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Brown Sugar by the Sea

75 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2884
+1 978-499-8424
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (13 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
“yellow curry” (5 reviews)
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Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2884
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice lunch here. Ordered grilled shrimp and mango salad. Mango salad was delicious; shrimp were nothing to write home about but together they made a very nice meal. Ambiance was pleasant and location in the heart of town very convenient. Would try...More

Thank pennv
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We do take out here often. It’s nice to have a local place to get Thai food. Food is quick and they are very accommodating to slight changes in any dish. We’ve eaten there a few times but service is a struggle so we prefer...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Nice restaurant and service.The dishes look nice,but don't have strong flavor of lasting memory on your tongue.

Thank mike t
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I've eaten here many times, mainly for take out. Almost always, the food was really, really good. Once in awhile though the food just doesn't taste great - like the flavors or spices are off. So I guess for inconsistency, I would actually give Brown...More

Thank Ilene
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Usually my favorite Thai restaurant. Have always had the best red curry, but last order of takeout was a disappointment. Few Vega tables and mostly broth/liquid. Flavor was great as usual, but not the same. Will be giving them another try and hoping just an...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Eat-in or take-out. Tasty Thai. Full bar. Authentic. They “supposedly” have a roof-top deck in Summer - yet rarely open. Pity ~ the river view is super.

Reviewed April 22, 2018

For anyone who hasn't been yet, we just had our first dinner at Brown Sugar By The Sea. The food was just amazing and the atmosphere was lovely. It was also surprisingly affordable. They customize each dish to your request, so any special diets are...More

Thank Robbin P
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Pleasant atmosphere in the center of Newburyport. Good food and decent service. One thing to keep in mind is that their 2 pepper-rated dishes are truly hot. There was a gentleman doing an excellent job on the piano when we stopped by for dinner.

Thank 13FrugalGourmet
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I wish their gluten free menu was really gluten free, but I have gotten sick from their food all three times I have ordered off of their gluten free menu.

Thank corinnbritt
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Food is delicious and they also will delliver. Restaurant is across from the Tannery on Water Street. Enjoy!

Thank Earthwatcher2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2884
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-499-8424
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