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1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
+1 978-546-2512
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Boston, Massachusetts
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279 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Visited Rockport on the first fall like day we have had. Lunch time arrived as we were outside Ellen's. The menu looked inviting so in we went. Our server was friendly and our food arrived hot and fresh. We had fish & chips (really fresh, flaky haddock!) and the clam roll (first time in 10 years I have had fried... More 

1 Thank Fenway1958
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Most Expensive entrees are a rip off. Small portions for lazy lobster and scallop with breadcrumbs. Managers did nothing when we complained. Did overhear them complain that our party of eleven did not buy any alcohol. Nice! I guess a 300 dollar bill for our party wasn't enough. Avoid this place. Much better options in this lovely town. The one... More 

3 Thank Patrick W
New Freedom, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I had a lobster BLT that was to die for! The wait staff was very friendly and helpful. None of the menu items were overpriced and the portion was respectful.

2 Thank scottr707
Portland Maine
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We had a great waitress. Very friendly and helpful. Love when they give refills on drinks, i.e., iced tea. Had one of the best Spinach salads: big and lots of spinach and other ingredients. Service was fast. Restaurant was clean. It did not have outside seating but with the heat and humidity, it was nice to sit in the air... More 

1 Thank ButlerPortlandMaine
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173 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We were recommend by other people vacationing in the area. The restaurant is small and the back room overlooks part of the harbor. Not a real good view in my opinion. The food was excellent and so was the service. We had the pumpkin bread pudding for dessert which was delicious. I would definitely go back

1 Thank AlohaHawaii
Cleveland, Ohio
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

within easy distance from the public parking and good access for my disabled father. A nice view of the water and simple comfortable clean dining room. The whole family had very nice meals, soup, salad and entrees. the service was fast and friendly even though we can be a loud boisterous group that asks alot of questions. my pulled pork... More 

Thank ttberry77
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Disappointing. We have been there before but this time it was mediocre food and very pricey ($100 for 6 for lunch) for the quality (bland). For example, my husband and daughter split an order of chicken fingers with fries and it was $15. Freezer to table quality. Fish items bland and overpriced. Very nice staff though and pleasant dining room... More 

Thank anniegalc
Colonie, New York
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Great view, great food. Family owned, we loved it. Found by accident due to lack of parking there. Really worth it

1 Thank Karebear654
Fairport, New York
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Excellent meals and service. We went back for more another day. Walking distance from the B&B near many shops and the water.

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We came here last night and were so impressed that we had to come again! Last night I had the lobster mac 'n' cheese from the daily specials, with two sides (I chose fries & coleslaw from a very impressive list of options). Our server, Lucy, was attentive and friendly and able to answer all of our questions about the... More 

Thank Joanne E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-2512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?