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rednax8 Nov 28, 2007 09:50 AM

Hi. LA guy going to be visiting family... Any good ideas for restaurants?

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    ReluctantOperaChick Nov 28, 2007 01:11 PM

    Another vote for Passports, in Gloucester. Great food (ah, popovers) and nice atmosphere.

    Avoid the Ocean View Inn in Gloucester. Lovely little property, WAAAYYY overpriced mediocre food. I was married there a few years ago and loved it, but it's gotten steadily pricier and, uh..mediocre-er.

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      FoonFan Nov 28, 2007 12:43 PM

      Head ten minutes down the road to Gloucester and try Duckworth Bistro or Franklin Cafe for upscale, Passports for lovely mid-range (try the baked haddock), or Causeway for basic pasta and seafood.

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        RoyRon Nov 28, 2007 11:50 AM

        I would suggest the Emerson Inn. It is an old inn very close to the water. It has a nice dining room with beautiful views of the ocean. The food is good and the service is excellent. I have held several company functions there and always been satisfied.

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          RustyPete Nov 28, 2007 10:38 AM

          Breakfast - Flav's Red Skiff (downtown)
          Lunch - The Greenery - (downtown) sit in back room - great view
          Dinner - Yankee Clipper - good food - great Ocean View

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            Taralli Nov 28, 2007 10:19 AM

            My Place by the Sea
            68 Bearskin Nck, Rockport, MA 01966
            (978) 546-9667
            http://myplacebythesea.com/

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