Haverhill, Massachusetts was first founded by a community of farming puritans in the 1600s, before rapidly expanding into one of the centers of the industrial revolution. The city has undergone a renaissance since the dawning of the 21st century, with a surge in restaurants. Here are 10 of the best.
With more than 40 different varieties of beer available on tap (and untold quantities of rare bottled beers) the Barking Dog Ale House is the place for hopping-mad beer enthusiasts. Barking Dog also serves some particularly delicious comfort dishes: these include all manner of burgers, grills and sandwiches, as well as some brilliant macaroni and cheese combinations. Unique mixes include smoked gouda and applewood bacon, and also the buffalo mac with chicken, blue cheese and buffalo sauce.
Barking Dog Ale House, 77 Washington Street, Haverhill, MA, USA, +1 978 914 6200
Haverhill Beef has quite the reputation for purveying high quality meat and poultry. Visitors can pick all manner of delicious cuts, which are grilled to perfection (and to any requirement). The delicatessen also serves a range of cheeses, pickles and cold meats which are perfect for on the go eating.
Haverhill Beef, 117 Merrimack Street, Haverhill, MA, USA, +1 978 374 4795
The Essex Street Grille can be found in the historic down-town region of Haverhill, a place packed with beautiful, charming buildings. Starters include chicken tenders with a variety of sauces (including buffalo), nachos and lobster rolls, while main meals include peppered New York Strip steak, mango chicken ricotta stuffed aubergine, which comes with a sweet tomato sauce.
Essex Street Grille, 25 Essex Street, Haverhill, MA, USA, +1 978 372 4477