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Village Restaurant

55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
+1 978-768-6400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cornbread” (22 reviews)
“baked haddock” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (62 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Village Restaurant for lunch and were seated in the glass dining area. Our waitress came by right away and took our drink orders. I ordered the sangria, and my husband ordered a Diet Coke. The waitress brought our...More

Thank NapDonna
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always good, well cooked food. Nice clams, haddock, Service excellent. A little put off by rude answer as to why we couldn't be seated in sunroom area last time we were there. It never hurts to be polite! Brought newbies last time there, they loved...More

Thank willowsporch
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined there on Sunday, 6-10-18. We sat on the patio, Sheila was our waitress, and she was terrific. I had the appetizer which was PEI mussels, delicious, with a salad it made a terrific lunch, my sister had the haddock baked with vegetables, again...More

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great seafood! Took baked scallops and baked haddock, everything was cooked to perfection. Wine choice is not big but good.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Village Restaurant for lunch since it had been a few years since our first visit. Place hasn't changed at all but the food is still GREAT... We both had their Mojitos which were just ok... not much flavor. For apps we had...More

Thank RCutts15
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is always been seen of the best choices. Made a reservation on a Wednesday night, always busy been so plan ahead. Some of the best shrimp cocktail, baked haddock is the best around!!! This is the place to go, if you have visitors looking...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing service and food . We were told about a dog park down the street from the restaurant and out Akitas loved it! They got to run free and burn off some energy and we got to eat our lunch. The service at the restaurant...More

Thank 197darlenes
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We went to the Village after a class at the pool. Everyone enjoyed their food! I had the tropical shrimp with a ginger dipping sauce with butternut squash and cole slaw. The shrimp was so tasty! The corn bread is very good as well! We...More

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My wife and I had lunch at the Village Restaurant. We had never been. We each had baked haddock. It was delicious; among the best I have ever had. The ambiance is very nice and we will return the next time we are in the...More

Thank bob m
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We hadn't been to the Village in quite awhile, but when we saw that the special for Tuesdays was the Fried Clam Plate for $14.99 we just knew we had to try it. The price of a Fried Clam Plate just about everywhere else runs...More

Thank Donna M
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4 October 2017|
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Response from bbwex | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. We had one when we went a couple of weeks ago.
9 August 2016|
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Response from Lecano_FlStan43 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I stopped in, while on vacation.
6 April 2016|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I think they do. If u r going should get there early-11:30/12:00. Can b very busy, though the Summer hasn't really started yet!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1342
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-6400
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