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Gritty McDuff's - Lower Main Street

) #7 of 34 Restaurants in Freeport ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
+1 207-865-4321
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite meal at Gritty's is the Mac and Cheese with Blackened Chicken. Having eaten there before, I enjoy that meal along with a glass of Black Fly Stout. The staff is friendly, efficient and always has a smile. My visit was on a Thursday...More

Thank super90210
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a let-down. Food was sub-par and beers were mediocre. I would not recommend stopping here at all. Best thing about the place is the huge outside area they have for adults and children to run around.

Thank jedivader
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The restaurant has great food at a good price. it has a separate bar from the eating area. It is a good place to bring the family. It has a good selection of beers.

Thank thomaslD3793GH
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went up for an overnighter to do some shopping . . . and eating. Stopped here for lunch. We went in around 11:15 or so, so well before the lunch crowd really kicked in. Of course, service was right there at all times. Have to...More

Thank mvngye
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We love to visit our favorite Gritty's in Portland. The vibe is always fun and we rarely have a meal that doesn't please. Today we tried out the Gritty's in Freeport and it wasn't up to Gritty's standard. Our server was disinterested at best and...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 8 April 2017

beer and wings and I'm happy...you have to try the smoked pork fries...absolutely terrific ! outside eating (weather permitting) great spot for families ...kids have room to play

Thank winefan2016
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Great craft beer listing with good menu. Salads, sandwiches, pizza, burgers and more. Pub type atmosphere but not crazy loud. Good service. Reasonable prices. Parking good.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Food, beer and atmosphere are always good. Large enough to always find seating and efficient service regardless of how busy it is. Beer selection provides plenty of choices.

Thank Ginnie R
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe we were spoiled after visiting Bissell, Foundation and Maine Brew Co, but the beers here are completely underwhelming. We couldn't even finish them. The food was pretty good though - club sandwiches, wings and fries. They also have a great merch shop with fun...More

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Love this location. The deck and back yard are a great summer treat. Love the local flavor in the cuisine and the beer selection. Don't be intimidated by family-style seating. It's common to sit a few couples at the same long tables in the bar...More

Thank ingridaw79
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I make reservations for a large group on a Friday night?
28 November 2015|
Response from Gritty M | Property representative |
Our sincere apologies for the delayed response. We had submitted an answer immediately after your question was posted but for some reason it didn't appear online. To answer your question, Friday nights are predictably... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-4321
  • E-mail
Gritty McDuff's, Maine's Original Brew Pub specializes in hand-crafted English style ales and traditional and creative pub fare, in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Both Gritty's fine ales and the pubs have won countless "best of" awards through our twenty-six years of operation. Our standard brews are session beers, Gritty's Pub-Style Pale Ale, McDuff's Best Bitter, Black Fly Stout, allowing one to have multiple beers within a reasonable time period without overwhelming the senses. Our seasonal and varietal ale offerings are more adventurous, some with a higher ABV, and some with higher IBU. We brew a beer for all craft brew palates. For the diner, we offer traditional pub fare alongside not so traditional specialty items. Our pub-style long tables with benches easily accommodate parties of all sizes and add to the camaraderie.