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Nate's at Front Beach

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18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 am
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London, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed practically next door so this was a great place for breakfast. We went twice in the four days we were there. Service was great and so was food. Recommended.

Thank whugirl
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really delicious hot breakfasts, excellent friendly service with a fabulous view of front beach! Highly recommend

Thank S M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful place to have breakfast. Gorgeous view of beach. Employees friendly. My hubby and I got classic bacon and eggs(good portions) and shared the French toast which was fabulous. We sat down right away but larger parties may have to wait but it's worth it. Fair prices

Thank Natalie A
Carmel, California
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best breakfast spot in Rockford and we have tried them all. Today's special raspberry & chocolate pancakes was absolutely delicious. The omelets are ALWAYS fluffy and light and very tasty. Service efficient and with a sincere smile. Do not miss breakfast here!

Thank Jim W
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89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Nate's fried clams so much that I go whenever I can make it. It is very small but has a take out window so that you can have a picnic on the beach across the street or in the meadow next door My only sadness is that it is not open year round

Thank Lynnesjackson
Milford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast due to rave reviews we read. Great spot. Good, friendly service, and great food. This place is VERY small, though. Be prepared to wait, but the wait is worth it!

Thank Henry S
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nates is a good reason to make a trip to Rockport. While many restaurants cater to tourists, Nates serves up delicious food at a reasonable price. Nice family owned place on the beach. Can't beat it!

1 Thank jk6789
Parker, Colorado
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food the eggs Benedict was tasty. The potatoes were excellent & the coffee flowing.. small place so get there and wait

Thank Camille S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Best breakfast locals keep to themselves, maybe 10 tables. Best chowder, if hasn't run out. In summer, most affordable kids food across from Front Beach. Tip: call in order while on beach, don't wait in line. Fresh seafood also, mostly fried.

Thank JamyMadeja
Owego, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We decided to enjoy both breakfast and lunch at Nate's because it was right near the beach where we swam and rented kayaks. How many beach-front little restaurants serve beautiful, fresh vegetables? This is a rare find. Fills up quickly as it is quite tiny, so cross your fingers.

Thank Presentasagift

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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?