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The Chieftain Pub & Restaurant

23 Washington St, Route One, Plainville, MA 02762-2649
+1 508-643-9031
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steamers” (32 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
23 Washington St, Route One, Plainville, MA 02762-2649
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was friendly and always attentive , foot was ok but we thought overpriced for such a casual place , very diner and pub feel to the place but the waitress was the highlight of the day :))

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I went to the Chieftain with my husband and two of our friends to celebrate my birthday. Once seated, we ordered our drinks and then the waitress looks at my husband, who is wearing a t shirt with the sleeves cut off (it was over...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This time around our party of 3 had steamers, pot roast, and a Ceasar salad with lobster no less! My only criticism is that the steamers were $30, but the pricing changes based on the supply available. Always great food and even the bread they...More

Thank Vicmikels
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch the other day. We sat in the bar area. Our server was very good and did not rush us. We had shrimp jammers for an appertizer. They were shrimp stuffed with cheese and deep fried served with cocktail sauce. The serving...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you love streamers this is your place! Plenty of clams plus chorizo & onions. Drawn butter & it's the best! Their other item menu's & specials aim to please. Family owned & staffed in the Irish hospitality. Lively bar & music on the weekends.

Thank Deb J
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Please note that 3 stars is "good" to me, not average. The service was decent. We had steamers, fried clams, coconut teriyaki wings and a chicken finger meal for my son (shellfish allergy). Everything tasted good. The steamers were apparently steamed with bits of chorizo....More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The management and team need to be congratulated is this well run pub super food. If you looked for something to complain about in my eyes you wouldn't find it Well Done. Good luck from Ted & Ann and of course Ann sister Eileen and...More

Thank ted d
TheCahillFamily, Owner at The Chieftain Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Ted- thanks so much for taking the time to write your kind review. Next time you're in town please say hello! -Olivia & Lynn

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Some Irish standards are interspersed among some American fare, making this a spot that most everyone will find something they'll enjoy. Pair it with a Guinness and some music, and it's perfect. The food is consistently very good, lots of specials to give the regular...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My husband is not happy trying new places so it was a chore getting him here. We were asked if we wanted to sit in the bar or dining room. We chose dining room and I was glad because there was music in the bar...More

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TheCahillFamily, Owner at The Chieftain Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thanks for the nice review! Please do come back for the Steamers- they're amazing!

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time for dinner, had decent food, nothing overly amazing. Had the beef stew which was good but too watery. Will go back and try something else.

Thank Tazsemt
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9 July 2016|
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Response from TheCahillFamily | Property representative |
Yes we do!
Barbara H
6 October 2015|
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Response from TheCahillFamily | Property representative |
Hello! We have our full menu available all day. You will find it on our website. We will also have some specials today- if you call the Pub at 11am we will have them ready for you 508-643-9031
Barbara H
6 October 2015|
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Response from TheCahillFamily | Property representative |
Lunch is served from 11:30-3pm and the dinner menu is available all day too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Washington St, Route One, Plainville, MA 02762-2649
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Plainville
  • Phone Number: +1 508-643-9031
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