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Michael's Harborside

1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

A place with beautiful view, my salmon was really good, and ours cocktails good, the only issue the services that's not good, too long either approach to say anything, table dirty and the guy came little by little to get and clean.

Thank claudia s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family recently visited the Newburyport area for a family wedding. Being unfamiliar with the area, someone recommended Michael's Harborside as a good place for a larger group dinner. I was able to contact Matt via email with questions about having a group dinner there....More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was delicious. Friendly food and wicked fresh seafood! The grilled fish is cooked to perfection and served with fresh sides.

Thank evalsky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michaels has a great location right on the river. Generally very busy at weekends, especially if the weather is nice or there is an event in town. Over the past couple of visits we have found the food to be OK but not walked away...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve been coming here for years. Great location on the water, great views. Outdoor seating is top notch. Tried the mussels and they were exceptional. OMG! I havent been here in 5 years since I moved to the Midwest but it is the best place...More

1  Thank michelej414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love it here, but our only complaint is that the food always takes forever! Can't beat the views though and even though they have quite the adult crowd on a busy weekend, they are very family friendly.

Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about this place on chronicle. I had a great lunch here with my parents. We had great waitstaff. Fun environment indoor and outdoor seating area looking out at Marrimack River.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My eyes were bigger than my stomach! Enjoyed the Farmer’s Basket but it sure is a lot of food (fish & fries). Consistent and friendly service by Heather, but after 15 mins of multiple trips to our table I finally asked her name. It’s tough...More

Thank 1captbobhrv
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We go here once every month or so. It always has good fresh seafood, and sitting on the deck is extra special, in good weather. The deck is covered and has isinglass curtains, in case there’s a change in the weather. We have been going...More

1  Thank 944S2
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Good waterfront location...plenty of seating...but just average bar food...plus slow service...when we travel like to visit places with good views and food...this only checked off one of those boxes...must be better in Newburyport

Thank John G
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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