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Beachcoma

23 Plum Island Blvd, Newbury, MA
978.358.8218
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Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Newbury
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Description: PI Beachcoma Restaurant and BarLocated on Plum Island Massachusetts, the PI Beachcoma is owned and operated by the Pugh family.After a 7 year hiatus, we reopened the "Coma" in July 2011. Welcome back Islanders and visitors alike and enjoy the Beachcoma's casual setting with a family friendly menu. The Beachcomber was been around since the 50's and now this "institution" has been reborn.

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Love this place. We always eat on the bar side. Friendly people and staff. The owner is always around to say hi. The food is beach bar food. Clams and fries are good. Love the fish tacos! They have specials that change often, whatever they feel like making on a given day. We stop in whenever we're on the island.

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Boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I'm not sure what else to say other then this was the worst dining experience that I have had possibly ever. The parking lot was empty which should have been the first sign of a bad experience to come. Our waitress was totally out of it, the food orders were incorrect and the food was gross. Don't get the corn... More 

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Boston, MA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect from a beachy kind of restaurant. The coconut shrimp was perfectly cooked, meaty and tasty with the marmalade jam. The lobster wrap was delicious. My friend and I were too stuffed to eat dessert, but when I go back, and I will, I will get the fried dough!

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Groton, Massachusetts
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287 reviews 287 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As we were late and Plum Island was crowded we couldn't get into Mad Martha's or the Plum Island Grille so decided to try this place. It's a typical beach style place with lots of Jimmy Buffet and Bob Marley music playing - fairly basic but fine tables and booths. Service considering the place was not at all busy was... More 

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boston,ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We tried the island restaurant on a recommendations of our rental owner. We were not disappointed. The ribs seriously melt off the bones and we had three orders of which everyone was stating " yummy ribs" . We also had the chili and chips tasty also. We will be back and recommend this for price, quantity and quality of the... More 

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MA
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201 reviews 201 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My daughter and I went exploring Plum Island recently, and decided upon lunch at Beachcoma. The building, decor and food are all casual in nature, with a dining room and bar. We were surprised that most of the tables were full on a Monday in May...but it WAS one of those rare, wonderfully warm days. The servers appeared to be... More 

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Essex, Massachusetts
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69 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice to have a fun casual place to go to where the prices are not thru the roof! The beachcoma has its place and fits it well. I do have to say frozen fish, really! The hand cut fries , not worth the calories. Close slaw very bland. I had the pecan chicken wrap, very good. The pizza and chicken... More 

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north andover
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79 reviews 79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The building is outdated but the food was good. we were greeted by a friendly hostess who also took our order. The fish and chips($13) was served with an ample amount of battered haddock pieces and well cooked fries. Both were fresh and not greasy. We also ordered an app of onion rings($5) which were also tasty.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Great food, unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere. Should check out the Beachcoma on the off season, not too crowded not too empty. Good beers on tap, fun drink specials and the food is tasty. They have bands on some nights which can be loud, might not too bad if you sit in restaurant section. Fun to eat at the high tables... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Bar is the best bet for this spot. The punch is very good, but be careful it is strong. Food is average at best, but there are not a lot of options close by on Plum Island.

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Additional Information about Beachcoma

Address: 23 Plum Island Blvd, Newbury, MA
Phone Number: 978.358.8218
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: American

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