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The Farm

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233 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1165
+1 978-768-0000
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was Mother's Day and we had 7 people and no reservations, the staff did their best to squeeze us in. The food was great!

Thank BTHBillings
Guadalajara, Mexico
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Food, ok. Service, nice. Place, good. We asked for some tacos, and we liked them. A little bit expensive from our perspective, but they have a taco day, which make them very affordable. If you are around here, it's worth to try them. By the way, I read so many complaints about the cleanness of the place, but we found... More 

Thank John R
Beverly, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We tried this restaurant last year with a Groupon and we didn't have a very good experience. The place was under construction and we think we were there a few days before they closed for renovations which may have contributed to our sub par experience. The updated dining room looks great. We were greeted promptly and service was friendly and... More 

Thank pall48
Danvers, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We came her last week and found the menu has brought back some favorites, the Plain Jane and added some new items, however some old favorites are no longer available, the ah-so wings, pizza, friend zucchini to name a few. We started with the new caprese soup, fantastic !! she had the chicken pot pie, large, great light flaky crust... More 

Thank Paul S
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a fun spot for a younger crowd. Food is decent. Their nachos are very good. It is a comfortable atmosphere. More of a pub/bar type place.

Thank Kathy D
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit. I tried the chicken wrap and I loved it. It was prepared very well and the dressing that they used was delicious. It came with a Cole slaw as a side and was very tasty also. I will go back and try something else, the menu looks great. I would recommend it based on my... More 

Thank Guest654321
Peabody, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

When we arrived the place was very busy. The hostess were very friendly an accommodating. After being seated we could hear the waitresses arguing among themselves over tables and fowl language was heard throughout the area. Our waitress was rude and unprofessional. Food was subpar and the presentation was terrible. The farm is a suitable name for this place just... More 

1 Thank rac1066
Danvers, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Tacos are $3 on Tuesdays and I tried both the fish and pulled pork. Very tasty and a good amount of filling. Sour cream or guacamole is and additional 50 cents. There is an outdoor patio for dining in nice weather and cozy atmosphere inside. Have also tried their $5 burgers on Wednesdays. Very good portion, well cooked.

Thank kittytown
Holden, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stopped here for dinner and was greeted cheerfully and seated quickly. Service was excellent from start to finish but the food was just average. Ingredients appeared to be fresh but preparation was nothing special. I think however, if I had a bunch of kids, this might be a frequent stop. Both the menu and the setting are very kid friendly..and... More 

Thank Robin C
Essex, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We were happy to learn that the Farm Restaurant was re-opening after a major remodeling this past month. The decor is very pleasant and the atmosphere convivial as usual. One of us had the mussels which were delightful, we also ordered the tuna volcano ; a generous portion of seared tuna with seaweed salad and avocado... We ate on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1165
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-0000
live music, free horseshoes & volleyball

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