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The Port Tavern

) #23 of 65 Restaurants in Newburyport ££ - £££ American, Irish,
84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950
+1 978-465-1006
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“poutine” (4 reviews)
“beef stew” (2 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
££ - £££
84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950
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11 - 20 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Don't go here if you want to talk -- noise is the major drawback so ask to be seated way in the back or outside. BUT the food is good and mid-priced, lots of different beers -- not gourmet but all your basics and reasonable...More

Thank mml9000
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and drink. It's up State Street so it does not get a lot of tourist. A hidden gem for date night and to hang out. Plenty of TV to watch games.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for appetizers Saturday night specifically for the Onion soup. And it was spot on. Delicious, sweet onions homemade croutons and gruyere cheese in perfect beef consume'. Crab cakes rocked too. Cocktails , Beers all good. I will definitely be back for more👍

Thank sandalla
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Saturday night -- prompt service, not too noisy and hot, good food. What's not to like? The small salads are more than ample ( the Tricolore was really tasty). Go with the solids -- shepherd's pie, beef stew and fish and chips were all hits...More

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's a pub out front, sidewalk seating in the warm weather. I like the menu, it's got the sports going at the bar, but you can sit away from it pretty easily if you want less action. Go.

Thank pblanchette
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great selection of beer on the counter. Great service. It's a shame they do not serve food very late at night.

Thank Michelangelo V
Reviewed 13 October 2016

You don't go to The Port Tavern for a world class dining experience. You go to get a reasonably priced meal, a great choice of beers, the local vibe, and friendly service. You get all of the later at the The Port Tavern. This place...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We didn't have much time, the waitress was understanding, super friendly and she quickly took out order. We had delicious poutine and a flatbread. Would definitely go back! If you're wondering what poutine is, it's a comfort food, French fries with caramelized onions, mushrooms, in...More

Thank Nards3
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Very good food, and very good service. Live band was playing. Large selection of beer. Warm interior.

Thank Martine D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Loved Plum Island Beach - a must see along with the birds!! Fabulous food everywhere! Great stay at Garrison Inn - they were excellent!!! Will def be back!

Thank Rachel P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-1006
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