Where to Eat - Dining in Greater Newburyport
Newburyport is a restaurant mecca of renown. Fine foods, fine wine and fine dining for every season. Newburyport’s reputation for exquisite fare is well known throughout New England and beyond. Park your car and you are in walking distance to over thirty restaurants. Locals, day trippers, and tourists flock to this city of dining delights, not only in the summer, but year-round. Varied menus offer tastes of Yankee New England, American and European fare, New Orleans, ethnic enticements, and definitely the unusual. You can enjoy legendary temptations such as the perfect lobster, succulent seafood, or jump into the culinary offerings of Plum Island.
Family fare, candlelight romantic settings, waterfront dining, sidewalk cafés, local favorites and critically acclaimed upscale gourmet adventures draw food lovers to the culinary destination of Newburyport.
Dine at the Top of a Lighthouse! Le prix fixe, tout compris dining experience, from 5-11 p.m., includes a catered meal of your choice atop the Newburyport Rear Range Lighthouse; cost is $350 per couple plus the cost of the meal, $275 of which is tax deductible. Phantom Gourmet rated it the “most romantic and exclusive,” one of New England’s top eight dining experiences. Yankee Magazine called it one of “Top 35 Things to Do This Summer.” It’s a favorite destination for marriage proposals and European visitors. Income raised so far has restored two historic Light Towers. All this can be yours. Call 800-727-2326 or www.lighthousepreservation.org.
Check out these great places to grab a bite!
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Please note: The following is an enhanced listing of participants in the Chamber's Marketing Program.
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44 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-463-3313 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Award-winning Neapolitan-style pizza made with the freshest ingredients from hand-rolled dough baked to thin-crust perfection. Savory toppings from the common pepperoni & mushrooms to the uncommon bacon, fresh pineapple & jalapeno combo. Great selection of beer & wine. Open kitchen atmosphere. Dine in, take out, or delivery. Catering & Birthday Parties available.
49 Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury MA 01951
978-465-7100 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
On the way to and from Plum Island. A true New England dine-in-the-rough experience serving delicious golden-fried clams, fish n' chips, lobster rolls, clam chowder, ice cream and more. Also a fish market and lobster pound, Bob Lobster sells fresh fish, live or steamed lobsters and steamers, homemade crab cakes and salmon burgers, fresh lobster meat and more.
25 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-358-8479 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Like our oysters, we know variety is the spice of life. Our market-driven menu, seasonal craft beers and other surprises....always give you a reason to stop in for lunch, dinner or some bites and libations.
3 Central Avenue, Salisbury Beach MA 01952
At Capri, we invite you into our “home” for a cozy dining experience with family and friends complemented by the warmth of Capri’s personable staff. Relax, socialize and savor the aroma and flavors of our Italian family kitchen.
38 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-358-8112 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Authentic, seasonal menus inspired by coastal Europe's rich flavors and culinary traditions. Wine Spectator winner. Many ''bests'' for great food, ambiance, wines.
257 Low Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-465-2225 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
For over 44 years...Homemade Italian specialties served as casual eat in luncheon specials, semi-formal eat in dinners, to-go meals made to order or pre-made ready to go daily; large party trays available. Open Fridays & Saturdays until 8:00 pm. Serving beer & wine, many daily specials!
13 Middle Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-465-8008 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
For over 44 years..."Everyone Meets at The Grog..." Newburyport's favorite place for good food and live music. The Grog's function areas are the perfect setting for your special occasion. Rehearsal dinners, baby & bridal showers, business meetings, and holiday parties are perfectly suited to our various venues. The staff at The Grog is committed to ensuring the success of your event.
Tournament Wharf, Newburyport MA 01950
978-462-7785 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Your favorite waterfront restaurant offering the freshest seafood specialties and more. Try Michael’s famous Lobster Roll, the best clam chowder in Newburyport, or a savory steak right off the grill. For an amazing view and a place to wind down, catch live music and entertainment while sipping a cocktail in the Upstairs Lounge. Voted Best of the North Shore for “Al Fresco” dining, enjoy our two outdoor decks and the Tiki Deck to catch a cool waterside breeze along the Merrimack River.
16 Pleasant Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-462-5013 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Our pizza is baked to perfection in our brick oven imported from Genoa Italy, salads made from local ingredients, gluten free options, authentic Italian pasta dishes, and house made desserts are sure to please! Live jazz music by local musicians on Thursdays and Sundays. Check out our website and like us on facebook for daily updates on dinner specials, music, and events!
84 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-465-1006 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
We're committed to providing you with an outstanding dining experience. Stop in for a quick lunch, or enjoy dinner with family and friends. We look forward to serving you! Modern Irish gastro pub with acoustic music and both local and International sports.
38 Water Street, Newburyport MA 01950
The Poynt is a new suburban industrial restaurant in the heart of downtown Newburyport offering an eclectic menu with a little something for everyone. We have a grand 30-seat bar and one of the only wood-fired pizza ovens in town!
4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury Beach MA 01952
Spectacular. The view & the menu. Featuring fresh fish, seafood & steaks. Savor it all at Seaglass in our elegant dining room or lively lounge with panoramic ocean views. Serving lunch + dinner daily.
25 Broadway, Salisbury MA 01952
The region's coolest beach hot spot featuring a huge 8,000 sq.-ft. deck directly over the ocean, refreshing tropical drinks and cocktails, a great beach fare menu and live music all summer long.
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