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Choate Bridge Restaurant

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3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
+1 978-356-2931
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite pubs, the service is friendly and quick. Full disclosure: I have been coming here for years (actually decades). It is not a fancy place, but offers a fun local atmosphere. The bar is large and usually busy. The beer is cold, cocktails plentiful. The menu is on your (paper) place mat, and there are always specials... More 

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Thank Cadillacjay
Easton, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited the Choate Bridge Restaurant after exploring a corn maze in Ipswich. We arrived during the busy part of lunch, but we are able to find a table. It's first come, first served, so you need to look around for a place to sit. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. She provided great service and checked on us often,... More 

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Florida
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228 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Met a friend here for lunch and was not disappointed. Great rustic charm and pub atmosphere. Good size bar and tables around and a few big screen tvs. Service was friendly and efficient. Friend had a burger which was huge and one of his favorites. I had great Fish & Chips. We also split a fried clam appetizer that could... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I stopped in for lunch while passing through Ipswich. I had the clams, based on all the TripAdvisor reviews. The other reviews are accurate - the portion was huge! The clams themselves were ok, but perhaps a little overdone. The restaurant has two rooms - the larger is basically the bar with a few tables around the... More 

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Thank West52
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Big servings well prepared. Pub food at its best. If you order a clam plate, bring your family. The clams are local and they are the best. The burgers are belly busting, the fried haddock is perfectly cooked, the prime rib has to be subsidized, and the coated french fries stay crispy for the entire meal. They serve the local... More 

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Thank Brinedolive
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after reading about it on Trip advisor. It did not disappoint! Service was good. Food was excellent. And it was served so quickly. We were in and out in less than an hour,! It's right on the corner in a cute downtown area but it doesn't stand out.... We almost drove right by it!

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Thank connie w
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good local/pub food, lots of lobster in lobster roll, fresh haddock in fish and chips. Good service, great beer on tap.

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Thank Regina J
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great local spot. Whenever I am in town I try to stop in. Food and service is always great. Make sure you check the board for the daily specials. That being said, you can never go wrong with the Pub Burger.

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Thank Nicole B
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If your interested in fried clams that's the place to go. We ordered the app and split it. I saw 4 other couples doing the same. I don't think one person could finish the whole order! The fried scallops also great!

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Thank 291bella30
Hamilton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Choate Bridge Pub is a treasure. The food is fresh. The portions are abundant. The beer is cold and the staff is friendly. I had the pizza with bacon and chicken. It was excellent. My wife had a grilled chicken sandwich. We shared fish chowder prior to the meal. It was hot and chock full of fish. We have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +1 978-356-2931

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?