Plan your Escape to the North Shore - One Day is Not Enough! Inns of Rockport, MA

North of Boston/Merrimack Valley is perfect for casual dining for vacationers, families

Common Breakfast 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA
Harbor Light Inn

58 Washington Street Marblehead, MA, 01945 Phone: 781-631-2186

Romance, history and high quality casual dining

Dine casually in one of the most romantic Inns in America in one of the most beautiful small towns in America. Located in the heart of historic Marblehead’s harbor the intimate and popular tavern is open to the public and serves an extensive list of fine wines, beer, cordials and house specialty drinks and is the perfect spot for relaxing during or after an evening out. You’ll also find a limited but high-quality menu highlighting favorites like shrimp and corn chowders, cheese and fruit platters, Maryland crab cakes, shrimp cocktail, grilled Panini and great burgers. Guests staying at the Inn can also enjoy the extensive continental breakfast buffet served in the dining room each day with a special smoked salmon platter available on Sundays.
Colorful Cocktails - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

Restaurant features great pub food and outside dining just steps from the docks

Enjoy a relaxing dining experience on historic Pickering Wharf at the Regatta Pub and Patio, the casual, comfortable restaurant at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites. Start your day with a lobster omelet or buttermilk pancakes for breakfast. Traditional and creative pub food for lunch and dinner includes clam chowder, fish and chips, grilled steak tips – or you can build your own burger. The patio, just steps from the docks, is a great place to enjoy a meal or a seasonal cocktail (wicked rum punch, anyone?), with its fire pits and fire towers creating a warm atmosphere. The restaurant has kids’ menus with everything from chicken fingers and mac and cheese to that can’t-miss PB&J.
Grove Restaurant - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA - Photo Credit Kim Crawford
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Classic fare with a modern twist a specialty of this inn’s rustic restaurant

Featuring modern fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients, Grove restaurant at the Briar Barn Inn is a favorite with locals and guests alike. Partnering with local farms and purveyors, and under the guidance of an award-winning chef, this relaxed, rustic farm-to-table restaurant specializes in inventive cuisine as well as casual New England favorites, served in a post-and-beam barn and outdoor terrace. Three separate bar areas offer classic cocktails, local craft beers and a vibrant wine list. Start your dinner off with crispy calamari or red curry squash soup, move on to pan-roasted swordfish, duck or steak frites. Or come for weekend brunch and enjoy a bloody Mary flight with your fresh frittata or juicy burger.
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