Top of the Bay Restaurant

4.6
213 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Since opening we have been arranging all the details necessary to cater you the most memorable events. To help exceed your expectations and your guests, our menu options feature a wide range of Seafood, Steaks and New England Favorites. You may choose from wide variety of Seafood, Italian and Fresh Cuts Steaks. Complete satisfaction and delicious food, including prompt and professional service, is our commitment to you and your guests.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 213 people are saying
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RussellH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Walked up to the desk, gave our name, they sat us immediately. Our waitress Giana was very friendly and very professional. The food was outstanding, and the noise level was perfect for a night out.

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DebbieB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great visit as always! Food is always fantastic! Love the view! Service was amazing,we always have Katherine. Best clam cakes and chowder around! Light and fluffy cakes,no grease! My husband had Clam Zuppa,he said it was amazing! Can't wait to go back.

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PaulF
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent as usual and the service was great as we did not feel we were being hurried along to make room for the next people.

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BillK
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food at a good price. With great views of the Bay.

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DavidM
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our second time here for lunch. The food was excellent, we had a wonderful waiter (Johnny), and it was great sitting by the window enjoying the lovely view of the bay. We'll be sure to come again.

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SteveB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had not been here since 2019. The view, overlooking Greenwich Bay, was beautiful. The lunch portions were perfect. I had fish and chips, with cole slaw and tartar sauce. My wife had baked haddock with mashed potatoes and apple/butternut squash. Both meals arrived hot, and were delicious. Sorry we waited so long to come back.

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RobertD
New England
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

My only complaint was the table was covered in s sticky substance. the glasses stuck to the table, the placemat was also completely stuck to the table. Had to make sure the utensils did not touch the table. Service and food were excellect!

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EthelK
New England
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy eating at Top of the bay
The food is always very good as is the service

CA
CurtA
New England
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been eating there for quite a few years. It never disappoints.

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JaniceS
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious. I had Salmon Florentine, a friend had Scrod & another friend had a nice, packed Lobster Roll & wine. Excellent

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SherylL
New England
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience5

The fish from the fish and chips dinner appeared and tasted like a frozen Vandercamp fish.
It was not freshly made and not very tasty.
Great atmosphere but would not recommend the fish and chips.

MB
MaryB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Food was good, but steak was overdone from the med rare I ordered. Baked stuffed shrimp was served with something on the side, but it was not butter. It seemed like oil to me. Yuck. Other than that, we had a really nice dinner, our server was amazing and the restaurant ambiance was great. You can't beat the view!

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DougS
Orlando
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super welcoming and friendly staff during all aspects of the visit.

MJ
MaryJ
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Calamari belissimo was delicious!
Great meal!!

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Margie
New England
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our lunch was delicious and joe our waiter was very courteous. I have dined here several times and each time it was delicious. We will be back for your lobster special when it becomes available.

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CasualClass
New England
7 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top of the Bay is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is the best and the view from the restaurant is always great.

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EdwardM
New England
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The reservation only was a good concept and kept the dining room orderly and not overcrowded during this pandemic time. We were greeted on time and seated right away. The server was prompt and polite and was very efficient. The food came out in good time and was excellant. We had the luncheon special and had good choices and the food was hot and tasty. It was a good deal and we will definately come again.

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BarbaraW
New England
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meals were delicious with a beautiful view of the bay.

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Maxman
New England
3 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice lunch with friends. Joey was a very attentive waiter. I was impressed with the quality of the CLAM CAKES nice light golden color and delicious. Will definitely come back the luncheon special is a great value.

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Mimi
New England
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Part of 4 adults. Three had seafood and all said it was just okay. I had the steak tacos; not good. Boring, basically a thick stick of steak overcooked and tough. Not enough steak or other ‘stuff’ to fill a small taco shell.
They seem to have come down a notch in flavor/quality.
Service was very good; attentive but didn’t hover.

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AngieE
New England
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kaya was absolutely PHENOMENAL! He was wonderful and fast. His personality is truly wonderful. The food was delicious. I will definitely be coming back.

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RobertO
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful!..our family could finally be together out to lunch..all vaccinated and the restaurant set up a wonderful table for 7..the food was excellent and great prices for lunch specials & drinks!..we will be back again and again

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2017
Overall3food4service3ambience2

There was a large golf group who were so loud they absolutely ruined our time. We and others in the restaurant complained to no avail. We couldn’t even have a conversation between us. These men were totally inconsiderate of others. The manager should have moved them or us to the front room.

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vipCherylP
New England
44 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We went there for Mother's Day. We have been many times in the past, so we were a bit sad when we got there to find they had a fixed menu for Mother's day. I was unable to get a platter of fried clams, which is a Mother's day tradition for us. We were there at 6:30 the restaurant was packed. We all got a cup of chowder and you could tell that it wasn't quite done as the potatoes were hard.
Everything else was good.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Top of the Bay is a beautiful restaurant with a great view. Some of the food was excellent -- the stuffed quahogs were among the best I've had. Sadly, some dishes seem like they haven't been updated or improved since the mid-80s, and some things just fell flat due to poor execution. The broiled scallops were perfectly cooked, but the wine hadn't been fully cooked out of the sauce they were sitting in. The Brussels sprouts and baked potato were undercooked. Overall, it's disappointing that the food is so mediocre, because this place has the potential to be a gem.

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PattiY
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is cozy with a great view. Bright and cheery inside. Menu is perfect and the staff makes you feel right at home. Highly recommend Top of the Bay

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time on Mother's day. It was the perfect place to get together as a family and enjoy each other's company. The staff was so attentive to everyone needs. Yes I'm going to let everyone I know about our great time at top of the bay.

CJ
CheriJ
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience3

As always a great dining experience. Top of the bay never is less than awesome

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vipteddy
New England
38 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Went for the weekday lunch special. Great value for $11.99. Waitress was spot on-came with coffee and continually checked on us. Enjoyable experience.

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LizM23
New England
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2017
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Disappointed. My husband ordered the fishermen's platter, the batter was much too thick and on the bland size. He is not a picky person, and barely touched his food. The sauce on my pasta was super bland and watery.
Our waitress was not the most attentative. Overall, it was disappointing and not what we had in mind for our anniversary dinner. Probably will not return.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was great and the food was also. For that true seafood feel and taste. Quality stands up over all of these years!

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David
New England
12 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2017
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Food came out over cooked for one guest and cold for others. Very disappointed as I frequently dine there. The lamb was dried out for another guest. They took away price of one dinner and $30 off bill. At that point I didn't care and it wasn't what I was looking for. Will be a long time before I go back hete

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vipCatheyP56
New England
21 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent service was great but the parking lot is kind of dangerous to walk in with all the ruts.

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JPCal
Philadelphia
40 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A couple of the items I wanted were sold out. Lobster Ravioli was excellent.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I stopped in for lunch and had the fish and chips special. The clam chowder was excellent and the fish was outstanding. In addition to great food, the view of the bay is amazing. I highly recommend Top of the Bay.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience5

First time at this restaurant and it was great, the view is amazing and the people are great. Definitely going back

LM
LauraM
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came here for Valentine's Day dinner. Nick was our server. We couldn't ask for better service. Everything was delicious. Prices are very reasonable. We can't wait to return!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2017
Overall2food2service2ambience4

There food wasn't that good. My friend ordered his steak medium well and it came rare. Ordered a beer on draft and it was flat. I probably won't go back.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2017
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food was excellent. Our waiter, Nick, was very professional. We enjoy our evening very much. As it was our first time at the restaurant I would most definitely recommend my friends and family to them.

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BettyCrocker
New England
11 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit based on a recommendation. Great experience. Food was very good with generous portions. Will be back.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Top of the Bay Restaurant using the Order Online button. Top of the Bay Restaurant also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Top of the Bay Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (401) 921-3663.

Top of the Bay Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 213 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.