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“romantic dinner”

Duckworth's Bistrot
Ranked #1 of 147 Restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a romantic, intimate and charming place for a date, with a delicious food. Very tasty, especially the steak. Its a better dining, it has also prices a little bit more up. Make sure you reserve your place at least a week in advance, otherwise you can give it a try. Maybe a spot will open for you.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Small, although even when it is full you don't feel crowded. They offer half portions, so if you are real hungry you can try a few differ items, or order a full order of something. If you don't have such a big appetite, or not that hungry you can order a half portion. It's always nice to go where the staff enjoys you being there as much as you do.

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Chef, Owner, Ken Duckworth, creates a French menu of divine dishes utilizing local fresh ingredients offered in full or half portions and prepared so perfectly that you will want to treat yourself by ordering 3 half portions as courses and still have room for Nicole Duckworth's delicious desserts. REALLY SAVE ROOM FOR DESSERT!!
Banana Cake is superb!

Ken Duckworth previously cooked at Maison Robert, one of Boston's Premier French Restaurants. He and his wife Nicole are in the kitchen cooking.

This is a great restaurant for a romantic evening or fun night with friends.

SMALL DINING ROOM RESERVATIONS The small professional front of house staff,
Dan, Colleen provide first class service.

Best Restaurant on the North Shore!!

We have dined at Duckworth's on many occaissions as a couple with family and with friends since it opened and have always been delighted by food & service!

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Busy place with a good buzz. Looked like a place where locals know the place well. People from different tables greeted each other. Seating is crowded for good reason as the place is hard to get reservations at times. I liked the idea of different sized entrees with different prices. The seafood stew was perfect with the smaller portion as I had some oysters as a first course. My wife and daughter enjoyed oysters and had the smaller entrees as well. The bar had Tanqueray 10 gin and I did not find it at 3 other dinners in the area. Top notch experience. The service was very good as well.

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We were staying at the "Emerson Inn" in Rockport for the evening. Last minute we got an e-mail that their kitchen had closed for the year. Bummer. So with little lead time we had to find and make reservations for dinner. We decided on Duckworth's Bistrot in West Gloucester. They could accommodate us, so we booked.
Well we arrived and it was small, seemed a little tight. not a lot of tables. We were a little worried. Well that was stupid! We had one of the best dinning experiences of our lives, if not thee.
Before we knew what to think our server "Colleen" introduced herself and the rest as they say "is history". The amount of time and detail that she provided in helping us choose our selections was the best. It made our night. It didn't hurt that the food was outstanding. Timing of everything was great. The half portion options were a great idea.
Trust me we eat out frequently and we prefer high end. I can honestly say " no wait staff that we have ever experienced gave us the attention, with such a great disposition, that Colleen did. Everyone else there was great also. Whenever we pass thru Gloucester, we will be eating here.
Oh! and the when we got our check, I was floored. What a value.

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