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The Rhumb Line Bar and Restaurant

) #71 of 90 Restaurants in Gloucester , , Mexican
40 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3547
+1 978-283-9732
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
10 Dec 2016
“Step back in history.”
22 Dec 2016
“Live music in cosy setting”
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Bar, Pub, Mexican, American
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LOCATION
40 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3547
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Informal setting with wrap around pub allowing patrons to sit in either a busier or quieter section of the pub restaurant. Friendly staff. Intimate setting to hear and watch live bands.

Thank Catherine2200
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great local bar but you would be more comfortable coming here as a local or at least with a local. Get the flavor of the Gloucester community. Service is good, made us feel welcome. Did not have food today but my wife has been here...More

Thank BigGuy01923
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Great local bar w awesome music. Would t eat there but killer drinks and great music must go on Thursdays

Thank sky229
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Entertainment is always wonderful here. should make a movie about the Rhumbline Restaurant. Recording artists from all over come here to play. The food is average bar food, the drinks are drinks, very friendly bar; sorta like a small saloon. If you come here come...More

Thank WingearsheekBeach
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Best jazz band, food, and great people. We will be back next summer. The food was priced great and was very good. We really enjoyed finding a place that was not the typical vacationers place.

Thank Jaylyn49
Reviewed 25 March 2015

had a quick dinner here the other night before a meeting - a burger with cheddar and fries. i love this place because it's a local joint and even though i'm not a 'regular', i feel like one. this is a great local bar and...More

Thank cydney04106
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Basically an old person bar. Unfriendly. I am local but my son had an out of state license and was turned away...had his license thrown back at him. Lost a good customer in an instant. Much better and friendlier places to go.

1  Thank Art-n-Becky
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Food is great and reasonable. Have had dinner there in the past but had first lunch at The Rhumb Line last week. The best onion soup I have ever had and a yummy spicy Bloody Mary. AND, if you are into music it is THE...More

Thank Suz745
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Very much the look of a neighborhood bar, you soon turn from outsider to welcomed guest. The bar teams with locals who are friendly and joyous, the music was great, bartender's even better. Food was standard pub fare - bar scene was older and just...More

Thank FloodyFlood
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Closest thing to a real English or Welsh Pub - music - great drafts - friends. Integrity in their food too.

Thank Eric M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Mexican, American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Railroad Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3547
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-9732
  • E-mail
Description
A "Locals" favorite since 1978..Casual dining in a friendly atmosphere...Everything from burger, nachos , French onion soup,clam chowder, signature sandwiches, lobster rolls , steaks, and fresh seafood .. See our menu on our web site Full bar service and a wine list.We are the only establishment with LIVE MUSIC 7 nights a week...Everything from Blues , Folk,Funk and Rock.Starting at 8pm on most nights and 9pm on weekends.
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