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The Barrelman

££ - £££American, ,
259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
+1 781-631-9559
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
21 Dec 2017
“Reasonably priced food, fun atmosphere”
16 Oct 2017
“Tasty burgers,nice ambiance”
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I've been to the Barrelman several times and it's consistently good. The prices are not over the top, service is decent. Depending on the night, the people at the bar can get loud so it's probably not the place to go to for a quiet...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Large portion of homemade fries, hearty burgers and good beer! Top that with a warm welcome from the waitress and a relaxed ambiance. Very nice place.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've been to the Barrelman about a dozen or so times and I really like it. I know some people feel it reminds them of a relaxed no frills collage bar and that it's dirty, but that's not true. The fact is that you can't...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I could not recommend more to STAY AWAY from this place. The staff is so horrible and rude and incompetent, that you won't even stay for food. And the absentee owner doesn't seem to care what goes on in there. There are so many better...More

1  Thank k.paula
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We've been here several times, and will keep coming back. The staff is always friendly, the beer is always good, and the frequent rotations keep it fresh. Always something new to try. The food has been consistently good as well, especially the fish tacos, pork...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The craft beer selection is well selected and perfect for those wanting something different and locally sourced. The inclusion of a bowl of tater tots only enhanced this fine brew experience. Check it out.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love the Burgers, its a real gastropub. I haven't tried anything else because the burgers are so good.

Thank optionsre
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a casual dinner her with family. Nice selection of craft beers on tap. Fried avocado was interesting. Sliders read well but were pretty average. Good service. Was '80s theme night which was fun. Solid local hangout.

Thank tankr
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Their burgers are exceptional, especially the farmhouse burger. They have great selection of beer on tap. However, I am not a huge fan of the salads or wines, and find the ambience to be lacking. But for a super casual night it can really hit...More

Thank LDubsFoodie
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The burgers are awesome. Everything else looks great. It is very casual, but a nice walkable location right down town. But every time I go here - mostly for lunch on the weekends - it seems like they are an employee short. To the point...More

Thank northshore1959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-631-9559
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