Freeport Brew Pub

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    Located just down Route 1 from Maine’s best outlets, Gritty’s Freeport Brew Pub and Restaurant is a great destination for the whole family. Our menu features everything from New England classics, to pub-style fare, pizza, innovative entrees, fresh seafood and more. There’s plenty of seating inside and outside on our expansive deck. We’ve even got a playground to keep the young ones happy!
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  • Our Freeport Brewery not only serves our busy pub, but also supplies Gritty’s ales to many other establishments throughout Maine. We also produce our our flagship and seasonal ales in custom 22 oz bottles.You can find our ales, and a great selection of Grittywear and Grittygear to go in our on-premise retail store, the Brewtique. Gritty’s Freeport Brew Pub and Restaurant is located right off exit 20 on Route 295; a convenient stop wherever you’re headed in Maine.
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    187 Lower Main Street
    Freeport, Maine 04032
    Phone: 207-865-4321

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Music & NEWS

    • LIVE Acoustic Music at Gritty’s Freeport starts around 8:30pm. Never a cover charge.
      Friday, Sept.1 – Jim Toscano  
      Saturday, Sept. 2 – Justin Walton 
      Friday, Sept. 8 – Andrew Dostie 
      Friday, Sept. 15 – Ron Bergeron
    • Saturday, Sept. 16 – Moore & Moran
      Friday, Sept. 22 – Kevin Midgely
    • Saturday, Sept. 30 – Dave Perlman
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      MugDay Night Football is back at Gritty’s Freeport. Monday nights during football season, $2 mugs for the mug club and everybody else pays $2.25 for a pint from pre-game until end of the game. Half-off nachos from start of the game until close every Monday during football season. Monday Night Football starts Monday, Sept. 11.
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      Have you ever thought about working in the kitchen or as wait staff at Gritty’s?
       Now’s your chance. All Gritty’s locations are currently seeking friendly, highly motivated people for all positions for both kitchen positions and front of the house positions. You must be willing to work any shift during the week or on the weekends.  If you want to have fun and make money at the same time, apply in person at the Gritty’s brew pub of your choice. (Please don’t call, just stop by.)
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      Do you want to join the Mug Club? We have openings in all 3 locations.
      Have you ever noticed the hundreds of ceramic mugs hanging above our bar? Those mugs belong to Gritty’s Mug Club. Each member pays an annual $75 membership fee and in return they get to join our exclusive Mug Club. Each Mug Club Member gets their own ceramic mug. The mugs hold 21 ounces of our fine ale. Mug Club members pay just $2 for each mug of ale on Mug Club Nights and they earn points for discounts on food, ale and merchandise! If joining Gritty’s Mug Club sounds interesting, just ask the bartender for a Mug Club Application on your next visit.
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      Join us & WBLM’s Captain in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day 2018!  We’ll party in the pubs, tour Ireland and spend St Patrick’s Day in Dublin!  Trip Info nights at 6 pm are on Sept. 12 in Portland, on Sept. 13 in Freeport or Sept. 14 in Auburn.  GRITTY’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY IRISH PUB TOUR
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      Go Big for Hunger! During the month of September Gritty’s is helping to raise money for the “Go Big for Hunger” charity. By adding a line to our guest checks, inviting customers to add $2 or more to the bill, we can all participate in surrounding more kids with the nutritious food they need to learn and thrive. Go Big For Hunger is an all-volunteer effort, 100% of every donation goes directly to supporting front line feeding of kids and building the network that’s required to sustain the fight against childhood hunger in Maine. http://www.gobigforhunger.com/
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    We’ll be serving the County Wet Hop Ale at all locations
    . “Wet hop beers” are an original style developed by North American brewers. What distinguishes a wet hop beer from a regular beer is the use of freshly harvested or ‘wet’ hops in the brewing process. Aroostook Hops in Westfield, ME picked ripened Centennial cones right off the vine, and then delivered them to our brewers the next day. The use of “fresh, ‘wet’ hops” imparts amazing and unique fruit aromas and flavors to the beer that you just can’t get from using traditional kiln dried hops. Each beer is considered a ‘one-off’, as there is no way of predicting to what extent the ‘wet’ hops will affect the flavor of each individual brew.  In addition to ‘wet’ Centennial hops, the barley in this beer is grown and malted by Buck Farms in Mapleton, ME, making the County Wet Hop a 100% locally sourced beer!
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    HALLOWEEN ALE is back in the pubs too.
    Every fall marks the return of our legendary Halloween Ale – the beer so good, it’s scary! No pumpkins are harmed in the brewing of this beer! This robust brew has a deep amber color, a bold, malty palate and a well-rounded hop finish. Halloween Ale is smooth and creamy with a medium-to-full body. It has a big malty flavor with toasted caramel balanced by ripe pear and faint apple undertones. The hops give it ample bitterness, but the beer finishes a bit sweet. The perfect beer for a crisp autumn day! 6% ABV

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      Desserts at Gritty’s in Freeport! YUMMY!

      Blue Berry Pie  $6
      Simple and light Maine blueberry pie served with vanilla ice cream topped with sweet blueberry compote.
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      Brownie Sundae  $7
      Fudge brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, fudge, and whip cream.
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      Chocolate Lava Cake $7
      Dense rich chocolate cake filled with creamy white ganache for an exquisite blend of chocolate flavors.
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      Mile High Peanut Butter Cake $7
      Copious amounts of peanut butter flavored frosting cover two of the three rich dark chocolate cake layers, while a silky chocolate frosting covers the top layer.
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      Mae’s Cafes Black Fly Stout Cup Cake  $7
      Two super powers unite for one of the best cupcakes ever! Black fly stout cake filled with a chocolate ganache and then topped with a Baileys Irish cream frosting.
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      Mississippi Mud Pie $7
      Fluffy, mouthwatering cappuccino mousse is piled into a rich chocolate cookie crust. To top it all off, the cake is finished with a thick chocolate topping.
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      Deep Dish Key Lime Pie $7
      Thick made from scratch crust filled with extra thick key lime custard for authentic tropical flavors.
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Spring Menus & Daily Deals

  • Wednesdays: Wing It Wednesdays! 50¢ Wings all day. Hoppy Hour is 2-5pm.
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    Thursdays: Get the Pizza & Pitcher Special! $17.99 for a 14” pizza & a 64 oz. pitcher of Gritty’s beer.
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    Fridays: It’s Hoppy Hour from 2-5pm at Gritty’s Freeport. Beers and well drinks are just $3!
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  • NEW! Seafood Menu
  • Lobster Cobb
    Romaine hearts chopped, red onions, bacon, hard boiled egg, banana peppers, lobster salad, choice of dressing.
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    Lobster Dinner
    Local caught pound & quarter lobster served with corn on the cob, drawn butter, coleslaw, and bacon honey mustard potato salad.
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    Maine Lobster Wrap
    Fresh handpicked Maine lobster meat, romaine, shredded carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and a creamy sweet chili sauce. Perfect for a hot summer day.
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    Maine Lobster Tacos
    Three fried soft shell tacos filled with handpicked Maine lobster meat, shredded lettuce, cheese, avocado vinaigrette and pickled onions. Served with rice, salsa and sour cream.
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    Lobster Roll & Chowder
    Toasted roll with chunky Maine lobster salad and mixed greens, served with a cup of our Maine coast chowdah, fries and a pickle.
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    Twin Lobster Roll
    Two toasted rolls with chunky Maine lobster salad and mixed greens. Served with French fries and a pickle.
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    Lobster Bisque
    Bowl of lobster bisque served with dinner rolls and side salad.
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    Lobster Flat Bread
    Fresh Maine lobster meat on flat bread with garlic sauce, bacon, leaks and finished with smoked mozzarella and served with a side salad.
  • Seafood Specials
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    Shrimp Basket
    Half pound ale battered shrimp, coleslaw, French-fries, lemon and cocktail sauce.
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    Ale Battered Clam Flat Bread
    Ale battered clams on flat bread with a white sauce, sliced andouille sausage, onions, and leaks.
    Baked in our stone oven and served with side salad.
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    Maine Steamers
    Local dug clams simmered in water and served with drawn butter and broth.
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    Scallop Basket
    Ale battered scallops over French fries with coleslaw, lemon and cocktail sauce.
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    Seafood Platter
    One pound of fresh seafood, ale battered Haddock, scallops, shrimp, and calamari served with French fries and coleslaw.
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    Ale Battered Clams
    Ale battered clams served over French fries with tartar and lemon. Served half or full.
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    P.E.I Summah Mussels
    Local, fresh-caught mussels sautéed in white wine, garlic, butter, leaks, and seasonings.

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