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Polcari's Bridgewaye Inn

1265 Ferry Street, Marshfield, MA 781-834-2020
(781) 834-2020
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Ranked #8 of 55 restaurants in Marshfield
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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79% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Shrimp, scallops and Monkfish Piccata... a seaside setting... friendly service... a festive mood... What's not to like? Visits here are never disappointing. Although, on occasion there can be a long wait. Timing is important and we were fortunate on this occasion...only about a 15 minute wait. But, the waits are worth it... On a personal note, I wish the Monkfish... More

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122 reviews 122 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you like seafood (or pizza) and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with large picture windows overlooking the waterway; this is the place to be. We go whenever we are in Marshfield for a late lunch/early dinner. Delicious food, very reasonably priced and excellent service. On this visit, I enjoyed their clam chowder (chowdah), boiled (female) lobster, mussels and their fresh... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We lived near the Bridgewaye for 30 years, through good times and o.k. times. Retiring to a spot 85 miles distant, we've only gotten back sporadically, but have to say -on the basis of several recent visits, it is at its 'best ever'! One of the founders recipes - "Shrimp & Scallops Polcari" is so loaded with jewels from the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had lunch here on a Sunday in March for a friend's birthday. I had heard a lot of good things about this restaurant and was anxious to try it. Never again!! The three of us all had a variety of dishes - from a salad special to two basic sandwiches on the menu. Let us just say it was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's unfortunate to have to go out of my way to write a review about the Bridgewaye, especially because it is a not so great review and I have grown up dining at this restaurant. We went this past Saturday and were there by 5pm 3 adults 1 child. There was no wait but we wanted a window seat so... More

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Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Been wondering about this place for awhile.Stopped by just to check it out and have a drink. Kelly the Bartender was great and we really enjoyed the view and the ambiance. Great location, good drinks and we ordered the rib appetizer to go. What a great choice. Delicious, tender and a great value. We will definitely be going back. Want... More

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We just came back from a three day trip to Marshfield, Ma. We ate at the Bridgewaye on the first night. It was so good, we ate there all three nights! I have never been to a restaurant that does pizza, steak, and seafood well. They have onion strings that are as good as any I have tried, and I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

By the river with the Atlantic a block away, you'll enjoy great views and very pleasant ambience. Polcari family brings something to this institution on Humarock beach south of Boston that is very special. Their menu is consistently good and they really work hard at both traditional pub food and kicking in something special. Every day. They'll wow you with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Never had a bad meal here. My favorite is baked stuffed Lobster, the BEST. Service is excellent. Beautiful view of the river and boats.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

great comfort food, great drinks and staff is kind & helpful, been here many times, never been disappointed.

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