Restaurants and Shops

Hot Spots

A local guide to hot spots around campus. 

Important: Some businesses may be closed or have different hours during COVID-19. Please check before your visit. 

Quick Bite to Eat

  • Panera Bread (0.3 miles)
  • Burger King (0.3 miles)
  • Chipotle (0.3 miles)
  • Harrison’s Roast Beef (0.6 miles) 
    a local favorite!
  • Boston Market (0.7 miles)
  • Subway (1.9 miles)

A Place to Take the Folks

  • Bertucci’s (0.3 miles)
  • Burton’s Grill (0.4 miles)
  • Grassfields (1.1 miles)
  • Casa Blanca
    (Andover 1.3 miles; North Andover 3.1  miles)
  • Ninety-Nine (1.3  miles)
  • Le Chen’s Chinese Food (1.6 miles)
  • Olive Garden (5 miles)
  • TGIF Fridays (5 miles)
  • Outback Steakhouse (10 miles)

Pizza

  • Tripoli’s Bakery & Pizza (0.5 miles) 
  • Captain’s Pizza (1.0 mile)
  • Papa Gino’s (1.1 miles) 
  • Kings Pizza and Subs (1.2 miles)
  • Domino’s (1.2 miles)
  • My Brother’s Pizza Place (1.3 miles)
  • Sal’s pizza (1.6 miles)
  • Pizza Factory (1.7 miles)
  • J&M subs & pizza (2.7 miles) 
  • Jimmy’s Famous Pizza (4.5 miles) 

Energy Boost

  • Sanctuary serving Starbuck’s (on campus)
  • Dunkin Donuts (on campus)
  • Perfectos Coffee Shop (1.2 miles)

Stock up

  • Market Basket (1 mile)
  • Stop and Shop (1.1 miles)
  • Whole Foods (1.2 miles)

Fun and Entertainment

  • Smolak Farms – Apple Picking (2.9 miles)
  • AMC Lowes Movie Theater at the Loop (5.3 miles)
  • Chunky’s Cinema (7.2 miles)
  • Richardson’s Ice Cream, Mini Golf, Batting Cages (8.6 miles)
  • Jordan’s Furniture Imax Theater (10.6 miles)

Essentials

  • ACE Hardware (0.3 miles)
  • CVS (0.4 miles)  
  • Staples (0.6 miles)
  • Walgreens (0.7 miles)

Banks

  • TD Bank (ATM on campus in the Sakowich Campus Center and Merrimack Athletic Complex)
  • Northmark Bank (0.3 miles)
  • Citibank (0.3 miles)
  • Bank of America – ATM only (0.3 miles)
  • Salem Five (0.5 miles)
  • Citizens Bank (1.1 miles)
  • Sovereign Bank (1.2 miles)

On Campus Transportation
Merrimack Shuttle
Zipcars
Uber
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Train Schedule
Andover Commuter Rail (1.7m)
17 Railroad St Andover, MA
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Mackcard
Your Mackcard is a photo ID used for residence hall access, as a library card and to purchase goods and services on and off campus, much like a debit card. The MACK Card may be used in Sparky’s, the Warrior’s Den and the Zest Café as well as at the campus post office, campus bookstore, print center, the Police Department, Sakowich fitness center and library copy machines.