Tucked away in calm Annisquam, this seasonal spot is surrounded by the sheltered waters of Lobster Cove. Every seat in the house has a view—whether you snagged a table in its window-filled dining room, on its covered deck or sunny patio. Its small menu of thoughtful dishes varies each day depending on the local bounty the kitchen is able to procure from nearby farmers and fishermen. You can expect items like fresh seafood, house-made pastas and incredible produce, which are all mindfully prepared so the ingredients can truly shine and show exactly what Cape Ann’s land and sea are capable of.
Yes, you can keep going to the same best restaurants in Boston, but we think it's time for you to branch out a bit and leave the city limits for the sake of your stomach. We've compiled a list of the best restaurants on the North Shore and, believe us, these spots are well worth the drive or commuter rail ride up the coast. From seafood shacks and barbecue joints, to fine dining establishments and New American eateries, these places are sure to please locals and tourists alike. And while you're up that way, you might as well visit one of the area's best beaches, check out a shipbuilding museum or learn about its rich witch history.
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