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Michael's Harborside

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1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. Things started out promising, nice seat by the window and our drinks came out quickly. Order the calamari, pretty good but used to be better. Not as fresh as I have had there in the past. Fish sandwich was described as one of the worse ever. Ravioli that came with my salad were terrible. Hard and... More 

Thank island138
Sheringham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We settled on Michaels as we also like a quiz. Had to sit upstairs as this is where the quiz was, no problem. Although the view may be better from downstairs across the water

Thank AnnfromSheringham
Franklin, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we sat on the top deck for a couple of adult beverages and an appetizer. The beers were cold and the scallops wrapped in bacon were the best we've had recently. Service was awesome too!

Thank mishreed09
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is best described as fair and nothing to boast about. Particularly the lobster roll which was just awful. Frozen lobster totally dried out and when I complained I got slightly warmed reconstituted meat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's a good sized restaurant and in season the large deck is the place to be for a fun night. The food is better than average, lots of options.

Thank pblanchette
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon for light food and beverages with friends. We requested outdoor seating in which we were told we needed to wait for. That was OK except we had handicapped individuals with us and requesting seating as soon as possible. When we did get seated there was about half of the tables that were empty... More 

Thank SandCadi
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I'm funny about restaurants. I am not a connoisseur. In fact, I usually don't remember what I ordered after a couple of months. I have to ask my wife. But I either like a place or do not like a place. I like Michael's. My wife and I ate there a few times and we have never been disappointed. It's... More 

1 Thank Peter B
Seattle, Washington
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1,386 reviews
991 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were visiting from the West Coast and wanted to find a lobster roll in January. Michael's Harborside was the perfect choice! Nice view and great food. Highly recommend!

1 Thank misopiso88
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It is a nice select brunch menu. Just enough choices where there is something for everyone. They have the deck enclosed with heaters so you can still watch the river go by.

Thank Goanywhere28
Rochester, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Our hostess was seating us at a table in a rather noisy part of the restaurant when another person from the management stepped in, who must have been part mind reader, and she asked if we'd like to sit in a quieter, out of the way spot. The first table would have been fine, but the private one was fantastic... More 

Thank carolynf382

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?