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Duckworth's Bistrot

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197 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA
+1 978-282-4426
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fine dining-exceptionally fresh and delicious. Reservations are needed as there is usually no empty seats once they open. Beautiful location, very scenic. Exceptional variety. Reasonably priced too.

Thank WingearsheekBeach
jackson, nh
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fabulous, small and cozy restaurant with an interesting menu, great staff and interesting location on Cape Ann. Book early because this restaurant is extremely popular.

Thank holland32Jackson_Nh
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Duckworth's is our go-to restaurant for birthdays and other special occasions. We don't eat out often, but are regulars at this little gem when we want a delicious dinner. Besides the rich flavor and quality of the food we love the fact that you can order a half order of most things, including half-glasses of wine. They have an enthusiastic... More 

Thank Covequeen
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Duckworth's is a small venue making different meals daily....what they have bought fresh from local markets and fishermen is expertly prepared and served. They serve whole and 1/2 portions. The menu is not extensive, but the food is absolutely excellent, both the main meals and desserts. The wait staff is excellent as well. It is one of my favorite places... More 

Thank ccgirl2015
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Eat here regularly. Small and comfortable with excellent food. Owner chef does a great job and on most entrees half portions are offered.

Thank David B
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very small elegant restaurant and hidden gem in Gloucester. It's a great place for a date north of Boston. I've eaten here several times and every plate that I've ordered is outstanding. I highly recommend it for a quick foodie getaway.

Thank RickyBobby2388
Peabody, MA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out with friends before a concert in Rockport we were late but they held our table of 6 after we called. Service great had drinks, appetizers, main course and desert with making it to concert on time. Food was delicious, service great because we ran late had to order everything at once but no problem. Definitely worth going to.

Thank LovesItalyMA
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call first to make reservations. it's the best restaurant in town by far. maybe i shouldn't be telling you this because you'll just make it harder for me to get a table. All i ever order there are the same things: duck confit, and their poached egg salad. i'm sure everything on the menu is wonderful; it's just that i... More 

Thank grace s
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful small restaurant. It is located on the road to Eastern Point. No water view but the food is fantastic and you can half orders. Reservations are a must and make them in advance. On the street parking and in a lot behind facing the harbor. No charge. Take in the art galleries while you are in the area. I... More 

Thank Hellojudy
Topsfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a good dinner at Duckworth's. Have been there several times. One of the few restaurants with full and half portions. A great idea for those who do not want a big meal. Would like to see better service. Sometimes you feel that you have been forgotten. If you want a nice leisurely experience, Duckworth's is... More 

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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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA
  • 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?