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Michael's Harborside

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1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Michael's seems to always be a lively place to dine. Of course it doesn't hurt to have its wonderful harbor views as it sits right on the waterfront. I usually break with my normal healthy eating habits and order fried fish. The seafood is consistently good and fresh tasting. The waitstaff is very friendly even when overwhelmed for dinner as... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice location, large space. Good service. Typical New England seafood menu. family enjoyed their choices. Parking in front of restaurant.

Thank emizco
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was great - food quality amazing. Everyone at our table of 9 had nothing but good things to say about their meals.

Thank Deb B
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stopped by for lunch with my crew while in Newburyport. Great views of the harbor added to the experience. We ate at the bar and enjoyed the wide selection of beers and ciders to go with fresh seafood entrees. Enjoyed the fish and chips and the fish tacos. The clam chowder was rich and creamy. Overall a good choice for... More 

Thank Neil P
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Late dinner after a long trip. Have had better lobster roll, but it was ok. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Dracaena
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had sautéed mussels appetizer - generous 1.5lb portion perfectly steamed! Then we stayed with an all appetizer/salad lunch of salmon philly roll sushi, roasted pistachio salad of mixed greens with pears, small beets, goat cheese and vinaigrette dressing and a sourdough pretzel with house ale mustard sauce. All was very good. We will be back - lots of things we... More 

Thank Bob M
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here with friends for the first time. I liked the location very much although it was already dark and not much we could see. The seafood was fresh, we'll prepared and tasty. Steamers were excellent and so was the haddock. And the good choice of beer and wine made it a nice dinner with friends. On the... More 

Thank stefan91088
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Hopping place but waiters and customers squeezed us in on the harborside deck and although there was a bit of a wait for our food, we enjoyed watching the boats come in and out and the draw bridge go up for a tall mast. Beautiful fall day. Food was excellent. Best lobster rolll ever!

Thank Sandiviaje
New Hampshire
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Michaels Harborside is a great casual place for couples, families and friends. The seafood is fresh, well prepared and cooked "your way". I always enjoy the land and sea. There is a beautiful view of Newburyport harbor from the glass interior or the various outside bars and decks. Tuesday nights offer trivia and there is music most weekends, always a... More 

Thank Leeza_12
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Have visited Michael's on a number of occasions for OK meals, but today they lost the election... Started with a wait on their heated deck and after 10 minutes with no service, requested a move indoors and then seated by a drafty door. Wife's burger was more well than medium; my plate of steak and eggs had what appeared to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-7785

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