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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%
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“lobster” (50 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in MA for 35 years (from upstate NY), my husband is a native, we eat fresh seafood and fish all of the time. We were wowed and amazed at the quality and flavor of their food. My husband said that their fish...More

Thank JacksonRandall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing dinner at Michaels. Was looking forward to a birthday dinner with family, but the experience fell short. Atmosphere and food were just average. Raw shellfish was undersized and gritty, cooked scallops and shrimp were so over salted that the fish was inedible. On the...More

Thank Ilene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually when you have a scenic view you compromise on the quality of the meal. Not here. The meal was excellent. I had the seafood with the pasta and it was excellent. A generous portion of seafood. My two guests had the haddock and the...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not been back to Michael's for years. It is still consistently excellent and nearly perfect. We got a table for two in a corner bounded by windows, affording a view of the Newburyport waterfront at night and the bridge to Salisbury over the...More

2  Thank StarWeez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal, place was full and had to wait a bit for a seat on a Saturday night around 6. Wife had lobster, I had prime rib special for $24. Staff was good and attentive! Decor is a little old and they had...More

Thank Christopherc4911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted lobster in a big way before heading back to New Mexico. I used to live in the Newburyport area but it had been at least 6 years since I had eaten lobster. I was just about to order the 2-2.5 pounder when I...More

Thank Jules E
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I have been going to Michael's for many years and this is the best place to get baked or fried Haddock. The bonus is that it is in a beautiful town on the waterfront. Fried clams are great also. A must place to dine while...More

Thank Darilyn D
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Michael’s Harborside has the best New England Clam Chowder. Beautiful views, nice atmosphere, great service. Menu has a nice variety. Reasonably priced.

Thank dextersnow
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Good place to eat seafood overlooking the water, lots of locals and sip decently prepared cocktails thankfully not in a plastic cup. My passion is calamari, they fared well with me. The seafood selection is rather classic but there is plenty for everyone's taste.

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We are here for wedding and looking for good place to eat some local seafood went with son and wife they raved about the food,we are here off season no waiting quick service everyone of staff friendly answered all questions, the food was delicious all...More

Thank John G
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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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
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