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Heath's Tea Room Restaurant

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Although this restaurant does the typical lunch and dinner meals, such as BLT, Turkey club, and a soup of the day, the real focus is tea. You can order a pot of tea, black tea, green tea, Oolong tea, white tea, herbal tea, Rooibus, and decaf tea. You could also order the afternoon tea package named Queen Catherine's Delight which is described as "a three-tier presentation featuring an assortment of six tea sandwiches, a freshly baked scone with preserves, a sampling of tea sweets and a two-cup pot of tea" for $19.95. The restaurant only has 11 tables available, so making a reservation is highly recommended.

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 0.5 miles
Parking: Free, plenty
Price: $1.75 - $20
Telephone: 978-309-3388
Hours: Fri-Sun 11:30am - 4:00pm (updated 5/27/14)

Ellen's Harborside Restaurant

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.0 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Telephone: 978-546-2512
Hours: Wed-Thurs.: Lunch / Fri-Sat.: Lunch & Dinner / Sun.: Lunch (updated 5/27/14)

Hula Moon Cafe

Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.0 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Price: $$
Telephone: 978-546-2572

Red Skiff

Red Skiff is located at 15 Mt. Pleasant St in Rockport, MA and is a very popular place to stop in for breakfast and lunch. For breakfast, expect pancakes, eggs, bacon, hash browns, French toast, and coffee to dominate the breakfast menu. For lunch, one could have clam chowder, a wicked good burger, chicken fingers, fries, coleslaw, and much more, but you get the picture - just good ole food made right and served without too much waiting around. I love this place.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.1 miles
Parking: 2-hour metered street parking around Rockport
Price: Reasonable. $.
Telephone: 978-546-7647
Hours: Daily, 6am - 3pm (updated 5/27/14)

Blue Lobster Grille

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.1 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Telephone: 978-546-9990
Hours: Open daily, 8am-7pm (updated 5/27/14)

Roy Moore's Fish Shack Restaurant

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Casual dinning. Fresh Seafood. Steak, chicken, burgers, pasta dishes. Kids menu. Daily specials. Full liquor license. Reasonably priced. Friendly service.

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.1 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Telephone: 978-546-6667
Hours: 11am-8pm (updated 5/27/14)

7th Wave

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Whether you are looking to enjoy a few drinks with your meal on our roof deck or searching for an exquisite dining experience with a breathtaking view of the historical Rockport Harbor, the 7th Wave is the perfect choice!

Call to make a reservation.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.2 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Telephone: 978-546-5048
Hours: Closed second weekend in October until the first weekend in May.

Atlantic Pizza Company

Since 2011, Atlantic Pizza Company has offered hand tossed thin crust pizza and fresh salads made from the highest quality ingredients and served in a modern and intimate setting.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.2 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Price: ~$17 for basic pizza
Telephone: 978-546-2420
Hours: Closed for the winter season.

Brackett's Oceanview Restaurant

Their seasonal menu offers great local seafood and shellfish as well as a number of meat dishes. In addition to this, the lunch menu features burgers, salads, and other classic summer fare.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.2 miles
Parking: Limited 2-hour street parking; T-Wharf
Telephone: 978-546-2797
Hours: Dinner: Wed-Sun (updated 5/27/14)

Bearskin Neck Bistro

This casual bistro serves lunch, dinner, and coffee. The food styles are listed as burgers, deli, diner, Greek/Mediterranean, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.3 miles
Parking: Metered street parking, T-wharf
Price: $(0 - 10)
Telephone: (978) 546-3334
Hours: Mon - Thurs: 11-5 / Fri - Sun: 11-7 (updated 5/27/14)

My Place By The Sea

This restaurant offers the best views hands down. The meals are inspired and crafted by the best chefs around. To quote The Phantom Gourmet food critic, "...the food they make is just as memorable as the scenery in which it's served."
View The Phantom Gourmet's video review:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfjkLWs8j5o

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 1.4 miles
Parking: Metered street parking, T-wharf
Price: $(10-40)
Telephone: (978) 546-9667
Hours: Wed: Lunch / Thurs.-Sun: Lunch & Dinner -- Call for dinner reservation, although walk-ins are accepted. (updated 5/27/14)

The Grand Cafe (Emerson Inn)

The Grand Cafe offers an upscale meal with a dazzling backdrop. View the MENU

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 3.1 miles
Parking: Inn parking
Price: $(10-35)
Telephone: 978-546-6321
Hours: Fri-Sat.: 5pm-9pm / Sun.: 8am-3pm (updated 5/27/14)

The Lobster Pool Restaurant

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Located on the shore, in Folly Cove, its great vistas and sunsets offer guests an unbeatable place to enjoy their meal.

It's friendly service and affordable prices have made it an institution with both the residents of Rockport and those that come to visit.

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 4.4 miles
Parking: Free restaurant parking.
Telephone: 978-546-7808

Seaport Grille

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$10 lobster rolls on Thursdays.

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Seaport Grille in Gloucester provides a wide-open, welcoming atmosphere. The Seaport Grille can be used in a variety of occasions--sitting at the bar to enjoy a drink or two, eating a $10 lobster roll with fries, going on a date, or taking the family out for dinner. The diversity of the crowd is met with one of the most diverse menus on Cape Ann. The food here is delicious. They also have outdoor seating when the weather cooperates with expandable walls for the winter months. Either way, Gloucester harbor is in the backdrop during your meal.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 5.1 miles
Parking: Free, plenty
Price: Dinner: $10-$30; Drinks: $9; Wine: $8 glass/$30 bottle on average.
Telephone: 978-282-9799
Hours: Year-round--Sun-Wed: 11:30a-9p / Thurs.-Sat.: 11:30a-10p

Destinos

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Sometimes a restaurant just gets it right. Like in 1959, when Destino's in Gloucester opened for business. Over the years, fads, fast food, slow food and dozens of places have come and gone but Destino's on Prospect Street is better than ever! Cape Ann's number one sandwich shop serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with great taste and super value!

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Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 5.3 miles
Parking: Open Parking Lot
Price: Variable: $3.95 - $9.25
Telephone: 978-283-3100
Hours: Year-round: 6am - 10pm

The Franklin Cafe

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Reservations are taken 7 days a week for any size party.

The Franklin Cafe opened its doors in 2000 and won the Boston Magazine Best of Boston award for "Best New restaurant-North" in 2001 and 2008--and for good reason. It's warm, casually sophisticated atmosphere is great for an intimate dinner for two or a party of good friends.

Details
Distance from The Seafarer Inn: 5.6 miles
Parking: Metered street parking. We recommend parking on Rogers St and walking from there.
Price: Dinner: $15-$34/person; Drinks: $5-$9; Wine: $9/glass, $32/bottle on average
Telephone: 978-283-7888
Hours: Year-round. Sun-Thurs--Dinner: 5p-10:30p / Bar: 4:30p-1am; Fri/Sat.--Dinner: 5p-12a / Bar: 4:30p-1am