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Foreign Affairs - CLOSED

26 Central St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1363
+1 978-704-9568
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
19 Jul 2017
“Now Black Arrow Restaurant”
26 Apr 2017
“New restaurant call d Black ARROW IS NOW AT THIS LOCATION”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
26 Central St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1363
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Foreign Affairs is no longer and has been replaced by a BETTER restaurant Black Arrow in the same space where Foreign Affairs was.

Thank Suz745
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We celebrated a friend's birthday and the food was excellent! The scallops were wonderful! The half order was plenty! The chocolate cake was delicious!! The cake was enough for 3 people! The coffee was rich! We had a relaxing fun time!

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Foreign Affairs is closed permanently but a new restaurant has just opened at this location. "Black Arrow " is an excellent restaurant in a newly renovated space. We have been twice and everything we order was extremely well prepared with the fresh ingredients. Welcome home...More

1  Thank brina10
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We are locals and love to explore the local cuisine on a regular basis. We've been to Foreign Affairs a multitude of times., and it has run the spectrum of amazing to mediocre. The Charcuterie board tends to be a staple and is pretty consistent...More

Thank wkgmom914
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was recently staying with a good friend and wanted to take her out to dinner to thank her. She suggested Foreign Affairs. It is always very awkward when your suggestion of a restaurant totally back fires, as was the case here. Had the circumstances...More

Thank anp901
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We had gone here once before, and I wanted to try it again, so my husband too me last night. First, they sat us at a table that had the late-afternoon sun shining right on us. (It wasn't that low in the sky when we...More

1  Thank esther642
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When we asked locals for a romantic restaurant around Essex/Ipswich they recommended this one. It is not very large so reservations are a must. the crowd was definitely young and as we used to say hip. As with many contemporary eating establishments it was, probably...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The ambiance was pleasant for a casual dinner and the menu eclectic and pricing appropriate for the slightly upscale restaurant. We were seated a 5:00 and had very slow service. The coffee was served before the dessert arrived and whomever made the cappuccino neglected to...More

Thank jaf122
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed a recent birthday celebration at Foreign Affair. If you are lucky, it's one of those places 'where everyone knows your name.' Great wine list, and bartender Shannon's is a mixology wizard. Delicious fresh, local, farm-to-table food. Amazing presentation. Friendly service and personalized attention....More

Thank DTWonholiday
Reviewed 28 January 2016

My wife and I had a very nice dinner recently. Good food and wine, great atmosphere (cozy fireplace), and very nice waiters. However, even though the restaurant was less than 1/2 filled, the noise level was unpleasantly high (most it coming from the less-than-full bar...More

1  Thank stoshmo
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Central St, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944-1363
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Manchester-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 978-704-9568
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