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The Farm

233 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1165
+1 978-768-0000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“steak tips” (6 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
233 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1165
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

What a nice surprise. We were looking for a quick lunch and stumbled upon a delicious BBQ restaurant. The food was very good, prices were good waitress wasn't very friendly though.

Thank independentrider1
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We tried several restaurants in the Essex area on a Saturday night at around 8:00 o'clock and all had an hour wait...so we decided to give The Farm a try. It was empty!!...we were seated immediately. Anyway, we stayed and loved the clam chowder...I had...More

Thank Reviewer1939
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Even though it was Mother's Day and we had 7 people and no reservations, the staff did their best to squeeze us in. The food was great!

Thank BTHBillings
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Food, ok. Service, nice. Place, good. We asked for some tacos, and we liked them. A little bit expensive from our perspective, but they have a taco day, which make them very affordable. If you are around here, it's worth to try them. By the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We tried this restaurant last year with a Groupon and we didn't have a very good experience. The place was under construction and we think we were there a few days before they closed for renovations which may have contributed to our sub par experience....More

Thank pall48
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We came her last week and found the menu has brought back some favorites, the Plain Jane and added some new items, however some old favorites are no longer available, the ah-so wings, pizza, friend zucchini to name a few. We started with the new...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a fun spot for a younger crowd. Food is decent. Their nachos are very good. It is a comfortable atmosphere. More of a pub/bar type place.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit. I tried the chicken wrap and I loved it. It was prepared very well and the dressing that they used was delicious. It came with a Cole slaw as a side and was very tasty also. I will go back...More

Thank Guest654321
Reviewed 18 September 2016

When we arrived the place was very busy. The hostess were very friendly an accommodating. After being seated we could hear the waitresses arguing among themselves over tables and fowl language was heard throughout the area. Our waitress was rude and unprofessional. Food was subpar...More

1  Thank rac1066
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Tacos are $3 on Tuesdays and I tried both the fish and pulled pork. Very tasty and a good amount of filling. Sour cream or guacamole is and additional 50 cents. There is an outdoor patio for dining in nice weather and cozy atmosphere inside....More

Thank kittytown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Western Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1165
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-0000
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