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Surfrider MA welcomes 3 new OFRs in Massachusetts!

Hello Ocean Friends,

Surfrider MA is thrilled to announce that we have three new Ocean Friendly Restaurants in Massachusetts - Vincent's in Cambridge, State Park in Cambridge, and Homestead. in Northampton


State Park (Cambridge, MA)           

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State Park is a restaurant disguised as a bar. The food is prepared with passion, creativity, and commitment to quality, and the menu is influenced by fine dining, modern gastronomy, dive bars, classic techniques and nostalgic family dining. The drinks selection at State Park offers something for all, whether for cocktail enthusiasts, beer drinking shuffleboard players, or diners for a magnum of wine. 

Follow State Park on Instagram: @stateparkbar





Vincent's (Cambridge, MA)

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Vincent's is a modern American restaurant in Cambridge. Vincent's features a scratch kitchen, local food, and natural wine, and offers lunch, dinner, and Texas Roadside Brunch on the weekends, complete with breakfast tacos, kolaches, and great cocktails.

Vincent's and State Park belong to Big Dipper Hospitality, a family-run, independent, award-winning restaurant group, that is passionate about hospitality and integrity. Big Dipper is committed to creating healthy work experiences and opportunities for advancement in the field, and since their creation has focused on promoting sustainability, equity, and environmental justice.

Follow Vincent's on Instagram: @vincents_cambridge


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Homestead. (Northampton, MA)

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Homestead. is a restaurant concept bringing hand made pasta & local rustic Italian food to the Pioneer Valley. Their 'New England Italian' cuisine is enhanced using the freshest seasonal local ingredients possible and cooking using simple technique to showcase nature's bounty. Homestead.'s life and history is built through family and food, and their mission is to connect the two creating a comforting, community-oriented kitchen through their history and passion.

Follow Homestead. on Instagram: @eathomestead




Welcome to our 3 newest OFRs! They're joining four other OFRs in Massachusetts (Forage in Cambridge, Flatbread Company in Amesbury, American Flatbread in Somerville, and Mayflour in Rockport). 


How can you support the OFRs in Massachusetts?

  • Visit and leave a review on Yelp and Google Maps. 
  • Consider an OFR for your next takeout or catering order, or celebrate any occasion with a cake from Mayflour.
  • Make a reservation to celebrate a special occasion at one of our OFRs.
  • Follow our OFRs on social media and interact with their posts.
  • Reserve bowling lanes at Flatbread for a fun evening or a birthday party.
  • Sign up for their newsletters to hear about special menu items and events - for example, Tuesday Wine Dinners at Forage, Tuesday night Benefits Bakes at American Flatbread and Flatbread Company, live music weekly at State Park, weekend late-night cocktail specials at Homestead., and weekend Texas Roadside brunches at Vincent's.
  • Buy gift cards for friends and family.
  • Lastly, stay tuned for news about monthly Surfrider MA OFR socials coming soon!

You can support Surfrider by letting the OFR know you're excited they're a part of the OFR program - and as always, you can nominate your favorite restaurant to be an OFR by contacting us on IG or emailing the OFR lead Caitlin Ivester at


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