These 7 Massachusetts Coast Seafood Restaurants Are Worth A Visit From Any Part Of The State
From Cape Ann to Boston to Cape Cod, the Bay State offers some of the freshest seafood in the country. When restaurants have such easy access to fishermen who catch fresh fish and shellfish daily, it’s hard not to find some incredible seafood restaurants around the state. Let’s have a look at a few seafood restaurants in Massachusetts that are worth a drive from any part of the state.
1. Seaglass Restaurant and Lounge, Salisbury
Located right on the ocean at the Blue Ocean Event Center, Seaglass offers impeccable cuisine in an elegant dining room. Floor-to-ceiling windows give patrons panoramic sea views as they dine on incredible fresh seafood like the restaurant's signature Tuna Poke Bowl. Visit the Seaglass
to learn more.
2. Bob Lobster, Newbury
Located along the Merrimack River and close to downtown Newburyport, Bob Lobster was started by local lobsterman, Bob, and his wife. Together they opened a seafood market that, over time, transformed into a casual eatery that provides a variety of fresh seafood dishes. Visitors can enjoy lobster dinners, clambakes, lobster poutine, a variety of lobster rolls, and plenty of fried seafood options. You can learn more about Bob Lobster by visiting the
3. Rob Moore Lobster Co., Rockport
Open since 1918, Rob Moore Lobster Co. has been serving up fresh boiled lobsters and other seafood taken straight out of the sea. Guests order at the counter of this 100-year old seafood shack and can eat their meals out on the dock with water views. Visit the Roy Moore Lobster Co.
for more information.
4. Neptune Oyster, Boston
Neptune Oyster is an iconic Boston seafood restaurant with some of the best lobster rolls around. But with "oyster" in its name, oysters are also a popular item on the menu. They are so fresh, you can practically taste the sea. This place is small so you may have to wait a while to get in, but believe us, it's worth it! You can read more about Neptune Oyster in our
5. Turk's Seafood Market & Sushi, Mattapoisett
Since 1989, Turk's has been providing some of the freshest seafood available to the south coast of Massachusetts. Aside from the restaurant where you can order a variety of fresh fish dishes including sushi, there's a market where for you to grab some seafood to cook at home. Learn more about Turk's Seafood on the
6. Fishermen's View Seafood Market & Restaurant, Sandwich
You've heard of farm-to-table, but what about "boat-to-table?" That's exactly what you'll find here at Fisherman's View in Sandwich. This fresh fish market and restaurant sits along the Cape Cod Canal and serves locally-sourced seafood. Over the years this eatery has become the go-to restaurant for some of the freshest fish on the Cape. For more information, visit the Fisherman's View
7. Mac's Shack, Wellfleet
With both a raw bar and sushi bar, Mac's Shack is quite a summertime destination for fresh fish in Wellfleet. But if there's one thing you have to get, it's what the town is known for - Wellfleet oysters, served ice cold! This is quite a popular place, so come here early if you don't want to wait for a table. For more information on Mac's Shack in Wellfleet as well as other Mac's locations, visit the
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