Fab Eats: September 2015
The Hardcover has been proudly serving the North Shore since 1975. Featuring award-winning hand-cut aged steaks, prime top sirloin cuts, prime rib, salad bar, fresh fish, and fine seafood. The Hardcover has been honored with many Regional Gold Awards by People's Choice. Enjoy our outdoor patio and also our live entertainment on Friday nights in the Lounge.
The Hardcover Restaurant, 15A Newbury Street, Route One North, Danvers, 978-774-1223, barnsiderrestaurants.com
VICTORIA STATION & VIC'S BOATHOUSE
Victoria Station & Vic’s Boathouse is a staple on the North Shore that stands above the rest. Their panoramic waterfront dining, historic ambiance and tempting menu items have kept Vic’s a waterfront destination for over 36 years. The menu includes classic American comfort cuisine, fresh seafood, and an unlimited salad bar. Come enjoy great food and drink, live entertainment, and a slight ocean breeze!
Victoria Station, 86 Wharf Street, Salem, 978-745-3400, victoriastationsalem.com
At Maki Sushi Bar & Grill sushi is more than just dinner. An art within itself, our menu offers more than 50 delicious sushi rolls to suit any craving. Dine in tonight, you'll never think about sushi the same way again.
Maki Sushi Bar & Grill, 43 Main Street, Peabody, 978-854-5426, makisushibar.net
THE TOPSFIELD BAKESHOP
The award winning Topsfield Bakeshop has a new retail space on Main Street in Topsfield! We offer cakes, wedding cakes, pastries, catering, kids birthday parties and classes. Stop by and enjoy a cup of our Artisan Coffee with a treat from the showcase! Gluten free options also available. Come see what everyone is talking about! Topsfield Bakeshop
-the official home of The Whoo(pie) Wagon.
Topsfield Bakeshop, 42 Main Street, Topsfield, 978-887-0795, topsfieldbakeshop.com
IPSWICH CLAMBAKE COMPANY
Are you planning a special event for friends, family or coworkers? Ipswich Clambake Company isn’t just for clambakes and BBQ’s, we cater all year round. Call our sales team to help create the perfect menu for your gathering. We pride ourselves in quality food, service and competitive pricing. Make your party one to remember. Call to reserve your date today!
Ipswich Clambake Company, 196 High Street, Ipswich, 978-356-2050, ipswichclambake.com
With a cocktail list of original creations unlike anything else you’ll find on the North Shore, Opus was just named Reader’s Choice Best After-Work Drinks. The après work fun doesn’t stop there; the restaurant also features $5 appetizers, like hot dates & queso fundido, from 5-6 PM, Monday-Thursday. Oh, and don’t forget to stay for the sushi, it's won Editor’s Choice Best Sushi every year since Opus opened.
Opus, 87 Washington Street, Salem, 978-744-9600, salemopus.com
OHANA - NEW AMERICAN CUISINE
A diverse menu influenced by French techniques, Italian flavors, and Asian spices. We offer creative appetizers, entrees and desserts in addition to a three course Prix Fixe menu at great value. Offering both on-site and off-site catering from appetizers to entrées to desserts, we will make the perfect customized menu for you and your budget.
Ohana, 151 Main Street, Gloucester, 978-283-3200, ohanacapeann.com
WHERE THE FOOD IS EVEN BETTER THAN THE VIEW
The original family owned restaurant since 1977, serves a wide variety of fresh seafood, Italian favorites, and wood fired pizza. The function rooms, with beautiful water views, are available for all occasions from family and office parties, to showers and weddings. The Sunday Brunch (from 11-2) was voted "Best Brunch on the North Shore."
The Marina Restaurant & Bar at the Wharf, 543 North Shore Road, Revere, 781-629-3798, marinaatthewharf.com
WHERE THE LOCALS COME TO DINE AND UNWIND
Voted "Best Casual Dining Experience," by The Salem News and "Tasters Choice" for our award winning lobster rolls and sandwiches! Unique hand crafted flatbread pizzas, seasoned burgers, sliders, and our new "Lobster-Mania" menu are all great additions to the changing menu. Shuffleboard, keno, jukebox, and live music on Mondays & Thursdays, its the place to see and be seen!
Longboards Restaurant & Bar, 72 Wharf Street, Salem, 978-745-6659, longboardsbar.com
NGUYEN'S VIETNAMESE CUSINE & SUSHI BAR
Nguyen's offers modern Vietnamese cuisine and sushi. Enjoy our romantic candle lit dining room while trying the pho Vietnamese noodle soup or lemon grass spiced sirloin steak. Make it a night to remember at Nguyen's.
Nguyen's Vietnamese Cuisine & Sushi Bar, 286 Humphrey Street, Swampscott, 781-592-0047, nguyenscuisine.com
BRINGING THE NORTH END TO THE NORTH SHORE
The Oliviero family has been serving authentic Italian food for over 30 years with 10 wonderful years in Marblehead. We pride ourselves on using the freshest ingredients and serving the finest food. We are the Gold Regional Award Winner of five Readers' Choice awards for #1 Italian Restaurant for three years running (Marblehead, Swampscott, Salem, Peabody, Lynn,Lynnfield)!
Caffé Italia, 10 School Street, Marblehead, 781-631-5700, caffeitaliarestaurant.com
BONNE BOUCHE CATERERS
Bonne Bouche custom designs your menu with your budget and tastes in mind. We take the work out of planning a celebration by managing your event, big or small, black-tie or casual. As always we use only hand-chosen, local ingredients to provide you with fresh-per-order cuisine. Sit back and relax, enjoy your party, and let us take care of every detail! Call Jen Sanford at Bonne Bouche Caterers.
Bonne Bouche Caterers, 978-423-7181, bonnebouchecaterers.com