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Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront, BYOB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a hole in the wall place, literally. You'll find it either by the line of people waiting to order, or by the smell of cooked lobster. There's a window to order and take away. That's it. We had two boiled lobsters and two fish...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has made it feel safe to dine inside or out and the food remains delicious. It was pleasant to see families dining in this relaxed environment and enjoying the beautiful view. My husband is not a seafood lover, but always enjoys the baked...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 25, 2020

Whenever we are in Rockport, we always eat at The Fish Shack to satisfy our 'Lobsta Craving'. The service and quality of food has always been fantastic! We are treated like family and have always been a positive experience!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 15, 2020 via mobile

Bought some fresh haddock to cook at home. Price was good. Fish was delicious. Service was super efficient and friendly

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 15, 2020

This was our first trip to Rockport and we found Roy Moore's on the town circle and decided to try it. We were wowed!!!! I've eaten a lot of baked fish in a lot of places but this was undeniably the BEST, Freshest piece of...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 24, 2020 via mobile

Open limited quarantine hours Memorial Day weekend. Absolutely hit the spot. Perfect lobster roll and chowder. Not fancy...just fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020

What food, what an experience and it is worth the effort and time. We had a Lobster roll that was a meal in itself. Next time I want to try one of their lobseters.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed February 25, 2020

Great place for Takeout seafood best deal for Shrimp to make a great shrimp cocktail lobster also good tough parking but worth it

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

3 lobsters for $40 USD were definitely worth driving 40 min to Rockport from Boston. The lobsters were super fresh, tender, and sweet. Oysters were huge and fresh as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Great food, great service! We vacation every year in rockport and we go to roy moores several times each trip. Our trip wouldnt be the same without a dinner from here!

Date of visit: August 2019
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from Travell_ing_Matters | Reviewed this property |
We were there in May and it was aplenty. Like most said the best times are when the fishing is less risky for the fishermen to go out to sea.
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Lauri G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is accessible by w/c. The shack is also, go around back and roll up on outside deck. Guys there are great. Enjoy, I'm jealous of your meal already.
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