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Driftwood Restaurant

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63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
+1 781-631-1145
Today
05:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 14:00
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food wonderful service definitely would return and recommend to friends I travel to Marblehead once or twice a month and will return here

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Thank lOvedningot
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It's okay I've had cheaper and much better tasting meals for less at other places wouldn't recommend.

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Thank Kai J
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you like going to local favorites with lots of character, this is a great place. My husband has fantastic memories of going here for years. The food wasn't bad but not outstanding either. I had an egg, bacon and toast special. The bacon was cooked very well and the toast had just the right amount of butter. It did... More 

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Thank DianeMAustin
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perhaps this is a go to for locals because they would care less about visitors. Waited half hour to sit. Went to sit the rude waitress said I'm MORE concerned about the two guys that have been waiting ... they came in 20 minutes after us !!!!! She then dropped a cup when picking up a table proceeded to kick... More 

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Thank Missy C
VERONA
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189 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went here because of reviews on trip advisor. They only serve breakfast and lunch, they are not open for supper. But they do a excellent job at breakfast at a fair price. I had eggs, sausage, pancakes with coffee included for 8 dollars and the wife chose same breakfast but had home fries in place of pancakes. The food was... More 

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Thank RandyHodge
California
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had wonderful memories of this place after our last visit a few years ago, but this time the food was only average. The atmosphere is still authentically funky, and the location is great, though, so it's still worth a visit as long as your expectations are not too high. The only thing I recommend NOT ordering are the potatoes... More 

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Thank olive2eat
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have lunch and breakfast here fairly regularly. Very busy in season. Food and atmosphere make it a good place for visitors to rub shoulders with true old timers from town. Very quaint building and small inside. Fast service and quality food.

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Thank capril30
Georgia
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had been here about 10 years ago and nothing has changed - guess that could be good or bad! Still a small, rustic house with open windows and fans for cooling on this hot day. Tight seating but found a table before the crowds started to arrive. Good, basic breakfast for us: omelets, potatoes, toast, bacon, coffee, even juice included.... More 

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Thank annivcoupleGeorgia
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

You know you are in New England when you come across such an authentic greasy spoon as "driftwood" This place will take you back to the analog world, before technology was invented. This place caters to locals, most are avid fisherman. Don't bring your cell phone, it's forbidden!

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Thank XRhea
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Tiny little cottage with a long line of hungry people waiting to get inside. It is worth the wait, the food is good local breakfast and the waitresses really work hard to get everybody their coffee and food quickly. The corn beef hash is a must – one of the best I have ever had. The hash is great paired... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 14:00
Monday
05:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 14:00
Thursday
05:30 - 14:00
Friday
05:30 - 14:00
Saturday
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-631-1145

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?