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Driftwood Restaurant

63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
+1 781-631-1145
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“hash” (3 reviews)
“home fries” (2 reviews)
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05:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Diner
63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went to the Driftwood for breakfast on a Saturday morning and had a wonderful meal. The food was inexpensive, good for the most part, and came quickly. The waitress was efficient and quite personable. Not a fancy place by any means, but we really...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great pancakes, eggs and hash! Small place but quintessential new england eatery. Another local go to place.

Thank mjme11
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Driftwood is the place where many fishermen come to have breakfast. The food is basic but good, and it can get very crowded with the inevitable wait times. Staff is friendly and it is a fun experience, as long as you are happy wiht a...More

Thank MRV_VT
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I love Driftwood. Been going since I was a little kid. It's tiny, the whole building is crooked, but who cares. Bring your cash because I'm pretty sure they still don't take plastic. Great pancakes. A super local spot so although tourists visit frequently, the...More

Thank Elko11
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great food wonderful service definitely would return and recommend to friends I travel to Marblehead once or twice a month and will return here

Thank lOvedningot
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's okay I've had cheaper and much better tasting meals for less at other places wouldn't recommend.

Thank Kai J
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you like going to local favorites with lots of character, this is a great place. My husband has fantastic memories of going here for years. The food wasn't bad but not outstanding either. I had an egg, bacon and toast special. The bacon was...More

Thank DianeMAustin
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perhaps this is a go to for locals because they would care less about visitors. Waited half hour to sit. Went to sit the rude waitress said I'm MORE concerned about the two guys that have been waiting ... they came in 20 minutes after...More

Thank Missy C
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went here because of reviews on trip advisor. They only serve breakfast and lunch, they are not open for supper. But they do a excellent job at breakfast at a fair price. I had eggs, sausage, pancakes with coffee included for 8 dollars and the...More

Thank RandyHodge
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had wonderful memories of this place after our last visit a few years ago, but this time the food was only average. The atmosphere is still authentically funky, and the location is great, though, so it's still worth a visit as long as your...More

Thank olive2eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3258
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-631-1145
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