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23 Plum Island Blvd, Newbury, MA
+1 978-358-8218
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch on a Saturday. The weather was gorgeous, temp on the 60's. Kristine was very sweet. The place is outdated. Got to use the restroom and it needed some cleaning. Dust in the changing table. The food was ok. I had the blue cheese burger with loaded fries. The appetizer calamari. All very blend. The price was... More 

Thank Xana R
Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

This place was hoppin' but we only wanted something to eat. Can't remember what we got but the food was excellent as was the dessert. Our server made it even more fun than it was already. It had LOUD live music but the food and atmosphere were so great that who cares!

Thank Lois B
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

It did pay off. The food was excellent and the service even better. They have hired some teenagers that are very attentive and super friendly. Not that the other staff are not friendly, but they were always so busy, I'm glad they chose the right people for the job. Everything was good and I even try the chicken pecan roll... More 

Thank Alex01950
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327 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

No matter what you are spending, lots of choices in each price range, food consistently very good, they have a/c and a nice choice of beer and is within walking distance of the beach!

Thank almenj
Cromwell, Connecticut
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128 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

A great beach restaurant. I love the place the food is great and the service is wonderful. Very friendly they treat you like family. Either eat in the bar or the dining room.Not fancy but fun. Its a great way to feel the fun of plum island and the locals.The burgers are great and we all had a great meals.... More 

Thank Mike B
Leominster, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We vouched to leave the touristy hustle of Newburyport and go beyond to a hidden gem! Lots of locals and the food was fabulous! My grilled Mahi Mahi tacos were amazing-I chose to have both the pineapple jalapeño salsa and the cilantro sour cream!!! My daughter had a great BYO burger which she thoroughly enjoyed! I vouched for the hand... More 

Thank dpierce14
North Reading
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473 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Went there today for the first time with a Groupon. The food is GREAT and the service is just as good. Our server Mike and the Manager Cheryl could not have been any nicer to us. The food was cooked just right. If you are in the area try them you will not be sorry. we will be baCK..

Thank Joe V
Newbury, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Good food, especially the burgers and pizzas, along with my favorite Cesar salad. But the humans are the draw. Sunday afternoons 4-7 feature a jumpin collection of souls dancing to live music of local bands. The bar is long and busy, lined with an exceptionally diverse group of patrons, all digging the groove and dancing wherever they can. The staff... More 

Thank James W
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

nice spot, casual, flip flops or jeans go well, staff could not have been better. we had the chicken sandwich with the pepper jelly, tomatoe, red onion and lettuce, was excellent. would definitely do so again. we also sprung the extra $3 for onion rings, very large portion and worth the extra money if you like your rings hand dipped... More 

Thank happytraveler41706
Groveland, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch last weekend with my wife. Had both the pesto and coconut shrimp. Both were hot and very tasty. My wife had the salmon tacos which she said were very good and I had a burger and fries. Everything was hot and cooked as asked. The cocktails were very good too!! Plan to go back again soon.

Thank Bob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Plum Island Blvd, Newbury, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-358-8218
PI Beachcoma Restaurant and BarLocated on Plum Island Massachusetts, the PI Beachcoma is owned and operated by the Pugh family.After a 7 year hiatus, we reopened the "Coma" in July 2011. Welcome back Islanders and visitors alike and enjoy the Beachcoma's casual setting with a family friendly menu. The Beachcomber was been around since the 50's and now this "institution" has been reborn.

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