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Phoenician Restaturant

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12 Alpha Street, Haverhill, MA 01832
(978) 373-1714
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, Grapeleaves - yummy!

We started at the bar and then moved to a table. Our service was great! We had the grape leaf appetizer and it was delicious! There were plenty for all four of us. I ordered the baked haddock with broccoli and it was cooked perfectly. We were told it is similar to the old Bishops so we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Rhodymom2012
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We started at the bar and then moved to a table. Our service was great! We had the grape leaf appetizer and it was delicious! There were plenty for all four of us. I ordered the baked haddock with broccoli and it was cooked perfectly. We were told it is similar to the old Bishops so we needed to try... More 

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Billerica, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Went there with my elderly mom, and not elderly-wife, LOL! Had no idea what to expect, but was very pleasantly surprised! FOOD: Excellent! Great quantity, and the quality and flavor were superb. Middle-eastern cuisine, and everything was great. Got the "Assortment Platter", and it had Spinach and Meat Pies, Stuffed Cabbage, Grape Leaves, Baked Kibbee, Lima beans, Rice Pilaf, etc.... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had made reservations for seven people for 5:30pm on Father's Day and was told that this would be fine. We arrived at 5:15pm and waited one half hour to be seated. The waitress was quick to order our drinks but after that things went downhill. After quite a few minutes the server came back and took our food orders.... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I've seen a number of people refer to this as the next coming of Bishop's, and that's really not fair to this family run restaurant. Bishop's will have a soft place in my heart, and I wouldn't say the food here is a direct carry-over, if you will. But it's pretty darned good in its own right. I do like... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Situated in a function hall, the quality of food reflected the standards of the huge, aged dining room. I guess my expectations were too high....

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

if you are longing for the 'old Bishop's' of Lawrence, look no further. Food was great. Hummus was a perfect start. Salad with the house dressing was fresh and the grilled lamb chops were cooked to perfection. Of course the french fries are the best. Worth the visit.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This place has been a favorite of ours for years although it's a 40 minute drive. On my last visit I ordered "tenderloin on the stick" my favorite dish for a long time, it was dry & chewy, almost didn't taste like tenderloin but I thought it was just me. Yesterday we went back ordered the same thing, definitely not... More 

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I met 5 friends here for dinner, upon one of them recommending it. We had made a reservation, and when we arrived we were seated right away at a large, round table in the center of the expansive, bustling dining room. There's was a nice fire burning in the fire place at the far end of the room. The lighting... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were saddened when Bishop's in Lawrence, Ma. closed. Imagine our surprise when we heard that the chefs that had worked for bishop's had opened their own place in Haverhill, Ma. We visiter The Phoenician this past weekend and what memorable memories it brought back. The middle eastern food was wonderful. I love haddock and the piece I had was... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This middle eastern restaurant does big lamb chops and stuffed cabbage rolls really well. Some people on the web recommended it after I had searched for the infamous Bishops of Lawrence, a standout in the 70's and 80's. The Phoenician did the chops in the broiler just as well, fantastic. Decor is comfortable, but a bit old and anonymous. Don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Alpha Street, Haverhill, MA 01832
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Haverhill
  • Phone Number: (978) 373-1714

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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