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Chatham Pier and Fish Market

Barcliff Avenue, Chatham, MA
+1 508-945-3474
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Seals and fish and fog!

Stopped to catch the fishing boats coming in at day's end. We missed the actual arrival, but the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Downers Grove, Illinois
Market and Harbour

Parking is limited, but you get a great view of the harbour and the fishing boats coming and going... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“lobster roll” (64 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“fresh fish” (41 reviews)
Barcliff Avenue, Chatham, MA
+1 508-945-3474
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped to catch the fishing boats coming in at day's end. We missed the actual arrival, but the seals in the harbor were plentiful as were the birds. It was SO foggy that we didn't even realize the sandbars were right there! Had fun taking...More

Thank Swanbirds
Reviewed 5 days ago

Parking is limited, but you get a great view of the harbour and the fishing boats coming and going. Unfortunately the seals did not put in an appearance for us. The sculpture at the top of the steps called " Providers " says it all.

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in to order lobsters, chowder, fries and onion rings. We definitely got our money's worth!! The view was amazing as we waited for our food. Definitely a perk!

Thank Brianna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each day, as the fishermen return with their catch, the seals drift around the harbour in hopes of some snacks. Very nice to see the seals as they swim and float around the boats. Also very interesting to see the fishermen unloading their catch.

Thank JTrecker
Reviewed 1 week ago

The seals are amazing and adorable. Happened to be there at a high tide in the evening as a few lobster boats came in. The seals appear to all be moochers along with the gulls. A big highlight of our trip, so fun.

Thank Lola2104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice deck area to observe the seals around the fishing boats. There is also a fish market with take out seafood available although we did not try it,

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on a foggy morning, but were brilliantly entertained by up to ten seals who swam and lazed their way around the quayside. In addition, we were able to watch fishermen unloading their catches of fish. We could have watched for hours because...More

1  Thank mjc404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We want to see seals and we "pumb" in this Marina in the mid/last morning. We saw the fishermen coming back from the see with load of fishes and the seals were all around them, swimming and waiting for leftovers. there were a lot of...More

Thank pazitg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local told us to come here to see the seals. I'm so glad we did! My 4 year old son didn't want to leave. We saw so many seals. We arrived when 2 fishing boats were bringing in their catch. It was very exciting...More

Thank hyperhippiechic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the fishing pier to watch the fishing boats come in to dock with their daily catch. It was interested to watch the boats being unloaded and lots of fun watching the seals hang around mooching for handouts. This is a great family place...More

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1 April 2017|
Response from michael m | Reviewed this property |
Captain Mike on the Magic. Visit his website. Abdow Magic I believe. Or Abdow fishing. He leaves from the Chatham fish pier. Good sized boat. We used him for a striper charter and it was great.
Susan V
18 September 2016|
Response from Carol T | Reviewed this property |
Barcliff Avenue, Chatham
Annette B
10 September 2016|
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Response from MaBay2016 | Reviewed this property |
There are some seals around when there are fishing boats at the docks. Otherwise you can see seals hauled out at low tide opposite the Chatham Bars Inn.