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The Irish Cottage Restaurant and Pub

1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
+1 978-208-4347
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (19 reviews)
“cottage pie” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub with ok food. Staff were friendly but had not much time for us. Irish music was ok. We will go back because we like the atmosphere

Thank dannyfoleydad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good drinks but I was underwhelmed by the food. We order the buffalo chicken dip (I’d def order again) and a large flatbread. The flatbread was thick and not very ‘flat’ and lacked flavor. Their espresso martinis are great!!!

Thank EdsGirlBoston
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are new to the area or just driving through, try it you will love it!!!! The food is awesome and always something a little different to try on the menu! Whether a big meal, lunch or even breakfast you will not be disappointed....More

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large group go for a birthday lunch, problem was NFL game on TV and the volume turned up so loud that no one in our group was able to socialize. But aside from that the food was good, service was good. We...More

Thank gandfriends
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Not me. Crowded and noisy, and the food is meh. Now, I'll be the first to admit I'm not a huge fan of Irish food, but I can tell you they did manage to screw up poutine. It was cold. Maybe because it's cold in...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were very happy to find this restaurant. Sorry it took so long to find it. Good choices of Irish food and American food. Corned Beef and Cabbage was excellent. Wife had steak skewers with veggies over rice. Tip-arrive before 5PM or you will have...More

Thank rustysan
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Conviently located at rts. 113. 110. And 93 this is a nice little Irish themed restaurant with great food. Something for everyone.

Thank SAILOR2357
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, lots of it, great prices. Fried clams were best in the state!Great Irish pub atmosphere. But slowwww service.

Thank popsicletoes
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Another great night at the Cottage! Servers were very helpful making suggestions for drinks and checking in with us as one of our group was running late. Two of us had the apple pecan chicken chopped salad and was able to get one customized. The...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you haven't tried this restaurant you really should. Great atmosphere great staff and outstanding food. Great for families,business and kid-friendly. I'll definitely be back.

Thank catluver01876
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25 November 2015|
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Response from Lee D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have a full and varied menu,
Michelle E
1 November 2015|
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Response from Sydney B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know....but I would think so. They have full bar.......and great breakfasts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Riverside Dr, Methuen, MA 01844-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-208-4347
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