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Muddy Waters Pub & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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940 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-6709
+1 978-686-4040
11:30 - 00:00
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Mon 16:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 00:00
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Westford, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife meet friends here to listen to live music (Hott Commodity is the best!), have a couple drinks and eat good pub food. It is clean, easy parking, some of the best wait staff I've ever seen, and the food is OK. OK isn't a great review, but it is a pub and not the Ritz. It... More 

Thank mark919
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Pent a couple of dinners here while on business. Nice local crowd with TVs. Relatively inexpensive with many food choices. the food is good but not great or anything unbelievable. I had the 1$ taco Tuesday special and they were just ok. The pizza is pretty good for homemade bar pizza. Many locals were in the bar and all had... More 

Thank Ken L
Boston, Massachusetts
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188 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

First tried the appetizer platter of steak tips, chicken wings and mozzarella sticks. Liked the steak tips so much ordered the special and they were great, especially with the horseradish sauce. The house salad is exceptional good with cranberries and goat cheese which I substituted for the fries. Excellent entrainment by Hottest Commodity too!

Thank gypsywomen2
Germantown, Maryland
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Popular pub with live music and your favorite sports team or big game on the tube. Great place to socialize. Standard beer selection and okay pub food. Better after a few with good friends.

Thank Doc J
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The place came to methuen and it is quite a hit... has entertainment..on certain nights check nightly.... a nice long bar... with the televisions ... for viewing....has a also big screen in the back i would imagine for sports games..... the food is pretty good....the pizza is my favorite its very cheep also..... but i like taco night ... its... More 

Thank antonette
N New England
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219 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We stopped for an early supper enroute Boston hoping for a riverside view and an OK meal. It was not to be; the riverfront is overgrown; the fried fish sandwich mushy not flaky; the burger VERY well done, not medium well; and the shepards pie quiet good, as was the beer and wine.. Good service by the one staffer -... More 

1 Thank oldwoodboats
Andover, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

They have yummy specials,great service {Lordes}.If you ask for something special done, you never get a weird look you always get "sure" or "let me see what I can do.Food has improved greatly,portions are hearty.The crowd there is a good mix of people,older couples,younger groups,Blue collar and business people.Great Martini's!!!!!!!!!!

1 Thank Kissa249
Methuen, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

A group of 4 of us have become regulars at MW. We enjoy getting together to have a couple drinks and dinner. The fries are one of our favorites with any meal. Hot dogs are a huge hit. The fish fry is excellent. Shepard's pie is great comfort food. The burgers are nice. We like the staff and the atmosphere.

1 Thank cmarsh8959
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I was surprised how good the food was. I had the ultimate California club and fries...it was amazing...

1 Thank Heather S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a great, small place. I have attended events there, and been there for many of their musical nights, and a paint night. The food never disappoints. They are known for their steak tips and wings; but, their house salad and homemade dressing is enough for two!. They often have fantastic specials too.. Prices are very good. Don't let... More 

Thank BowieMoonie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-6709
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-686-4040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?