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Park Lunch

181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
+1 978-465-9817
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried clams” (68 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Park Lunch is not large but the food is great, service friendly and attentive, Fried clams and haddock dinners were large and delicious,very crispy and sweet. cole slaw great, will return soon.

Thank CarolL1014
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a local spot for great fried clams among other things. Tv in bar and pub style seating. Casual but a must if going to “Clipper City”.

1  Thank Tour528134
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Always a great eat especially the clams and scallops. We had a small wait nothing unusual. Seafood was great as always.

1  Thank mmem7
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As others have stated Park Lunch is the kind of local gem you may miss if not looking for it. We went here on the recommendation of relatives and were not disappointed, Fried clams and scallops were very good and good size portions. The only...More

Thank ctbruinfan
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Park Lunch is one of those local places that you might drive by because it doesn’t look like anything special. Boy, would that be a mistake! This is a throwback to great diner style food at reasonable prices. The food was delicious and the service...More

Thank byledge
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I've been to many Seafood restaurants , Heard about Park Lunch on the Radio. By far this was the best . I highly recommend it . I wont go to any other place now for a clam ,scallop or shrimp plate !!!

Thank bobmoore031053
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Park Lunch, where everyone knows your name! Local sports bar and eatery. If your visiting Newburyport and want to be part of the history, especially concerning local sports teams and heroes, this is the Place. Drinks are good and reasonably priced and the food is...More

Thank jmlumberjack
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Always good food at very reasonable prices. This is where all the locals go. Friendly, comfortable, no frills.

1  Thank marj23
Reviewed 1 August 2018

My wife and I were seated right away and as soon as the waitress came to our table I order the clam plate which my wife and I split. It is the perfect size for us and it continues to be the best tasting clams...More

Thank bigfig828
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

By far a favorite local place. Very casual. Great bar food menu. Service is always great and you can not go without seeing a familiar face. I think the fried clams, fried scollops are the best of anyplace I have had them. Sometimes you can...More

Thank O359XGgarys
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-9817
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