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Ceia Kitchen & Bar

38 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
+1 978-358-8112
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“charcuterie” (8 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“fava beans” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband I live in the area and we are fortunate to have many options when we want a good burger. We both agree the Ceia has the best burger in town. Although a bit pricey, it is really large so we split it, the...More

Thank Happy-Traveler-Two
Nancy C, Owner at Ceia Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for loving our burger as much as we do!

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Eight of us enjoyed a birthday meal for our guest of honor. We had a nice time. Service was very good. Food was good. I ordered the salmon and lentils. It was tasty but I thought the salmon was a little over cooked and the...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Ceia is a favourite in Newburyport. Love dropping in for a drink and a chat at the bar on a quiet afternoon or evening. Always an interesting selection of appetisers and entrees. The wine list is quite concise but has some real gems you will...More

Thank Robert N
Nancy C, Owner at Ceia Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

thank you Robert for taking the time to write such a kind review-

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Raally enjoyed dining here. Just one recommendation. A bit heavy handed on the salt on some of the foods.

Thank expatgal8
Nancy C, Owner at Ceia Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to communicate about the salt on fries- we have connected with the kitchen team on this

Reviewed 29 August 2018

I had the tagliatelle, which was excellent, but for $21, I expected a full sized entree, but instead I got something sized like a "primi" and was still quite hungry. My friend got a sandwich so salty she sent it back. And my other friend...More

Thank PhDeviate
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best Restaurants in Newburyport. The service was excellent the food was delicious. We were there as a halfway spot between Boston and Dover,NH. We had lots to discuss and we could relax talk and were not rushed.

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Nancy C, Owner at Ceia Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Clifford- glad you enjoyed ceia! look forward to having you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Ceia's menu is a bit limited. There are a variety of charcuterie selections from just plain prosciutto to the "Grand Platue" - a chef's selection of various meats and cheeses for $55. There were about 8 or 9 appetizer selections which included oysters, mussels, octopus,...More

Thank AdirondackKid
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Was here Saturday night, had another amazing meal. Wish they still had the squid ink tagliatelle though!! Nonetheless still amazing!!!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The events have passed for this season, but the parings on the WIne Dinners as presented by the staff are amazing.

Thank mazamesb
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Can’t say enough good things about this restaurant. We were treated to some great cocktails. Thanks kate and the dinner was superb. Definitely returning. Thanks Paul

Thank Kathy M
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27 March 2016|
Response from Marion T | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if the restaurant is open for Easter. As for nut allergies, I think the kitchen would be very attentive to any special requests or needs. There were not any dishes that I remember having peanuts. Almonds... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6610
    (Essex St)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-358-8112
  • E-mail
Where laughter is required. Jacket & tie are not. Going out with friends or a special someone means choosing a neighborly place that feels as comfortable as home, where conversation flows as easily as a smooth cabernet. Welcome to Ceia Kitchen + Bar. A new kind of nightlife in the heart of Downtown Newburyport, introducing this area"s first extended kitchen hours for later night dining or tete-a-tete cocktails with flavorful small plates. Our exposed brick interior with mellow lighting, cozy banquets and featured cocktail bar beckon even impromptu visits to this reliable neighborly eatery where singles, dates and a posse of good friends are assured of a comfortable night out with delicious food and great company. The spirit of Ceia (pr. SAY-yah) is in the translation of our name: "supper" in Portuguese, the language of one country included among the inspiring stops of our coastal European culinary repertoire.
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