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Driftwood Restaurant

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63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
781-631-1145
Today
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice lunch

I had the flounder plate my husband had the clam plate. They give you lots and lots of food I just wish it had a little bit more flavor. They were extremely busy when we were there but they turn tables over quickly and do what they can to get people seated. Can't beat the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Lil C
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Indialantic, Florida
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Rowayton, Connecticut
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Open from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm this is the place to go for breakfast and lunch. Wonderful staff, great food and lots of local color... you never know who you might end up sitting next to.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'm only reviewing this restaurant because it was enthusiastically recommended to us and was a big disappointment. Typical breakfast menu, not particularly good, but tolerable. Wish I had eaten at home.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Small hole-in-the -wall breakfast and lunch spot. Near waterfront (although has NO windows) and easy walk to many local attractions. Simple OK food at moderate prices.

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Indialantic, Florida
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I had the flounder plate my husband had the clam plate. They give you lots and lots of food I just wish it had a little bit more flavor. They were extremely busy when we were there but they turn tables over quickly and do what they can to get people seated. Can't beat the price.

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Woburn
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is diner food at its best. This is a little hole in the wall diner right on the harbor. The food is awesome and cheap. Generally there is a line out the door on weekends. The omelets and blueberry pancakes are must have dishes. They offer take out and are a cash only restaurant.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Open for the fishermen going out early this restaurent is unbelievable!!! The food is awesome - always hot and fresh and served quickly. Fabulous atmospher. Super fun restaurant !!!!

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Rome, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Blueberry pancakes, huge and scrambled eggs,perfection, and the serving team made the meal a fun and tast experience . Suzie at A Lady Winnette cottage suggested it, another home run

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I loved the food but the employees could have been nicer I could also give some advise for the rug The eggs the crispey bacon are great I would recommend it.

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boulder, co
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Based on trip advisor reviews, my husband and I went to the Driftwood for lunch. The place is a dump. We would've left immediately but, again based on reviews, we expected the food to make up for the lack of ambiance. It didn't. We each ordered a fish entree, my husband the scallops and me the scrod. Both were deep-fried,... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's possible that breakfast rates four-plus stars, but lunch here was terrible. My wife had the scrod plate and I did the scallop plate. Both were breaded and deep fried. That was the perfect way to ruin scallops and the scrod wasn't much better. After lunch, I used the toilet that was upstairs through some of the worst filth I've... More 

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Additional Information about Driftwood Restaurant

Address: 63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
Phone Number: 781-631-1145
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: 781-631-1145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 2:00 pm

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