November 20, 2019

Eat Drink North Shore – Small Business Sat. Peabody edition!

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You’ve decided to Check out small business Saturday on the North Shore and we know you’re ready to immerse yourself in all the vendors and explore what the North Shore has to offer. With all that local shopping, there’s really only one question: What should you eat? You will definitely need something to warm your belly but maybe you aren’t familiar with any of the local watering holes? We have compiled this guide to simplify your Small Business Saturday experience. So while you worry about the shopping, let us take care of the food recommendations! Read on to find out which restaurants you need to check out and some of our favorite dishes to order while there. 

Suggestions from Peabody!

Petrillo’s Restaurant 

6 Foster Street

Peabody, Ma.

This excellent Italian joint hosts a scratch kitchen and delicious portions of classic Italian fare. Surround yourself with beautiful inspired murals in a rustic setting. Make sure to say hi to Linda if you stop in!

Recommend dishes:    

Short Rib ravioli

Pollo alla Linda

Frutti di Mare

La Siesta Restaurant 

3 Main Street

Peabody, Ma.

This authentic Mexican restaurant stays true to its roots with time-honored recipes. Stop in and be wowed by La Siestas’ extensive margarita list.

Recommended dishes:    

Chili Relleno 

Shredded Beef Enchilada 

Chicken Poblano

Tamarind Margarita

Maki Sushi Bar

43 Main Street

Peabody, Ma.

Stop in for sushi but be prepared to fall in love with the decor. This restaurant has a few custom rolls you can only find here & it’s some of the best sushi around!

Recommended Dishes:

Tempura Shrimp

Firecracker Roll

Volcano Roll

The Little Depot Diner

1 Railroad Ave.

Peabody Ma.

Another mainstay in downtown,  this converted rail car offers a hearty breakfast while smooth blues plays in the background.  

Recommend Dishes:

Monte depot

Irish Benedict

Meat Lovers Omelette

Gallo Nero

89 Main St.

Peabody MA.

Italian style pizza and sub shop that has won numerous awards for its pizza!

Warm comfort food with plates big enough to share.

Recommended Dishes:     

Pasta Luis

Village Pizza

Avalleno Steak Calzona

SugarCane Restaurant 

106 Main Street

Peabody Ma.

This restaurant serves both Chinese and Vietnamese dishes. The menu is robust and you’ll find favorites here and it’s great for family-style dining!

Recommended Dishes:        

Banh Xeo Crepe

Peking Duck

Pad Thai

If you’re on the run…

The NexMex Thing

77A Main Street

Peabody Ma.

This fresh Mexican spot offers a fresh take on some Mexican classics. Best described as cult Mexican street food. (PS… Looking for a cold beverage? Pop next door to Granite Coast Brewing!)

Recommend Dishes:          

California Burrito

Cajun Chicken Nacho Fries

Mexican Street Corn

Breaking Grounds 

67 Main Street

Peabody Ma.

This cafe in the heart of downtown Peabody serves up some delicious drinks, warm smiles, and of course, some delicious grub.  As a bonus, they feature local artisans and locally sourced snackable food options.

Recommended Dishes:  

The Nor’easter

Number 3

Funky Monkey

Faunts Pizza 

This amazing pizza & sub shop makes just about everything in-house.  Pro tip: Order a large sub to get a free bag of homemade chips. Faunts cuts and fries these chips ‘in-house’

Recommended Dishes:

Dirty Dog

Steak & Cheese Explosion

Thanksgiving meal sub