We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Village Restaurant

55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
+1 978-768-6400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (19 reviews)
“baked haddock” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
Write a Review
Reviews (213)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place while looking on Trip Advisor, while looking for a place to go for Father's Day. We were told it would be a thirty minute wait, but got seated within ten minutes. Everyone from the hostesses to the waitress was beyond friendly and...More

Thank Djjimmyice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was often our Sunday late lunch gathering place the many years living in Cape Ann. On a recent visit to the area back for business, we had to stop in and were not disappointed. Food was excellent. Great service and prices reasonable too. Highly...More

Thank ThomasinNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a busy Friday night but the service was good and the food was great. I had steak tips and fried haddock and both were great. The steak tips were better than most steakhouses I have eaten at. We need to go here more...More

Thank GaryWT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Village Restaurant in Essex with friends to have the seafood pie which is delicious!! Only $13.99 with choice of two sides! I got corn on the cob and baked potato with sour cream! They have excellent corn bread! Very casual atmosphere,...More

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Tuesday clam special. $13.99. Delicious clams, cole slaw, corn bread and Italian bread. You cannot beat the value. Crystal was our waitress on both recent visits.she was wonderful.

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We had a party of five this evening about one hour before closing and had a wonderful dinner and never felt rushed. One person had the crab cake dinner, two had the Baked Haddock and two had the Swordfish Kabobs and all were extremely pleased....More

Thank Hobby38
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I am ashamed to say that in all the years I have dined in and around Essex, I have never eaten at this particular establishment. I had lunch with a nephew there because it was the halfway point for us and I am so happy...More

Thank Jumbo F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Wednesday at noon without reservations and we were seated without a wait. The waitress was at out table shortly after we were seated and was very attentive. The menu has something for almost anyone. Three of us ordered seafood dishes and one had chicken. We...More

Thank S9663
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have gone by this restaurant for years on our way to Rockport MA. We always kept going because it looked too crowded. Too many cars in the parking lot. On Sunday we gave it a try. The restaurant was fairly busy but not over...More

Thank Joyce J
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

As the tradition says when you go to vevcani you go to Via Ignatia..I have been visiting the restaurant for the past 6-7 years many many time and I can not find the words to express my positive and very good experience that I always...More

Thank Saso V
Nearby Restaurants
627 reviews
.48 km away
J.T. Farnham's
291 reviews
1.43 km away
CK Pearl
125 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Essex River Cruises & Charters
150 reviews
.35 km away
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
24 reviews
.09 km away
Cogswell's Grant
22 reviews
.74 km away
Essex River Basin Adventures
19 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they open on Monday ?
9 August 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from stayrelaxed2 | Reviewed this property |
Closed mondays open tuesday thru Sunday
Do you have a kids menu
7 April 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I think they do. If u r going should get there early-11:30/12:00. Can b very busy, though the Summer hasn't really started yet!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-6400
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing