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Ellen's Harborside

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1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
+1 978-546-2512
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Portland Maine
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We had a great waitress. Very friendly and helpful. Love when they give refills on drinks, i.e., iced tea. Had one of the best Spinach salads: big and lots of spinach and other ingredients. Service was fast. Restaurant was clean. It did not have outside seating but with the heat and humidity, it was nice to sit in the air... More 

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165 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We were recommend by other people vacationing in the area. The restaurant is small and the back room overlooks part of the harbor. Not a real good view in my opinion. The food was excellent and so was the service. We had the pumpkin bread pudding for dessert which was delicious. I would definitely go back

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1 Thank AlohaHawaii
Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

within easy distance from the public parking and good access for my disabled father. A nice view of the water and simple comfortable clean dining room. The whole family had very nice meals, soup, salad and entrees. the service was fast and friendly even though we can be a loud boisterous group that asks alot of questions. my pulled pork... More 

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Thank ttberry77
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Disappointing. We have been there before but this time it was mediocre food and very pricey ($100 for 6 for lunch) for the quality (bland). For example, my husband and daughter split an order of chicken fingers with fries and it was $15. Freezer to table quality. Fish items bland and overpriced. Very nice staff though and pleasant dining room... More 

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Colonie, New York
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Great view, great food. Family owned, we loved it. Found by accident due to lack of parking there. Really worth it

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Fairport, New York
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Excellent meals and service. We went back for more another day. Walking distance from the B&B near many shops and the water.

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Thank Lisa D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We came here last night and were so impressed that we had to come again! Last night I had the lobster mac 'n' cheese from the daily specials, with two sides (I chose fries & coleslaw from a very impressive list of options). Our server, Lucy, was attentive and friendly and able to answer all of our questions about the... More 

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Medway, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you want to go somewhere in Rockport where you will have a nice view, get out of the sun and enjoy a good lunch, I would suggest Ellen’s Harborside. The look in front is deceiving as it said harbor side dining, but as you enter you are brought back to a very nice dining room with large windows that... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited Ellen's for lunch. As usual, the sandwiches and Chowdah was excellent. Our server was exceptionally pleasent

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Kingston, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

If you're anyway near Rockport itself worth the effort to eat at Ellen Harborside Restaurant. A very friendly atmosphere, great service and wonderful food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-2512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?