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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
+1 207-376-2739
11:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited last Friday, introduced to Taber, one of the bartenders. Made great beer recommendation and food choices. Went with an IPA, and had the blackened haddock fiesta burrito. Absolutely perfect. If business brings me back, will definitely return!

1 Thank ajheas02
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Fantastic! Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We are so pleased to hear it was enjoyable. You have paid us the highest possible compliment in saying you will return again when the opportunity permits. Until then... Cheers! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Was in town on business and staying at a nearby hotel. Walked over not knowing what we were going to find. Glad we did. The atmosphere is very laid back. The menu has a wide range of food and drink choices. Both meals we had were excellent. The price was also very reasonable. If you are in the area, stop... More 

Thank KenS9
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Thank you! We are pleased to hear we provided good memories of your time in the area. Thank you for taking time to let others know about your experience. Cheers! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

` Great Pub. Great pub. Great menu. What a great find. The outdoor deck was just what we were looking for on our brief vacation. The food and beverages were great and so was the service. They have great menu choices as well as an extensive choices of beer. The view of the river was a bonus.

Thank watchmydust
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

This review makes us smile. Thank you. We are pleased you enjoyed beverage and food offerings, and appreciate the shout out to our hard working staff who brings the experience home. Glad you happened upon us and hope you will stop by again if you find yourself in town. Cheers! More 

Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We took Mom to lunch today at Gritty's. We chose to sit outside on a beautiful breezy Saturday afternoon. As we walked through the pub, it was a comfortable temperature but the sunshine on the riverfront was too good to pass up. Our server greeted us promptly and took our drink order. We then ordered fried pickles as an appetizer,... More 

Thank debonvine
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated. It's wonderful to hear about your family experience because that's very much what the pub is about - community. We are thrilled to hear we helped create a good family memory, and will hope to see you all again soon. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I go there just about every Sunday for Music Bingo. This is one of my favorite local stops as I can see live bands on the weekends along with excellent food... and beer of course!

Thank Catie M
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review, and for the shout out to our musical offerings. Our regulars make up the personality and fun energy of the pub, so we thank you for being a contributor, and will look forward to seeing you....on Sunday! Cheers! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from the river walk. Newbies in town and did not have our regular kind of beer. Gave us generous sample sizes to choose from. Great beer! We did not eat there due to not taking wallet on walk.

Thank amberjewel1
Gritty M, Manager at Gritty Mc Duff's Brewing Co, responded to this review

Happy to learn you sampled and enjoyed a selection of Gritty's beers - tasting is always great fun. We're glad you found us and hope to see you back again in the future. Cheers! More 

Augusta, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Stopped for lunch while in the area. Lunch on the outside deck. Pleasant day with lots of sunshine. I had the BBQ pulled pork in a roll. The roll was very fresh and the pork cooked just right. Good food for reasonable price.

Thank Zipride
Augusta, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had lunch here and sat on the deck rather than the inside, as it was a really sunny day with a moderate breeze. The food was fine, the service was prompt and professional, and the views of the Androscoggin and walking path were relaxing and enjoyable.

Thank SeniorTravelME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The ale battered fish and chips was very tasty! I enjoyed a fabulous lunch date wuth my husband and son. They also enjoyed their dish, my husband had the pulled pork fries and my son had a burger. We will definitely be back for more!

Thank Michelle C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stopped for lunch on our way home and loved this place. What a great view on the deck. The food was very good as well and the service was excellent.

Thank Kimberly S

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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
US$15 - US$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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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
  • 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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