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33 River Rd, Gloucester/Annisquam, Gloucester, MA 01930-1323
+1 978-282-0700
17:30 - 21:30
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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great summer spot to enjoy the nice cool New England summer nights having a fantastic and delicious meal and sipping some excellent wines. The fish and seafood are fresh and perfectly prepared. The greens and salads are light and delicious. Plan to visit next season 2017.

Thank Rob L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The restaurant is small with indoor and outdoor seating plus bar seating. The view of Lobster Cove is nice. The menu is limited which is okay given the variety and turns over frequently. There is a very good wine list which is a bit pricey. The apps we had were very good. We had the short ribs and butternut squash... More 

Thank Bill K
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My husband and I went to the Market Restaurant about a week ago. We have heard a lot of positive things about this restaurant over the years and decided that we would go before they close for the season in October; one has to book way ahead and after eating at the restaurant, we are wondering why. Perhaps it was... More 

1 Thank Platwn
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I heard this was a great restaurant from friends and it definitely lived up to the hype. It's right smack in the middle of a neighborhood and there's not a sign outside, but it was wonderful. I made my reservation a month ahead like I was told so don't forget you can't just call for a table at the last... More 

1 Thank NavMor
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Five friends and I enjoyed a positively delightful evening at Market. As it was a lovely evening, we sat on the deck and enjoyed the harbor view. More than the setting, however, we all loved our dinner choices. Scrumptious oysters on the half shell, lobster/clam/pasta dishes, and lamb chops were relished and devoured. Top drawer service by Sheila was performed... More 

Thank marchar2014
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Food was good. Limited options of choices, but all were fresh and tasty. Service was attentive and not overly so. We sat at the bar and felt that we were taken good care of.

Thank Sheryl E
New York City
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's interesting to me that the reviews for Market are kind of mixed...because I just returned from the most fabulous meal! Yes, it's a rainy post-Labor Day Tuesday and the restaurant was active but not packed. Food, from starter to dessert, was fresh, delicious, nicely presented and well portioned. Service was professional and warm...although there was a slight delay in... More 

Thank Suzala103
Bethesda, Maryland
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222 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Could not get a reservation as it was filled up but was told if we came at the opening time, we could grab 3 seats at the bar. Luckily, while others had the same idea, we managed to seat ourselves and even with a limited menu, the chef was able to suggest a dish for my low sodium regimen. The... More 

Thank Lois C
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Been wanting to visit and was in the area on a Monday. No reservations available but we were able to sit at bar. Great service very thoughtful. My 12 yo daughter didn't really like watermelon soda. The waitress noticed an offered another choice. Eggplant app was so fresh and amazing. We each ordered different entrees. Hubby said halibut was best... More 

Thank dianeargie
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The menu is very limited, didn't remember that from our last visit. The food was just ok and not inexpensive. They only have beer and wine, although the wine list is quite extensive. Its crowded and you have to book ahead of time. The location and view are what make this a nice experience regardless of the food. We won't... More 

1 Thank Milliebts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 River Rd, Gloucester/Annisquam, Gloucester, MA 01930-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-0700

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