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Fish Shack Restaurant

21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
+1 978-546-6667
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“clam chowder” (49 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (55 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Best fried Haddock I've had! Super fresh, exceptionally soft & not too greasy. Other than that it's a typical fried food and seafood place. Nice atmosphere with good food. Staff was very considerate! One of the kids couldn't eat because of allergies. The waitress (Leslie...More

Thank Adamjmax
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was one of the few restaurants that was open a little later in Rockport. The food (both my wife and I had seafood) was absolutely delicious and the portions were very large. After a really wait of over an hour ,we were able to...More

Thank Riverlife_90
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Fast, friendly service and a varied menu (not just fried seafood). The baked haddock was excellent and big enough for two. My wife had the scallops and could hardly finish. Give the restaurant a try when in Rockport.

Thank odie05408
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

While in Rockport for several weeks we ate at the FishShack multiple times. After a short wait, we were rewarded with excellent food by very good staff. This is a 'Must' experience.

Thank bjuliani
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in and the hostess suggested we wait in the spacious waiting area - the short wait for a table, the incredible waitress, the perfect steamers and both the delicious lobster salad (with the field green, walnut and feta salad instead...More

Thank MacsTravels
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a really nice classic New England dinner here. I had the lazy lobster (lobster chunks baked with butter and Ritz cracker crumbs) with a baked potato and cole slaw, and my landlubber companion had pasta with marinara sauce with a side of fresh...More

Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Busy, but was given table overlooking the harbour. Pleasant staff and good meal and very good value.

Thank DAVID079_12
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is outstanding, the service was attentive, and they were friendly despite several unusual requests. Despite the name they were able to cater to my non fish eating daughter. Loved it there!

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Not Too many Places open for Dinner. Had their fresh steamers and they were quite good. Only problem was that they were sandy and should be soaked with corn meal for a day or two to flush them out. Service was good despite being full....More

Thank Jake_MA_11
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The clam chowder was great. The fish was good. The fries were ok. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We ate here twice while vacationing in Rockport. The prices were also reasonable.

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22 June 2016|
Response from SherandPat | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure. If you can eat steamed lobster or ask for the haddock prepared plain with some lemon juice. They always have a fresh vegetable and you can order salad as a second vegetable. I would think you could find... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-6667
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