps featuring local and import craft beers all served in their own unique glassware. Our menu has all your pub favorites including sandwiches, burgers, pizza and hearty entrées like beef stew, mac & cheese and fish & chips. On Wednesdays we feature a special menu highlighting a different cuisine each month. Start you weekends off right with our special brunch menu and our famous bloody mary. You can catch all the sports action on our 6 HD projector screens.

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