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Fish Shack Restaurant

21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
+1 978-546-6667
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (56 reviews)
“fries” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Dock Sq, Rockport, MA 01966-1536
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

It is casual and comfortable here. The quality of the food is fine dining though the atmosphere is strictly mid-range. If you don't care about atmosphere and just care about food quality, courteous and attentive service, and moderate prices, eat here. Because it's good, it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Arrived in Rockport in a steady drizzle. Had read a lot about the "Lobster Shack", but did not want to sit outside in the rain, so opted for the "Fish Shack". This was not what I had hoped for. (Both Roy Moore same name not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank freddiebob1
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I rate this restaurant as a 3.5 on a 1-5 scale. So a little above average with the potential to be very good! First the location and the view is BEAUTIFUL! It was bitterly cold out but we were able to sit in a fun...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kristina C
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Now known as Roy Moore's Fish Shack. The food is better than I remember before the ownership change. We had to wait for a table, but service was prompt and efficient once we were seated. We ate light, but there were plenty of good options;...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank L4888TRtimb
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A straightforward fish/lobster house but always good fresh food. Ate at the bar due to a private event taking the dining room yet service just fine. Went with standards if clam chowder & lobster roll & was very pleased. Fresh & just right temp. Great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Very chilly day in Rockport. Very few places open this time of year. This was a great find. Sat looking at the water. Having fabulous clam chowder, and crab cakes. SOOOOO good. Waitress was so sweet and did not rush us.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ro D
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Casual ambiance. Quick service. Great place to get yummy whole lobsters and lobster rolls. Food was tasty and fresh.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

So good! Not the most romantic place. But the help is fantastic and the food was amazing. I had Lobster, and my husband had Coconut Shrimp and fried Clams. Large portions and so fresh. Never had better Lobster.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner at fish shack restaurant. The food was fresh and delicious as usual. Sometimes yo7 have to wait but it is well worth it. Great menu and everything made fresh. Nice bar area to have a drink while waiting for table.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stanman134
Reviewed 11 October 2018

2 dinners early Friday evening This place recommended by our motel hostess--and a good recommendation it was. We were seated as requested with a decent harbor view. The service was pleasant. The waitress was unfamiliar with an "off menu" item that had been recommended by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank davontheroad
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Wendy B
23 August 2018|
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Response from Sssgriff | Reviewed this property |
i agree google Roy Moore’s Fish Shack and there is a link. It won’t let me post the link here.
21 June 2016|
Response from SherandPat | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure. If you can eat steamed lobster or ask for the haddock prepared plain with some lemon juice. They always have a fresh vegetable and you can order salad as a second vegetable. I would think you could find... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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