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A speakeasy inside Seamark Old Wives' Tale

A cocktail experience inspired by the majesty of the sea.

Hidden within Seamark, Old Wives’ Tale is an intimate speakeasy with a nod to the nautical world. Curated by internationally renowned spirits expert Francesco Lafranconi of Carver Road Hospitality, the cocktail program draws from lore and legend intertwined with New England’s seafaring history.
The menu invites guests to explore ports of call around the globe, featuring spirits and flavors collected oceans away. This journey is a testament to the allure of the open sea, the mysteries of the deep, and the wonders that await those who dare to venture.
  • HOURS OF OPERATION Tuesday through Thursday 6–10 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday 6 p.m.–2 a.m.
    Walk-ins only.

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  • Age Guidelines Old Wives' Tale is 21+
  • LOCATION First Floor – 1 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149


Please check in with our host upon arrival or inform your server if you are dining at Seamark. Guests will kindly be asked to provide a phone number to be placed on our first-come, first-served waitlist. Once a seat opens, guests will be notified.

Like Seamark, Old Wives’ Tale is upscale casual.
• Open-toed shoes and tank tops are not permitted for gentlemen.
• Baseball caps are not permitted.
• Athletic wear and beachwear are not permitted.

While we make every effort to accommodate all guests on the waitlist, there is no guarantee of being seated. The waitlist is based on the capacity of Old Wives’ Tale and number of guests currently on the waitlist.

We are currently not serving food in Old Wives’ Tale.

Yes, please forward all private event-related inquiries to and visit our events page on the Seamark website to view our sales deck.

Flash Photography is not permitted. Capture food and cocktails only, not the surroundings or Guests. For group photos, kindly request assistance from our team.

Old Wives’ Tale does not accept reservations. We are first-come, first-served.

Yes, Old Wives’ Tale is 21+ at all times.

The cocktails on our menu are all alcoholic, but non-alcoholic drinks can be accommodated upon request.

There is no cover charge to get into Old Wives’ Tale, however there is a one drink minimum per guest.

To get into Old Wives’ Tale, our maximum group size is 4 people. Larger groups will need to be placed on the waitlist separately.

While waiting to get into Old Wives’ Tale, please enjoy a cocktail or appetizer at the Seamark bar or lounge, or feel free to explore the casino. Guests will be notified via text when a table opens.

We also recommend Dining at Encore Boston Harbor