Compiled by @eatdrinknorthshore_explore
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!
6 Foster Street
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!
Short Rib ravioli
Pollo alla Linda
Frutti di Mare
3 Main Street
This authentic Mexican restaurant stays true to its roots with time-honored recipes. Stop in and be wowed by La Siestas’ extensive margarita list.
Shredded Beef Enchilada
43 Main Street
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!
1 Railroad Ave.
Another mainstay in downtown, this converted rail car offers a hearty breakfast while smooth blues plays in the background.
Meat Lovers Omelette
89 Main St.
Italian style pizza and sub shop that has won numerous awards for its pizza!
Warm comfort food with plates big enough to share.
Avalleno Steak Calzona
106 Main Street
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!
Banh Xeo Crepe
If you’re on the run…
77A Main Street
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!)
Cajun Chicken Nacho Fries
Mexican Street Corn
67 Main Street
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.
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’
Steak & Cheese Explosion
Thanksgiving meal sub