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Ellen's Harborside

1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
+1 978-546-2512
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (20 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1T Wharf Rd, Rockport, MA 01966-1334
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11 - 20 of 179 reviews

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 9 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
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant is great. Great service. Very friendly staff. The food is great. Stopped for lunch and it's a great little place.

Thank Paulsylma
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Ate lunch here with my niece, 15, this week. The food is nothing special, same for the decor, service, and view. Adequate food, over- priced due to the location.

Thank BostonRachael
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very friendly staff, great food, and nice location on the wharf. Was an easy walk from the motel. Fried clams were very generous, scallops were also excellent and the clam chowder was the best. We weren't able to get there again, but we will return...More

Thank joy413
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Our favorite when visiting Rockport. My wife had the lobster and it was cooked perfectly. That is something missed by most restaurants in area. The chowder was excellent. My fried paddock was well prepared but bland. Need to season fish or coating and this would...More

Thank BrianCK01
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Have been to Rockport many times and decided to try Ellen's. What a waste of $50. Both of us had fish and chips. The fish tasted like it came out of a box-chewy and greasy. Fries were breaded and tasted fishy. Cole slaw was average....More

1  Thank Outbacklover
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Charming restaurant with harbor views. I had the lobster BLT. My sandwich was overflowing with lobster and was delicious. My husband starts with clam chowder and loved it. The service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Dartravelgirl
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is my favorite place on the cape. The seafood is outstanding. Harbor side dinning in the back. Family owned and work hard to make your experience a delight.

Thank nancyfoureman
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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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
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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