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Duckworth's Bistrot

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197 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA
+1 978-282-4426
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice birthday dinner with one of my bff's. food was good, nice atmosphere and my drink was tasty. drink menu was good! I would return.

Thank Liberty J
Gloucester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Expertly cooked, fresh, great waitstaff- especially Colleen! Pricey, but worth the splurge for special meals or occasions. Small dining area, tucked away, always has a cheerful feel.

Thank Nellie H
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This could be one of the greatest dining spots in the world under the direction of a lovely couple! Ken Duckworth is simply an amazing chef and culinary visionary, and his offerings are undeniably sumptuous. If you can get a reservation, take it!

Thank Ally O
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for NYE outstanding from the services to the meal!! I had the mushroom soup delish!! Will be back.

Thank nfern37
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Fine dining-exceptionally fresh and delicious. Reservations are needed as there is usually no empty seats once they open. Beautiful location, very scenic. Exceptional variety. Reasonably priced too.

Thank WingearsheekBeach
jackson, nh
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a fabulous, small and cozy restaurant with an interesting menu, great staff and interesting location on Cape Ann. Book early because this restaurant is extremely popular.

Thank holland32Jackson_Nh
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Duckworth's is our go-to restaurant for birthdays and other special occasions. We don't eat out often, but are regulars at this little gem when we want a delicious dinner. Besides the rich flavor and quality of the food we love the fact that you can order a half order of most things, including half-glasses of wine. They have an enthusiastic... More 

Thank Covequeen
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Duckworth's is a small venue making different meals daily....what they have bought fresh from local markets and fishermen is expertly prepared and served. They serve whole and 1/2 portions. The menu is not extensive, but the food is absolutely excellent, both the main meals and desserts. The wait staff is excellent as well. It is one of my favorite places... More 

Thank ccgirl2015
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Eat here regularly. Small and comfortable with excellent food. Owner chef does a great job and on most entrees half portions are offered.

Thank David B
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a very small elegant restaurant and hidden gem in Gloucester. It's a great place for a date north of Boston. I've eaten here several times and every plate that I've ordered is outstanding. I highly recommend it for a quick foodie getaway.

Thank RickyBobby2388

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4426

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