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Sugar Magnolias

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112 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
+1 978-281-5310
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 13:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a few qualms about writing this review. The more people who know about this treasure the longer we could have to wait to get a seat (no reservations accepted). At the same time they deserve the accolades for their great food and service. We like it so much we go once a week. The meals are not fancy,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant breakfast, lunch and brunch with hometown flavors along with comforting food, great coffees and hot beverages and local friendly service!

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Thank Ally O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Sugar Magnolias is in the heart of downtown. It serves very good, diner-type food. The setting is casual and comfortable. Service was very good, and prices are modest.

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Thank Mark P
Portland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We never even knew this place existed until we were walking down the streets of Gloucester one day and stumbled upon it. It was close to closing time but the cook was outside taking in some fresh air and told us to come on in and he would cook us up something. I got an omelette and the Mr. got... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Really everything on the menu is delicious. There's a great variety of breakfast dishes, and the prices are fair. Our service was incredibly slow even though the restaurant was mostly empty, which is why it doesn't get a 5-star review.

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Thank 811kristinr
Boston
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We braved the snow yesterday because we knew this very popular breakfast cafe would be less crowded than usual and we'd get a seat without waiting. We were right and the waitress placed us at the large table by the window. It was rather cold there even with a heater so I'd recommend wearing a heavy sweater if it's a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived hungry in Gloucester mid morning so checked TripAdvisor for some recommendations and found Sugar Magnolias was just across the road from where we were parked. Had the best cup of porridge I have ever tasted. It was fantastic and only cost $4. Wife enjoyed her eggs and bacon as well.

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Thank GrantHay
Dedham, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

delicious breakfast or lunch in local Gloucester restaurant, right downtown, highly recommended, be prepared to wait on weekends

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Thank janepodo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Funky place with an open kitchen. Fun art on the walls. Service was good. Menu was basic but it had some fun stuff on it. Corn chowder was excellent! Partner had grilled salmon on top of the chowder. complained it was way to big as she ate the whole thing ;o). Had chowder and curry chicken sandwich. both dishes were... More 

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast this AM at Sugar Magnolias. The French toast was wonderful and the portion was the perfect size. We sat at the counter and had friendly service. Would go back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5310

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