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Fireside Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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171 Pelham St, Methuen, MA 01844-1520
+1 978-683-2945
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us (7) went on a Sunday evening because we heard the entertainment was good and it was good fun. We were there for just drinks and appetizers. I ordered the nachos for $9.00 there was very little melted cheese and I had to ask the waitress for the salsa and sour cream. One person in the party... More 

Thank icamimi330
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, the food. It's good hardy dishes are large in portion size and there is a good variety on the menu. My favorite is their steak tips with mashed potatoes - AWESOME....Now, the drinks. Those girls behind the bar pour into every glass from the heart. They are not some "cheapos" that user measures etc. and that is... More 

Thank czaja2016
Methuen, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a small restaurant with a bar, not a lot of dining area. The food is real good though and the price is right.

Thank itschmitz
Methuen, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Often, at the end of the day, when neither my wife nor I are motivated to cook, so we'll just hop in the car and make our way to the Fireside Restaurant. For the money, it's hard to beat. There's a different special every day which includes prime rib, baby backed ribs, and chicken pot pie to name a few... More 

Thank tinaandjoe1014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The staff are terrific and the food is hearty and very tasty. Before ordering I checked out everyone else's table to get some hints, and it all looked great. Was going to go for something simple like a salad, but was easily swayed to one of their board specials, Eggplant Parm with (giant) fried ravioli. The diet will have to... More 

Thank DOB508
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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705 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

First time here in awhile. I know why now. I ordered clam chowder first. It was barely warm, the waitress never came over to ask how it was. So I just ate it that way. Then I got Surf and turf. Which was steak tips , Mixed veggies and the tiniest lobster tail on a skewer. The tail was cold... More 

Thank Dibird50
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We picked this place because we could walk to it from the hotel but once we got there we had the pleasure of a very good meal and participated in the local life. It was a little busy and noisy but we had a good time!

Thank beckitty1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on our way to NH for lunch. So glad we sat at the bar. Brian was fantastic and so welcoming. The people at the bar with us soon became friends. Everyone had such great energy and you could see that they were all "family". I would highly recommend a stop here. Say hi to Brian for us :)

Thank christinealden23
Hampton, New Hampshire
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158 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Fish and chip Friday special was over cooked. Onion rings the same. Philly cheese steak wrap out of this world. Chowda a plus. Server very friendly. We will try again

Thank TMC159
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Kit was assisting folks in west Methuen so dinner at the Fireside ws the order of the day. Bustling, seat yourself Friday night. Sue was quick with our drink order and appetizers of Buffalo tenders and salad were there quickly, too. Kit selected the Chicken Marsala while I ordered Veal Piccata. A dry white wine and a Ylueng Ylueng draft... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Pelham St, Methuen, MA 01844-1520
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-683-2945
Here at the Fireside, we've been serving traditional American favorites for generations. For decades families, friends and visitors have walked in with a desire to bond, or just tell a good story over great food, a full bar and friendly staff. Whether you're here for five days or five generations, there's really no place that feels as much as home.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?