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15 State St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3592 (Formerly Sail Loft Restaurant)
(781) 631-9824
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delish!

We've never been to Marblehead. Adorable! We wanted to go someplace within walking distance to our B&B. You wd never believe in this "dive-looking" bar there wd be such a delicious meal but it was! Awesome! I had the monkfish and my husband had the blackened salmon. Absolutely awesome!! Don't let... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
LeeLeeNowhere_NJ
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Nowhere, NJ
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have eaten here it was ok. I do not believe it lived up to its rep though. All locals it seems. I am as well but The Landing IS better!

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Salem, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Maddies, the infamous and famous drink there ( or have) in the summer it is a College bar crammed to capacity. during the off season the locals come back. Food is good and seafood fresh. I like bloody mary's and eggs benedict there the morning after!!!

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marblehead
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We've been dining here for the last 5 years and have never had a bad meal!! The staff is very friendly with great service. Bar drinks are good sized and the atmosphere is very casual. We usually dine upstairs and enjoy trivia on Tuesday nights. If you visit on a cold night, you have to stop and warm up in... More 

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A former local institution that recently has gone through more owners than Elizabeth Taylor. Sorry, Duncan, your esteemed memory is not dignified by their efforts... I believe it is most helpful to comment directly on the food one actually ordered and let the traveler extrapolate to their own selection. To wit: "Iceberg Lettuce Wedge" - One third of a head... More 

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Kalaheo, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Maddie's has been a Marblehead institution since forever it seems. I came to know it late: 1965. While I left town a while ago, it is always a prime hit when I return & has been for most townies since Mr. Peabody had Sherman set the Wayback Machine. It was often our 1st professionally made cocktail growing up, when neighbors,... More 

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Nowhere, NJ
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We've never been to Marblehead. Adorable! We wanted to go someplace within walking distance to our B&B. You wd never believe in this "dive-looking" bar there wd be such a delicious meal but it was! Awesome! I had the monkfish and my husband had the blackened salmon. Absolutely awesome!! Don't let the bar atmosphere fool u! Outrageous! Gooooo! Nowww!

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Everett, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We always go to Maddies during the Marblehead Christmas Walk and we are never disappointed! Love the atmosphere...casual and intimate..I always feel like Im in someone's home. I got the lobster blt because I was intrigued...it was delish...such a treat! Their hand cut onion rings are perfect. Waitstaff helpful and friendly.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped in for dinner early this month and Ihad the special which absolutely huge and full of seafood and the wife loved her steaktips and the drinks were excellent.

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springfield, WV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have visited Maddie's Sail Loft (upstairs) in our past visits to Marblehead it was a great local restaurant. This past Halloween week we returned to Marblehead and visited Maddie's twice ( a Saturday night and a Thursday night). On both occasions they were busy, real busy. Service was great and food as well. It was worth the wait. This... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place is so good we went twice. Service is great and food is even better! If you do not get there early you will wait. This use to be just a little local joint but thanks to word of mouth and this web page it is now a hot spot. I truly loved this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 State St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3592 (Formerly Sail Loft Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: (781) 631-9824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?