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Nate's at Front Beach

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18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place exploring Rockport. ..family loved the lobster roll and scallops. Inside had air conditioning which was great on such a hot day!

Thank Babydoll1452
central ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is fantastic on food Hubby and I had a super size of fresh cut up fruit oj, homefries delicious pancakes, eggs over easy, toast, alot of coffee.. egg sandwich for me , service and waitresses were right there with extra things lots of coffee... and prices were very reasonable.. Love this one..

Thank wren53
Yorkville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Small seating section, so get there early, or work a waiting time into your plans for the day. My friends and I lucked out and got a table just when we arrived. I highly recommend the blueberry/pecan pancakes. Oh my gosh, they were SO good! The staff was very friendly, and even though they count on turnover, I never felt... More 

Thank krs62158
Beverly, mass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Two breakfasts and one Lunch here and food was great. Need to get here early as there is a waiting line by 7:30 am. Had Pancakes and Omelet. Both were quite good. Lunch was fried clams at the beach. Would have enjoyed dinner here too, but they close at 2;30.

Thank Jake_MA_11
Portland, Maine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending a week in Rockport with my family, I can say Nates is the best place for breakfast and lunch in Rockport. The food is fresh! That's something I didn't find in many other restaurants in town. They have so many options for both breakfast and lunch. You can definitely make everyone in the family happy with this menu.... More 

Thank shwepl
Scotia, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime I am in Rockport I eat breakfast at Nates. There is always a great menu, specials to choose from...everything is always fresh and delicious!

Thank Grace L
Rockport, MA
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fried clams, onion rings and clam chowder are the best on Cape Ann! Staff is very friendly and so welcoming. You can order take out and walk across the street to Front Beach! Truly doesn't get better than this for locals and tourists !

Thank BTK1127
Westfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a chicken Caesar salad wrap and it was outstanding. It was loaded with chicken and very good. The prices are very reasonable and they offer take out or sit down service. Very clean & friendly place!

Thank goodshink
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table; the restaurant is very small. The servers were fast, efficient, and friendly. The breakfasts are out of this world! Almond French toast with raspberries, blueberry and lemon zest pancakes, and more typical fare of eggs, omelette so etc. Well worth the wait; we'd go back again in a heartbeat!

Thank kandme2010
Feeding Hills, Ma.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great small place for eat in or take out right across the street from Front Beach. I had the fried scallops and was very pleased. My husband had the clam chowder and found it satisfying. Of note, most restaurants during our week were only open until 2:30 pm.

Thank AmericanIxchel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: 19785460055
A casual dining experience, with a view of Front Beach, Nate's is a charming family operated restaurant. Specializing in delicious fried seafood, we serve hamburgers, wraps, salads and even ice cream for dessert.

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