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The Port Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
+1 978-465-1006
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“poutine” (4 reviews)
“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“beef stew” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Irish
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84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great Place for families or group of friends. Limited but good menu. Tipical Nreburyport prices and portions.

Thank Zambe33
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food was very good (my wife ordered a burger and I ordered the chicken club). The mixed drinks (captain and coke) were also very good. Atmosphere was nice and sitting by the open window on a beautiful night add to our night. Regretfully, the...More

Thank piccode
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Stopped in for some refreshment and respite from the humid weather while driving from Gloucester to Portsmouth. I tried a few draft samples and ended up with some Downeast apple cider, which was sweet and good. Had a cup of the Portuguese chourizo and corn...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 26 March 2017

good reputation, crowded when we got there; right downtown. i found the help to be good, friendly servicve even though they were super busy. Beer selection and food was solid. I had irish curry which was actually terrific and a great looking dish. Happily there...More

Thank chimayred
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Earlier this week, some work colleagues and I were looking for some lunch/comfort food to combat the cold and wind downtown Newburyport. The Port Tavern has a really cool vibe. One colleague likened it to a place in New Orleans that he enjoyed last month....More

1  Thank Alyce M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I visited the Port Tavern last week for a nice dinner with my husband. In the past the food there has been delicious and the service fine. On that particuliar night we ordered the French Onion Soup (tasteless), the Bangers (Amazing!) and the Shepherds Pie....More

2  Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Before walking in I was just hoping for a nice pub atmosphere with at decent burger. Expectations exceeded when we walked in. Very comfy vibe (we sat at the bar), lots of food choices (we got the chicken parm sandwich - very good, the crab...More

Thank MistressGigi
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Warm and cozy on a January Saturday! Great burgers and draught beer choices were what we wanted and the Port Tavern delivered. Our waitstaff was very friendly and efficient. A nice place, glad we tried it and we will return.

Thank NH G G
Reviewed 14 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 27 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Irish
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6613
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-1006
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