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The Poynt

31 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
+1 978-358-8501
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It wasn't the same as my lollipop lamb chops were tough and lacked flavor it just wasn't as it usually is.

Thank 507JohnK507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious dinner from start to finish at the Poynt from Caprese Salad to fish entree through dessert. Really, the food was superb. Waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and spot on with his suggestions. Hubby enjoyed his meal and beer selections too. The...More

Thank Ilene
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We have eaten at the Poynt many times and have enjoyed the experience. We thought that a Mother's Day Brunch would be good. We had reservations for 2pm which was at the end of their brunch time so we thought we would not wait. It...More

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A great place to grab a bite if you're a local or just passing through Newburyport. They have great options that range anywhere from seafood, to pizza, to healthier options! Great atmosphere and live music often on the patio.

Thank Chelsey T
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Our service was amazing, beverages creative and enjoyable, food choices and flavor incredible. A minor hiccup occurred and the management resolved it with the utmost professionalism and generosity. We enjoyed a variety of sushi for appetizers along with salads, duck breast, creative flat bread pizza,...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We initially went here for dinner on a Saturday night and it was still going to be over 30 minutes despite using their “Nowait” app. We luckily found 2 seats at the bar and had dinner there. The bar service and food was excellent and...More

Thank Ashley N
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I (in town for the first time for some music over at the Firehouse) had a GREAT dinner date here. From the server (Jeremy) to the Brussel Sprout salad to the wine to the buttery Sole entree everything was perfect. Every bite...More

Thank Doug_NewHampshire
Reviewed 4 March 2018

So if you are heading to Newburyport, you need and I mean NEED to go to The Poynt. Been twice and the experience was amazing. Servers Kim and Donna were fantastic. The GM Sean and AM Katie were attentive, friendly and welcoming. The Chef ,...More

1  Thank William O
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We stopped by unplanned on a Saturday night. The placed was buzzing but there was adequate space. We found 2 seats at the bar the way we always do. Ordered drinks and reviewed the menu, decided to stay. We ate light, a lobster gnocchi small...More

Thank joow
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Many chefs simply will not cook duck until it is well done, which is the way my companion prefers it. So when she saw the seared duck breast on the menu here, she asked our server if the chef could cook it all the way...More

5  Thank StarWeez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-358-8501
  • E-mail
Welcome! The Poynt is thrilled to be up and running in downtown Newburyport! We are serving up a unique menu unlike anything else in town that includes a little something for everyone! Our menu includes dishes, created by our Chef Peter Hansen, inspired by many different cultures and tastes including everything from sushi rolls + wood-fired pizza, to New York Steak! Owners John and Laura Wolfe, who live blocks away from the restaurant, are thrilled to have opened a restaurant in their hometown + look forward to seeing many new + familiar faces! Please note that we do NOT accept reservations at The Poynt!
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