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Madfish Bar and Grille - CLOSED

77 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4183
+1 978-281-4554
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
17 Mar 2015
“I'm a neighbor”
3 Jan 2015
“Nice location, ok food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
77 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4183
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 18 March 2015

Love that I can walk there, yet I don't. I've been several times but food is just disappointing. My take: mostly for the bar crowd. Live music doesn't impress me (from across the cove) but maybe good for dancing?

Thank GloucesterKoko
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We were taken to lunch at Madfish by friends of ours who live locally. The restaurant is in a picturesque location and we were seated out the back with nice views over the water. I ordered the 'catch of the day' which was cod with...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

The hours must have been weird. They are closed on Monday. We went there again on Weds afternoon for lunch. The doors were open but the lights were out and no one was inside. We went down the road and ate at the other harbor...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 19 August 2014

A couple of years ago my family and I stumbled upon the Madfish Restaurant. The view from the restaurant is BEAUTIFUL and very entertaining. The music was great, we were all satisfied and said we would return. However I am not sure whether or not...More

1  Thank lovemy2cats
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I've been there many times. The bar scene is fun mainly when they have a live band. The food is not their forte and with the Rudder and Studio around; I advise you to go there for food (of course they are more $$$).

1  Thank Naim00
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Wow! decibel level, way up here - great if you like dining surrounded by people shouting to make themselves heard. tables crowded together. use to be a nice place

Thank Easycoder99
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We were recently visiting the area, so stopped in for lunch on a Saturday, no live music as advertised, and it seemed more like a bar-like atmosphere. I have to admit though, the food was great! Got a wonderful fried shrimp platter, was delish, hubby...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Not much to look at but the food was very good and the view of the harbor is relaxing. I ordered the lobster roll special at the end of a long Sunday but they were out, then it got interesting. Some of the cast from...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Disliked the not enough parking spaces. Hard to get to...long way to walk from parking (if you're lucky enough to find a spot!) Otherwise, lovely scene (on the water), lovely place, and good, good food and great staff.

Thank Loretta L
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Started coming here 30 years ago, then it was great but when Vinny moved the raw bar it went down hill overnight. They need to sell to someone who will bring it back to what it was. PS. All the bad reviews were right on....More

1  Thank fastalibi
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4183
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-4554
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