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Loretta

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27 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
978-463-0000
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: new

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A little gem in the heart of Newburyport!

I recently moved to Newburyport and am on a mission to try every restaurant in town. I can't believe I waited so long to try Loretta's. The food is simply amazing (try the shrimp scampi and bread pudding!), the service is friendly and wonderful. We sat at the bar and the bartender was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
CarynW
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Boston
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Boston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I recently moved to Newburyport and am on a mission to try every restaurant in town. I can't believe I waited so long to try Loretta's. The food is simply amazing (try the shrimp scampi and bread pudding!), the service is friendly and wonderful. We sat at the bar and the bartender was very helpful with recommendations and made a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went to visit friends in Newbury port and of the many restaurants we visited loretta was by far my favourite . The food was amazing . The service outstanding and the staff so friendly and welcoming . We met the owner on our 2nd visit and it was easy to see why the welcome was so warm and friendly and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lucked out with a last minute Friday night reservation when we happened to be in town. My husband had the cod special and I had the eggplant ravioli. Delicious! The owner was friendly and gracious. It seemed like a happening local place with many patrons knowing each other. Will definitely come back if we are back in town.

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Stratham
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99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cant say enough of the dining experience at Loretta's. The food is tremendous and the service attentive but not disruptive. The place is crazy busy as a local community bistro can be, often with a line. All the energy is positive and somehow you always feel you and your guest are a part of the scene but also having a... More 

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Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Small ,narrow place. The tables are tight and the bar has only about 5 usable stools. Every table was occupied within twenty minutes of opening time. Many diners were local regulars. Service was casual. The portions were plentiful and delicious. The owner has been on hand each time we've been. We did not speak with him while dining. As we... More 

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West Newbury
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16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were just out for the evening with another couple, and dining at Loretta made it a special occasion. We all had something different, and every dish was excellent. The service was very attentive. For a small restaurant , they handled every order well, even though they were at capacity. I am glad to say the I just read that... More 

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Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

ALWAYS good! I have never had a bad meal here and we go often. The menu is small but reliably wonderful with a choice for everyone. If you are in the mood for a burger this is the place to go. I also really like their scallops as well as their salmon. My daughters love the ribs or the pulled... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very nice casual atmosphere. Menu changes daily. Food is constantly very good. Service is also very good with Ted the owner always in attendance to make sure everything is perfect. If it's not, he we make it. Occasionally, very good music later in the evenings. All in all I would say it's the best in all of Newburyport hands down... More 

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boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the atmosphere, great food, knowledgeable servers, owner (Ted) always there to greet and seat you. Love this place!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loretta is a cute tiny Resturaunt located between another restaurant & a store on State st. It seats about 20 people total. It has a bar in the back that seats 4 people. It is very dark having only two windows. It would give off an ambience of quiet romance if they had candles lit on the tables. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: 978-463-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

new
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?