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Sea Level Oyster Bar

1 Market Square, Firehouse Theatre, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
+1 978-462-8862
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Market Square, Firehouse Theatre, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience here. Service was excellent as well as the food. They have lots of menu items to please everyone in your party. I enjoyed the mussels in the seafood bisque. Would definitely recommend!! We only had to wait 20 minutes and...More

Thank summertimefun1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't super-excited when my wife told me that the former Not Your Average Joe's had changed to something new that all her friends recommended, but I will now happily admit that they were right. I can understand some of the comments about noise, since...More

Thank Boguespierre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped by chance in this charming seaside town. Indoor and outdoorseating. Water views. Electric atmosphere. Nice beer selection plant of places to sit. Staff was great. Food was the star. Oysters were fresh. Crab cake app. Was big enough for a light...More

Thank Q5820YDrobertp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our thoughts: We had a nice evening. The restaurant looks very clean and nice. The acoustics is not very good, very noisy. Probably better when large doors to terrace are open in summer, closed that day. Feeling that drinks are a little pricy for what...More

Thank Janina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the mussels, steak tips, fried clams and pizza and everybody loved what they had! Price was reasonable ($30/person including alcohol) and the view was great! They even had a place to accommodate our dog!

Thank Valentin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd actually rate Sea Level very average for NBPT for its food but it has a fabulous back deck right on waterfront park, so worth a visit. Great atmosphere to enjoy a meal next to the water. I don't recommend the crab cake though -...More

Thank Ilene
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Sea Level has by far the best outdoor seating in Newburyport. Sit out front and you are in the center of downtown, which is great for people watching. Sit out back and you have a great view of the waterfront park. The food is excellent...More

Thank theyaysayer
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife went here for my birthday dinner.being a Monday night it wasn't very busy. I started with wellfleet oysters, very tasty not to briny very fresh,, my wife had their chowder,, too thick for my taste but good, I had grilled swordfish...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Super busy. Great patio front and back. Heard it was the place to go. Nice patios, one out back facing the water which is a bit to far away from it and one up front, great for people watching. It was super busy but service...More

1  Thank Roland H
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were visiting Newburyport for he day and after walking around for a while we were looking for a place to grab a bite. We knew of their sister restaurant in Salem Ma so we decided to give it a try. The place looked pretty...More

Thank Bart_Bear
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Square, Firehouse Theatre, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-8862
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