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Black Cow Tap & Grill

54R Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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Ranked #20 of 88 Restaurants in Newburyport
Price range: $15 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went here for a girls weekend away. Food was quite good, all in Iyar party of jones enjoyed their meals from start to finish...kale salad was especially loved. Entrees included: mahi mahi special, baked haddock, veal francais, filet mignon, rigatoni with fall veggies..parsnips, broccoli rabe,etc. all described their dishes as fabulous. Only downside was the dessert menu...very scant and nothing... More

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Have been here for both lunch & dinner. I am older and prefer more "comfort" food over new fangled recipes. Found dinner to be good a bit pricey. Lunch was a better value. Location, Views and Service all Excellent !!!!!!

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Jupiter, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I enjoyed the classic cow burger with blue chees and onion rings. This was one of the best burgers I have ever enjoyed. The onion rings were crispy and very good, not greasy as all. The blue chees was crumbled blue chees at its very best as well. You cant go wrong with a burger here.

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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautifully cooked fish at this very popular eatery. We came for lunch amd altho every table was taken we did not have to wait. Very professional and pleasant service. Vegetables and garlic potatoes also perfect. Beautiful water view.

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Mount Laurel, NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It doesn't get much better than this setting. Stopped here for lunch during a trip to New England and could not have chosen a better place. Excellent views from the deck. The food and service were fantastic.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went for a birthday lunch with my husband. Good selection of food, beer and wine for lunch at a decent price. We had beetroot and green bean salad with tips, and walnut salad with salmon which were both very flavorful. Looking forward to going back again.

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Moberly, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very nice enclosed porch harbor side for a great early afternoon seafood snack and cocktail after walking the Harborside pathway

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Rumford, Maine
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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The atmosphere cannot be beat. Plenty of tables inside with views of he Newburyport Marina, or away from the window, views of the fireplace. But the real gem would be a seat outside on the deck watching the boats (yachts included) coming and going. The views / atmosphere earn 2 of the 4 stars. Unfortunately, this means the food earns... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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159 reviews 159 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Food and service are always great at the Black Cow. We usually go for lunch and have never been disappointed. The view and deck in Newburyport are wonderful.

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Dover, NH
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This past weekend was very crowded, as everyone wanted to be outside to enjoy the weather. A friend & I decided to nab a seat in the bar area. The table was the closest to the entrance, but still part of the bar area. We patiently waited for over 40 minutes to make contact with the waitresses working the area.... More

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Additional Information about Black Cow Tap & Grill

Address: 54R Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone Number: 978-499-8811
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American

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