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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%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
“steak tips” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it. So relaxing. Great service and meal. Would definitely visit again. They have many dining options.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pahb44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I went to Mission on the Bay for lunch on a rainy day last August. We stopped at the unmanned host desk inside the front door and waited a few minutes for someone to show up. No luck, so I walked towards the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mollymaggie1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having grown up in neighboring Marblehead and recalling this space as the site of many pleasant snacks and ice creams on return trips from Boston, I was prepared to not like the "Mission". However, I was very pleased to find it a very good place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Mission on the Bay is a very good restaurant in Swampscott. The food and service is very good, and the waterfront setting is quite nice.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Two men drinking at the bar with a toddler. Child playing with an iPhone while two men drank for over four hours. Apparently it is not illegal for a child to be at the bar In Massachusetts. However, when patrons questioned the bartender about the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JillB464
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Rainy night on the North Shore meant we got a great table along those large windows for a great view. The ambiance was cozy and warm, maybe a little dark for reading the menu but we did just fine. There were lots of things on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MoseyRI
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious but pricey. We went to the rooftop bar area and hah cocktails, oysters and shrimp cocktail on this trip. The views are amazing of Nahant and the Boston skyline. The outdoor furniture is very comfortable and the service was outstanding, attentive...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Have enjoyed the bar area too on a rainy day to watch the Red Sox's and now the Pats. The Tuna Tartare is fantastic and the view across the water (day or night) makes for a terrific experience. p.s. Deck is fun with live music...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here after spending an afternoon/evening walking around nearby Salem. We wanted some place on the water but nothing in Salem caught our eye so he did a little research and found Mission on the Bay. There was a slight wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karif857
Reviewed October 8, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesjfd2016
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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, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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