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Weathervane Seafood Restaurant

41 S. Broadway Rte 28, Salem, NH 03079
603 893-6269
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Ranked #31 of 91 restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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Pelham, New Hampshire
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379 reviews 379 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

When we've driven by the people that we see going in are all "white hairs" and that usually indicates food that is bland. In any event, we visited because the Weathervane was listed on "iDine" with a 10% bonus Monday - Thursday and were pleasantly surprised. The Lazy Man Lobster was at Market Price (2 lobsters out of the shell)... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place has been around since I was a kid and its hasn't changed. the old school mariner looks and the good fish have always been a staple when visiting family back home. Of course there are little fish shacks out by the beach 30 + minutes away. In Salem this is some of the best fish especially if your... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is the best place in town for a lobster dinner. Nothing fancy here, just well-prepared seafood.

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We frequent this restaurant about once a month I'd say - and we've never been disappointed. There is a lot of variety of seafood here and we've tried it all. It's all good. My favorite is available on special and seasonal menus on occasion and it's seafood puttanesca. Just had it last week and it was terrific as always.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

if you like seafood this is the place, excellent the twin lobster special on thursdays unmatched along with the seafood sampler no complaints just the best for your dollar

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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

First we started out with ordering sodas and potato skins. When the waitress brought the sodas and rolls all three rolls were doughy we told the waitress and she left them on the table when she return we had to ask her to take them away when the potato skins came out no sour cream had to ask and receive... More

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

You have many choices here and all are great. Try differen't things you will enjoy Good service reasonably

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Hartford, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We ate at about 9 PM on a Saturday night and it wasn't very crowded. I ordered the fried clams, which were probably the best ones I've ever had. They were prepared just right. My spouse had the fried shrimp, which was OK, but was prepared almost like tempura and the batter was too bready. The service was a bit... More

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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We have gone here many times and depending on what server you get depends of the serve. On average we have gotten some good serve and most of the time they are willing to vary what you want compared with the menu. It is very clean and no fish smell. The prices are not bad but it is a senior... More

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New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The food is good, but hardly a place one would travel any distance for. Prices are reasonable. It seems to be a hangout for seniors on a limited budget.

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