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Duckworth's Bistrot

197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
+1 978-282-4426
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

My last experience at Duckworth bistrot was not at the top. This time it was absolutely wonderful. Everything was up to the highest standard. The food was very good and the service perfect. I had the ubiquitous salad and the seafood stew. A generous plate...More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Delicious food, great setting, attention to detail, great presentation, love the small plates. Will come again.

Thank Laurie388
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We have been eating here since they opened. Some years have been better than others but always trending upwards. This year the food is even better. Great half servings, entrees and deserts. Reservations are a must. Enjoy!

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The one thing that we liked the most menu-wise; Diners can order "half plates" of all entrees. We ordered 4 half-plates and shared. The portions I consider, are still fairly generous. This way you can almost try everything that sounds good to your palate. Personal...More

Thank Globetrker
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We had a delicious dinner. Everything was fresh and beautifully prepared. The scallops were delicious and the duck was amazing. Love the half portions which enabled us to try different things. I have to admit I got the 1/2 portion of the scallops and wished...More

Thank Ellebella_12
Reviewed 1 April 2016

this is the best restaurant in Gloucester - the scallops are amazing and the steaks incredible. we enjoy it on the special occasions we go there - it is friendly, intimate and a little bit noisy. So busy a reservation is required but not hard...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Outstanding in every way: Preparation, presentation and quality of food; portion size (1/2 order option); service; ambiance. TIP: Be sure to make a reservation well in advance.

Thank phyllis f
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Rivals the best in Boston also. Friendly, unique, warm and intimate dining environment with extraordinary service delivered all the times that I / we have dined there - long time customer. The wait and bar staff are experienced, caring and excellent. It is a great...More

Thank PaulO0610
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We always go there for special occasions. Very interesting menu, with the option to try 2 half sized entrees. In the summer you need to reserve well in advance. Very attentive and friendly service. Highly recommend.

Thank fatslob
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Duckworth's has long been a favorite for its meticulously prepared and original (but not bizarre) dishes. It is reliably excellent for bringing summer visitors but plan on making reservations as soon as you have visit dates. Another nice feature is they offer both appetizer and...More

Thank Harry N
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Open for lunch?
14 September 2015|
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Response from Niwotois | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, unless things have changed, it's dinner only. And worth it! Jay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4426
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