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Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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68 Main St, Auburn, ME 04210-5812
+1 207-376-2739
11:00 - 01:00
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Saint John, Canada
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244 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

What a great pub! The service was good, as was the beer and food. They have plenty to choose from on tap and this includes two ciders as well. The pub grub is good with gluten free options included. There was live music as well. Well worth a repeat visit.

Thank AAleR
Southern Maine
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Gritty's provided the yummy, relaxed, and easy rehearsal dinner we were looking for. They served about 40 of us and the food came out hot and fresh, the service was friendly, and they kept up with drinks.

Thank MainerGirl90
Winter Park, Florida
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were there on a Sat night and had 9 of us. Some were late and they wanted to take away our 2nd table which I frown upon. The beers were local and good. The food was good, nothing you cant find anywhere else. What I did like about the place was the band. I don't even know the name... More 

Thank MrsBeasly22
Erwin, Tennessee
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This was a nice place to stop after a long day for drinks. Regular patrons have their own mugs stored at the bar. Would visit again.

Thank pickyvol
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Your last three words mean the most - "would visit again". That is a great compliment and much appreciated. We will look forward to serving you again. Cheers! More 

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We always end up with terrible service unless we sit at the bar. The food is ok, nothing spectacular. Beer is pretty good.

Thank christopheru259
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Sorry to learn of your experience. If you are so inclined, please contact me: gritty@grittys.com. We'd like to learn more about your experience so we can make certain all customers receive the same quality service. More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken stacker sandwich that was delicious and a generous portion. Beautiful view of the Androscoggin river. The staff was courteous and friendly.

Thank Donna C
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Thank you for the nod to our great view - so many find this to be a really enjoyable spot. We always appreciate it when our staff receives note of doing well as they work hard to deliver a great experience. Cheers! More 

Cambridge, MA
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

People recommended we eat here, but I was not impressed. I had the fish and chips, but the fish was broken into small pieces and had so much batter I couldn't taste the fish. The nachos appetizer we had was average bar food. The beer was good, and probably why people come, but the food is average. Had several large... More 

1 Thank lt3333
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Place located on the water and has outdoor tables. Has energy and ambience. Friendly staff. Food wish to be better. Big plates, greasy cooking, salads are a disappointment. Overall menue is less then average and food preparation is not good.

1 Thank Olga D
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Wow! Eight of us went in for lunch. The back deck was full, there were 3 people at the bar, and 3 other parties in the other room. Only one of the 5 or so tables big enough to seat us didn't need to be bussed. We went to sit there and realized the table, benches, floor to the right... More 

Thank AngelLMott
Gritty M, Marketing at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

We are sorry to learn when the variables don't come together for an ideal experience. The staff is typically top notch and hard working. We always strive to do the best possible, so if you'd like to have a conversation about this to provide dates and specifics so we can look into it further, please contact us: gritty@grittys.com and reference... More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly atmosphere . Fast service. Good draft beer choices. Since my so will be going to college near by we will frequent this place when we're in town.

Thank Momto3boyz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Main St, Auburn, ME 04210-5812
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 207-376-2739
Gritty McDuff's, Maine's Original Brew Pub specializes in hand-crafted English style ales and traditional and creative pub fare, in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Both Gritty's fine ales and the pubs have won countless "best of" awards through our twenty-five years of operation. Our standard brews are session beers, Gritty's Pub-Style Pale Ale, McDuff's Best Bitter, Black Fly Stout, allowing one to have multiple beers within a reasonable time period without overwhelming the senses. Our seasonal and varietal ale offerings are more adventurous, some with a higher ABV, and some with higher IBU. We brew a beer for all craft brew palates. For the diner, we offer traditional pub fare alongside not so traditional specialty items. Our pub-style long tables with benches easily accommodate parties of all sizes and add to the camaraderie.

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