Boat House

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


Happy Father's Day!

Bring your dad to our house this weekend and treat him to a FUN lunch or dinner out with the family. We will make his favorite fresh-off-the-boat seafood dish to order OR something fresh-off-our Chef’s Specials Menu! Baby Back Ribs, Prime Rib, and big steaks are all in the works. If you can’t make it on the day, gift certificates are always available here too!


Planning a Celebration?

Book your Graduation, Community Event, Birthday, Work or Family Party at Boat House Grille Essex! Click here for information and menus.  

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

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!


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