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Duckworth's Bistrot

197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
+1 978-282-4426
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster risotto” (37 reviews)
“banana cake” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This place has the best food in Gloucester, hands down, and the small plates are great. Two of these and you are all set. Great selection and variety too. However, the atmosphere is never great, in my opinion. It's super small and crowded. I suggest...More

Thank H C
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great food & Service - been going here for many years in the summer and have never been disappointed.

Thank hospitality2018
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We went with locals from the area, and were greeted almost like family. Our server was so open (without being intrusive!). The food was wonderful - subtle, creative and balanced flavors. When we left, there seemed to be a family having their late dinner there,...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is great - fresh, healthy and yummy. Lots of variety and love the small plates. Staff is wonderful. Pricing is very reasonable considering the high quality of everything.Best to make a reservation as this place is very popular for good reason.

Thank Suzy885
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is one of the best (if not the best) restaurants in the state (and we are well experienced) Top quality food offered at full or half plates. Small, varied selection but always something for anyone. Appetizers, entrees and desserts are top notch. Wine list...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

You are guaranteed a delicious meal at Duckworth's Bistro.. I appreciate that "small" plates are offered. Fresh herbs grown at restaurant, organic ingredients from veg to beef. Thoughtfully prepared with the passion of devoted Chafs. Tables are cozy, it reminds me of European dining or...More

Thank Pippin0921
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A cozy, intimate space with a very helpful waitstaff. Plenty of choices for vegetarians and carnivores alike, and half-order options allowed us to sample multiple appetizers and entrees. Very nice wine list and wonderful desserts, although sadly on the night we were there, they were...More

Thank lizlubee
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I agree with other reviewers that this is a gourmet experience in Gloucester. Very intimate so make a reservation ahead of time and please bring your inside voices. But be prepared to be wowed! If you go expecting 'suburban food at sububurban prices' you'll be...More

Thank lizzietishlizard
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Order half portions to sample a couple of great dishes. Reservations are required if you expect to get seated almost anytime.

1  Thank cdolmsted
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You need reservations! This place is the epitome of gourmet, fresh, not run of the mill food. Very small and quaint. Fresh made to order food from a menu like no other, this is a romantic, true Bisrot. Expensive too, bring your wallet but, you...More

1  Thank lmlw33
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15 September 2015|
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Response from Niwotois | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, unless things have changed, it's dinner only. And worth it! Jay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4426
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