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Back Eddy

1 Bridge Rd, Westport, MA 02790
(508) 636-6500
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Ranked #7 of 28 restaurants in Westport
Price range: $19 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sturbridge, Ma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had eaten at the Back Eddy in the past and wanted to take our visiting friends there for a good meal. It was a Saturday night and the place was hopping. Our service was adequate but the food was not...especially for the price we paid. One of our friends ordered the raw seafood sampler. It look and tasted OLD... More

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Bourne, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I love stopping at the Back Eddy, as it matches everything I want in a restaurant--great food, great service, great views, and teamwork like I've never seen before. Not only are the dishes uniquely delicious, and the views out of a storybook but everyone helps each other out and makes you feel welcome! The chef seems to always be offering... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My boyfriend grew up in Westport, MA and so it's fun to visit the places his family likes and frequents. We came here for dinner and I actually walked in just before 5 on Friday to make a reservation and the staff was really helpful. Unfortunately when we got their our party number had changed but they accommodated us perfectly.... More

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

July 20 2014 Went for lunch today. A little cloudy but marine/harbor views were great. Had clam chowder with corn and bacon, very good. My wife had seared salmon over sweet potatoes, took half home (that good). I had pulled pork meal with beans and corn bread, delicious. Will definitely go back.Only draw back, expensive. With wine bill was $83,... More

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Somerset, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Back Eddy five times in the last three years. I was there two weeks ago and was again very happy with everything. I had littlenecks, stuffies, and a clam chowder with corn. Everything was delicious, and the chowder had to be right up there with the best I have had. That is saying alot for... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a large party with young and old. Food was delicious!!! The soup that night was Boulliabasse my husband said it was awesome. I had the sea bass over ratatouille, delectable. Other suggestions are the oven roasted cod, the tuna steak and fish and chips. The kids had homemade Mac and cheese everyone was happy. This was our second... More

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Bucks County, PA
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156 reviews 156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Back Eddy has a very nice location right on the water. Service was efficient and friendly and we enjoyed both meals we had there. I would not rate this as a particularly outstanding restaurant but all in all the food was good and the views from the restaurant were very nice.

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The Tropics
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Been here several times and am always impressed with the view. Staff is nice and attentive. Food is tasty and fresh. The only problem it really has is the noise. When it's crowded the noise is deafening. Eating outside helps, also away from the bar is a little quieter, but if you are interested in a conversation with your meal,... More

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was my first visit and although I may visit again, I would only do so if in the area already vs making it a special trip out there. There are SO many great spots to eat by the water and this one was just not up there with some of the others for me. However I can see why... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A sharp right before you enter the roadway to approach Horseneck Beach in Westport, Massachusetts, the Back Eddy Restaurant is a seasonal restaurant that offers some of the best locally sourced foods in the state. The Back Eddy is not just a summer shack, you can make it an experience. You park your boat next to the Back Eddy's dock... More

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