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All 87 Newburyport Restaurants

Black Cow Tap & Grill

54R Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
978-499-8811
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Ranked #18 of 87 Restaurants in Newburyport
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hadn't eaten at this location in about 5 years and was presently surprised by the updated menu and atmosphere. The menu is more modern and has lots of " bar food" options

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is generally very good, though the menu never seems to change and I don't think it is terribly creative or varied. Its a little pricey for what it is in my opinion, but the location and view are superb. They have a decent wine list, but again, a little pricey. They have a nice bar area that is slightly... More 

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Florida, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Excellent Clam Chowder, amazing onion and goat cheese tart, exceptional lobster pasta... The waiters were very nice and hospitable. It was a very clean restaurant with very nice view of the sea

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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 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
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
Top Contributor
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
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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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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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