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Michael's Harborside

1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
+1 978-462-7785
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (49 reviews)
“steamers” (19 reviews)
“fresh fish” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Tournament Wharf, Newburyport, MA 01950-2418
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to Michael's Harborside a number of times thru the years. They expanded not long ago and the views of the river are great, as is the enlarged deck for outdoor seating. Our server was friendly and prompt and not at all intrusive....More

Thank Alison57
Reviewed 2 days ago

Make your way around the bend to one of the best views in Newburyport. Enjoy the tastes of the seafarign traditions on the deck and enjoy!

Thank eswheeler613
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located right on the waterfront this popular establishment has all the seafood one could ask for and helpful servers to take your order. The staff and even the manager went out of their way to accommodate the dietary needs of our friends. We all were...More

Thank M_Freedley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I had lunch here today. Haven't been in for a while. Sadly disappointed. Sat up top on the outside roof bar with a great view of the river. Then it went down hill. First draft beer came in a thick plastic cup that...More

1  Thank NHguy33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in search of seating right on the water with good seafood and drinks - we picked the best spot! Our server, Lenny, was spot on with his recommendations and we loved him for it. Started with the fish chowder.. SO so good. Totally...More

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went from Boston to Sunday Brunch,, Nice looking place and good servers but.... the food had no taste . I had the breakfast AMERICANBREAKFAST. eggs scramled or fried . fruit bacon and english. the eggs were small and tuff, the bacon( i didnt think...More

Thank rgmcq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu with decent prices and good service. Love being able to sit by the water to see the activity and enjoy it vicariously!

Thank 515devan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited here twice in the last month. I come here to sit on the patio. There is an upstairs and downstairs. The service is average but you are visiting for the atmosphere (patio) & food. This place is missing music or some sort...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Newburyport to putt around for a little bit & decided on Michael’s Harborside for lunch. I’ve heard many people rave about this place so I’m glad it did not disappoint! It’s literally right on the water with a beautiful view! It has 2...More

Thank islandloverBostonMa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with wife yesterday, promised her lobster or as we say it here in AMA. Lobstah. We arrived at rest. About 3pm , place was Packed, hostess suggested we go to upper outside area were we only waited about 5 minutes for table . Service...More

Thank Richard B
mkirk70, General Manager at Michael's Harborside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am glad you and your wife enjoyed your visit. Sorry you missed the salmon but you did make a good choice. I will talk to my team about the margarita maybe we can spruce it up. I will also check the ice tea. Thank...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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