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Back Eddy

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€€ - €€€
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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1 Bridge Rd, Westport, MA 02790
+1 508-636-6500
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Westport, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been now on two different occasions. Both times the service was excellent, but the selections were only average. Paying for the view which is to be expected. Will be going back in 2017 for another chance.

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Thank bobcatden
Providence, Rhode Island
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We take friends or family members each time we go and the all think this place is absolutely wonderful. I'm picky ...either I love a place or I don't and most places I don't love. But for me this place is special. What I don't like is if they are full the waiting area and the appetizers available are not... More 

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Thank Eyvonne K
Chatham, New York
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Back Eddy is an okay restaurant in a beautiful location. The food is average, however, and food prep quality varies astonishingly from diner to diner. Onion skins and raw garlic cloves in my mussels, but perfectly cooked steak on my friend's plate. Another person's pasta arrived cold and stuck together, while another's was deliciously steamy and al dente. The... More 

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Thank Nico R
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

You can't beat this gorgeous spot right on the water. With that said, the food is average and quite pricey.

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Thank beachlover0712
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Great ambience , fantastic service , entertainment on the dock was super. Fun place to stop over ! The food was served promptly and as ordered!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Georgetown, Texas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

While visiting my cousin, he took me and my friend here and wrote! We were impressed! Since it was after November 1, there wasn't a wait. We had some stuffies that were amazing! I had the bacon wrapped scallops... Deeee-lish!!! My friend had the salmon and I tried it. Wow, very good!! We ordered a table order of these French... More 

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Thank Julie S
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great Sunday brunch! The bloody Mary bar was well stocked and had all the necessary accoutrements. The food was as wonderful for brunch as it is on the regular menu. We had the Macomber hash and the apple upside down pancake. Which were delicious!! An unexpected treat were the hot and fresh donuts that were complimentary for the table. Great... More 

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Thank njkinder
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our favorite Friday night summer dinner spot! Drinks and dinner on the back deck is a relaxing way to end the week. Great spot to watch the sunset. Bartender on the deck is friendly and fun. Sakonnet Oysters with mignonette are Amazing. Blue Fish, Bass and Fish and Chips are our favorites. Highly Recommend!

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Thank Nancy Shea K
Manama
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It had been over 5 years since we last visited this restaurant (Naval postings in between), but it more than lived up to our memories. The service was fantastic, the atmosphere was great, ordering was simple, knowledgeable wait staff, the wine list covered most likes and the food - well, everyone had something different and we were all raving. We... More 

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Thank Joy E
St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have family in the southeastern Massachusetts area and on my latest trip to see them I decided to stop by this popular seafood restaurant located on the Westport River. We had some drinks at the bar and ordered. I always have friend scallops and the other members of our group had risotto and a beautiful piece of grilled tuna.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$26
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Rd, Westport, MA 02790
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 508-636-6500

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