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Ipswich Shellfish Fish Market

8 Hayward St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2012
+1 978-356-6941
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“soups” (9 reviews)
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10:00 - 18:00All hours
Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
8 Hayward St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2012
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, a bit pricey though. Enjoyed a very tasted hot lunch and also did a little shopping (they have a selection of home-type gifts). Neat place. Not your typical fish market, it's even better!

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not only do they have fresh fish, they have prepared food to take out or eat a lovely back room added a couple of years ago.

Thank 319RonZ
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have had the privilege of getting lunch here about 3 days a week for the last few years. The buffet style hot lunch selections are fantastic; the chef is amazing and is not afraid to try something new as well as sticking to the...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 10 December 2016

So get there at 11:30 so you know you can get everything fresh and a great variety. I love love their kale salad and soups. Thanks for adding a small area where people can sit and eat there. The lighting in that room needs to...More

1  Thank pajpaj
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I had the salad bar and my associate had a awesome haddock sandwich. Very fresh well stocked salad bar and she loved the Pablo crusted sandwich....enough for 2 I'll be back

Thank Clamlobsterlover
Reviewed 19 April 2016

My wife and I are Part time Residents of Ipswich, MA. We recently stumbled upon this great seafood establishment during a morning walk. If you want the freshest seafood to take home and prepare, you can't do better. They have a great selection of hot...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is exceptional. They have been in Ipswich for many years. I was extremely pleased with the lunch we enjoyed there this summer. The owner is wonderful. They have food that you can take home for diner etc. The cafe is part of the...More

2  Thank Henry K
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I had a hard time deciding where to go for my first lobster while in the Boston area and am so very glad to have picked this place! It's primarily a fish market but has cafe seating for enjoying their homemade soups and sandwiches. Order...More

2  Thank 4kb83
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The seafood is invariably fresh. There is a good selection. The scallops are incredibly good. It's not cheap, but there is good value. Try the chowder or whatever soup is available.

2  Thank Travelingman074
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This location is part fresh fish store, part prepared fooc take-out and part restaurant. The fresh soups and chowders are wonderful, lobster rolls are to die for, but the fresh fish prices are steep and the service is very slow and somewhat confused at times....More

2  Thank Julie C
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Peggy S
16 June 2016|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they were 17.99 Very Fresh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hayward St, Ipswich, MA 01938-2012
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +1 978-356-6941
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