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Starboard Galley Restaurant

55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
+1 978-462-1326
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (28 reviews)
“clams” (17 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Newburyport for the first time this weekend and found this restaurant through Tripadvisor. Good choice. It wasn't in the main square--only a block or so away and therefore less crowded. We had the chowder & clam roll/basket & some beers and were very...More

Thank Eatsbonbons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk along the harbour from the main town but definitely worth it! Delicious food with amazing lobster and really friendly staff. Has an outdoor deck you can eat on with a view over the water.

Thank claire b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in with friends recently for lunch. It was a hot day so we chose a table inside with air conditioning. Our server was very knowledgeable and cheerfully advised us on menu choices. Our meals were expertly prepared and everyone was satisfied with their...More

Thank M_Freedley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considered a locals place, to me it was much less that than a tourist place. The meal was good very traditional New England options. So if your looking for traditional this is the place.

Thank eswheeler613
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I frequently enjoy eating seafood at the Starboard Galley. We typically share a cup of clam chowder, a lobster roll and split a Combo-plate of fried shrimp & clams. As a native New Englander, I've sampled seafood restaurants as far north as...More

Thank tinaandjoe1014
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The Lobster and beef tips were very good but side dishes were cold baked potato wouldn't even melt the butter, onion rings were cold and so was French fries waitress did over free dessert but didn't seem to concerned

Thank myturn4
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I lady at Trader Joe's in Boston recommended stopping in Newburyport for lunch because she is from there. It is a really cute town. She told us about Starboard Galley. We had Fishermens stew and lobster bisque in bread bowls. They have daily specials and...More

1  Thank Christie G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Lunch was great. Choice of inside and outside dining. Appears to be recently renovated. Servers were friendly. Onion rings were outstanding.

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were promptly seated. Our waitress appeared to be relatively new. Only after placing our order, did I see the specials on a board as I went to the Ladies room. My clam chowder was hot but my husband's seafood stew just warm of tepid....More

Thank NashuaFoodie
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Local motel and taxi cab company recommend. Seemed very popular with the local crowd and was a great choice. Two dining areas and bar area. Located on the water and in a good area to walk around and get a taste of the east coast....More

Thank Jamie V
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2017|
Response from Vanderneucker | Reviewed this property |
Easter Sunday may be different. I would call them for a reservation
Christine O
14 February 2017|
Response from Vanderneucker | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, my mother in law and her friends ate lunch there with that many people
16 May 2016|
Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Very likely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-1326
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