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Michael's Harborside

1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“steamers” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant has an absolutely beautiful setting--ocean view, boats, just lovely. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. I love to sit outdors right on the water. Great for a comfortable, casual and delicious meal!

Thank skatoula
Reviewed 2 days ago

The waiter was very helpful and very pleasant. The view was terrific. We sat next to a fairly loud group and were pleased when they left.

Thank travelers181
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I always make it to Michaels for lunch every visit to Newburyport. I love their lobster roles and special Bloody Mary. The new outdoor bar is very nice too. We sat on the deck on a 90 degree day. We were comfortable as the overhead...More

Thank Eggroll A
Reviewed 5 days ago

It may sound cliché but this is our favorite place in town - always. It's nice to try the trendy / faux chic popups that have recently made the scene in downtown Newburyport but one thing or another is always lacking. The food is consistently...More

Thank mazamesb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So let me start by saying I work in a restaurant in Florida where customer service is first priority Tonight it took 20 minutes to be acknowledged, 45 minutes to get a drink on our table, apparently there was only one bartender. No one came...More

Thank Eastendchic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I go to the restaurant often. Recently we had delicious sushi and watermelon salad at Michael’s. The river was bustling with boats and a late lunch midweek was so pleasant and not crowded. Always the best view for a drink or casual...More

Thank pamolderdesigns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is what brings you here, the food and the fun keeps you coming back. You have to have the lobster roll with onion rings - delicious! Their tuna appetizer is done to perfection and could even be a meal for one or shared....More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends for dinner and grabbed a fabulous table outside overlooking the harbor. We had an excellent waitress that was on top of getting our drinks quickly & correctly (our drink order was loaded with special requests)! All our meals were delicious and served timely...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish tacos are to die for. New updated recipe delivered by a very attentive server. It looks like management has updated the restaurant over the winter adding new tables, updated restrooms and new decor. The best place to hang out in Newburyport on a...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Michael's Harborside restaurant in Newburyport biggest claim to fame is that they are on the waterfront. The atmosphere is not great (Noisy) and the food is slightly below average. I ordered their Whole Fried Clams plate and found them to be quite greasy. As did...More

Thank rpchc
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7 July 2018|
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Response from R B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a parking lot but it's not huge. We went on a week day so there was a number of slots available. On weekends, they have a parking attendant who directs the traffic. There is a public parking lot only 100 yards... More
Sheila D
23 September 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-7785
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