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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried clams” (17 reviews)
“smelts” (4 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner
83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
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Reviews (173)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many locals. Menu varied from "meat & veggies" to fresh seafood, sandwiches, chowders & soups. Fried seafood is very fresh. Servings are enormous - we shared a platter and had leftovers. The service might be a little slower than what some would prefer but it's...More

Thank ljbaughman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lobster roll which was decent & came with just average fries. My mother got fish & chips, the fish was good with the same average fries. My son got a burger that tasted fine but for the money was the size a...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute place for breakfast, a varied menu with nice choices, service was good. Our breakfast was delicious with exception of the home fries.

Thank sandnsun47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank 418spencerlee
Reviewed 20 May 2017 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
Reviewed 19 May 2017

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...More

Thank ramonad152
Reviewed 15 May 2017 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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Rosa C
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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Like to see the Menu!!!
13 July 2016|
Response from Lori D |
Me too...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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