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Duckworth's Bistrot

197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
+1 978-282-4426
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster risotto” (37 reviews)
“banana cake” (28 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
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197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant for an amazing meal and atmosphere. We actually ate here twice while visiting the area from Canada. Staff so pleasant ... Shona(I think) and Amy served us...

Thank Cking521
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to bring your wife for a special occasion. The service is top notch and the food is tasty and elegant. Our dinner was delicious. It is best to make a reservation ahead of time.

1  Thank danacohenopt
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The restaurant was fully booked however they accept reservations for the six bar seats. The food was outstanding and I enjoy the action-center bar so we reserved for a second evening. Over the two visits my wife & I challenged the menu and gave positive...More

Thank Rum_Water
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Small, intimate restaurant with outstanding food, much locally sourced. Everything on the menu is amazing...husband is chef, wife makes unbelievable desserts. Open only for dinner and busy, particularly during the summer season. Full bar selection and excellent wines...highly recommend.

Thank noshore2016
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We just returned from our first visit to Duckworths. We found plenty of parking spots available along the side streets near this bistrot. We made 6:00 reservations two weeks in advance, and were promptly seated. Everyone was so friendly and helpful with suggestions. My husband...More

Thank ljgeary
Reviewed 17 August 2017

You can tell from all the good vibes: the staff loves to work here; the accomplished chef, Ken Duckworth (formerly of Maison Robert), and his wife and accomplished pastry chef Nicole, live over the store, raising a family; the working harbor setting, where some of...More

Thank Nat G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had one of the best meals of our vacation. Great choices for me, as a vegetarian, and my husband who eats everything. I can say nothing bad. Food was great, and service ran smooth, they all worked as a team, and this place was...More

Thank mittmott
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had a wonderful dinner for four and loved every bit of it. Our waitress, Heather, was very focused on making sure we had a great experience. Mushroom soup was fantastic! Chicken schnitzel was great! And the desserts were amazing!

Thank NaplesKris
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am a full time Gloucester resident, and have been to all of the local resterants over the years. Duckworths stands out as a favorite. It is hard to get a table during the summer, so book early. The food is consistently top quality. I...More

Thank 411traveler69
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to go to Duckworths for years. We thought you had to have reservations a month in advance. We were able to get a reservation for 5:30 on a Saturday night the Wednesday before. Went a little earlier and chatted with Michelle and...More

Thank Cheryl R
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15 September 2015|
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Response from Niwotois | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, unless things have changed, it's dinner only. And worth it! Jay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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