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Sea Witch Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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203 Newbury St, Peabody, MA 01960-2411
+1 978-535-6057
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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125 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I were traveling the east coast & ended up having lunch here. We had clam chowder & a variety platter of fried seafood. Truthfully, so much food and it was delicious. Restaurant wasn't much to look at but the food was good. Would definitely return if in the area.

Thank Latinhunny33
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I discovered the Sea Witch on our honeymoon in October 2008. It was advertised in the back of the hotel guide book. It doesn't look like much. It's definitely not a tourist attraction. On one side is the seafood market and on the other is the bar and restaurant. While it is very much a local establishment... More 

Thank Christina T
Lynn, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are 2 very hard working people. We were given a couple of Gift Certificates totaling $30.00 to the Sea Witch Restaurant. My husband and I went to enjoy a nice meal to have the owner refuse to honor the Gift Certificates. He said that the restaurant has changed hands (he is still using the same name) and the certificates... More 

Thank lpiceref
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We rarely get good seafood in Colorado, so it was great to have such a huge selection of fresh fish. We oppted for lobsters and were not disappointed. Its a very casual place and very noisy, but I would eat there again.

Thank Claudia E
Newton, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have friends who visited us this winter and I brought them here. We all enjoyed our food. Their lobster roll was very good. I feel like they put 3 servings in one -- very generous. Great place to eat seafood, very fresh.

Thank triptonowhere_11
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

In New England we have some of the best seafood on earth. But you won't find it here. Average at best, overpriced.

Thank aw2bad4u
East Hampton, Connecticut
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I was hoping this was going to be better. It was OK but not great. Maybe the time of year makes a difference. Service was outstanding. Ordered steamers (not real tasty); shared crab cakes ( good); clam chowder (OK, but not worth the calories); scallops were outstanding.

Thank Pam J
Peabody, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We end up this restaurant to try sea food after searching for restaurant around that area. Very satisfied with the sea food and awesome taste. Decided to hit this one at least once a month.

1 Thank Saravanakumar R
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115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Seawitch has reliable New England seafood dishes without the long drive to Essex or Ipswich. The lobster rolls are great, and can be ordered the usual cold way, or warm with drawn butter, which is my favorite. The fried platters are ample and yummy.

Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My boyfriend and I love fresh fish that is not fried! The Seawitch is the only restaurant close to Lynnfield, Ma that we have found. Delicious food! Don't go for the atmosphere just great fresh fish! Yum!

Thank sheparz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 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: 203 Newbury St, Peabody, MA 01960-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-535-6057

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