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Duckworth's Bistrot

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197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
+1 978-282-4426
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
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Rockport, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Duckworth's is always a delight, with fresh ingredients prepared with inventiveness and beautifully presented. We usually get a half portion so there is room for dessert. Reservations are a must. Enjoy!

Thank RockportBirder
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hope this restaurant serves the meals in heaven. It is a joyful place and the food feeds the soul as well as the body. Note: bring your wallet. You will not be disappointed.

Thank CoastalTraveler_11
Worcester, Massachusetts
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347 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff AND guest were friendly! Great bar service as well as table staff. Creamy mushroom soup with sautéed mushrooms and the Butternut squash soup with caramélisés onions, pecans and roasted purple carrots were both flavorful and delicious. The salad of Alprolla farm baby arugula and radicchio with red onion, cucumber, watermelon radish, Great Hill Bleu cheese, hard cooked egg... More 

Thank Adderley3C
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service is excellent Definitely recommend this for a special night out and you do need a reservation as it is intimate

Thank mwigginout101
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and a high quality varied wine list. Full portions are large, but half portions are offered making it economic to order a couple for a full experience at a reasonable price. Reservations are booked well in advance so prior planning is necessay.

Thank cdolmsted
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us for dinner. Lot's of tasty things. I liked that they do a full plate or a half plate of all the entrees. I custom made a surf and turf with 2 half portions. Service was excellent. Good wine list. Just a perfect dinner. Will be back on our next visit.

Thank powderglut
Revere, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant prior to attending a musical performance at North Shore Music Theater. We were very excited to try this restaurant after reviewing the menu online as well as reviews. Our waitress was friendly and personable. This is a small restaurant. After starting with wine, we soon received piping hot, crispy bread with oil, vinegar and spices. The... More 

Thank annmarie02151
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best restaurant in the area, we've had dinner here four or five times over the last couple years. Generally the food and service are quite good. We recently had an interesting dining experience at Duckworth’s. We arrived early and were promptly seated by the hostess. It took a while for water to arrive as the waitress was busy... More 

Rockport, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

all the food on menu is excellent,have tried it all,homemade to order all fresh ingredients,small and quant inside

Thank jeff l
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Next time I will avoid entirely waiting at the bar area. The bartender was rude and unfriendly. Food was good but NOT Woao!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4426

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