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256 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2513
+1 781-596-2228
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a very enjoyable dinner. Great to have such a wonderful restaurant in your home town. Small, intimate, romantic, perfect combination for a date night. Seafood is always so fresh and the food presentation is amazing! I highly recommend this place for an exceptional night out.

Thank JackieH1136
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night for dinner with my family. Crispy shrimp app was fantastic. The table had the meatballs, tuna tower, chopped salad and a great pasta dish. Service was great, wine was great. All in all a nice evening.

Thank waypointbvi
Lynn, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a very enjoyable experience the first time we tried this restaurant, so we made a follow up visit. The results were the same. The eclectic dining area is very inviting. The G Cosmo and House Manhattan were well crafted cocktails. Olivia had the beet salad again, which we both found amazing on our first visit. I had the... More 

Thank Paul G
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the Best on the North Shore. Small, intimate, congeniSmalloal and friendly. Even better when owner-chef does the preparation

Thank markfW185QV
Revere, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Been wanting to try this place for quite some time. Finally got the chance to dine her last night. The restaurant is small (30 seats) with a bar that seats 10. The decor is lovely. Our waitress was well versed and personable. The place seems to be a favorite with locals as the bar filled up quickly. We started with... More 

Thank annmarie02151
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977 reviews
606 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small and stylish restaurant and bar near the water in Swampscott. We have now visited on a number of occasions, and our experiences have been terrific. The menu is interesting and varied, with multiple options of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. We opted for the fish and vegetarian options-our spicy cauliflower, beet salad, eggplant and salmon were... More 

Thank Mark P
Salem, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Everything was perfect (and always is). Have been here a few times and are never disappointed. Everything is very fresh and local, if possible.

Thank Jan S
Pittsford, New York
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88 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

G Bar and Kitchen is hands down the class of Swampscott restaurants. We were recently there for a large family gathering and we were all very happy with our meals. For appetizers we started with their Crispy Wild Shrimp and the Sweet Potato Pancakes and both were excellent. The shrimp even has a nice little kick. I loved the Caesar... More 

Thank JoeKupe
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Love to eat at the bar. Small, nice décor and lighting makes it cozy. LOVE the meatballs. Usually have this appetizer as a meal.

Thank ejp222
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance, service and even better food! My friend and I shared the beet salad which was fresh and delicious. We both enjoyed our entrees. The hostess and our server were professional and friendly. Our server was well informed about the menu and described the menu very well.

Thank Mollymaggie1

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: +1 781-596-2228

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