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Bradford Tavern

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87 Haverhill St, Rowley, MA 01969-2121
+1 978-948-3657
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was at Bradford Tavern recently for dinner. I had a great meal with a few friends. They have a nice bar area and some great dinner deals. It's a nice local restaurant with a warm atmosphere and attentive wait staff. Give it a try.

Thank Karen J
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I went to the Bradford Tavern yesterday for lunch. We sat at the bar, as we always love to do. We sat for more than 10 minutes waiting to be recognized and greeted with a hello! There were 2 waitresses "working the bar". One fiddled around with the remote for the television. The other socialized with two... More 

Thank sheparz
Rowley, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

great place for locals, not too expensive and the service is good, I will be back next month, the fried pickles are interesting.

Thank rogtrem
North Andover, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Went today with wife & close friend for Christmas Lunch. This is 5th or 6th time we have been here & is is consistently good. Both women had burgers with no complaint (I'm not sexist just observant) I had wedge salad with bourbon steak tips & only complaint was too large! Tips were good. Started with firecracker shrimp. Very tasty.... More 

Thank Kenneth R
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here with my girlfriend while we were visiting Mass. and as soon as we were in the door we were greeted by friendly staff. Sat down and ordered out food which was pretty quick to come out even though they were busy-- we had the fried haddock and the prime rib. The haddock was a bit lack luster but... More 

Thank Rob A
Streamwood, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While traveling and staying over night in Rowley, the manager at Country Garden Spa & Inn suggested Bradford Tavern for dinner. My immediate thought was a local typical corner "bar". I was so wrong! This is a wonderful restaurant with a full menu, comfortable atmosphere and it's family friendly. We ate in the upstairs part of the restaurant and it... More 

1 Thank abby00707
Paramus, New Jersey
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421 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Bradford Tavern serves very decent food in a charming pub like setting on the ground floor of an attractive building. Prices are reasonable, service is excellent and portions are ample.

1 Thank paul3776
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I thought the food was good. My husband wasn't a fan. Bread is delicious, as was my French onion soup. Steak tips were good with a nice marinated flavor, but weren't incredibly tender. My husband got the filet and he said it was pretty dry and overcooked. Our server was excellent. The atmosphere is fantastic. I would definitely go back.

Thank luv2shop2
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

At first I would not go to Bradford Tavern and now it is one of my all time favorite restaurant it is amazing and I am always impressed when I go!

Thank 2MargeauxAppleton8
Boston, MA
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161 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our first visit to this restaurant was a generally positive experience. We had no wait for a table for 2, and were greeted fairly quickly by our friendly server. We had to wait a bit longer than expected for bread and oil to be brought, but it was good when it did arrive. The wedge salad was a generous portion,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Haverhill St, Rowley, MA 01969-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Rowley
  • Phone Number: +1 978-948-3657

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?