Across the street from the Beach & King and directly across from Front Beach, Nate's specializes in fried seafood. Nate's also provides a menu that will cater to all customers. Don't hesitate to try one of our mouth-watering burgers, one of several delicious wraps, or our always fresh, house or specialty salads. Great breakfasts too!


Located in the heart of Rockport, My Place by the Sea features award-winning New American cuisine highlighted by fresh local seafood and an unrivaled romantic setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.


Roy Moore Lobster Company offers fresh cooked lobster in the rough. Enjoy lunch and early dinner (closes at 6pm) on the waterfront. Meal Prices: $.95-$10. Fresh cooked lobster in the rough.


Roy Moore’s Fish Shack Restaurant serves the freshest catches in Rockport. Locals and visitors alike have come to love us for our delicious dishes and reasonable prices!


LoGrasso’s Café Bistro, is an amazing Italian-American Eatery. LoGrasso’s is, and has been, family owned since 1987. Your chef for the evening and every evening is owner and proprietor, Sal LoGrasso himself.. LoGrasso’s serves an array of appetizers, entrees, specials, salads and homemade sweets. 


A truly delicious, all-American, hot dog and fried clam shop. Top Dog has been in business since 2001. 


Brothers Brew Coffee Shop uses coffee from a micro-roastery that only roasts the highest quality of beans. Together with their freshly brewed coffees and teas, they serve fresh-baked doughnuts, muffins, pastries, and Nisu. Enjoy hearty soups and sandwiches, too, made from scratch with the freshest ingredients and prepared to order. Eat in at the counter or tables, or order to go.


The café’s location proudly stands at the entrance to the Whistlestop Mall at 17 Railroad Ave in Rockport, MA. Studio Crepe provides Rockport’s residents and visitors with fresh, trendy fare in a casual bistro environment that encourages guests to relax on their own, or gather together.


Waterfront dining in the ruff at Rockport’s Folly Cove, just down the road from Halibut Point State Park. Lobsters, seafood, burgers, & more. Self-serve seafood restaurant. Casual dining by the water’s edge. Spectacular sunsets. Outside seating, children’s menu & take-outs.


The Bean & Leaf Cafe is a perfect seaside destination overlooking the harbor! Enjoy cappuccino’s, latte’s, espresso’s and many other specialty coffees paired with a tasty bakery item – a perfect to start your day or as a treat anytime.


7th Wave Restaurant in Rockport, MA offers fresh seafood dishes to delight any appetite. From Faroe Island salmon, to live local lobsters, New England classic clams and oysters, to tuna poke, They have it all. 


Open for both lunch and dinner! Brackett's seasonal menu offers the best of local seafood and shellfish as well as a number of meat dishes. Their lunch menu features burgers, salads, and other classic summer fare.


Delicious breakfast and lunch menu served all day!Stop by for Elvis French toast. Peanut butter, bacon and banana stuffed French toast with your choice of Anadama or Challah bread.


Serving lunches and Afternoon Teas in the best English tradition, delicious home-made specials include tasty Quiche, superb soups and salads, stunning sandwiches and for the heartier appetite, Cottage Pie, Grilled Salmon and more!


From the ocean view veranda, enjoy fresh oysters while soaking in the breathtaking views with a refreshing cocktail, fine wine, or craft brew and relax in the cool ocean breeze. Experiencing big-city cuisine in scenic Rockport draws people from across the region, while the warm, genuine hospitality brings them back time and time again. 


Bearskin Neck's first ice cream store is the perfect place to enjoy a treat by the ocean! Over 20 amazing flavors to please every taste!


Located at 4 Tuna Wharf on Bearskin Neck, you can watch as Fudge Masters create country kettle fudge using only the freshest cream, finest chocolate and purest sugar. They hand whip our fudge for a smooth, creamy fudge that can’t be beat. Try the famous elephant ears and other delectable treats!


The Ellen's family continues a proud tradition of great New England fare at a reasonable cost for you to enjoy.


A space created for you that celebrates Rockport's history as a quarry town. Join Feather & Wedge in their passion for good food, sourced from nearby fields and waters and prepared with care. The menu changes regularly with the seasons. 


The Rudder Restaurant

Located on Rocky Neck in America’s oldest working art colony, The Rudder is one of the few restaurants in Gloucester where you can arrive by boat. Our fully heated harbor side deck and romantic dining room fireplace offer comfortable, cozy seating in all weather. The Rudder has become known as one of the Boston area's finest restaurants due to its fresh ingredients and creative menu

The Gloucester House Restaurant

The famous Gloucester House is world renowned for its lobster dishes and fresh seafood specialties. Having been the first to popularize fried calamari – a favorite New England dish – The Gloucester House specializes in locally caught North Atlantic seafood, prepared to perfection.

Azorean Restaurant and Bar

The Azorean Restaurant and Bar serves only authentic Portuguese and Azorean dishes prepared by chefs in these traditions. Try their signature dishes which capture the spicy, zestful flavors of the region –Portuguese steak, an outstanding favorite - or fish dishes served with a delicious Molho Vilao sauce – or sardines like you’ve never experienced before, just to name a few. Azorean uses only the best ingredients and offer a fine selection of Portuguese wines.

Lobsta Land Restaurant

Each visit to Lobsta Land provides a tempting array of the season's freshest ingredients and local fare. In addition to our Daily Catch, we feature breakfast, lunch and dinner Specials every day.

The Studio Restaurant

The Studio restaurant offers, sushi, raw bar, tapas, live music and a waterfront deck. World-Class Waterfront Dining on Rocky Neck in Gloucester MA

Seaport Grille

Dine where the locals eat year-round — across from The Crows Nest, Paint Factory and other landmarks featured in The Perfect Storm.Sit on Seaport Grills harbor-front deck overlooking Cruiseport Gloucester, where the world’s most luxurious cruise ships dock. Taste recipes made famous by Chef Sheree Zizik, featured on Taste of the Times.

Duckworth's Bistrot

Duckworth's Bistrot utilizes the bounty of the local waters as well as wonderful New England farms. This focus on local, seasonal ingredients not only ensures the freshest ingredients, but also supports local industry.


In 2000, Anthony Caturano opened up his first restaurant, Prezza, in Boston’s historic North End which has earned top ratings and delighted diners for more than 15 years. Now the famed chef and restaurateur is bringing his Old World style of cooking to Gloucester with Tonno, opening its doors in mid-June. Tonno, Italian for “tuna,” blends together chef Caturano’s favorite culinary styles, featuring coastal Italian seafood and other treasures from land and sea.

Passports Restaurant

New England is inspired seasonal seafood from the loacl fishermen sourced straight from the harbor every morning.. New England classics including the celebrated lobster roll, fried clams, fish & chips and seasonal seafood dishes married to a food-friendly wine list.

Franklin Cafe Cape Ann 

The Franklin is Cape Ann's neighborhood restaurant. Putting a fresh twist on Modern American cuisine and pouring creative cocktails, world-class wines and local micro-brews. They serve a full menu every night in a friendly and inviting atmosphere.

Cape Ann Brewing Company

Dining room features beer-hall style seating with long tables and seating that pays tribute to the days when the local brewery was the center of town. Family friendly, they serve the highest quality pub-fare and local seafood as well as unique specials offering the distinct flavors and feel of New England. Of course, you’ll also always have a selection of 12 world class, house-made craft beers on draft as well as a special “cask” beer option from our beer engine. From IPA’s to Porters to their own unique creations, they take extreme pride in their beers and food.

Captain Carlos
Capt. Carlo’s Restaurant is located on Gloucester’s working waterfront, the oldest fishing port in America. Lobsters, clams, haddock, swordfish, salmon, shrimp, scallops and calamari are just some of the fresh seafood prepared for your appetite. The clam chowder is out of this world! Along with local seafood favorites, also offered is steak, chicken, burgers, pastas, salads and a great children’s selection.

The Causeway Restaurant

Snug, marine-themed standby with jumbo portions of seafood, plus meat entrees & hearty pastas. BYOB

Jalapenos Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Traditional Mexican cooking turned out in an expansive dining room, plus bar with margarita menu.

Beauport Hotel Gloucester

Located on the second-floor of the Beauport Hotel, This restaurant offers an oceanfront dining deck showcasing New England coastal dining at its best. Celebrate delicious Modern American cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients The tasteful décor, seaside vistas and comfortable atmosphere provide a dining experience unlike any other in the area.

Atlantis Oceanfront Inn

Relax in air-conditioned, waterfront dining room at one of Gloucester’s best breakfast restaurants. Choose from their extensive breakfast menu, with something for everyone, featuring homemade New England specialties, fresh local fruits & vegetables, home baked muffins & quiches and Belgian waffles.

Mile Marker at Cape Ann's Marina Resort

Mile Marker One is a year-round restaurant and bar that offers numerous unique dining venues, all situated on the water. If looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner the Riverview Dining Room offers four season indoor dining with a deck feel for intimate or large parties. The Bridge Deck offers a more casual laid back atmosphere with live entertainment, full raw bar, unique covered and sun exposed seating along with a new Caribbean style Rum Shack.

Halibut Point Restaurant & Bar

The original tavern was built by Howard Blackburn in 1900, following his dramatic survival voyage. The wave once lapped the back on the building as the harbor front extended through what is now the parking lot. The pub has had a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere since 1982.

Italiano Restaurant and Bar

Italiano celebrates Italian American dishes, the ones we all know and love, crafted from the best ingredients, with the professional flair of chef Manny Lapa. From salad to dessert, the menu is familiar, comforting, and always delicious.

Topside Grill & Pub

Stop by for some of the freshest seafood in town or some of their authentic Italian cuisine. The Topside is also a great destination for Gloucester’s best cocktails and most original martini list.

Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge

The Pilot House also features a full bar with a friendly atmosphere as well as Keno and The Lottery.Fresh seafood, barbecued ribs, burgers and salads. We are now pleased to be offering a complete Chinese menu as well.

Willow Rest

Historically the Willo Rest has been the singular outpost on a Riverdale/Annisquam side of Cape Ann for a bite to eat, or a tank of gas. In 2009 Melissa Donati beautifully re-invigorated the Willow Rest, and she now provides locals and visitors alike a wonderfully expanded selection of food and services. 

Sugar Magnolias

A casual family-style restaurant where you can be sure to receive excellent service and great-tasting food. Stop on by and be delighted by the delicious breakfast menu, outstanding omelet's, sandwiches, and salads!

Virgilio's Bakery

For three generations Virgilio's has been baking the "Bread of the Fishermen" and creating Italian specialty sandwiches, soups, salads, pizza, cookies and pastries for the Cape Ann area. Their bread is baked fresh on site daily for retail, restaurants, grocery stores and caterers.

Common Crow Natural Market

Common Crow is a locally owned independent natural grocer in Gloucester, MA committed to bringing organic, sustainable and delicious foods to our community.


Blue Marlin Grille

A local favorite featuring fresh seafood, steaks, pasta and delicious daily specials. Open seven days a week with an extensive menu of appetizers, cocktails, martinis, fine wines, whiskies, award-winning clam chowder, freshly baked bread, lobster, fried clams, steamers, steaks, burgers, Italian dishes, gluten free entrees, homemade desserts, after dinner drinks and specialty coffees.


CK Pearl offers a modern, eclectic and delicious take on classic New England fare in a warm and friendly setting on the water in Essex


Enjoy Periwinkles’ fresh local seafood, pasta, steaks and salads. Dine indoors, at the bar, or on our riverside deck.


Located along the picturesque Essex River, Shea’s Riverside Restaurant and Bar is carrying on a tradition of dining excellence that has begun over thirty years ago. With incomparable views, friendly, professional service and delicious food, Shea’s Riverside will quickly become your favorite spot to relax, unwind and enjoy!


Riversbend showcases seaside campfire cooking with panoramic views of the Essex River and a quintessential New England coastal town. Featuring a custom-made wood fired oven, grilling station, and rotisserie, our kitchen offers choice local seafood and the seasonal bounty of New England farmers.


Quality & freshness. Village clams are dug right in Essex & Ipswich—by local clammers. They know every clammer personally and they know them. They know they only buy the sweetest, freshest, highest quality clams. It’s that simple—and it’s been that way since they opened in 1961.


Traditional American fare such as steaks & seafood served in a cozy, long-standing farmhouse.


Almost 100 years ago, Lawrence "Chubby" Woodman invented the fried clam. Ever since then, Woodman's seafood restaurant has been serving up hearty portions of seafood and memories to generations of loyal customers!

J.T. Farnhams Seafood & Grill

"JT Farnham's is where the locals go for fried clams. They like to use clams that are a bit smaller than the ones you'll find everywhere else, and they like to dunk them in a top secret wash before they're tossed in corn flour and fried."-Phantom Gormet

Boat House Grille

Offers lots of local favorites and adventurous new daily specials – created by a team of great chefs who are inspired by the freshest ingredients available with each new season. House specials featureHaddock Tesoro, Salmon Tower, Boat House Baby Back Ribs, Maple-brined Pork Chop, Short Ribs, Sweet Chili Salmon, Lamb Shank, Boat House Bouillabaisse and Blackened Fish Tacos.


Superfine Food 

Founded in 2016, Superfine is the destination on the North Shore for delicious, high quality food. Superfine has cultivated partnerships with trustworthy local farmers and purveyors dedicated to the highest quality products grown with integrity. Casual dining serving pizza, ribs, burgers, barbecue, vegetables, salads, whole grains, fried chicken, cool beers, unique wines, and a full bar await you.

7 Central

The restaurant’s bright, front pub looks out over town hall common and Central Street, while the back dining room offers a slightly more formal dining experience and an additional, full-service bar overlooking our back deck with views of Saw Mill Brook.


Local New England flavor and our lobsters are caught right off of our shores by one of our favorite regulars. The beers are always cold, the wine pour is never skimpy and the pint size drinks are worth the wait for a much coveted seat at the bar.

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