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Choate Bridge Restaurant

3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
+1 978-356-2931
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“lobster roll” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a huge meal for little money this is the place. The fried clam roll and clam plate could feed two easily. The prime rib offered only on the weekend is enormous. Plenty left over to take home a enjoy again! It's cash...More

Thank Marianne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lively, warm atmosphere here invites you in and the food explains the crowd. We tried the excellent pizza with 'the works', tasty grilled rare lamb tips, and perfectly baked haddock with fresh coleslaw and onion rings. Each dish was large enough to share and...More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually get the fish but today discovered the chili is also great. Not a lot of places like this exist any more....too bad

Thank Clamlobsterlover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our B&B hosts in Ipswich recommended this restaurant. We went for lunch. The clam chowder was quite good and so was a tuna sandwich. (Yes, of course, it's just a sandwich, but it was well prepared.) The service was also friendly and efficient. We enjoyed...More

Thank Gary7350
Reviewed October 3, 2018

My fiance and I have been trying out restaurants in Ipswich because we plan on moving to this wonderful town, and we enjoy going out for dinner often. We had a great experience at the Choate Bridge Restaurant over this past summer, and plan on...More

Thank Scott O
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Food was very good and reasonably priced. We ate in the bar so it was what you would expect-bustling and a bit noisy. Waitress was friendly and delivered excellent service.

Thank bockfamily6
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Not a large menu but the food is very good and only local clams used. If clams not being picked there will be none served.

Thank frankvrc
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We sat in the bar area for a late lunch. The fried clam plate was huge and all fried items were tasty. The Caesar salad dressing was flavorful but not lots of crispy romaine for the price. I didn't recall the cash only policy, and...More

Thank catbluesky
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant is a local gem, situated in the lovely North Shore town of Ipswich. There is an excellent beer selection. If you are lucky, and you love fried clams, the clam plate is a good choice. The restaurant only uses local Ipswich clams,...More

Thank cvaccaro58
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here. The steak tips were sensational. The service was excellent. You have to pay in cash but there is an ATM inside though it does charge you $2.50 to get cash out. Lovely location at the top end of Ipswich

Thank Caroline T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 S Main St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2232
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +1 978-356-2931
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