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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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“banana cake” (28 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful little gem of a restaurant in Gloucester Mass. Fine dining reasonably priced and great service. Menu changes often and the Chef is very creative with their dishes, nice selection of wine and cocktails. Don't miss this one!

Thank Tr236
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Reservations a must. We had a reservation at the bar since we called adjust a few days before, but the food was delicious- salmon and hanger steak, small plates and large plates option. Very nice night

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Being immediately noticed and greeted by the busy owner was a plus. We waited only a few minutes for our reserved table. Great ambiance, and it was appreciated that our waitress knew just when the lighting needed dimming. Speaking of the waitress, Colleen was a...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had reservations for a Thursday night, and I'm glad we did. The place was full at 7:30pm. Parking was easy in the lot behind the building. I had the 1/2 shrimp entree with polenta and roasted red pepper sauce, and it was delicious! It...More

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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