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Back Eddy

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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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1 Bridge Rd, Westport, MA 02790
(508) 636-6500
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the best scallops ever at The Back Eddy. The waitress was great and very personable. Service was fast and good. It is noisy in there and I'm not sure I would have enjoyed it as much if we weren't seated by the window to watch the beautiful sunset.

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Thank DebBoss
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation for 6, but only 5 could attend. The hostess said that we should lose our reservation, but fortunately it was not busy. How much effort does it take to remove a chair and a place setting? They didn't have a Riesling by the glass, but I could buy a bottle. The waitress recommended a Rose, but... More 

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3 Thank Lydjoy
Hopedale, MA
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect spot on the south coast of Mass. Watch the sunset from their dock while sipping a beverage and waiting for your table. Marina and Westport River views all near the state beach. The food is tasty with both classic and unique fair. Very casual attire but no swimsuits. A bit pricey but overall location and fair make it worth... More 

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Ashland, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times. I was disappointed that the outside bar was not open on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The bar tender was busy and a little rude. Maybe she could have used some help. The oysters were the smallest I have ever seen, but they were good. The stuffed clams are just average - too much corn... More 

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1 Thank Io79032
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our first visit on a busy Saturday evening was fabulous (except for the no-see-ums, more later). The restaurant and deck were hopping and they did a fantastic job managing the crowd. We got great seats on the dock to people, boat and sun watch. This is not an inexpensive establishment, however not as expensive as mentioned by another reviewer that... More 

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1 Thank CommissionerGordon
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Our friends and my wife and I went back to the Back Eddy after being away for several years .We went there yesterday for dinner on a beautiful evening. We all felt disappointed in the meals and lack luster service. Meals way over priced for the quality and quantity. I personally was ticked off at the bartender who appeared more... More 

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2 Thank Shakesmacoo
Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Back Eddy is really the only spot in town for anyone driving through, or coming over to Westport, so just be patient. The owner and the returning staff do an excellent job at accommodating crowds, the kitchen is always humming, there's a bar outside on the back deck if you're interested in sunset cocktails, and the food is fresh... More 

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Winterport, Maine
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had no reservations but quickly got a table arriving at 5:15pm on Memorial Day weekend. The food was beyond wonderful. We ordered the fried bay scallops and my sister-in-law had the lobster casserole. The topper was the dessert: strawberry rhubarb crisp, the best ever !! It was even served with orchid petals on the top. The scenery of the... More 

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Thank Maureen S
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I had heard a lot about this restaurant and took a friend for a nice dinner. All was good but nothing stood out to me. The fish chowder had decent flavor, just to many potatoes and crumbles of fish. Being from Maine, I admit I'm a chowder snob. It was very expensive, so much we had to split an entrée... More 

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Thank Curtis R
Boston, Massachusetts
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We stopped by Back Eddy's after a day trip to Bristol, Rhode Island. After seeing all the cars in the parking lot, we figured there would be a long wait, but the hostess offered us a choice of three places. Since it was near the time of the Kentucky Derby, we didn't want to be at the bar where lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $26
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Rd, Westport, MA 02790
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: (508) 636-6500

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