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Brown Sugar by the Sea

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75 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2884
+1 978-499-8424
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have been here many times. Really like the fresh rolls and the yellow curry. Delicious food, great service and in a lovely setting. Don't miss Brown Sugar by the Sea if you are in Newburyport.

Thank lucky2324
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our friends loved this place, the reviews were glowing and our expectations were high. Nice waitress came right away, another helped us with the beer ordering. So far so good. Ordered watercress tempura and shui mai to start, came pretty quickly but...OMG it was dreadful, not poisonous, but the "tempura" was literally fried dough like at a state fair with... More 

Thank Newberry
West Newbury, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Outstanding meal. Try the spring rolls! And the Thai fried rice is incredible. As is the pad thai and the basil chicken.

Thank bpwhite2017
Rowley, MA
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We go here often. Everything we have had has been delicious. The atmosphere is lovely, pretty airy space usually with live music playing at night. Service very good.

Thank LabsTimesTwo
New Hampshire
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We always feel spoiled when we get to eat Thai food in Boston, but this was very comparable. Great rich flavors. Chicken Green Curry was superb, as was the Spicy Eggplant Saute. Evening jazz pianist and we were right by the performer - excellent! You won't be disappointed.

Thank thxsparrow
New Hampshire
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for fantastic Thai food in a quaint location, this is your spot. Newburyport ort is always beautiful and every time we go to Brown Sugar our meals are consistently fantastic, at a very reasonable price. The brown sugar fresh spring rolls and sauce are delicious! 😊

Thank Leeza_12
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

From time to time we get take out as this is really the only oriental style food nearby. Its ok cuisine and if you eat in the restaurant you may have some live piano to listen to. It would be nice if they improved on the selection as well as the execution of the food and then they would get... More 

Thank mwymd
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258 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk in and are greeted at the hostess stand you begin a great experience. The decor is great, and there is a tall wall of windows overlooking the street. The staff are friendly, service was great, the prices were fair, and the food was amazing. Some of the best Thai food I have had in the... More 

Thank Steve O
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I love the food at BSBS it's the best in the Greater Newburyport area. We will continue to come back, and order take out. If you want Tia or generally Asian food in Newburyport, BSBS is your best choice. But service? They need help. Sit-down and when you order online, things get never come... More 

Thank James S
Danvers, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My girlfriend, daughter and I were going to a craft class in Salisbury and we wanted Thai food prior too, they had been to a restaurant in Rowley which was not open on Tuesday nights, too bad for them, so they goggle Thai in the area and this place came up... it was really a cool atmosphere inside, old mill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2884
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-499-8424

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