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21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
978-546-6667
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fish Shack

Another great restaurant in Rockport ,MA. Had the best lobster roll. Really stuffed. it is a small place but they had a little spot in the back for outdoor seating. Nice view of the harbor too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Dibird50
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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258 reviews 258 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Another great restaurant in Rockport ,MA. Had the best lobster roll. Really stuffed. it is a small place but they had a little spot in the back for outdoor seating. Nice view of the harbor too.

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Ipswich, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

On our two night visit to Rockport/Cape Ann in September, we had dinner at the Fish Shack on both nights. As it was out of season, we didn't have a lot of choice for restaurants but we thoroughly enjoyed our meals on both occasions. Between three of us, we had a mix of meals from the lobster casserole to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This place is ok, we loved the decor and the beer and wine were reasonable. We ordered two lobsters with fries. We asked if one basket of fries would be enough for two and were told yes, but it is probably about 1 and a half portions...ultimately, as exciting as lobsters are, you don't get a huge amount of meat... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed tasty lobster rolls and clam chowder. Kids loved foods here. I will definitely come back here next spring.

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Camillus, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped here for lunch. It's located on the water and offers a good view of the ocean. The waitress was efficient and friendly. I was able to have a whole lobster for $15 for lunch! The clam chowder was very good.

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Moorpark, California
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450 reviews 450 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

In our opinion The Causeway serves much better lobster and fish dishes for less. If you were to look at all my reviews, you'd see I'm not overly picky, but we were disappointed in our meal and with the waitress. We wouldn't return to this restaurant. Was it just an off night? Perhaps. Nice view! The Hot Lava Cake was... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Nothing bad to say...it was OK. The place is like a diner not a formal restaurant. We arrived shortly before they closed but they were welcoming and quick to seat and serve us. We had chowder (very good), lobster linguini and fish & chips (both good.)

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

While we love Roy Moore's Lobster shack the best, this place is our second most favorite place to eat while in Rockport. Great service, food and prices.

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Cape Ann, MA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The service was fine. The view was delightful. My wife had fried haddock sandwich and I had the fried scallops plate.m the food tasted delicious, but we both experienced major digestive problems as soon as we got home. Maybe it's just us. Who knows?

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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70 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Rockport is a really quaint town. Not a foodie destination but good solid seafood. Apparently because it was a dry town for so long a restaurant culture has never really emerged. After a long day of touring we sought out a casual dinner within walking distance of our B&B. The Fish Shack certainly fit the bill. Sat right at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: 978-546-6667

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?