Dining & Cuisine
50 Warren Lounge
Enjoy classic crafted cocktails and pub favorites, including Barbeque Chicken Quesadillas, the Locks Burger, our popular Lobster Roll and our award-winning New England Clam Chowder. 50 Warren Lounge is open 7 days a week, from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s the perfect spot for date nights, catching up with friends, or a quick bite before sporting events and shows!
50 Warren Street / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 934-6920 / UML.edu/ICC
Andover Classic Wines
Andover Classic Wines is located in the heart of downtown historic Andover. We carry the largest selection of fine wines, beers and spirits on Boston’s North Shore. Enjoy our wine consultation services or check our website for our many in-store tastings. We offer beverage-catering services for any special event, from weddings and graduations to corporate functions. Our dedicated staff is trained to assist you with all of your fine wine and liquor needs.
209 North Main Street / Andover, Mass. / (978) 470-0500 / AndoverClassicWines.com
Angelina’s Italian Restaurant
Growing up my memories were made at the family dinner table when we came together, talked about our day, ate great food and sipped on wine. For hours we enjoyed each other’s company and made memories that became unforgettable. This is what inspires us today at Angelina’s where we offer Italian staples such as chicken parmigiana and veal marsala in addition to a variety of dishes I grew up with that includes Polenta blended with kidney beans, topped with a fresh Pomodoro sauce and served on a wooden board from the Family village. Come to Angelina’s where we treat everyone like family!
1866 Main Street / Tewksbury, Mass. / (978) 319-9573 / AngelinasTewksbury.com
At Buono Bistro we believe that every meal should be delectable. With more than 30 years experience, we have crafted a menu that combines classic Italian comfort food with a gourmet twist. Prepared from scratch using only the best ingredients, come enjoy a meal in a refined, yet relaxing atmosphere. We offer the finest veal, beef and Italian seafood. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you with a wine pairing or to recommend a martini from our extensive list.
220 Suttton Street / North Andover, Mass. / (978) 258-0658 / BuonoBistro.com
Butcher Boy Market
Meals are better when they’re planned. Better knowledge makes for better meals. At Butcher Boy Market, we have the know-how to help you select, prepare, and serve top quality meats. Together, with our full selection of specialty items, we are the go-to destination for your next meal. We’re always here to help. Visit our store in North Andover for meat, produce, spirits, and know-how.
1077 Osgood Street / North Andover, Mass. / (978) 688-1511 / ButcherBoyMarket.com
At Cafe Azteca, we take pride in our exceptional, home-made, authentic Mexican cuisine. We travel to Mexico to bring back new recipes and techniques for your dining experience. We love to share that experience with you… conveniently located just off Route 495, in a captivating, quaint and authentic atmosphere. We serve lunch and dinner or stop in and enjoy a refreshing margarita. Take-out and catering services also available. Mon 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Tue–Fri 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sat Noon–9 p.m., closed on Sunday.
180 Common Street / Lawrence, Mass. / (978) 689-7393 / Cafe-Azteca.com
Our factory outlet store offers incredible deals on top-notch soups, chowders, seafood appetizers and other gourmet items, made fresh in our facility. Conveniently located in Lowell, MA, right off Rt. 38 near the Tewksbury line. Come and visit us 7 days a week!
101 Phoenix Ave. / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 674-8353 / ChowderFactory.com
COBBLESTONES Restaurant & Bar
A historic landmark, COBBLESTONES boasts excellent dining and hospitality amongst magnificent architecture and ambiance. Widely known for incredible hand cut steaks, burgers, local seafood and oysters on the 1/2 shell, 25 years worth of Chef created specialties, classic American cocktails and dozens of locally crafted beers. Equally suited for casual tavern fare or special private dining celebrations. “A must” in the Merrimack Valley. Kitchen Hours: Mon.–Sun. 12pm-11pm. (Award winning Sunday Brunch @ 10:15am). Bar until midnight Fri. & Sat. To make reservations online, click here.
91 Dutton Street / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 970-2282 / CobblestonesOfLowell.com
Grazie Italian Restaurant
Grazie Italian Restaurant offers a fine dining experience. Enjoy extraordinary food and great wine and spirits. A more casual atmosphere can be found in The Oaks Bar & Grille. Have a refreshment while watching a game on one of our six televisions. Both are open Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays until the spring. To make reservations online, click here.
At The Horseshoe Grille, we take pride in making sure that your time with us is memorable. We pledge to provide you with sincere service, uncompromising quality, and a relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy contemporary American fare and classic barbecue favorites in our cozy dining room or outside patio. Ask about our catering services. We have been exceeding our clients’ expectations for more than 90 years – four generations! Please visit our new Patio Room addition. Kitchen Hours: Sun Noon – 9 p.m.; Mon 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Tue – Thu 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri & Sat 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Lounge open one hour after kitchen closes. To make reservations online, click here.
226 Main Street / North Reading, Mass. / (978) 664-3591 / HorseshoeGrille.com
Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge
Open six days a week, Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge serves both Lebanese and American dishes, while also offering an impressive full service bar and lounge. Our menu is loaded with healthy Mediterranean options, from hommus, taboule, falafel, and shawarma, as well as the classic salmon, haddock, shrimp and steak dishes. Our swanky Martini Lounge is a one-of-a-kind in the area, with a wide selection of the finest liquors and cordials, wine and beer, and over 50 martini’s to choose from!
355 South Broadway / Salem, N.H. / (603) 870-0045 / JocelynsRestaurant.com
Lowell Burger Company
Locally sourced, craft burgers, hand crafted cocktails and selected craft beer. Lowell Burger Company is a place for amazing food and drink as much as a place for great community. From farm to table, our burgers are hand crafted with love from local meat and local produce. Hours: Monday to Thursday – 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday – 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday – Closed. To make reservations online, click here.
143 Merrimack Street / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 455-9786 / LowellBurger.co
Michael’s Function Halls
Discover the Crystal Room. Whether planning a wedding, anniversary, retirement party, reunion, or company meeting, we will ensure a memorable occasion. From small gatherings to large events, we offer a flexible menu to accommodate any event and size, including a variety of options with menus from family style/individually served to buffets and hors d’oeuvres.
12 Alpha Street / Haverhill, Mass. / (978) 373-1991 / MichaelsFunctionHall.com
raw. bar. global. chill. moonstones celebrates global cuisine brilliantly crafted by our award winning chefs. From house baked bread and handmade pasta to an extensive raw bar (plus an amazing Sunday Brunch featuring a “make your own” Bloody Mary and mimosa bars), moonstones brings a cosmopolitan sensibility and style to the Merrimack Valley. HOURS: Sunday Brunch 10:15am–2:15pm, Sunday Dinner 4–9pm, Mon–Thurs. 12pm–10pm Fri–Sat 12pm–Midnight. (Ask us about meetings, functions & private dining). To make reservations online, click here.
185 Chelmsford Street / Chelmsford, Mass. / (978) 256-7777 / moonstones110.com
MVM Cookbook – First Edition
For more than a decade, Merrimack Valley Magazine has been the region’s premiere source of information about regional food, dining and drink, plus the people who live, work, play and make our area great. Along the way we’ve curated a great collection of personal recipes the region’s top chefs. We are publishing our first-ever cookbook featuring the very best of these recipes. The MVM Cookbook – First Edition is a great addition to your recipe library, and it makes a great gift!
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Located in Butcher Boy Plaza, our casual atmosphere, friendly service, open kitchen, and moderately priced menu make Orzo perfect for the entire family. From our children’s menu to entrées made with fresh seafood, veal, steak, and pasta, Orzo offers choices to please everyone. Hours: Mon – Thu 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fri – Sat 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Sun Noon – 9:30 p.m. Private parties, catering, takeout, and gift certificates available.
1085 Osgood Street / North Andover, Mass. / (978) 686-6921 / OrzoRestaurant.com
Family owned and operated, the Phoenician Restaurant serves delicious, generous portions of authentic Middle Eastern, traditional American and seafood favorites. Join us in our new, elegant restaurant in Haverhill where we blend old world hospitality with modern facilities. Great value, big portions, and lots of variety in a comfortable, family atmosphere. Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 4 –9:30 p.m., Sunday 2 –9 p.m., closed Mondays.
12 Alpha Street / Haverhill, Mass. / (978) 373-1714 / PhoenicianRestaurant.com
Purple Carrot Bread Company
Located in Downtown Lowell, Purple Carrot Bread Company offers fresh, hearth style European breads made with quality ingredients, and no chemicals or preservatives. Specializing in savory and rustic pastries, such as croissants, sugar buns, scones & cookies, there’s always something for your sweet tooth! Sweets aren’t your thing? We also make soups, salads and sandwiches from scratch daily, including roasting our own meat. Have an event coming up, but don’t want to cook? Don’t forget to call us to discuss your catering needs!
107 Merrimack Street / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 455-4188 / PurpleCarrotBreadCo.com
Sandtrap Bar & Grille
Now serving authentic Lebanese cuisine from Chef Antoine, along with our traditional pub fare. Lamb, chicken and beef kabobs, hummus, baked and raw kibbee, stuffed grape leaves, tabbouli and all of your Middle Eastern favorites. Stop in for a great meal, a cool drink and enjoy the best views in the region. Our indoor and outdoor function facilities are perfect for weddings, holiday, corporate gatherings, social and charitable events.
210 Howe Street / Methuen, Mass. / (978) 683-7771 / SandtrapBarandGrille.com
Spectacular. The view and the menu. Savor fresh fish, seafood, steaks and bowls expertly prepared with contemporary flavors by Executive Chef Harley Smith. Served oceanside with panoramic views of the Atlantic. Open year round for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch by the Sea. Reservations recommended. Seasonal weeknight promotions in the bar and lounge feature: Tuesday $5 Burgers and Wednesday $1 Raw Bar. To make reservations online, click here.
4 Oceanfront North / Salisbury, Mass. / (978) 462-5800 / SeaglassOceanside.com
Seoul Kitchen Restaurant
Seoul Kitchen is a new, family owned and operated restaurant in Westford that captures exciting and authentic Korean flavors in a modern and welcoming setting. Featuring fresh and creative sushi served alongside craft cocktails, our dishes can be best described as bold and creative, yet traditional. Come join us for a fun night out with friends at our 25 seat bar and surrounding seating area, or for a family dinner in the comfortable dining room. To make reservations online, click here.
142 Littleton Road / Westford, Mass. / (978) 399-0016 / EatSeoulKitchen.com
Fresh and local for well over 100 years, Shaw Farm brings the natural sweetness of milk to your table, through proper nutrition and comfort for our cows, and the use of low temperature pasteurization. Our farm has two herds of cows, traditional and certified organic. We grow crops on land protected from development and focus on sustainable business practices by making our own power with a three-acre solar array and use of geo-thermal energy. We offer Massachusetts made, certified organic milk, along with 60 flavors of delicious ice cream. Shaw Farm also sells its own farm-raised beef, as well as many other specialty foods available at our farm store, or on our home delivery routes!
204 New Boston Road / Dracut, Mass. / (978) 957-0031 / ShawFarm.com
Step back in time and enjoy the aroma of fresh, homemade pork pie. At Thwaites, we have been providing English delicacies for almost 100 years. We offer quality meats and old-fashioned friendly service. We specialize in a large variety of delicious pot pies, homemade sausage and mouth-watering side dishes that are available in Family and Pub sizes. Don’t forget to follow us @thwaitesmarket on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Hours: Mon–Tue 8am–5:30pm, Wed 8am–Noon, Thu–Sat 8am–5:30 p.m.
36 Railroad Street / Methuen, Mass. / (978) 683-2429 / ThwaitesMarket.com
At Tuscan Kitchen, diners eat and drink their way through Italy’s diverse regional cuisine. Freshly baked breads, homemade pastas and cheeses, and more, are all prepared using the best scratch ingredients and time-honored artisan techniques. Locations in Salem and Portsmouth, N.H., and Burlington, Mass., and Boston’s Seaport. To make reservations online, click here.
67 Main Street / Salem, N.H. / (603) 952-4875 / TuscanBrands.com
2400 District Ave. / Burlington, Mass. / (781) 229-0300
581 Lafayette Road / Portsmouth, N.H. / (603) 570-3600
64 Seaport Boulevard / Boston, Mass. / (617) 303-7300
Tuscan Market is a reimagined Italian marketplace to shop for freshly baked breads, handmade pastas, pastries, and gelato, as well as Italian wines, prepared foods, and imported Italian specialties. Purchase fresh ingredients to create your own artisan Italian cuisine at home. Locations in Salem and Portsmouth, N.H.
63 Main Street / Salem, N.H. / (603) 952-4875 / TuscanBrands.com
581 Lafayette Road / Portsmouth, N.H. / (603) 570-3600
Two Chefs Are Better Than One Catering
Two Chefs Are Better Than One Catering is an innovative and award winning full service catering company. Two Chefs handles galas, corporate events, weddings, and every milestone in between. Two Chefs will take care of all the details and treat your guests to food that feeds the soul. We are known for our delicious food, but loved for our personable staff and service. Call our Event Coordinators today to start planning your next celebration!
1001 Pawtucket Blvd. / Lowell, Mass. / (978) 970-0212 / TwoChefsFood.com