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2B Wilson Rd, Nahant, MA 01908-1017
7815937500
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right on the beach in Nahant. Great views, friendly staff and good food. The decor is interesting too.

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Boston
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So I was a little disappointed when I got to the Tides on Saturday and found that they had changed their menu. The 2 things me and my wife usually get were no longer listed on the menu. I asked about it and they said that even though they are not on the printed menu, they are still in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So obviously its a great location, but if I had to describe the restaurant in one word it would be "Eh" or maybe "OK". First trip: came with my best friend to celebrate my engagement. It was a gorgeous day, lots of people on the beach, so we intended to sit on the patio, but it was closed for whatever... More 

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Granby, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend Big Ben watched the Tides shaved Prime rib steak and cheese sandwich on Cronicle and had to try it, he couldn't finish. I had the chowder very good I also had a salad with steak tip. I don't drink but I heard the beers are imported from Ireland and excellent. Great fries. Sit on the deck overlooking the... More 

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Boston
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I have been going to the Tides for many years, and have always loved it. My most recent visit was no exception. This visit we sat at a table in the lounge/bar area, the high top tables are great and the view of the beach is amazing. One of my favorite meals to get here is the chicken parm sandwich,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

If you're looking for a dry tasteless and clearly old, lobster roll, Tides is the place to go.The restaurant is a fixture of Nahant Beach, and I have eaten there twice previously, many years ago. This visit was sadly memorable. After spending the afternoon on the beach, my daughter and I decided to stop by for a lobster roll and... More 

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Went to the Tides with my wife Judy, daughter Andrea and grand daughter Jolene for dinner since Fred and Katelyn were at the Red Sox game watching them get crushed 21 to 2 . Lots of people were there at 6pm but we wanted a table on the deck so we waited 40 minutes and were told at check in... More 

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Thank RCutty15
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

But the food is just pretty marginal. There are way better options on the North Shore. It is like one of those big volume, touristy places on the cape. The drinks were good. The service is attentive. But this is not the place to experience the local fresh seafood. Stick to the regular pub menu. I have not tried the... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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353 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The Tides has long been one of our favorite go-to places to dine. The atmosphere is casual, and the food is plentiful and delicious. On a recent visit, I ordered my favorite Stuffed Haddock with two sides. My favorites are the Sweet Potato Fries and Steamed Broccoli (all for $23.50). As I said, the portions are quite generous, and the... More 

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Thank NancyG-818
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My 3.5 rounds to 4 for this review. Standard American pub and seafood options. Food was good, especially the fried pickle burger lunch special. Nice view of north shore. You can play Keno for fun.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Wilson Rd, Nahant, MA 01908-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nahant
  • Phone Number: 7815937500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?