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Prelude Restaurant - CLOSED

7 Ayers Village Rd, Methuen, MA 01844-1203
+1 978-689-0123
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“tommy” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Ayers Village Rd, Methuen, MA 01844-1203
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31 - 40 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2014

I am a regular at Prelude. If the food wasn't exceptional I would find another place. Everything on the menu is worth trying. On Fridays the feature a $10 Lobster Roll with their homemade fries. I have not had a bad meal in that place...More

1  Thank Lenny46276
Reviewed 16 February 2014

This was our first visit to Prelude and they did not disappoint! We ordered an appetizer that was on the "specials" list of the night - we got a chicken tender appetizer that was so flavorful (a great way to start the meal!). I ordered...More

2  Thank Magen1204
Reviewed 30 December 2013

My husband and I were there this past Friday (12/27/13) and we had a great meal. I was shocked of how small the place was and glad we had made reservations. We ordered three apps, an entree and two glasses of wine and the bill...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 20 November 2013 via mobile

I have been to Preludes three times, twice by myself while traveling for work, and once for a very important business meeting. Every aspect if all three experiences were outstanding. The owner is not only an exceptional chef, but he is incredibly friendly and attentive....More

1  Thank Bradley C
Reviewed 15 November 2013

After reading the reviews, we've tried this restaurant twice now within a week. Portions are large and service is friendly. Wine list needs to be improved. Weird location behind a Dunkin Donuts and beside a car wash. Not excellent, but not bad either. The BLT...More

1  Thank fudgbug
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Although we live close to this restaurant, we had yet to check it out. Now we're wishing we had sooner! Service is impeccable, the atmosphere pleasant and the food phenomenal! They prepare everything from scratch with two exceptions: the bread, which they get from two...More

2  Thank Claire H
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Surprise surprise! Prelude is located in the most unpretentious place as it shares a building and parking lot with a Dunkin Donuts which at first is a put off. But don't let it! Food was great! Huge servings - rethink the appetizers which could be...More

Thank Mom0214
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We visited Prelude as part of a Mystery Dining evening and are so pleased to have found a new gem. We were provided a wide variety of dishes so had the opportunity to sample many things, all of which were delicious. Service was great too...More

2  Thank Roscow123
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We had the pork chops and filet. It was some of the best food we have ever had. If we lived in the area we go broke eating here.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We were a party of 4. We arrived early before crowds came but the owner wouldn't come near us the entire night. Waitress never smiled, never brought or asked us if we wanted more bread than the single small loaf she served originally. She never...More

2  Thank Taylor T
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Ayers Village Rd, Methuen, MA 01844-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-689-0123
  • E-mail
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