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Horseshoe Grille

226 Main St, North Reading, MA 01864-3112
+1 978-664-3591
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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226 Main St, North Reading, MA 01864-3112
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Horseshoe Grille
1. Nachos
"full order of Nachos go by our table big enough to feed a small army"
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2. Outdoor Patio
"they have outdoor seating, a nice restaurant and also a bar"
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3. Beef Short Ribs
"It was the Beef Short Ribs with Mashed Potatoes and Asparagus"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Horseshoe Grille about 8:15 with the kitchen opened until 10:30 p.m.. Despite a fairly empty restaurant, the hostess had to go and "check something" and then make some adjustments to her white board before seating us . We were taken to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bill B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

A true hidden gem. 5 of us went there for dinner and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of food, the large portions and the fantastic service. I had a garden salad and the bbq combo of ribs and chicken. Ribs weren't of the fall...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank sidv1571
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Nice surprise! We were stating in the area for only one night for a wedding, and needed a late lunch. We were walking distance from this place, and it had gluten free options. We were not feeling fussy. BUT! From our welcome in from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Phyllis W
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Went for dinner. Big place, fairly crowded on a Thursday night. Many draft beers (a reason we came), but no menu to explain them. The waitress can't tell you much. You're given an eMail address to go to. My son did---long list, no real descriptions....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Z8364LHrichardt
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I had a terrific lunch. I had the lobster ravioli. It was prepared differently than any lobster ravioli that I have ever had. It had sautéed spinach in creamy limoncello sauce. Yum. I wish I had taken a picture of it. Next time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 918russellw
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Wanted to try something different not too far from home and made the mistake oh trying out the horse shoe grille in n reading. Firstly, our server wasn't very friendly. She was old and grumpy. We ordered the smoked bbq chicken which was tasteless and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Y9896MYrachela
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We ordered take out from this restaurant on a friends' recommendation. The food was pretty good but the salads were smaller than we thought they would be. We ordered 2 flatbreads and didn't realize one was missing until we were back at our hotel room....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leighann Z
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have been to the "shoe" many times and it has been mostly great. However on a recent Saturday night I was disappointed with the food. Although they were very accommodating on a not too sweet cosmo and corn tortillas for my fish tacos (thank...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nancygilmartin
Management response:Responded 12 July 2018

Sorry the cosmo wasn't sweet enough and the fresh haddock didn't have enough flavor for you but it sounds like Brian and Christine addressed your concerns to your satisfaction. I am glad all your previous visits were great Nancy. Next time please request a sweet...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The Birthday Pak Team loves the atmosphere food and drinks at the Horaeshoe Grille! The menu was extensive - hard to choose- but the salads, buffalo wings and meatloaf were all outstanding! The servers were friendly and extremely attentive!! Enjoyed meeting the GM, Brian... he...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank BH32
Management response:Responded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words and support. We hope to see you again soon. Pat

Reviewed 11 April 2018

The food is very good but the service is SUPERB. From the person on the front to the wonderful server to the amazing manager. They went above and beyond to accomodate us. Thank you!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Luisandra R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Main St, North Reading, MA 01864-3112
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  North Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 978-664-3591
  • E-mail
Full Service Restaurant, , Function Room and Bar featuring American standard fare.
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