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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 good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster risotto” (37 reviews)
“banana cake” (28 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
197 E Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3801
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

We made an early (5 pm) reservation for two to allow time to get to the nearby Gloucester Stage for a 7:30 performance. We had their Ubiquitous Bistrot salad to share, a half serving of Faroe Islands Salmon, and a half serving of sliced Leg...More

Thank 55MIT
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Just ate here for the second time and the food,drink and service were excellent.It's a small venue so reservations are a must.We ate at the bar and were very comfortable.Wine selection is excellent with all wine available by the glass.Entrees are full and half plates...More

Thank seadawg2015
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Took us a month to get a reservation but so worth the wait. Place is small and very comfortable with a small bar that seats about 6 people. The food is extraordinary and very different using all freshly sourced foods. Everything is made on the...More

Thank RichCBostonMa_
Reviewed September 21, 2016

The food here was fantastic and the flavors to die for! A really cool option is half-plate portions for dinner, which allowed us to sample a variety of Duckworth's wonderful menu. Smaller inside so make a reservation! It will be worth the visit!!

Thank PSUBehrendAlum
Reviewed September 17, 2016

It took us a year to get to dine here.When i knew that we would be going to gloucester on vacation, I made reservations for our 1st nite.The chef is not only talented but is very creative. Staff are true professionals. I only wish that...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed September 16, 2016

OK, it's moderately pricey, and you absolutely must make a reservation, but I assure you you've never had a foodie experience like this one. Small plates of heaven you can share. Try several!!

Thank Lptrips
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this little gem is worth it! But you need to plan ahead. It is a reservations place that books up. We were lucky a grabbed a table for two late in the evening. Food, wine and service were one of the best on...More

Thank Beth Z
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is really the only place for an excellent (nonfried seafood) meal in Gloucester. Everything was really good, most especially the seafood.

Thank 343,434
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This was a very busy little restaurant but we had booked ahead. The waitresses were friendly and helpful. The portion sizes were large and I found that two small orders were enough for me although the men in our party had full sized meals. The...More

1  Thank Lynne G
Reviewed September 2, 2016

In this very intimate restaurant the chef comes up with some really interesting and exciting dishes. Many are offered in full or half portions. This is a really big plus, both for smaller appetites or for allowing you to experience more dishes. Service is excellent....More

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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