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Set Their Heart Aflutter with Lobsters and Butter! 0

Bring Your Valentine to Woodman’s this week for a Sweet Deal!


Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th, 2018

  • Twin Lobsters
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • French Fries
  • Onion Rings
  • Coleslaw
  • Two Chocolate Lobsters for a sweet treat!


Available all day! We open daily at 11am! See restaurant hours.

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5 Fast and Ready Tips for Planning a Gluten-Free Event 0

More and more people are embracing gluten-free lifestyles. Some need to take this route for health reasons, and others prefer how gluten-free eating makes them feel. Planning a gluten-free event? Check out the following gluten-free catering ideas.

Start with Naturally Gluten-Free Foods

One of the best ways to make a menu gluten free is to fill it with foods that are naturally gluten free.

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Winter Catering Ideas 0

Spring Catering Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event, a big holiday party, or any other kind of winter extravaganza, you need food that will make your guests smile. Combat the chill in the air with these cozy winter catering ideas.

Warm Soups and Chowders

During the winter, people want soothing, comforting foods, and for many people, hearty soups, stews, and chowders are at the top of the list.

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Catering Ideas for Corporate Holiday Parties 0

Corporate Holiday PartiesThe end of the year always seems to come quickly, which means that your company can be often left scrambling to organize holiday celebrations. Whether it’s a corporate “Friendsgiving” dinner, holiday party, or New Year’s gala, there’s already plenty to juggle.

When all this is going on, why leave the food up to chance?

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Woodman’s “ALES over ALS” Event 0

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Ales Over ALS: A Crafter’s Delight was celebrated in scenic Essex, where they took full advantage in all things that are locally crafted from farm, sea, and brew kettle. All proceeds from this fundraising event went directly to Compassionate Care ALS, in support of people living with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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Fall Catering Ideas 0

Fall Catering IdeasNow that the cool breezes of fall are sweeping through your open windows, it’s become the season of hayrides, pumpkin spice lattes, and exciting fall get togethers. There’s nothing quite like autumn when the leaves are changing and the weather is just right for a warm mug of apple cider. Do you need some fresh fall catering ideas for your next autumn celebration?

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Events Perfect for Fried Clam Catering 0

Fried Clam Catering

What’s the best time to have some scrumptious fried clam catering? Is it a birthday, anniversary, or work party?

That was a trick question! The truth is that anytime is a good time to enjoy some delicious fried clams. Whether it’s a graduation, first communion, or farewell party, any event is best enjoyed with all your favorite people and the best of New England fare.

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Planning a North Shore, Kid-Friendly Staycation 0


Essex River Cruises and Charters

The North Shore is a fine destination for a kid-friendly staycation. If you’re looking for a place to take it easy with the whole family, then come by and enjoy the beautiful views and great eats that await you.

Essex River Cruises & Charters

Take the whole family on a relaxing adventure with Essex River Cruises & Charters.

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Catering and Food Safety 0

Food Safety

Catering is a great way to have delicious, fresh food at your next get-together or special event. By catering, you don’t have to worry about making the food, keeping it hot, and reducing the risk that bacteria or pathogens will make your guests ill. Before hiring a caterer, be certain that the food at your event is safe and enjoyable for everyone.

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How to Throw a Beach Clambake 0

Beach Clambake
John Maher: Hi I’m John Maher. I’m here today with Maureen Woodman from Woodman’s of Essex, a restaurant and catering company in Essex, Massachusetts. Today we’re talking about how to throw a beach clambake. Welcome, Maureen.

Maureen Woodman: Hi John, thanks for having me today.

A New Spin on the Traditional Clambake

John: Sure.

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