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Gritty McDuff's

$$ - $$$American, ,
396 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4026
+1 207-772-2739
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
396 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4026
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off the waterfront. Right by the fire engine tour and boat tours. Great bar. Good selection of ales. Food looked good and great value. 2 lobster rolls and fries 16 dollars. Cheapest I've seen so far. Staff were nice.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second season my company is offering culinary tours in Portland and we couldn't be more thrilled with the hospitality we receive at Gritty's. Our guests especially enjoy Troy's presentation on the local craft beers and the delicious homemade chips made from ME...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didnt do our research on where to eat lunch, and just popped in the door. What a delight. Truly a great pub with atmosphere and lots of great beer choices. My wife had a gluten free burger and I splurged with the Lobster Mac...More

Thank gmiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

French fries were cold, limp and greasy. Food is adequate if you are starving. Servers were polite on the outside but angry on the inside. The only smile was when we were handed the check. Beer selection ok.

Thank erinwright12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About to enter a restaurant a few blocks away, I asked the group exiting about it and an individual from Portland said his favorite pub for good food and great beer was Gritty McDuffs. He was right. Seating was prompt and without a wait on...More

Thank Rob V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some late business in Portland on 8/20, and wanted to have dinner somewhere in town, but most had already stopped serving for the evening. We started walking around and checking posted menus when we turned down an historic cobble stoned alley and discovered...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here before & stopped for drinks. Waitress was agonizingly slow for every step of the encounter except picking up the payment. This was at 3:00 in the afternoon & the restaurant was not the least bit crowded.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a drink after walking the town. The workers are great. The patrons are fun. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank SMStabler
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a beer and a appetizer. Beer was ok, pub style and for my second beer I had vacationland. They were good, but not exciting. I think gritty' s is about tradition rather than exciting and new. The appetizer we ordered were fried...More

Thank seadogs04103
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop in for a beer or get some bar food. I've eaten here in the past. This place is worth the stop. Great beers on tap. Great service and clean.

Thank Jennifer K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
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: 396 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4026
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-2739
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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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