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Starboard Galley Restaurant

) #15 of 62 Restaurants in Newburyport €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
+1 978-462-1326
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local motel and taxi cab company recommend. Seemed very popular with the local crowd and was a great choice. Two dining areas and bar area. Located on the water and in a good area to walk around and get a taste of the east coast....More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Newburyport restaurant game is very competitive. The food quality here is not an issue. Unfortunately, the establishment is dealing with some sort of mega engineering project in their back yard. This means they need to get the grit OFF the outdoor tables before opening time....More

Thank 50StateTravelerUSA
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had lobster pie and steak tips with clam bellies. All was delicious, we couldn't finish our dishes.

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a lite lunch on a Sunday. Our server was wonderful. The portions were not too large but adequate. Everything was good, not great but satisfying. y

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The chowder, specials and cocktails are amazing! The interior is somewhat dated but is slowly being renovated and looking good! Best cocktails in the area!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

great location, I loved to see the water while having business lunch. food is good- basic American food.

Thank Galit W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped here first to check in for our lunch at the Newburyport Lighthouse (which we have reviewed separately). We decided to sit at the bar and have a drink before heading up to the top of the lighthouse which was two doors down. The...More

Thank andyjoanne2014
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Always good food and consistent service. Chowder is top notch, get it in a bread bowl. Large dining area with separate rooms for functions or business gatherings. Like that it's broken up, it's not one giant room with tons of tables thrown in. Bar is...More

Thank obxsurfman
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Starboard Galley is a fine establishment offering up classic American and New England fare. The view from the restaurant and outside deck is unbeatable in the summer (waterfront). The food is by far the most consistent in Newburyport and the staff is very friendly. If...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It is difficult to actually find a restaurant that is warm in the winter but this is one. My wife had a salad with shrimp. It was a large serving and she loved it. I had a lobster roll and French fries. There were nice...More

Thank Vanderneucker
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time on Easter Sunday does the dinner menu begin? Do I need reservations for 4?
14 April 2017|
Response from Vanderneucker | Reviewed this property |
Easter Sunday may be different. I would call them for a reservation
Christine O
Do they take reservations for 10 people
13 February 2017|
Response from Vanderneucker | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, my mother in law and her friends ate lunch there with that many people
Are reservations needed for two persons for a summer Friday evening?
15 May 2016|
Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
Very likely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Water St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2754
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-1326
  • E-mail
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