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Gardner Ale House

) #1 of 38 Restaurants in Gardner ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
+1 978-669-0122
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
“Dinner ”
2 days ago
“Great Lunch Offerings”
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
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Reviews (221)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice local place. All comfort food. Food was just ok. Service was great. Full bar menu, but limited wine list. May return if in area.

Thank rbuskey106
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to lunch here last week and enjoyed it once again! They have a brewery on site and served their beer plus they have a full bar. We tried the beer sampler plus other drinks and enjoyed them all. They offer daily specials for lunch...More

Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first time we ate her for Saturday evening dining. The cook staff just couldn't get it together. From cold chilli that it took three times returned before it was hot to brown lettuce with the lobster roll to greasy clumps of whole...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here with friends and totally enjoyed our meals. Scallops were awesome, the potato salad that came with them was out of this world. Craft beers were great also. It was Italian night and the wife loved her Italian dish. Will be back for sure...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a bite to eat and a few drinks. Enjoyed the live music too! Good selection of food and beverages!!

Thank Firefly2416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Love the Christmas lights draped across the ceilings. Fast service. Good food. There was a wait both nights. You can call ahead and put your name down on the list although it's not technically a reservation. Friday night we called 10 minutes ahead...More

Thank tricia s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to meet with a customer for lunch, and was very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant, I did not have any of the beers, so I can't speak for their quality. But the food and the service were both outstanding - our waitress gently...More

Thank Christopher T
Rick W, Owner at Gardner Ale House, responded to this review

Thanks Christopher! Thank you for taking the time to say something wonderful. Makes my Friday!

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Busy place, so it is good! Always hopping and food extremely good to eat. Not a drinker so can't comment on the ale.

Thank ldlambert
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were I the area on a Saturday for a concert at mt wachusett community college and looked for places close by. We got in before the dinner rush and it seemed quite busy at that time 5:30.

Thank zelda
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I really loved the Macaroni and cheese. It's a nice restaurant that can serve as a bar or quiet place to relax and have a good dinner.

Thank Diane K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
bill d
Do you need to reserve on a Monday?
4 November 2016|
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Response from Rick W | Property representative |
It is always better to reserve because we get rushes, but it is no reason not to come out last minute, but even if you come out last minute, you can call ahead to save a place in line. But failing all of that, come on in... More
Diner on Sunday what is the Menu and hour of Closing on Sunday
30 October 2016|
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Response from Rick W | Property representative |
Thanks clawag and Susanwine!
Gary G
Nothing. I've been there more than once and had a good experience. I didn't submit any question.
8 August 2015|
Response from S1493NQronalds | Reviewed this property |
that's cool. I hope to be able to go again in September. when I visit there for a wedding.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Parker St, Gardner, MA 01440-3809
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Gardner
  • Phone Number: +1 978-669-0122
  • E-mail