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Hardcover Restaurant

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15 Newbury St Ste A, Danvers, MA 01923-1014
+1 978-774-1223
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I hate to do this but by dinner bill was so large I had to say a word or two. Place smelled musty when we first walked in and our waiter hurried to light our candle to kill the smell. Salad bar was nice. As our plates started to come one by one our disappointment came over. My scallops were... More 

1 Thank Viv V
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171 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

My husband took me to what used to be my favorite restaurant for my birthday meal. We ordered filet mignon with baked potato and chicken with rice pilaf and each came with the salad bar. We filled our salad plates and just started to eat when the appetizer arrived. We set the salad aside and had the shared appetizer.We decided... More 

1 Thank newenglandgrl27
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

First of all I have to say the servers were great and the salad bar was wonderful as usual. We were there to celebrate my 75th birthday as it's one of our favorite restaurants. The sirloin steak for two was so chewy and you could hardly cut it with the steak knife. It looked so delicious when served. This is... More 

Thank zackaria
Waltham, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal and the service. Our first visit to Hardcover. I enjoyed filet mignon and had ordered it medium rare and it was perfect. My husband had baked stuffed shrimp and scallops and was completely satisfied. The salad bar was a surprise both because I haven't seen one in ages and it was so good. Very generous size... More 

1 Thank KathyandJohn147
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food is still very good. They have a huge salad bar which comes with the meals. They also make excellent drinks. The place is always crowded so it can be very loud.

Thank bonus02180
Danvers, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The first thing you notice at the Hard Cover is that I is pleasantly dim, comfortable and the shelves are filled with real books and all 4 of us enjoyed or meal very much. They have a wonderful salad bar to begin your meal with a variety of warm fresh breads and fixings for a fresh salad for you to... More 

1 Thank captpat8
Lynn, Massachusetts
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164 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Classic steak house ambience. Busy, crowded Friday night but seated in a timely way. Wait staff attentive and helpful with specials. Three course/$20 special was terrific. 8oz beef with giant baked potato, came with salad bar and delightful apple crisp. 10oz sirloin was also delicious. Will definitely go back.

2 Thank Seacoastbreeze
Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined on a slow Wednesday night. Restaurant is nice but dated. Front entry had an odd odor. We were seated at a nice table near the gas fireplace. The salad bar is very good. Wide selection of fresh veggies. I ordered grilled swordfish and my wife ordered baked scrod. The fish was fresh and well prepared.

1 Thank Bob F
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have been many times, always excellent . Service is timely, love the salad bar and fresh bread. I had baked haddock and it was great and my husband had steak, again cooked perfectly.

1 Thank dm670
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Every year, we come as a family fit Easter dinner. It's beautiful, the food is wonderful, great salad bar. Not inexpensive, by any stretch of the imagination, which is why we go fit very special occasions.

1 Thank Karen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Newbury St Ste A, Danvers, MA 01923-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Danvers
  • Phone Number: +1 978-774-1223

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