Located in Newburyport’s quaint, seaside center, The Port Tavern serves it's patrons in the Irish tradition; providing great food, fine beer and entertainment for locals and visitors alike. We are publicans, proud of our comfortable establishment. The Port Tavern takes advantage of all seasons with outdoor seating for warm summers and a fireplace inside for comfort on crisp New England nights.

Open Daily 11:30-1:00AM
Serving our full menu until 10:00PM.

84 State Street
Newburyport MA 01950
Click here for directions.
p: 978-465-1006 • f: 978-465-1733

Save the Date

June 13th

The Port Tavern is proud to be hosting a curated beer dinner on the evening of 6/13 with a menu, specially prepared for the event and paired with the perfect pints to compliment each dish. The delicious details are coming soon.

August 22nd

The 7th Annual Port Tavern Golf Classic is fast approaching and will include a round of golf at the Ipswich Country Club, contests, prizes, food and fun. We'll be inviting individuals and 4 person teams to register. Check back for details soon!


Executive chef, Tyler Vanveghten, serves a menu of traditional favorites and modern treats sure to satisfy while we have personally curated a selection of craft brews, spirits, cocktails and wines to enjoy alone or pair with dinner.

The Chef Recommends...

Savory Board • Our fresh baked pulled pork corn muffin, duck confit orange cranberry muffin, pork bun and honey biscuits served with bourbon maple butter, bacon jam and house bbq.

See Our Pub Menu
On Our Local List...

Plum Island Belgian White • An unfiltered witbier with hints of citrus & coriander matched with mild sweet pilsner and wheat malt tastes. Our friends in Belgium would be proud.

See Our Drink Menu


Private Bar • Flexible Seating • Full Menu or Buffet

Email to Reserve our Function Room


The Port Tavern welcomes you to take in a variety of entertainment from live music, traditional Irish sesiùns and trivia. Check out Patriots, Bruins, Red Sox and Celtics action on our huge, crystal-clear screens. Plus, rugby and soccer games and championships, live!

Irish Seisin

A gathering of Irish musicians celebrating their common interest in traditional music by playing it together in a relaxed, informal setting.

At the Port Tavern this translates to a pint and a tune you can sing along to!

Wednesdays at 7PM

Stump Trivia

You don’t need to be brilliant but you have to be here! Get in on Stump Trivia every Tuesday at 8.00 pm. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Weekly Prizes

Tuesdays from 8PM-10PM


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