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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Market Square, Firehouse Theatre, Newburyport, MA 01950-2596
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving through and looked like an interesting little Port side town to visit along the ocean. Sea Level is in an old fire station and is shared with a play theater. I had the Sunday special of a Lobster & Shrimp Fritatta - it was...More

Thank ARhorse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 3 starters to share between 2 just to have a bit of nibbles with our bottle of wine and the three were amazing! The place is very busy and the staff is super professional. I recommend it highly!

Thank Emz P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just arrived to Newburyport and wanted to grab a bite to eat. We stumbled across the Sea Level Oyster Bar and enjoyed the relaxing harbor setting out back. Oysters were wonderful, as was the other dishes we had. No complaints other than our waitress being...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Can’t comment on the food because the waitress was so rude and inattentive, we left without ordering.More

Thank peggyb698
DanielG13342, General Manager at Sea Level Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am very sorry to hear about your brief experience with us. I would like to assure you this is not how our staff typically interacts with guests. It would be helpful for us to learn more about the visit, please contact me as I...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

The allure of oysters drew us in on a very dreary night. I loved the decor and the entire place just has a great charm. The hostess wasn't super friendly and we actually thought they may be closed as she ignored us but we were...More

1  Thank quiet_wave
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Strolling the lovely streets of Newburyport Friday night we ended up a Sea Level for dinner, and chose to dine outside on their broad street-side patio. The evening fog was settling in but the propane heaters scattered around the tables took away any chill. Our...More

Thank TominWestford
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I ordered a seared cod dish with veggies and it was bland overall. Needed more seasonings or something. I was disappointed as was my partner in his meal as this place was recommended.

Thank suecinnh
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived in late afternoon, host sat us right away. Our very friendly server came and introduced herself and took our drinks order. Very interesting menu with local flare. We ordered the peanuts wings special, Delish!! I had the seafood platter, lots of scallops and...More

Thank Guillermo L
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to go on a picture-perfect New England summer day. We were seating on the front patio with a great view of the town. They have a very nice marina/park view in the back (much longer wait)...The food was all very good. We...More

Thank Kyle_P1
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Always four different oysters to try, A bunch of local beers on tap, a little loud and the bathroom is out of the way. The rest of the menu looks very creative, but the oysters on all three visits.

Thank Fred C
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Reyna P
3 September 2018|
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Response from KristinR104 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the patio, but many people ask for a table next to the fence, so they can have the dog with them, but still on the other side of the fence.
Reyna P
3 September 2018|
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Response from Georgefinz | Property representative |
Yes we do !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
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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