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Charlie's Place

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American, Seafood, Diner
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83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Tue 07:00 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 19:30
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to find a place where "the locals" ate, and we found it at Charlie's Place. The servings were generous, prepared and served perfectly. The staff was friendly and accomodating. The haddock chowder is the best! If you're visiting Gloucester, make sure you stop by Charlie's Place!

Thank 418spencerlee
Cobleskill, New York, United States
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the cheeks! Very good. I had the lobster mac and cheese. Like mom would make, cheese and lotsa lobster. Would go back in a heartbeat. Off the main road so nice and quiet.

Thank Kimberly M
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a local restaurant to get seafood. We found Charlie's by checking on our google map app. We were not disappointed. The interior is clean and cute. The portions were hefty and delicious. The service was friendly and prompt. The only drawback is that it is not near the water so it is lacking that feature we... More 

Thank ramonad152
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered Charlie's on our last trip here and returned because we know they have the freshest, tastiest seafood in the area for a decent price. Breakfast is great there too. Service is excellent. We will return.

Thank 447charlenes
Kendall, New York
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Tasty baked haddock was one of the specials the evening I visited. Friendly waitstaff and an extensive menu makes this a place I will return to the next time I'm in Gloucester.

Thank 1852house
Chelsea, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice please and Cozy. Food was delisus. Staff were friendly. Defenetly would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Rosa C
Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Our favourite Resto in the area! And byob also- Not to be missed ! Easy parking and attentive service

Thank michael_cirnu
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Good service. Lots of good local seafood choices for sandwiches and chowders. We had clam strips, Gloucester Fish sandwich, mac and cheese and they were all good. Have stopped here for good breakfast in the past, also, and it was good. Very reasonable prices.

Thank annmlewis
Annandale, New Jersey
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food here was very well prepared. It's a lot of fried stuff, so be aware. Everything is fresh, but be prepared to wait for a seat.

Thank CurseReversed
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant knows how to prepare fish! The Gloucester way is lightly breaded and quickly fried. Food is fresh and comforting.

Thank CoastalTraveler_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?