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Causeway Restaurant

) #2 of 92 Restaurants in Gloucester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
+1 978-281-5256
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish chowder” (116 reviews)
“coconut rum” (15 reviews)
“onion rings” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
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201 - 210 of 784 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Was down last month for a guys weekend fishing trip and ate here both nights. My friends ordered twin lobsters and baked haddock, and I had the fish soup and baked haddock. Fish was cooked perfectly, flaky and tasty Only tip would be to share...More

1  Thank Peter N
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We'd read the Causeway reviews and were eager to try this restaurant, especially as the locals approved so highly of it. We were t disappointed! I had the lobster pie which was generous serving and perfectly prepared. Out server, and I'm sorry I can't remember...More

Thank Rlbcanada
Reviewed 13 June 2016

great take out fresh fish dishes; A very busy place with friendly service and reasonable prices popular with the locals

Thank LJK0308
Reviewed 8 June 2016

If you like busy and noisy, this place is for you. They serve large plates fresh from the sea, some with an Italian twist. We arrived at the right time to get a seat at once. The servers move fast and do provide good quick...More

Thank Railhistoryfan
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We heard about this restaurant from a local shop owner. There were three in our group and we had different things - steamed clams, shrimp scampi with linguini, and fish n chips. The portions were huge. Waitstaff very friendly. Prices very good. Decor is simple.

Thank BestTravelFam
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Local Gloucester flock to Causeway for tons of seafood dirt cheap. The fish is right off the boat. Our fish chowder was tasty and immense. We spit a huge order of mussels with dipping sauce on the side. Make it a habit to visit for...More

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 30 May 2016

My wife wanted chowder and we were advised this was good and indeed it was. the clam chowder was excellent and almost everyone seemed to be having it. The scallops also wonderful (the first time i have tried them). Portions big and attentive service.

1  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Just got back from vacation and decided to post while the flavors were still fresh on my palate !! We stopped at the Causeway Restaurant on a recommendation from one of the locals that we met near the beach. She suggested we go try them...More

1  Thank Stormy61
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My brother was visiting from out-of-state, and we visited Gloucester because he was in the mood for a bracing walk and a bowl of clam chowder. We did both--a walk along Gloucester's downtown along to Western Avenue and Stage Fort Park. It was October, but...More

Thank Concord
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Food was excellent. Family had steamed mussels, fried clams, fried oyster and surf and turf. Food serving is a lot. It's worth the wait.

1  Thank BridgetRooter
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Questions & Answers
20 March 2017|
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Response from RCutty15 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.. lobster is always "Market Priced". Call The Causeway at 978-281-5256 before you go and ask the price.
22 September 2016|
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Response from Jaylyn49 | Reviewed this property |
About 11:30-12:30 is a good time we ate in the outside Resturant and we were very happy with the food, price and service.
25 August 2016|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen lobster tails on the menu. Lobster pie and boiled whole lobsters and twin lobsters.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5256
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