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Duckworth's Bistrot
Ranked #1 of 140 Restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Worthington, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Duckworth's is one of the best places for good food in the area. They could offer more desserts made with fresh, local fruit.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank sannefisher
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
new york
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great little spot”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

The food was well prepared and well presented -the room is small and too crowded for my taste but the quality of the meal made up for it!

Visited August 2013
1 Thank threedev
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Duckworth's lived up to its reputation!”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very busy little bistro style restuarant with a relaxed, confident ambience and friendly, enthusiastic staff. The food was to die for! We ordered the Lobster Risotto and Scallop Salad to start followed by Seafood Stew and Duck Breast...all of which were amazing - especially the Lobster Risotto!! Although full to the brim, we ordered some Banana Layer Cake..OMG!! It's a must! We had some good qualityy cava, soem delicious red wine and a port too!! We booked 5 days in advance for a Wednesday night and were lucky to get a table. It is this popular because it really is that good!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank korrin
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Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“loved it so much we went back 3 nites later”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We were in the area for a week and went to Duckworths on tuesday nite.

Crowded but we could tell that everyone was enjoying their meal. Had an 830 rez- seated at 835.

Wine list - a little pricy but we found an excellent french sauvignon blanc for $38.

Waiter was great- personable, knowledgeable and glad to serve us.

menu was also great- had frisee, lardons and poached egg salad- yum- and caesar salad- caesar was good not great but the croutons were amazing ( i usually pick them out)- parmesan crusted, crunchy and tasty.

then we had half dozen oysters- pristine and delish and a half order of mushroom/asparagus
risotto- best risotto ever.

we looked at each other and said this is an excellent meal- better than any place else we had been in the area- and made a rez for friday nite on the spot.

finally had half portion of roast chicken entree- excellent and half portion of scallops- also excellent.

no dessert or coffee- bill was $150. A little pricy but well worth it.

Went back on Friday.

Same waiter. same bottle of sauvignon blanc.

Same frisee salad, same oysters- both excellent.

Also had mushroom bisque- earthy and delicious.

half order of strip steak entree- perfectly cooked, tender and delish.

full order of homemade fettucine bolognese- al dente pasta, hearty and robust sauce- excellent.

no dessert or coffee-$150 again.

So we were in Cape Ann for a week- these were the 2 best meals by far.

Wish we lived closer- would like to go tonite.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank z235e49
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Can't go wrong here!”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Awesome food no matter what you order. Be sure to make your reservations at least a week in advance. We made ours 5 days in advance and the only opening they had for the weekend was 9:00 p.m. on Friday, we were seated at 9:15 and got our food at 10:30, a little too late for my liking but well worth the night's lost sleep from a full tummy. I had braised lamb shanks which tastefully melted in my mouth along with swiss chard (much like spinach) and wonderfully roasted potatoes. My spouse had monk fish which he raved about and a most tender steak. You can order 1/2 orders of your dinner if you so desire which is what he did. The restaurant is very small and seats approximately 38 but the atmosphere is very joyous and close. Mojita was very good as was the wine. This is a place you must try...all food is local, organic and/or grass fed. You'll love it.

Visited July 2013
Thank T C
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