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.

17 State Street Cafe

17 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6609
+1 978-948-3456
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
17 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6609
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (78)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Local person who likes to support local restaurants. I have been here on 4 occasions and uneven is the best way to describe this place. It's hard to screw up breakfast in my opinion but they managed to last time out here. First our order...More

Thank lisac1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long time ago, when it was known as Fowle's, we were regulars here. This morning the waitress told us we could substitute grits for the home fries, on one order, and an english muffin for the toast, on the other. We were good with...More

Thank trobaba
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Located in what was long ago a variety store, the facade now gone stylishly to seed, this restaurant serves consistently reliable American comfort food. A recent Eggs Benedict breakfast special made creative use of avocado and bacon and other ingredients so fresh and properly balanced...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We spent all of 5 mins there. Took a table near the front after the host wiped it down but didn't dry it. The waiter approached us and whined about how we were "throwing things around" because we were drying off the table. When he...More

Thank Kevin1844
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Food was great service ok Decor/ atmosphere ok I would go again..... For breakfast, only.... Egg sandwich on homemade english muffin was delicious & other diner has grits, kale,&2 eggs---- he loved it....

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If your specialty is serving breakfast, and the pancakes are raw, then there is a real issue and not much more that can be written/reviewed. We have been coming for quite some time and have had inconsistent experiences with the food. However at some point,...More

1  Thank LUVACAY_21
Reviewed 12 December 2016

went here for brunch sunday in december. Only negative? cold as hell when the front door opens. Need a vestibule...badly. bustling funky old interior, clean, brisk and excellent service. We all had breakfast items....corned beef hash, smoked ham benedicts, breakfast burrito, coffee....and everything was extremely...More

Thank chimayred
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have only eaten breakfast here. It was a good meal. Just what you would expect for a breakfast menu.....no surprises. Really like the English muffins. Really,really,really miss the pastries they used to sell at the counter.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place has changed its name and this is the first time I have been back in more than two years, having moved from the area. The cinnamon pancake is the best. The buttermilk pancake is also fantastic. Here is a tip, the pancakes are...More

Thank AZRanger
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great breakfast any day of the week (and full bar for a nice mimosa!) Live music on the weekends and pretty decent food for dinner!

Thank mandahhhhhh
Nearby Restaurants
235 reviews
.02 km away
Abraham's Bagels
102 reviews
.09 km away
Grog Restaurant
339 reviews
.03 km away
64 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Waterfront Park
78 reviews
.10 km away
Clipper City Rail Trail
39 reviews
.76 km away
Custom House Maritime Museum
45 reviews
.17 km away
Newburyport Brewing Company
28 reviews
1.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from 17 State Street Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 State St, Newburyport, MA 01950-6609
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-948-3456
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