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Michael's Harborside

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1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
11:30 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch with my crew while in Newburyport. Great views of the harbor added to the experience. We ate at the bar and enjoyed the wide selection of beers and ciders to go with fresh seafood entrees. Enjoyed the fish and chips and the fish tacos. The clam chowder was rich and creamy. Overall a good choice for... More 

Thank Neil P
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Late dinner after a long trip. Have had better lobster roll, but it was ok. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Dracaena
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had sautéed mussels appetizer - generous 1.5lb portion perfectly steamed! Then we stayed with an all appetizer/salad lunch of salmon philly roll sushi, roasted pistachio salad of mixed greens with pears, small beets, goat cheese and vinaigrette dressing and a sourdough pretzel with house ale mustard sauce. All was very good. We will be back - lots of things we... More 

Thank Bob M
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here with friends for the first time. I liked the location very much although it was already dark and not much we could see. The seafood was fresh, we'll prepared and tasty. Steamers were excellent and so was the haddock. And the good choice of beer and wine made it a nice dinner with friends. On the... More 

Thank stefan91088
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hopping place but waiters and customers squeezed us in on the harborside deck and although there was a bit of a wait for our food, we enjoyed watching the boats come in and out and the draw bridge go up for a tall mast. Beautiful fall day. Food was excellent. Best lobster rolll ever!

Thank Sandiviaje
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Michaels Harborside is a great casual place for couples, families and friends. The seafood is fresh, well prepared and cooked "your way". I always enjoy the land and sea. There is a beautiful view of Newburyport harbor from the glass interior or the various outside bars and decks. Tuesday nights offer trivia and there is music most weekends, always a... More 

Thank Leeza_12
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited Michael's on a number of occasions for OK meals, but today they lost the election... Started with a wait on their heated deck and after 10 minutes with no service, requested a move indoors and then seated by a drafty door. Wife's burger was more well than medium; my plate of steak and eggs had what appeared to... More 

Thank Sensei-01913
Cohoes, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had a drink at the bar on a recent beautiful sunny Saturday while we waited 20 minutes for a table outside. It was well worth it as while it was a cool day the deck was heated!!! And ended up being warmer than inside. Splendid post card type view of the boats on the water. We had a fish... More 

Thank LOandBO
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Sit inside or outside overlooking the Merrimack River. Good selection of beers and seafood dishes. Live music adds to the pleasant atmosphere. Friendly and enjoyable.

Thank Catherine2200
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384 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A Great Place Right by the Merrimack River, Michaels Harborside cannot be beat. We stopped for lunch and were immediately seated on the dining deck. We had a couple of Stella's, ordered our meal and with a short time it was on the table. I had a delicious burger with fries my wife the Lobster Roll. We were both completely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-7785

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