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Crave Brasserie $ Wine Bar

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10 Water Street, Amesbury, MA 01913
978.834.6075
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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: Reservations

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  • 56
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  • 22
    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
Tremendous find in Amesbury

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Sean C
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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South Hampton, NH
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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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boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

After a difficult winter here in MA, we ventured out on our first warm day. Sean the owner, greeted us so warmly having not been for a while, due to cold. What I love about Crave, is they are so consistent and do not try to over do it. The menu has just the right amount of items, which are... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just went to Crave after a long hiatus (four years), we have never been impressed but we were pleasantly surprised by our last visit. The food was very good, the portion sizes were more than adequate and it was flavorful. The staff was very friendly. My only complaint is that it smelled like they need to change the oil in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had dinner at Crave for the first time. Very warm atmosphere or maybe it was because there was a blizzard outside:) Great ambiance and our server was very nice. There were no complaints on any of the dishes served. Scallops, Fried Oysters, Beef were all excellent. We would definitely go back.

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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We tried this in our search for excellent food in the greater Newburyport area. What was most remarkable was that there was nothing remarkable. Kind of uninspired decor. Inside, could be any restaurant anywhere in suburban america, despite a quirky, unique location in town. Food seemed to be very standard, uninspired choices-- again, very suburban blah. An adequate but supremely... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A rather small venue, but we timed it right and were seated immediately. The service was as good as anywhere. Started wit drinks, then a squash soup(awesome good), again, things came out reasonably timed. Just the two of us at a table that would seat six. The entrees were absolutely delicious, ample portions, and well presented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The food will make your eyes roll back with ever bite.The price is fair due to the value.The owner makes everyone comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Have eaten here several times and the food is consistently good, something to be valued since many restaurants can't seem to sustain the quality of their chefs and menus. Particular menu favorites: the smokey bourbon wings, mussels cooked in coconut red curry sauce, fresh cod sandwich and blackened salmon with soba noodles. All delicious, nice presentation. Waitstaff here is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have eaten at Craves several times and every time I have had a great experience. Reservations are not accepted unless the party is quite large so you may end up waiting because the restaurant is very popular. My only criticism is that the vegetable portions are small which I probably notice more than most people because I don't eat... More 

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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: American
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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