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Nate's at Front Beach

18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
+1 978-546-0055
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (20 reviews)
“fried clams” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent breakfast on the ocean at Nates. Coffee was great- not weak like most breakfast places. The food was delicious and nicely presented. All served with a fast and efficient smile. afterwards I went for a nice walk on the beach across the...More

Thank Sunseekah19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the nearby motel - so this place turns out to be the best for breakfast. They have the best pancakes I have tasted in a while, probably because the batter isp prepared long in advance. Even though there is no logo you can...More

Thank Yves-Alexandre_YAL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best pancakes we have tried in a restaurant or even at home... I guess they must prepare the batter in advance and let it rest, but yeah go there, they accept card even no sign says so.

Thank Yves-Alexandre L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Nate's on a beautiful sunny day in mid-October. It is a tiny unassuming place just across the street from Front Beach. You may find yourself peeking around the corner, thinking that the restaurant itself must be around back. No, this little building with...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We sought a recommendation from somebody in the street and were not disappointed. Great food and friendly service for a very reasonable price, couldn’t ask for more.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nate's was recommended by Janine at Captain's Bounty and she was not wrong. This IS the place for breakfast. I had the lobster egg Benedict 2 mornings in a row & would have had it a 3rd, but we were not there 3 mornings. Small...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

When it's Monday morning during off-season and it's packed is a sign of something good! Service was great, food was good and our food was served on colorful fiesta ware!!

Thank Summer R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Nate's is a tiny restaurant with only about seven tables, but was conveniently located a short walk down the street from our motel. I had the eggs benedict and my husband had an omelet. Everything was delicious, including the coffee. The service was prompt and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Tiny little place on the beach. Local recommendation. We were pleased! I had the Barnyard: pancakes, eggs, bacon, potatoes. All cooked perfectly. The waitress, very efficient! Thank you!

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Luckily this little gem was just few yards down the road from our motel. It is a tiny place, maybe only seating for about 30 people, but worth the wait. I had the Front Beach omelette and my husband had the traditional eggs benedict. There...More

Thank Narci W
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Questions & Answers
Fred C
6 May 2015|
Response from DGYPZ | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice beach just across the street from the restaurant with some parallel parking spots. However there are no benches or picnic tables on the beach. You could call Nates and ask what to do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Beach St, Rockport, MA 01966-1341
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-0055
  • E-mail
A casual dining experience, with a view of Front Beach, Nate's is a charming family operated restaurant. Specializing in delicious fried seafood, we serve hamburgers, wraps, salads and even ice cream for dessert.
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