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Starboard Galley Restaurant

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55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
978-462-1326
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great clamp chowder

A nice restaraunt with a water view. We stopped in for lunch. I've tried clam chowda all over and I'd rank this one in the top 10%. Nice and thick with just enough clamp and potatoes. Also had the steak and cheese sub which was good. I liked the fact you could get it with 1/2 fries and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
gypsywomen2
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Boston, Massachusetts
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English first
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Sad to have such a great location but the food fell far too short. The fisherman's platter had been sitting somewhere and was rubbery at best, not hot. The fried clams were heavy and lukewarm with dried breadcrumbs as a batter. Not the best place in town to have dinner though I have had a good lunch there. The beer... More 

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BH Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Oh my gosh, the clams, scallops and haddock are wonderful here! Not to mention the yummy chowders, and traditional offerings. They have wine and beer also. You can dine in the front, the rear, the bar, or outdoors- whatever you like! There are some water views of the river as well. The Galley is affordable and dependably delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Best lobster roll ever! Excellent service :) nice and peaceful and great view! Highly recommend and will come back again!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

A nice restaraunt with a water view. We stopped in for lunch. I've tried clam chowda all over and I'd rank this one in the top 10%. Nice and thick with just enough clamp and potatoes. Also had the steak and cheese sub which was good. I liked the fact you could get it with 1/2 fries and 1/2 rings... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

There's a beautiful deck to enjoy the view and a big airy indoor dining room. The food was good and it's family friendly for day time and a nice spot for post beach/boating cocktails.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My seafood stew should have been called vegetable stew - minimal amount of seafood, lots of vegetables. Tasty but disappointing.

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Byfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

On the Merrimack River, although the view is separated by a parking lot and docks...but I did say PARKING LOT, and in downtown Newburyport this is a Godsend. Park your car and walk in. Seafood is great. Love their fried shrimp. It's a great place for families, couples, you name it. There is an outside deck which is great in... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Really good seafood and chowda. Great value, and a nice family place. No real water views but you want seafood you come here.

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Starboard Galley is a local spot devoid of the pretentious atmosphere new eateries often have. Neat bar to watch a baseball game while sipping on a beer (or wine). Seating both inside or on the deck. There is also a function hall upstairs. I recommend fishermen stew and fish & chips but boneless buffalo wings for an appetizer is a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had lunch here on a Saturday at noon. We had Lobster Rolls with Fries, Baked Haddock with mashed potatoes and zucchini, Steak with fries. My family each had a bowl of clam chowder, which was very tasty! We did get dessert....they were very well proportioned. We had Bread Pudding, Chocolate Mouse and Strawberry Shortcake. Each one was freshly made and... More 

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Additional Information about Starboard Galley Restaurant

Address: 55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
Phone Number: 978-462-1326
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
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
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: 978-462-1326

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, 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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