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Starboard Galley Restaurant

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55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here because we read good reviews on TripAdvisor. When we walked to the front door, we were thrilled to see the day's special, twin lobster rolls! We sat in a booth in the back with a view of the water. Unfortunately it was a grey, foggy, chilly day, but we love the water anyway. My husband had the... More 

Thank JanetandRon2014
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood was excellent and very fresh. My husband had the fried oysters and I had the fried whole belly clams. They both tasted as if they had just been delivered from a local fishing boat, which I'm sure they were! Many selections to choose from and flexibility with substituting sides. Restaurant is spacious with nautical décor. Our waitress provided... More 

Thank HKC1010
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Was there for dinner on a Saturday night after happy hour at the bech on Plum Island. The wait was only about minutes. All four of us got the award winning clam chowder. One person wondered is there was a little lemon in the chowder! Two people got the baked lobster pie and were very happy. I got the fried... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

My wife and I decided to take a couple we were staying with to dinner at the Galley. The restaurant is spacious, with indoor or outdoor seating. Our friends ordered Lobster roll and a salad, while we decided on the boiled lobster dinners. At $20, we couldn't believe the size of the dinner, with whole lobsters, salads and choice of... More 

Thank Moverbob
Park Ridge, New Jersey
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Enjoyed a lunch on Saturday with group of six adults, outside on the deck. After a short wait, we went outside. The grilled Ahi Tuna sandwich was very good- a bit messy so I switched to using my fork. The accompanying french fires were hot and delicious. I usually don't order them, so they were worth the calories. My husband... More 

Thank Carla H
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Crab Shack in Wollaston quality food in a more upscale environment. I had fried shrimp withe coleslaw and fries and it was very much an "every seafood restaurant" experience - which was satisfying to me. Lovely view, but it was too hot and humid to eat outside (although the dining room was uncomfortably hot as well).

Thank Jpeacott
Medford, Massachusetts
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

A local gave us the tip to try this place. Well, it is a little out of the way, it looks a little dated, but the food was very good. All seven of us had a different dish - every single person liked his/her choice. We were all served at the same time: all dishes perfectly cooked and hot. Waitress... More 

Thank ukusa2155
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This place has absolutely outlived its usefulness, and is apparently living on past laurels. One would think that it is nearly impossible to screw up a basic burger, but they managed to. Dry and tasteless, obviously right out of the freezer, I couldn't even eat it. In retrospect I should have sent it back instead of just leaving, vowing never... More 

Thank SilverBean925
Manchester, Connecticut
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Great service and we had a window seat, so good views. Conveniently located on Water St a bit down the road from the excitement of center of town. Lunch Menu reasonable and plenty. Pricing seemed fair for early August.

Thank S A
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

A great find in Newburyport and open all-year round, the Starboard Gallery overlooks the lovely Merrimack river and offers a wide variety of seafood (fried or broiled), steaks, 'burgers, surf 'n' turf and chicken at very reasonable and honest prices. Check- out their luncheon specials for added value: my wife and I enjoyed a cup of clam chowder, lobster chowder,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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: 55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: 978-462-1326

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?