North Shore restaurants

Top Choice International in Newburyport

Glenn's Food & Libations

Glenn is 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 pesto. Blackened haddock is served wi…
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. The stuffed clams and fish cakes are also very tasty. Find a …
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…
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…
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.
Seafood in Salem

Sea Level Oyster Bar

With a snazzy interior and a wide porch overlooking the harbor, this upscale oyster bar is a fine spot for dinner or drinks. High marks for craft cocktails, generous lobster rolls and the small but choice selection …
Vegan in Newburyport

Revitalive Cafe & Juice Bar

Vegan, gluten-free, raw – whatever your dietary restriction, this sweet little cafe has got you covered. Even if you're an omnivore, you'll drool over the fresh salads, fresh-made soups and cold-pressed juices. Or f…
Seafood in Newburyport

Plum Island Grille

Cross the bridge to Plum Island to find this sophisticated seafood grill, serving up grilled fish and a specialty oyster menu. The food is inconsistent, but the setting is spectacular. Watch the sun set over the sal…