Top Choice International in Newburyport

Glenn's Food & Libations

Now in a snazzy new location, Glenn is still out to spice up your life. He's got the seafood you're looking for, but he's serving it in ways you never imagined. Oysters might come baked with chili and pumpkin-seed p…
Top Choice Seafood in Ipswich & Essex


This roadhouse is the most famous spot in the area to come for clams, any way you like them. The specialty is Chubby's original fried clams and crispy onion rings, but this place serves everything from boiled lobste…
Top Choice Seafood in Rockport

Roy Moore Lobster Company

This takeout kitchen has the cheapest lobster-in-the-rough on the Neck. Your beast comes on a tray with melted butter, a fork and a wet wipe for cleanup. Find a seat at a picnic table on the back patio and dig in. D…
Top Choice Seafood in Ipswich & Essex

JT Farnham's

When the Food Network came to Essex to weigh in on the fried-clam debate for the show Food Feud, the winner was JT Farnham, thanks to the crispiness of his clams. Pull up a picnic table and enjoy the amazing estuary…
American in Newburyport

Rear Range Lighthouse

You'll have to climb five flights of stairs, plus a 6ft ladder. And you'll have to bring your own bottle of wine. At the top, you'll dine in complete privacy, surrounded by views of city, sea and sky. The food comes…
American in Gloucester

Duckworth's Bistrot

Half-portions and wines by the glass (or carafe) mean that Duckworth's won't break the bank. But the menu of fresh seafood and local produce means you will dine like a gourmand. Specialties include the oysters of th…
Soup in Salem

New England Soup Factory

When there's a chill in the air, nothing warms body and soul like a bowl of hot soup. It's not much to look at, but the New England Soup Factory offers 10 amazing, rotating options every day. Favorites include chick…
American in North Shore

Kelly's Roast Beef

Only one vestige of the 'old' Revere Beach remains: the world-famous Kelly's Roast Beef, which has been around since 1951 and still serves up the best roast-beef sandwiches and clam chowder in town. There's no indoo…
Seafood in Ipswich & Essex

Clam Box

You can't miss this classic clam shack, just north of Ipswich center. Built in 1938, it actually looks like a clam box, spruced up with striped awnings. Folks line up out the door for crispy fried clams and onion ri…
Sandwiches in Salem

Derby Joe

Derby Joe has quickly become beloved in Salem for its friendly owners, strong coffee, tasty sandwiches and nonstop chess tournament in the house. Now on offer: picnic baskets packed with your favorite sandwiches.