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Anthony's Pier 4 Cafe

153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
+1 781-595-5735
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible13%
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“popovers” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood
153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Nice for visiting with a friend for a good glass of wine and an appetizer with a great view plus there is pafling. Restaurant is existing on it lorals.

1  Thank makemelaugh
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant has a beautiful view, too bad the food leaves a lot to be desired. Also, the inside and quit run down.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having visited this restaurant on several occasions, it always lives up to expectations. Well informed staff with delicious food. Halibut to be recommended

Thank blackcat71975
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We love going to this place. The cafe side (other side is a fancier restaurant) has a nice menu, and we've learned which dishes we particularly like. Service is attentive, and the view of the ocean and beach is terrific. Best of all: good food...More

1  Thank Bea409
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The views are incredible of the Bay and Boston in the background. However, the food was disappointing, the staff disengaged and the atmosphere old and worn. For such a lovely place, so much could be done to make this an incredible restaurant. But no one...More

Thank valpiamaria
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Some dear friends who live in Southern New Hampshire took me her for an absolutely perfect lunch. The view is stellar. The service impeccable. And the food- oh my. I had lobster bisque to start and then came the crab cakes. It was all presented...More

Thank FartherIsBetter
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The building is rotting. The carpets are ripped, worn, and dirty. The chairs and tables are sagging and stained. The ceiling tiles are stained. During our entire meal, we couldn't help but think that we were on the show "Kitchen Nightmares" and at any moment...More

Thank A P
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this evening spent with friends! An "old standby" restaurant that has not lost any of its luster! They still start off the meal with Popovers...a tasty roll full of buttery flavor. The Swordfish was quite tasty as was the Calamari and the Haddock! Not...More

2  Thank Skippy1958
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Years ago this was "the" place to get a wonderful New England dinner--fresh popovers, a nice salad, fish or lobster right from the ocean , all served in a bright room with a great view. Now the place is tired and worn out, the food...More

1  Thank ScubaTravelers
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on a beutiful day.the sun shining through the windows .the ocean looked perfect . And the parking lot had. Plenty of spaces to park . That. Was all that was good . We walk in and greeted by a gentleman who...More

Thank Bob P
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7 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from jambord | Reviewed this property |
Popovers are the best and they serve them at this location too.
Marcia H
9 May 2016|
Response from Avni L | Reviewed this property |
I can't promise that I will be able to find to cook for that but I will try my best bcs I knew one of the bar tenders and he is the best source to find the recipe All the best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.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. - 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: 153 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907-2564
    (Rt. 129)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-5735
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