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Mission On The Bay

141 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2555
+1 781-691-9277
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“baked haddock” (4 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been twice now. Yes, wonderful views. And bar roof is nice. But... food is ok... drinks, eh. A bit pricey. This last time ordered up fried clams and price right on menu (which at most places it would read ‘market price’). When bill came, my...More

Thank jamesjfd2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mission on the Bay is a lovely spot for a good meal or a good time. We sat in the rooftop bar and had both. I recommend the Messy Shrimp and the gin 'n' tonic.

Thank Stay802778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in at about 4:30 to get appetizers for an early dinner. The hostess stand people asked if we wanted to sit at the bar. I’m so glad I asked for a table! They seated us in front of a window with not only...More

Thank Julie Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had the baked haddock which was very good. The spinach side dish was bitter. The potatoes were good. I had an appetizer of bacon wrapped scallops which was delicious and a wedge salad that was good but had too much dressing. Price was...More

Thank micmac1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my wife for our anniversary and we were not disappointed. We had a window seat, which afforded us great views of the sunset across the harbor. The food and drink were both excellent. Their rum punch was very good, and comes in...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here about 5:00pm for a snack and were not disappointed. We ordered a bowl of clam chowder, and was one of the best we have had. Next was the oyster appetizer, very beautifully presented and tasty. Next were the P E I mussels which...More

Thank Roy Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous place with gorgeous food!! Steaks were amazing, as were the cocktails. Beautiful setting with fab views. Staff lovely. Food half price Monday-Thursday so extra bonus!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great sushi - hard to believe but some of the best I’ve had, my husband had the steak which he reported was very good. A bit of a north shore bar pick up scene for 40+ but good overall.

Thank maggietheb
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The location, service and food were all very good, the one issue is parking. This restaurant has none. Going there on a Friday or Sat night during the Summer means circling around until you are lucky to find a parking spot. They are located right...More

Thank johnmbos2n
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Came here with our daughter and future son-in-law for a late dinner. The table was right by the windows and the sound of the waves outside combined with the dim lighting made a perfect setting for a great meal and time to chat. The drinks...More

Thank joesindorf
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Yes and most of the menu items can be made gluten free!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2555
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: +1 781-691-9277
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Welcome to Mission on the Bay , a New England escape to fit your every mood and desire. Each floor of our eatery sets a different scene - each curated with you in mind. The Dining Room Whether you are dining at one of the chefs tables, or enjoying a cocktail at one of the (two!) bars, you'll be guaranteed a breathtaking view of the Boston skyline, and some real tasty food. The menu features classic New England fare with dishes influenced by classic Brazilian and Asian cuisine. Ocean Bar Whether it's date night, girls night out, or the end of a long work day, The Ocean Bar is an excuse to sit back, relax, and set your troubles aside. Sip craft cocktails, savor in the tastes of some New England. favorites and take in the sweeping views of the Boston skyline with the fresh salt air on your skin, as you watch the sunset. The Cove The Cove is a no-frills, takeout destination to settle your every 'beach food' craving (without the sandy feet!).
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