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Review of Sea Glass

Sea Glass
Ranked #8 of 66 Restaurants in Salisbury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Wonderful location overlooking the ocean, great food & service.
Hampton, New Hampshire
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

enjoyed view and so much more food was good and justloved looking out at the sea would return again for special times its the place to go

Visited September 2012
Thank doozack
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  • English first
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English first
Boston, MA
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A room with a view!”
Reviewed 6 April 2013

The restaurant is lierally on the ocean! The waves run under the building! One feels like he/she is on a cruise ship surrounded by ocean! The oyster on the half shell served during the week at special prices is a must! The food is great but the ambiance is the best! A must for a special occaision or an afternoon "on the water"!!! A great place to go! We loved it!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank charger06Boston_MA
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great View But Not Worth the Price Tonight!”
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Though the full moon (the Worm Moon) was a couple of nights ago, something was off last night. My wife and I had dinner at the Sea Glass before seeing Dave Mason perform next door at the Blue Ocean Music Hall. The waitress was on us after the manager made her aware of us, fairly quickly. We have been here before and waiter way too long to be recognized (we sat in the bar area since it’s typically quicker to get in and out when seeing a show).

The drinks came quickly, very pleased. We were both hungry as we both worked hard all week, thus were looking forward to a nice dinner. We opted not for the appetizer and went right into the dinner (after some lovely bread and butter). This is where the problem began.

The entrees’ were pricey, as I would expect for decent dining. My wife ordered the Shrimp Scampi and I ordered the Haddock Oscar. Arrggggg! Mind you that we are on the coast of Massachusetts. Right up the road from Gloucester, MA, famous for everything fish!

The haddock was dry as dry can be. Damn! What a disappointment. OK, sometimes a hit or miss with haddock (IF YOU ARE IN INDIANA!!!). My wife is a sweetheart so she won’t complain. I asked her how her Scampi was and she said, “Rubbery”! I asked to try it and she obliged. My God, it was beyond disgusting! I really can’t imagine how they can screw up shrimp.

The only saving grace was that the waitress (don’t know her name as she never told us and she was running so quickly that we couldn’t read her name tag) told the floor manager and he pulled the plates off the bill. I am not one to look for the meals to be excluded. We both know that an establishment can get busy. But both plates being bad were just too much.

I really enjoy the Sea Glass and the ambiance (particularly the view). But view alone doesn’t warrant the price.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank wmcguire
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Salisbury, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love the ocean? This view will blow you away”
Reviewed 1 January 2013

This is a restaurant for true lovers of the sea. I go for one reason; the view. Go during the day when the sun catches the white of the surf; you may see horses and riders galloping down the beach. Go in the evening when the spotlighted surf catches the lights of the restaurant; at high tide the water rushes in below you. Or go when outside the ocean and sky are cold and gray; inside the warm ambiance of a large fireplace welcomes you. The food is very good most of the time and most of the pricing is reasonable. In an area filled with good seafood restaurants though there are better choices if seafood or a limited budget is your top priority. Don't be turned off by Salisbury Beach which is more than a bit rundown. This restaurant is definitely tops in atmosphere. I go as often as I can.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank karlene J
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New Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere Mediocre food”
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Was looking forward to having a birthday dinner with my sons and my husband at Seaglass restaurant. Had heard mixed reviews but thought I'd try it for myself. We had a beautiful table and a very nice waitress. My husband and I Had the signature haddock. It was on the dry side With very little sauce. They also put a lobster Claw on top Which I feel was frozen because it was a quite chewy. The restaurant has beautiful atmosphere And I would love to go back for drinks and appetizers, But I would skip the meal

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Thank Katenh50
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