Dining in Greater Newburyport
Dining for all Seasons
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 Destination Newburyport Marketing Program.
Abraham's Bagels & Pizza
11 Liberty Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Serving warm delicious bagels and thin crust Italian pizza, fresh salads made daily, plus a variety of delicious sandwiches. We serve breakfast & lunch and are open Friday evenings.
Agave Mexican Bistro
50 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Newburyport's only Authentic Mexican restaurant. With 3 floors of dining, each having its own unique atmosphere. The menu includes a wide variety of dishes including tableside guacamole.
Anchor Stone Deck Pizza (The Upper Crust Pizzeria)
44 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
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. Open kitchen atmosphere. Dine in, take out, or delivery. Catering available.
Andiamo Restaurant & Bar
24 Winter Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Andiamo ''Let's go'' in Italian consisting of two dining areas, one bar and lounge. Andiamo will offer clients a complete dining experience with authentic Italian cuisine combined with Mediterranean countryside influences.
49 Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury MA 01951
On the way to and from Plum Island. Fish market, lobster pound and eatery. Open year-round. Dine in the rough: lobster rolls, lobster dinners, fried seafood, chowder, ice cream and more or take home fresh local fish, live or steamed lobsters or our own ready-to-bake seafood pies.
Capri Seaside Italian Grille & Bar
3 Central Avenue, Salisbury Beach MA 01952
Capri Seaside Italian Grille & Bar offers a taste of the Mediterranean on the shores of Salisbury Beach with casual family dining.
Chococoa Baking Company
50 Water Street, Newburyport MA 01950
The baker of The Whoopie, a twist on the classic whoopie pie. Ours is a mini-version offered in different flavors: triple chocolate with organic butter cream filling in either vanilla or espresso. We also offer a pumpkin whoopie with a ginger cream cheese and a lemon with a lemon cream cheese filling. Our coffee is locally roasted and free-trade along with a variety of locally baked goods & savories.
David's Tavern at Brown Square
11 Brown Square, Newburyport MA 01950
A local favorite for over 14 years. Located in the historic Garrison Inn, David's features fresh cut steaks, fresh grilled seafood, pizzas, unique house specialties & a raw bar. Child care while you dine, acoustic entertainment on the weekends & special event catering for all occasions. Sunday buffet brunch is served from 10:00am to 2:30pm.
13 Middle Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Everyone meets at the Grog. Full service family restaurant. Live entertainment Tuesdays thru Sundays.
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.
Mill River Winery
498 Newburyport Turnpike, Rowley MA 01969
Dedicated to making outstanding wines using quality grapes from Massachusetts and from grapes procured from select wine regions across the US, Europe and South America. We are committed to handcrafting wines with an emphasis on preserving the signature flavor of each variety using care and quality at every step of the winemaking process.
Mr. India-Authentic Indian & Himalayan Cuisine
140 High Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Authentic Indian & Himalayan food, serving lunch buffet from 11:00am to 2:30pm, Tuesday - Sunday. Dinner from 3:00 to 10:00pm seven days a week. Serving the seacoast area continuously for 19 years. Takeout, catering & party orders available.
Not Your Average Joe's
1 Market Square, Newburyport MA 01950
Creative casual cuisine. Located in the heart of Market Square in downtown Newburyport at the Firehouse Theatre.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
35 Market Square, Newburyport MA 01950
Self service frozen yogurt restaurant.
Oregano Pizzeria & Ristorante
16 Pleasant Street, Newburyport MA 01950
We are a locally owned restaurant with truly warm and chic atmosphere featuring authentic Italian pizza and pasta baked in our brick oven imported from Genoa, Italy. Outside dining with music. Recognized for top-quality dining at family-friendly prices. Offering brick-oven pizza with an array of pasta dishes, salads and paninis. A special spot for a date or a great family night out.
Plum Island Grille
Sunset Boulevard, Newbury MA 01951
A fun, funky, fabulous restaurant with sensational food, spirited service, stunning sunsets and panoramic marsh views. Chef/owner Francis Broadbery's world-class creative cuisine artfully blends elegance, simplicity, and passion. Open year round.
The Port Tavern
84 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Modern Irish gastro pub with acoustical music and local sports.
Seaglass Restaurant at Pavilion
4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury Beach MA 01952
Located in the historic Pavilion, the Seaglass Restaurant, with its panoramic view, will offer year round oceanfront destination dining, spacious oceanview function facilities, a live entertainment venue and a seaside promenade that recalls the heyday of Salisbury Beach.
SurfSide5 Beach Bar & Grill
25 Broadway, Salisbury MA 01952
SurfSide5 Beach Bar & Grill is 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! Don't miss the popular "Reggae Sunday" Island Beach Party with regional reggae favorites Hot Like Fire performing on the deck every Sunday from 4-8:00pm, rain or shine.
Ten Center Street Restaurant & Wine Bar
10 Center Street, Newburyport MA 01950
Newburyport’s legendary dining address offers two very distinct dining experiences in one location. Upstairs, guests enjoy refined surroundings that are both historic and hip; downstairs, a casual pub atmosphere welcomes with cozy booths and a crackling fireplace. For private gatherings the restaurant features a function room with a striking view of Newburyport harbor.