Aug 072017
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If you live on the south shore you may have heard of The Quarry Hingham. It’s a wonderful restaurant in Hingham that is quickly earning a reputation for fantastic food and outstanding service. Since earning Boston Magazine’s 2016, Best of Boston South Shore for General Excellence, The Quarry continues to get positive reviews. Chef Greg Jordan, graciously invited my husband, Christian, and myself to dine at The Quarry recently so that we could see for ourselves what all the buzz was about.

The first thing we noticed when we pulled up was the restaurant’s namesake. There is a big old water-filled quarry behind the restaurant, which is housed inside a gorgeous stone block building on the property.

With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

The menu at The Quarry changes based on the region’s harvest cycles. All of their food is made from scratch daily with locally sourced ingredients and after eating there, I can definitely see why they are consistently getting positive reviews.

Christian and I decided to start with something from the small plates menu (appetizer menu) and chose the Mac & Cheese.  It’ made from a secret blend of 6 cheeses, fresh cavatappi pasta and a bacon breadcrumb topping!  There was an option to add Crispy Pork Belly for an additional $3, but we decided to go with the plain mac & cheese.  I am glad we did – it was gooey and delicious.

With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

For the main course, I went with the Chive & Honey Brick Chicken, which is a half Giannone chicken that was over a potato puree and served with asparagus.

With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

Christian got the Quarry Burger, which is a prime beef patty topped with taleggio, house Bacon, bibb Lettuce and sweet Onion mostarda. The burger is served with parmigiano fries.

With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

For dessert we split a Cider Doughnut Sundae which is vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate and salted caramel sauces.  It was a deconstructed sundae and we were a little put off by it when it arrived at our table since we were expecting a sundae.  But the deliciousness made up for the fact that we had to put it together ourselves.

With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

The Quarry offers Boston-caliber New England dining with a modern twist. Everything that my husband and I had was five star.  The presentation was spot on and all of the food was phenomenal.  Our waitress, Jennifer, was knowledgeable and very attentive.  All in all, we had a great experience at The Quarry.

The Quarry offers four nights of specials!

  • Tuesday is Dollar Oysters – Enjoy rich Duxbury oysters for a buck.
  • Thursday is Bubbles & Burgers Night – Nothing says celebration than popping a cork of Champagne. Enjoy our famed Quarry Burger, paired with a glass of Champagne from a rotating region selection. This decadent and best selling burger is a prime beef patty stacked with taleggio cheese, house made smoked bacon, Bibb lettuce, and sweet onion mostarda. Rounding out the plate is the most addictive Parmigiano fries ($20). Separately $8.00/burger, $12/Champagne.
  • Friday is Half Priced Appetizers – Get the weekend started with our incredible list of small plates Mussels with Chorizo ($7), Hummus Plate ($4), Roasted House Made Sausage ($6) or Local Shellfish Plateau ($19.5).
  • Drink Pink on the Patio – Crisp and refreshing Wölffer Dry Rosé Cider on draft ($7) and Miraval Rosé by the glass. Glass ($11) and bottle ($42).
With food made from scratch daily with locally soured ingredients, the Quarry Hingham is the restaurant for good eats on the South Shore.

Their warm bread and dipping oil was a great start to the meal at The Quarry!

The Quarry Hingham is located at 415 Whiting St. Hingham, MA. To make a reservation or assist with special occasion needs, call The Quarry at 781-340-7300.

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience without having to venture all the way into Boston, The Quarry is the place to go! I can’t wait for a return visit!

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  53 Responses to “Good Eats on the South Shore at the Quarry Hingham”

  1. That food looks absolutely AH-mazing! I could definitely go for a plate of everything there, especially that ice cream. Om nom nom.

  2. This place looks absolutely amazing! I like that they have a special every night of the week too. I am all for saving money anyway I can still enjoy all the food I want to. That dessert looks good enough to eat off the screen.

  3. Oh Lord… I need to eat here on one of my vacations!

  4. I had never heard of The Quarry Hingham before. All that food looks absolutely amazing!

  5. Yum! The Quarry Hingham looks amazing. I would love to try that Chive & Honey Brick Chicken! It looks divine!

  6. Wow, what a nice find! The dishes at the Quarry looked wonderful. I’d try the Quarry Burger for sure!

  7. Oh my! Everything looks delicious! Even your deconstructed sundae! 😉 The restaurant looks quite elegant too!

  8. Wow this place looks delicious. Sounds like you had a wonderful night with good food.

  9. All of this food looks amazing. I would love to try the Chive & Honey Brick Chicken. This would be a great place to go for a date night.

  10. Mmm, this place look so delicious. I’d love all that food! Especially the warm bread. I love bread so much.

  11. All of these dishes look amazing. Wish I lived closer. But, at least I know where to eat when I venture that direction.

  12. It looks so inviting! I have to admit that I would be there for those dollar oysters. That’s an awesome deal.

  13. What a lovely restaurant! Everything looks delicious too!

  14. You are making me super hungry! That mac & cheese looks way too good!

  15. All the food looks delicious in your pictures! That mac and cheese looks banging! next time I am in Boston I am going to remember this place!

  16. Very creative and interesting choices. Looks absolutely phenomenal

  17. Good eats doesn’t cut it. This stuff looks amazing!

  18. The Quarry Hingham sounds like a wonderful dining experience. The food looks absolutely delicious. If I am ever in the Boston area I will have to check it out.

  19. Wow, you weren’t lying! These sure look like some tasty eats! If I’m in this area ever, I’m going to check these places out.

  20. Reading this in the morning is not the best idea it’s making me super hungry. The food looks so good! especially this burger and those mac & cheese! yummy!

  21. OOh you are so lucky. I would have gone for the mac and cheese too it is one of my faves. I love the sound of the cider donut too xx

  22. Sounds like a truly lovely place to eat, I want to try the deconstructed cider doughnut sundae with or without the vanilla ice cream.

  23. Dollar oysters is pretty much an invitation for me to shut down the restaurant. YUM! I will definitely have to give this place a try if I’m in the area!

  24. Oh my goodness how delicious does that food look I do need to try the the burger bacon and cheese yes please!

  25. Good Eats is correct. We don’t live anywhere near there but the photos of the place and the food look wonderful.

  26. That place looks amazing for a date night! The ice cream looks lovely!

  27. Hubby and I were in Boston a couple of years ago and OMG the food, the food was amazing. Looking at your pics, I hate we didn’t make it to The Quarry Hingham. I’ll definitely add it to my list of places to eat for our next visit.

  28. Mmmm… That food looks amazing! I also love the beautiful ambiance and building architecture of The Quarry.

  29. Food made from scratch always tests better… even better when a chef is making it for you and I admire the fact that it’s locally sourced. Looks absolutely delicious!

  30. This looks and sounds like a very hip place to go for food and to hang out with friends. Their specials are fantastic too! I would be there everyday!

  31. This looks like an awesome restaurant. That macaroni and cheese looks delicious and it looks like a tasty burger too.

  32. Oh how nice is that mac and cheese! And I love a good sundae deconstructed or not I don’t really care lol!

  33. Yummy all this food looks so good!

  34. That sounds like a restaurant I’d like to check out myself. The chicken sounds intriguing withthe chives but that burger and fries sounds fantastic.

  35. it’s a lovely atmosphere, feeling very inviting and relaxed. But those meals are what are selling me! How could mac & cheese look so gourmet?

  36. Looks like a really yummy restaurant. Typically when I travel out East I love to get fresh seafood since we don’t get much of it in the Midwest.

  37. This food looks amazing. Your recommendations are very detail. Thanks for sharing.

  38. That food looks really good right about now. I will remember to check this place out if I ever head out that way. Here in Iowa we have very little good food at the local restaurants so this would be a nice place to visit.

  39. New England is an area on our list to travel too. Of course food is always a must to explore when in new places.

  40. Oh geeze that food looks and sounds amazing. I don’t live near anything fun, I have to travel to find spots like this for some good eats.

  41. That donut looks soooo good! This all looks like great food, and it seems like there is a bunch of great options on the menu.

  42. I’ve only been to Boston once, but I need to come back. The mac & cheese and the Chive & Honey Brick Chicken look delicious. The South Shore at the Quarry sounds like the place to experience. I wonder if I can pull off a trip before winter.

  43. These looks so delicious! A perfect place for an evening date. Makes me craving for a honey brick chicken now.

  44. OMG the mac & cheese looks wonderful. I love cavatappi pasta. I wonder if the pork belly would have been good on it. It sounds like a good combination. What a wonderful place to eat at!

  45. Wow, I find the place very pleasing. The food seems so deliciously prepared as well. I hope I visit this and try out their specialties.

  46. The food looks really delicious, with really good portion sizes too. These look like well presented, but hearty dishes.

  47. Lovely restaurant you have here! All the photos look so appealing and yummy!

  48. That mac and cheese looks sooo very good. So does the rest of the food. I don’t eat meat but I would do the mac and cheese.

  49. This looks delicious! That mac and cheese sounds absolutely delish as do everything else!

  50. Everything looks so mouth watering. I think I like the one your husband ordered. I love my burgers and that one was just divine!

  51. Wow. The food looks amazing. It looks like a good place.

  52. oh wow!All these foods are amazing.I am sure you had really great time among lot of food choices!