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Billerica- Newtowne Grill

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openonymous May 6, 2008 04:57 AM

I passed by the place this morning and the sign said it was open already, very curious, has anybody tried them yet? what specialties do they have?

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    LindaBarbara RE: openonymous May 7, 2008 07:31 AM

    Yes, it is open located directly across from Emerald Rose. I haven't tried it as yet but it's supposed to be the same Newtowne Grill as located in Porter Square in Cambridge, MA

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      masot RE: LindaBarbara May 7, 2008 01:05 PM

      I was there on Monday (opening night) and the place was hopping. This is a casual place with lots of big screen HD TVs and easy dining. They featured appetizers, pizzas, burgers, salads, as well as entres such as steak tips and chicken/ziti/broccoli. I had a great 1/2 pound burger with fries for under $7 - definitely not your standard patty variety. I didn't see anything on the menu over $14 and portions appeared generous.

      The bar area was loud and busy with a 25 - 40 age crowd. There is plenty of seating in a lower area where one can escape the bar atmosphere.

      With low(er) drink prices and inexpensive food, this place should become popular quickly.

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      Marie3 RE: openonymous May 14, 2008 06:39 AM

      The owners of Newtowne having taking a sagging dirty building and practically gutted it. The food is wonderful with choices different than we have at other places in Billerica - Turkey Tips and warm spinach salads for example. The gourmet pizza I had last night was just wonderful. The bartenders are neat and pleasant - I am pleased to find this- after being treated so poorly at the Garrisons in town.
      Prices are great - atmosphere FUN and parking behind the building and across the street.
      Congratulations to the new owners - this is a winner.

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        cntrystr05 RE: Marie3 Nov 24, 2008 04:12 PM

        which is funny because the bartender at Newtowne used to work at Garrisons

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        tibbs8705 RE: openonymous Aug 25, 2008 09:00 AM

        This place is great... Went once... Will definitely be back... Karaoke every Wednesday!

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          mags01887 RE: openonymous Jan 24, 2009 05:22 PM

          We just went there for dinner. Waited 20-25 minutes for our food and then my meal was cold. We will never go back.

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