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.
To be included in this list, please contact Chris Johnston for details. 978-462-6680 x14
11 Liberty Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-465-8148 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Serving a variety of warm delicious bagels baked on the premises and thin crust Italian pizza, calzones, fresh salads made daily, plus a variety of delicious sandwiches. We serve breakfast & lunch and are open Friday & Saturday evenings in the warm weather. Lovely outdoor patio for warm weather dining.
50 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
978-499-0428 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Come see our new, open-air expansion. We have expanded indoor and outdoor seating and a new bar to enjoy! With 3 floors of dining, each having its own unique atmosphere. The menu includes a wide variety of dishes including tableside guacamole.
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.
24 Winter Street, Newburyport MA 01950
A neighborhood restaurant serving exquisitely prepared, fresh, Italian food based on traditional recipes. The bar features hand-crafted cocktails with fresh muddled fruit and produce. They offer personalized private function planning and an intimate setting for special gatherings. Our space is perfect for business and corporate functions, birthday and anniversary parties, intimate bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners and even small weddings.
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
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
Authentic, seasonal menus inspired by coastal Europe's rich flavors and culinary traditions. Wine Spectator winner. Many ''bests'' for great food, ambiance, wines.
11 Brown Square, Newburyport MA 01950
978-462-8077 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
David's offers the freshest food in a wide variety of preparations. Daily specials reflect seasonally available ingredients and are offered to tempt your palate. Located in the historic Garrison Inn, we feature fresh cut steaks, grilled seafood, pizzas, unique house specialties & raw bar. Childcare while you dine, acoustic entertainment-weekends & catering.
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.
25 Broadway, Salisbury MA 01952
Coffee shop, espresso drinks, smoothies, acai bowls, sandwiches. Beach rentals, SUP rentals, tours, lessons, free WiFi, beach/all terrain bike rentals, & beach yoga.
Tournament Wharf, Newburyport MA 01950
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.
140 High Street, Newburyport MA 01950
(978) 465-8600 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Authentic Indian & Himalayan food, serving lunch buffet from 11am to 2:30pm, Tuesday - Sunday. Dinner from 3 to 10pm seven days a week. Buffet luncheon specials start at $9.95. Serving the seacoast area continuously for over 19 years. Takeout, catering & party orders available.
1 Market Square, Newburyport MA 01950
978-462-3808 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Creative casual cuisine. Located in the heart of Market Square in downtown Newburyport - at the Firehouse Theatre. A neighborhood place, relaxed enough to stop in as you are but with cuisine so creative, you can tell it comes from a chef.
35 Market Square, Newburyport MA 01950
978-462-3400 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
At Orange Leaf, you're the master of your dessert. We provide the best tasting frozen yogurt on earth, specially selected toppings, and a bright, fun environment where everyone feels welcome!
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!
Sunset Boulevard, Newbury MA 01951
A fun, funky, fabulous restaurant with sensational food, spirited service, stunning sunsets, & panoramic marsh views. Open year round. Offering full service on-site off-site catering.
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.
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.
175 Bridge Road, Salisbury MA 01952
978-499-0400 | Accepts Newburyport Gift Card
Stripers Grill & Inn is a beautiful restaurant located on the waterfront in Salisbury overlooking scenic Newburyport Harbor. We serve the finest and freshest seafood.
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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