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Duckworth's Bistrot

197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
+1 978-282-4426
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster risotto” (37 reviews)
“banana cake” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food here was fantastic and the flavors to die for! A really cool option is half-plate portions for dinner, which allowed us to sample a variety of Duckworth's wonderful menu. Smaller inside so make a reservation! It will be worth the visit!!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

It took us a year to get to dine here.When i knew that we would be going to gloucester on vacation, I made reservations for our 1st nite.The chef is not only talented but is very creative. Staff are true professionals. I only wish that...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

OK, it's moderately pricey, and you absolutely must make a reservation, but I assure you you've never had a foodie experience like this one. Small plates of heaven you can share. Try several!!

Thank Lptrips
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Everything about this little gem is worth it! But you need to plan ahead. It is a reservations place that books up. We were lucky a grabbed a table for two late in the evening. Food, wine and service were one of the best on...More

Thank Beth Z
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is really the only place for an excellent (nonfried seafood) meal in Gloucester. Everything was really good, most especially the seafood.

Thank 343,434
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very busy little restaurant but we had booked ahead. The waitresses were friendly and helpful. The portion sizes were large and I found that two small orders were enough for me although the men in our party had full sized meals. The...More

1  Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 3 September 2016

In this very intimate restaurant the chef comes up with some really interesting and exciting dishes. Many are offered in full or half portions. This is a really big plus, both for smaller appetites or for allowing you to experience more dishes. Service is excellent....More

Thank Anne1644
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I like fine dining in good local restaurants where the chefs have to work on signature dishes to attract locals and visitors. Duckworth Bistrot prides itself on very good preparation and presentation of food and the staff knows enough about the wine selection to be...More

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I hoped we could get a reservation at Duckworths (where I have eaten once before) and we're able to get an early (5 pm) one on a Tuesday. We were fortunate. It's a small beautifully appointed space in the ground floor of an old house....More

Thank Kima's_Consort
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the top two or three restaurants in the Cape Anb area no doubt! We booked a reservation a month and advance as it's a small restaurant and highly successful. Once again the food and service did not disappoint. Each dish is...More

1  Thank John E
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15 September 2015|
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Response from Niwotois | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, unless things have changed, it's dinner only. And worth it! Jay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4426
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