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Ellen's Harborside

1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
+1 978-546-2512
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (20 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently ate lunch at Ellen's Harborside. Our overall experience was excellent. We had a view of the harbor which was great. Our server, Claire, was friendly, well informed about the menu and accurate in her descriptions of what we ordered. My...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Went for lunch at height of tourist season in 2017. We were the only people in the restaurant at 1:00 p.m. The owner was training new waitstaff while waiting on us. The drinks were awful and the food was marginal at best. Sad to know...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Just got to Rockport after a long days travel. Walking around town we saw a sign saying 'Russian Hot Chocolate with Vodka and Kalhua'. We had to try it and it was awesome. Perfect start to Rockport.

Thank demuslee
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Found this place on a busy Sunday in Rockport. You could easily miss it if you get diverted to Bearskin Neck. Thankfully, we explored a little further south on Main Street and found the Wharf Road. We were quickly seated, , and food the service...More

Thank MOBRugger
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a drizzly afternoon. Walked in and were met by cheerful staff and had a water view table. The sign said award winning clam chowder and that's what I wanted. It was so good. Husband ordered pulled pork sandwich and it was also...More

Thank trish6050
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Boiled lobster dinner, fried whole belly clams, lobster rolls..... can't be beat. This restaurant also seems to be upgraded since my last review, can't put my finger on what is different, but everything was very clean, the staff very professional and friendly, helpful, etc., the...More

Thank Working S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I liked this place. Nice little menu the did was good, drinks were good, small but good wine list. The staff really worked hard to make sure we had a good time. We will definitely be back.

Thank qmilton
Reviewed 31 July 2017

They took special care of me at a delicate moment. They were very accommodating and did special food prep for me. The meal was spot on and was able to relax and enjoy the moment. It is easy to get too yet a little off...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I found this restaurant by searching on Yelp while we were looking for somewhere to eat on Saturday. It's adorable little restaurant right on the harbor. The staff is extraordinarily charming and proficient. My wife and I both got the haddock special with mango salsa...More

Thank DFM_58
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Rockport for a few days as a family vacation. The kids wanted to stay in one night, so we decided to take a walk to Ellen's Harborside to take dinner to go. The service was wonderful and very helpful. We ordered,...More

Thank Christa C
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11 December 2017|
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Response from DFM_58 | Reviewed this property |
They do indeed. My brother got a particularly good craft beer.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Paulsylma | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes they do. It's. A great place to eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-2512
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