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Crave Brasserie $ Wine Bar

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French, American, Wine Bar
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10 Water Street, Amesbury, MA 01913
978.834.6075
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Crave has very good food. Can be noisey at times. I thought the beer was over priced and not to many main dishes to choose from. The samon w soba noodles was excellant. wish they had more choices. I loved their chicken and palenta and they do not serve it any more. Maybe they will bring it back as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Manchester, Connecticut
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English first
Manchester, Connecticut
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Crave has very good food. Can be noisey at times. I thought the beer was over priced and not to many main dishes to choose from. The samon w soba noodles was excellant. wish they had more choices. I loved their chicken and palenta and they do not serve it any more. Maybe they will bring it back as a... More 

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Amesbury Mass, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you do not mind the wait, the food at the Crave Resturaunt is worth every minute of the wait. We have tried several different items on the menu at different times and all of the choices were outstanding.Perfectly cooked and delicious.The food is consistant and always what you would expect. Have always left there extremely satified and looking forward... More 

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St Helena Is
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Our return visit to Crave Brasserie & Wine bar was every bit if not better than a year ago. Service was great and the food was outstanding. The lobster and scallop pasta was the best I have ever had. The meal started with fresh baked popovers. If you only have time for one dinner in Amesbury, Crave is a must

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I don't usually order Cod because it's a kind of bland fish however, my friend convinced me to order it at Crave and it was like no Cod dish i have ever eaten. The piece of cod sat atop a mound of saute vegitables and it was hands down the best Cod dish I've ever eaten...........don't miss it. Shawn the... More 

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've eaten here 3 times and have enjoyed my dinner and drinks every time. Owner is very thoughtful. Small dining room and bar area, so brace yourself for a wait on weekends. In my opinion, it's worth it.

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Amesbury, MA
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food is excellent - they had a strange liquor license last time I was there that only allowed beer and sweet infused drinks (?) In any case, I believe they have a full liquor license now, just haven't had the chance to get back there in a while - too many great restaurants in Amesbury :) Definitely on my list... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I went to Crave last Saturday around 530. When you walk in, you are greeted by smiling staff and attentive waitresses. The ambiance of the restaurant is romantic, elegant, and comfortable. It's a very small restaurant though, and they do not accept phone reservations. You need to make sure you get there early. For my appetizer I got the PEI... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Went to Crave on a recent Friday night and was impressed. We were greeted by the owner who was very friendly and took the time to go over the entire menu with me and explain what was an option for me since I have celiac disease. We waited about 30 minutes for our table and while we were waiting we... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and I live in the area and for some reason this was the first time we have tried Crave. We sat at the bar and started with three appetizers ...the wings (crispy with an outstanding bbq sauce) crispy tomatoes with locally made mozzarella cheese and the lobster and corn flatbread...we usually will sample a lot from new restaurants... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have eaten here a number of times. The food is always delicious. We really enjoy the oyster appetizer. Service is good, we like the nice small atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Water Street, Amesbury, MA 01913
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Amesbury
  • Phone Number: 978.834.6075

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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