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Anthony's Pier 4 Cafe

153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
+1 781-595-5735
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood
153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I frequently dine at this restaurant for lunch and dinner. The seafood is top notch. I love their baked stuffed shrimp and clam chowder. I have had private parties there and service and food was perfection. Ardi the restaurant manager is the best. He held...More

Thank pawelw0j
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there for the first time with family for a birthday Food was ok, very bad service Order a glass of wine got a half of glass witch is normal. waitress spill the wine All over the table and my wife, then goes back and...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre, is the understatement of the day, my wife ordered clams casino, and what you got was “clam paste“, she was expecting a nice breaded stuffed clam, but there was just this slimy white stuff inside; The manager came over and he said it was...More

Thank Travelcarl68
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Anthony's Pier 4 offers a beautiful view of the water, a romantic setting, a excellent menu, and free parking. We were celebrating our anniversary weekend. My wife greatly enjoyed her haddock dinner, and I enjoyed my chicken dinner as I have a seafood allergy. We...More

Thank joconnor691
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Anthony's Pier 4 Cafe has the most incredible food and service. The seafood is to die for and the service is superb!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The food is very good, the waterfront setting is nice, and service is friendly and attentive. We have been going to Anthony’s several times per year for many years, and intend to return.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Nice for visiting with a friend for a good glass of wine and an appetizer with a great view plus there is pafling. Restaurant is existing on it lorals.

1  Thank makemelaugh
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant has a beautiful view, too bad the food leaves a lot to be desired. Also, the inside and quit run down.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having visited this restaurant on several occasions, it always lives up to expectations. Well informed staff with delicious food. Halibut to be recommended

Thank blackcat71975
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We love going to this place. The cafe side (other side is a fancier restaurant) has a nice menu, and we've learned which dishes we particularly like. Service is attentive, and the view of the ocean and beach is terrific. Best of all: good food...More

1  Thank Bea409
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Questions & Answers
7 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from jambord | Reviewed this property |
Popovers are the best and they serve them at this location too.
Marcia H
9 May 2016|
Response from Avni L | Reviewed this property |
I can't promise that I will be able to find to cook for that but I will try my best bcs I knew one of the bar tenders and he is the best source to find the recipe All the best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
    (Rt. 129)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-5735
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