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Review of Gardner Ale House

Gardner Ale House
Ranked #1 of 46 Restaurants in Gardner
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 17, 2013

they have a great variety of ales to choose from - and they let you sample. i chose 1 to have prior to the meal and - because i had sampled - a great selection for my steak tips and mushroom ravioli meal selection. my wife had the filet which was cooked to perfection. potatoes and carrots were cold however - so they brought more - heated just right. overall a great meal at a fair price. we didn't stay for monday blues night but i'm sure it would have been fun. we sat at the bar and the servers were most attentive. leftovers gave us an entire meal at home so when you factor that in - the price was more than reasonable.

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Thank Bill M
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were told the wait time at 6 pm on a Sat was 30 mins. Turns out it was over an hour. Then our party of 5 was seated at a four person table. Cramped and consistently being bumped into by the wait staff as they tried to cut around our table.

Food was good and our server tried to be as attentive as possible. The crowded, awkwardly placed table and the constant bumping by the rest of the staff ruined dinner. Unfortunately.

Thank rfmnj
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We ate here with friends on a Sat eve. The food was delicious and the service was efficient. We will return.

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Thank podymass
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stopped by because the Big Mama Lu was playing at there. The wait time to be seated on a Friday night at 830 was about 15 mins. Our hostess & the waitress were very friendly. Service as fast and the coffee was good! Our food was very generous and good! So much we had to take it home with us. The only thing I would say to improve the place is put speakers on the 2nd dining area. We could hear the music but couldnt hear the words as well as I would have liked too. Overall, very nice!

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Thank DKSonic6
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Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We found this restaurant on tripadvisor, wanting a place to stop for dinner along route 2. The burgers were delicious, angus beef, cooked perfectly to order ( mine medium and my husband medium rare). The local beers were also a nice touch and the golden ale a treat. Fun atmosphere with big screen game on and lots of small screens, and another seating area for those not interested in tv. The "mug club" an interesting touch--mugs hanging over the bar for regulars--we were told there's a long waiting list, not surprised! We will remember this spot for the many drives we do along route 2.

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Thank 81greengirl
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