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Weathervane Tavern

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85 Railroad Ave, South Hamilton, MA 01982-2218
+1 978-468-2600
11:30 - 12:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 12:00
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Danvers, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still one of our favorites and still hard to get in - but worth the effort. The bar has six stools and three booths. Seating in the rest of the restaurant is tight so we like to sit at the bar whenever possible. The food is excellent and the staff are very friendly. I was trying to determine what the... More 

Thank BigGuy01923
Beverly, Massachusetts
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205 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time here at dinner. The crowd and the staff were friendly and the mood was definitely festive! Our food was fine and the drinks were good. It's really the atmosphere that makes this place special!

Thank Eve1717
key west, United States
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We loved this place! From the bar snacks, soups, salads and meals it was really great. We got here about 3pm and sat at the bar. Bartender John was excellent, the owner was really nice and service and food were great! Loved the greek salad with lamb kabobs, Wife had the steak which was cooked to a perfect medium and... More 

Thank William A C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I have been going to the Weathervane for over 30 years. Make sure you get one of the daily specials. The seafood is always fresh and tasty. The steaks are always great. Great place for lunch or dinner. The owners genuinely care.

Thank Norman F
Kerrville, Texas
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187 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

It was noontime and we were hungry and this place in small-town Hamilton looked good. Fortunately for us, we were seated immediately since it only has about a dozen tables and a few bar stools. Let's get to the food - the best part. My husband chose the clam chowder/stuffed clam plate and deemed it absolutely perfection. The clam "chowder"... More 

1 Thank ncftx
Lexington, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I'm hesitant to post a review because I don't want anyone else to know about this neighborhood gem. Teeny, tiny place (only 14 tables for two and a handful of booths), you find yourself elbow to elbow with your neighbor trading opinions and suggestions. Service was very good considering the cramped and crowded conditions. The food is definitely the star... More 

Thank Jacqui T
South Hamilton, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've eaten at this restaurant for over 25 years off and on. It's great for lunch or dinner. Food is very good; well prepared and reasonable. It's a hole in the wall, but locals love it. You definitely get your money's worth. It can get very busy if you come at standard times.

Thank CHD01982
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We have been going to the Weathervane for as long as I can remember. It's a hole in the wall, neighborhood place where you are sure to run into friends & neighbors. The menu is huge for such a small place, but everything we've tried has been great: burgers, seafood, sandwiches, chicken, beef, you name it! They pour a great... More 

Thank Bellanonna2
Beverly, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The food is all prepared in house and the staff if great. We eat there about once a week and have never gotten a bad meal. You will always meet a new friend at the bar to talk to. The prices are reasonable for the portions that you get.

1 Thank PrincessStacie
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The Weathervane is a local eat for lunch/dinner. If you think you're going to have dinner here on a weekend night, come early and be prepared to wait as they do fill up and do not take reservations. This is a steak and baked potato kind of place (you'll leave happy with a full belly but don't expect anything daring... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 12:00
11:30 - 12:00
11:30 - 12:00
11:30 - 12:00
11:30 - 12:00
11:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Railroad Ave, South Hamilton, MA 01982-2218
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  South Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 978-468-2600

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Topsfield, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?