Gritty McDuff's Brew Pub & Restaurant

BEER AVG
3.42/5
Gritty McDuff's Brew Pub & RestaurantGritty McDuff's Brew Pub & Restaurant
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

187 Lower Main St
Freeport, Maine, 04032-1002
United States

(207) 865-4321 | map
grittys.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
3
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
11
PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
57
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.39%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by cvstrickland:
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I was in Freeport last February and stumbled onto Gritty's for lunch. Great beers and a shitload of funny Mainers with their earflap-hats and focking May-nuh ahk-cents, Bub!

Food's pretty good for pub grub, the menu is pretty big and really helpful in suggesting beer pairings with the dishes... a number of which incorporate the beers on tap in their ingredients... Lots of regular patrons' mugs hanging over the bar; gift shop on premises and you can buy beer and clever T-shirts, to go.

Lots of good beers on tap; my favorite was the 'Black Fly Stout'. A true session beer that seemed to predominate all the mugs I spied on.

Wooden picnic tables in the dining room, prompt service, and seating with strangers-made-friends makes this a super-good indoor German Hofbrau-style beer bar with surprisingly good food and colorful yokel entertainment aplenty.

Fun place to visit.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of sbuchert
3.1/5  rDev -21.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of Newbeergeek1
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Kinda touristy but in a good way. With LL Bean being the big draw there is certainly no shortage of people in Freeport and the pressure to get people to your establishment has to be scary, but Gritty's does well. And for a good reason. Good food, great service, and some decent beers. I stop there just about every time I'm in Freeport.

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Photo of HeartofMiami
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of chefdave37
4.61/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4

The atmosphere reminds me of a ski lodge. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Even when the place was packed. Friendly to the kids also.

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Photo of seahorse515
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Nomis
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of rjm0715
2.68/5  rDev -32%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 2 | food: 3

Photo of dwoolley1
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.3/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Reds76
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Rhody1
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of smanson56
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of richobrien
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of vonnerbeer
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of anthony23cippy
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of costanzo_mike
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of mendvicdog
2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of JGLittle
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of andrew_thrall
3/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of obi_wan_knope
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of swierczt
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of cnwillis31
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

sister restaurant of the Portland based grittys, a fun place to visit, but the food is a lot better than the beer. I worked my way through the whole lineup, but was unimpressed by any of them, even finding the ipa to be quite poor. the lobster rolls and lobster mac and cheese were right on though, as was the rhubarb dessert. maybe six or seven beers on, in an open seating loud beer hall type setting. big back deck and yard, and one of those places where you sit with strangers, which is cool if you are traveling. service was decent considering how busy it was, and again, the food was very good. not really a beer destination though, I found them all to be generic and weak in some ways, undercarbonated, and similar in a bad way. the fermenters were neat though, insulated with brick, never seen that before. overall a good stop for a meal on the maine brewery trip, but the beers were less than stellar, and that's the most important thing.

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Photo of Boto
3.66/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Stopped here for lunch the other day. Beer selection was OK, as they have the standard Gritty’s fare. The beers are good, with a fairly varied selection. the food was fairly standard pub offerings. It was tasty and was served quickly. The service was also good. Well worth a stop when in the area.

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Gritty McDuff's Brew Pub & Restaurant in Freeport, ME
3.42 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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