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Ellen's Harborside

1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
+1 978-546-2512
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (20 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We were nicely surprised by this restaurant. Walking in, it looked small but we walked to the dining room with nice harbor views. The server made good recommendations and the food was excellent. Will return.

Thank Hkhk5
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal and our view of the harbor at Rockport. The lobster Mac and cheese was delicious with a nice salad and potato salad. They have a decent selection of local / nearby beers and good wines. Our waitress was Claire. She had...More

Thank Tel105
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent lobster roll for $17. Also great sweet potato fries-very light and without grease. Waitstaff very friendly.

1  Thank travelizzie
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went to Ellen's because of other positive reviews on TripAdvisor (and the reviews of Rockport itself) even though it was no where near our destination We were not disappointed. The clam chowder was the best I had on this trip to New England. Chock...More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were just walking by and happened to notice the menu board outside glad we did,just before a rush of people thought the same thing. We were able to get seated right away no wait, I decided on the pulled pork with frys whilst my...More

1  Thank HarleyRider
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I have been eating at Ellen's for years. Great seafood and other offerings, served by friendly folks. Enjoy some of the best seafood on Cape Ann while the lobster boats leave and return each day with bountiful harvests from the sea.

1  Thank 4522Mayo
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Overlooking Rockport harbor. Nothing fancy but good food, fresh seafood with portions. Good for families with small children.

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Was on a day trip with my wife and youngest son and we stopped at this place for lunch. The food was just ok. Especially for the prices they charge. But the view crime the back room was great and the staff was really friendly....More

Thank geo1437211
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Decided to give it a try for fried clams, after realizing we didn't want to drive to Essex but concerned about some poor reviews. They were fantastic - lightly battered, sweet and nicely hot. A real great surprise.

1  Thank pmp p
Reviewed 1 November 2015

A fun overlooking -the water -restaurant. Huge Windows allow you to watch fishermen coming and going from the dock.

3  Thank SheralTx
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Questions & Answers
11 December 2017|
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Response from DFM_58 | Reviewed this property |
They do indeed. My brother got a particularly good craft beer.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Paulsylma | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes they do. It's. A great place to eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-2512
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