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Halibut Point Restaurant

289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
+1 978-281-1900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (14 reviews)
“chowder” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
$$ - $$$
289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is fun, and the food is great! The restaurant is tucked away on one of the Main Streets. We were first introduced to the restaurant by a local artist.

Thank paullounsbury
Reviewed 27 September 2017

In 1900 famed fingerless survivor of an ordeal at sea, Howard Blackburn (1859-1932), opened a tavern in the heart of Gloucester. Today that landmark is a popular hangout for locals and the occasional tourist. It's on the lower less trafficed end of Main Street and...More

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I rarely write a bad review, however I believe the owner should be aware and visitors might also be interested. We dine at Halibut Point Restaurant when we head to Gloucester for our annual visit. There are a few things on the menu we really...More

1  Thank CDC0123
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Great chowder - fresh ingredients side of italian bread - awesome Sandwiches are fresh Meals are simple and delicious

Thank gcavel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The service was fast and the waitress really nice. Good choices on the menu,something for everyone and delicious! It'll definitely be our favorite when we get to go back. We highly recommend this delightful place

Thank lmoulaison
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a small historic building with a neighborhood bar feel. Food is deliciously consistent. The staff are awesome. If you're lucky you might spy a celebrate or two doing the incognito walk. Once you visit this place you'll understand why them thar Hollywood types...More

Thank edmonds953
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

1/13/17. I've been coming here every few years since we stumbled on the place in 2008. Still the best. We came to MA from MD to celebrate my 75th (!?!) with HP's clam chowder. My wife tried lots of their other things--all were good--while I...More

Thank MackSandy
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Went here recently for lunch. The service was great. One of us had the spicy fish chowder, which was chock full of nice sized bites of haddock. The side salad was good, but a little skimpy. One of us had a special of the day...More

Thank Triplover31
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Based on a recent visit, I wouldn't go back, although some people make this their regular hang out. I ordered their hamburger done on an open grille. I specified medium rare. When it came, there was a puddle of red blood on the plate. Where...More

1  Thank magentarose
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I am brand new to Gloucester was so excited to try a local place. Me and my boyfriend were rushed through dinner from a brunette waitress that clearly didn't want us there. Our chowder appetizer and entrées came out together. We were rushed, not impressed...More

3  Thank Noël R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1900
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