Along with its beaches and scenic areas, Swampscott is a great place to enjoy a meal. Restaurants in Swampscott are mainly concentrated in two areas. The first is along the western end of the lovely waterfront, where Humphrey Street runs past Blaney Rock. You’ll find several good places for classic New England seafood, creative New American cuisine and surf-and-turf. There’s also a variety of Asian food options, including Vietnamese, sushi, Chinese and Thai. About a mile away from this area is Swampscott’s downtown, centered around Paradise Road. The downtown district has an assortment of options like Italian pizza, Mexican tacos, Asian foods and quick fast food choices.