Boat House

234 John Wise Avenue, Essex, MA (978) 890-5113


True North Beer Dinner - May 8th

True North Beer Dinner

Tuesday, May 8th @ 7:00pm

$35.00 Per Person

Join us for dinner and beer tasting at Boat House Grille Essex with our friends from True North Ale Company, a family-owned brewery located in Ipswich MA!


Chef George is preparing a 4 course menu to complement flavors for each of the local brews you will savor this evening. Gary Rogers, owner of True North will share stories from a lifetime of work and travels around the brewery world, walk us through the beer making process and show us what makes each beer unique. Starts at 7pm with a pour of light beer from the True North collection – hope to see you there! 

Spaces are limited and reservations are required for this event. Contact Stephanie Raby, Boat House Grille Bar Manager at (978) 890-5113 to register & purchase your ticket today.

Pan-Mass Fundraiser Event - April 17th

Pan-Mass Challenge Fundraiser

April 17th @ 6:30pm

Boat House Grille Essex

Come enjoy dinner with family & friends at Boat House Grille Essex and support riders of the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge this spring.

Lots of fabulous raffle items, donations and 10% of all sales collected on this evening in the restaurant and bar will help raise money for cancer care and research. 

All are welcome! If you can’t be there on the day, and want to participate, contact Stephanie Raby, Boat House Grille Bar Manager at (978) 890-5113.


May the blizzards be gone & St. Patrick’s festivities be-on at the Boat House this weekend!

If you are looking for a taste of tradition, our Chefs will delight you with a tender corned beef & cabbage entrée to celebrate in style. We’ll also be toasting the luck of the Irish with a pint of Guinness or glass of fine whiskey at the bar. Bring your family & friends!

We look forward to seeing you!  


Save The Date - Upcoming Events

Hope you can join us!

Boat House Grille chefs & bartenders are excited to present a new series of dining adventures featuring special menus with fabulous food & drink pairings for each theme. Seating is limited. Contact Steph for information & reservations at

Whiskey Dinner
Wednesday, March 21st

Pan-Mass Fundraiser
Tuesday, April 17th

True North Beer Dinner
Tuesday, May 8th

Von Traap Brewery Dinner
Monday, September 17th

Valentine's Day - Dinner Specials

Come taste some spectacular Dinner Specials prepared especially for you by our team of Chefs at Boat House Grille Essex this Valentine's Day ... Salmon Rice Bowl ... Baked Stuffed Lobster ... Seafood Paella ... Veal Osso Buco ... Grilled Trout ... La Petite Pair, Filet Mignon & Fresh Shucked Lobster Pie ... and for dessert ... Red Velvet Cheesecake!


Come to our house this New Year’s Eve!

Invite your family & friends to enjoy drinks and snacks at the bar or make a toast to 2018 with a special bottle of wine and a meal in our warm cozy dining room. OPEN regular hours 12/31 & 1/1. Please call ahead (978)-890-5113 for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day lunch and dinner reservations or walk-ins are always welcome! We look forward to seeing you!

Boat House Grille Essex    234 John Wise Avenue Essex, MA 01920  I 978-890-5113   © 2018