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Fish Shack Restaurant

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21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
+1 978-546-6667
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service great food reasonable prices. Had a window seat with a great view. Only minor complaint. Fries would be better if hand cut

Thank Darlene D
Rockport, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Home town favorite. Always a good meal, good price and great variety. Beautiful views from back dining room, amazing new bar opened this spring with pub style offerings located at front of restaurant. Locals own, work and gather here. I work on Bear Skin Neck every summer and send tourists here all the time or too their other hot spot... More 

Thank JoesKatch
Germantown, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food nice people! Could eat here every day! Best place for good, fresh seafood on cape ann. A great find

Thank ireneQ2349YC
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went to Rockport for a day trip, found this restaurant based on the rates and reviews. We had chicken and fisherman plate. It was very good food at a good place.

Thank Amon182
Fargo, North Dakota
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245 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Ladies wanted to browse Rockport, guys went along for the ride. Cool, raw day. Stopped for lunch here and warm up. Service was attentive, helpful and excellent. Food was hot, tasty, and the order turned around quickly. Side salad were a little plain but the salad with lobster huge. Haddock chowder was tasty (no gluten for those of you who... More 

Thank rburdmd
Edenvale, South Africa
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Despite the queue we hardly had to wait to be shown to our table overlooking the Harbour. The calm chowder was tasty and the helping generous as was the calamari basket. Didn't try the lobster but those around us that did have it great reviews. Enjoyable and good value. We would go back if we were in the area again

1 Thank Danda1610
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about this restaurant. Great views, cozy confines. Most of all, GREAT food. The prices are not bad at all considering how fresh everything is. Can't find this caliber of seafood at home. Would recommend all aspects of this great restaurant.

1 Thank John W
Cleveland, OH
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

In a four day weekend in the area, at which we ate lobster for every single meal, Fish Shack was the best meal we had. The restaurant has a very casual, relaxed atmosphere, and our waiter was friendly and helpful. The food was unbeatable! The chowder was thick and delicious, loaded with clams. The steamed lobsters were unbelievable -- so... More 

Thank meezer
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We loved the Fish Shack, which came highly recommended to us. Food was great and the service was even better. They even opened a closed off area for us which had a better view overlooking the harbor. This was our first stop @ Rockport and our server provided us with lots of information on places to visit and eat. We... More 

Thank jimmyjohn3
London, England
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83 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was the only place open when we arrive. If you want a posh restaurant it's not that but it has clean tables and good staff and lovely views. It's mainly seafood as you would guess and we really enjoyed our meals on both nights we ate there.

Thank whugirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-546-6667

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