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The Irish Cottage Restaurant and Pub

) #1 of 86 Restaurants in Methuen $$ - $$$ American, Irish,
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
+1 978-208-4347
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (14 reviews)
“cottage pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What you would expect corned beef, etc. the Irish dip was prime rib with kind of a strange flavor to the meat. service was pretty bad...super inattentive...waited forever to pay our bill took forever..we finally had to ask another server..she got our bill and cashed...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were heading to an antique mall close by and thought we would grab a bite. I looked up in Trip Advisor, as I always do, to find a nice place for lunch and the Trip Advisor reviews looked good. The restaurant is darling with...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food at a reasonable price. We had reservations for dinner on a Wednesday evening (party of 8). We were seated right away. They were very busy so service was a little slow. There was a fund raiser going on so that may have contributed...More

Thank S9663
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly waitstaff, fun atmosphere, big menu. Food is average but inexpensive. Drinks are good. Live music is fun.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has great atmosphere food and drinks. The service is very good and always pleasant. I would highly recommend this place for Breakfast Lunch or Dinner

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for some excellent food (especially Irish fare) and great drinks, this is the place to go. Right off route 93 in Metheun,MA, it us a warm friendly spot with great food, drinks, and service. And the entertainment is wonderful too. You...More

Thank luckycatGoffstown_NH
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Awesome all around service, as well as friendly staff. If you are a lottery fan they have that also.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great restaurant with an extensive drink menu as well as meal menus. Our party of 12 enjoyed an evening out; some ordered just drinks, others both drinks and dinner. Those that ordered meals were pleased with their choices and the portions were large and satisfying....More

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Love this place - when travelling for Business this is as close to a hearty home cooked meal as you are likely to get. Not strictly traditional Irish fayre, more an American twist on these dishes but very enjoyable. The Cottage pie is a winner...More

Thank scotchmist428883
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had some fabulous Irish food with which to send off our friends visiting from Dublin Ireland. They were happy with the food as I was and found the atmosphere delightful. The only issue we had was because we wanted to take our time and...More

Thank Kevin E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dinner menu. Only got appetizers.
25 November 2015|
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Response from Lee D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have a full and varied menu,
Michelle E
Do you serve bloody marys?
1 November 2015|
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Response from Sydney B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....but I would think so. They have full bar.......and great breakfasts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-208-4347
  • E-mail
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