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Abington Ale House

1235 Bedford St, Abington, MA 02351-1273
+1 781-871-6811
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“pretzels” (4 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1235 Bedford St, Abington, MA 02351-1273
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite mixed reviews, hubby & I chose this place as our next dinner date destination. We love finding comfort food taverns, pubs and ale houses around MA. Most have been very good. Abington Ale House sadly missed the mark. We used Open Table for online...More

Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had some good meals here...had some bad. The waitress asked us if we wanted bread so I said sure...come to find out at bill time that meant...bread is an appetizer. Seriously managers? You make the waitresses pull that scam on your customers? In any restaurant...More

Thank geolori
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to this establishment for 2 months. I always order the Mediterranean Turkey tip salad. My spouse varies his choices. I have been very happy with the salad until today. My spouse ordered the Turkey tip dinner and I went with my...More

Thank giovanna6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my wife & I first visit to the Ale House and unlike some negative reviews we were not to be disappointed.We both chose fish tacos which were hot & very filling,quite delicious with a beer. Andrew,our waiter was very attentive to our needs...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I chose the ale house to have lunch today because of name recognition and it being ranked in the top 5 for nearby food. I ordered the short rib tacos and fries. The fries were hot and delicious but when I went in for the...More

Thank Shaun D
Mary B, Owner at Abington Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Shaun, thank you for your review. It is hard to fix things when you are not aware. You brought a very important problem to the table. After your review, we totally changed how we were doing the short rib tacos and now they are always...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had worked hard all day on a building project and went to grab a pint and a bite afterwards. Was hard to choose from the extensive menu but ended up with the loaded sweet potato fries, Tuscan cod, and Kentucky bourbon burger. Everything was...More

Thank Elexis O
Mary B, Owner at Abington Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Elexis, thank you for taking the time to right this nice review. We appreciate very much.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I hate to think that the person who cooked the $21.00 NY sirloin steaks that my wife and I ordered is not qualified to work at this restaurant, but I can think of no other reason why the steaks were greasy, tough, bland, fatty, and...More

1  Thank JohnTlu
Mary B, Owner at Abington Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

John, I am horrified at your review. We have always prided ourselves in providing our customers with good food, good service and a warm inviting ambiance. It is clear that we fell short on all of the above. I am just reading this for the...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

When we first entered the restaurant it was very busy, we opted to try seats at the bar and we don't regret it. The bartender was very nice and attentive. We ordered drinks which were delicious and they also offer pretzels and cheese for free...More

Thank 509laurenu
Mary B, Owner at Abington Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Lauren, Thank you so much for such a great review. We really do appreciate it and share it with the entire staff.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

My daughter and I stopped in for lunch with the Grandchildren during their visit. We had a nice meal without having to wait. I was chilled, so the onion soup was much appreciated as it was served bubbling hot. My daughter ordered the Reuben sandwich...More

Thank Ragazza14
Mary B, Owner at Abington Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to write such a great review. We appreciate it very much and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I like it here. Food is always good , service is excellent and it’s a great place for a large party. Large beers, good glass of wine, anything you can think of on the menu,

Thank Jamie M
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Questions & Answers
27 January 2017|
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Response from Ragazza14 | Reviewed this property |
One of the practices of the Ale House is to avoid having the same things on the menu for long periods of time. I agree with another reviewer that the best thing to do would be to check with them at the Ale House to see if... More
27 January 2017|
Response from PickyEater57 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing it unless it is a special
Jeanne O
22 February 2016|
Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
Beer selection I find extensive & great. I know Sam Adams plus Bass, Harpoon, Blue Moon, Guiness, Shipyard, plus regular Bud, Miller, Coors, and others I can not recall. Check out their website under full menu & beverage... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 Bedford St, Abington, MA 02351-1273
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Abington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-871-6811
  • E-mail
American restaurant and Ale House with a large variety of menu items and beers, full liquor license. Outside patio with acoustical music on Sundays. Function room that seats 80. Friendly service with only our customers satisfaction in mind. Open 7 days a week, opening at 11:30 am except Sunday 12:00 pm.
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