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Chatham Pier Fish Market

45 Barcliff Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2303
+1 508-945-3474
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
“lobster roll” (35 reviews)
“chowder” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
45 Barcliff Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2303
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A sign in the market says, "If it's fresher than what we sell, it's still swimming." You can see that for yourself just by watching as the fishermen come into the pier and unload. We stopped to see bin after bin of skate being unceremoniously...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I absolutely loved this place! It is right on the pier, so you can watch the fisherman unload the fish from the boats. Fascinating for a city girl!! We bought take out from the fish market and ate it right on the pier. There are...More

Thank Jola O
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a great place for buying fish straight of the boat. Eat fish&chips (best I've ever had) or lobster roll, and watch the fishing boats come, while seals gather round for scraps.

Thank Tessa K
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you are staying close by, definitely eat here! The fish and chips and the lobster rolls are stellar!

Thank haf2ski
Reviewed 13 August 2016

It was raining that day, so we drove to Chatham to check out the railroad depot, (my grandson is a Thomas the Train kid). Heard about the Pier Fish market and thought we would check it out. Went into the market, looked good. Prices were...More

Thank silverbuzz1955
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Even after hundreds of reviews it remains difficult for me writing about a bad experience but I believe in the knowledge sharing approach and think people who read my reviews deserve the truth. Let me start from the banalities of this place: 1. the fish...More

1  Thank Marco T
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you can find parking you must stop and eat here. You will either have to take it to go or eat on a picnic bench but the quality of the fish is fantastic. It comes out of the water about 100 feet away! The...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Park in the small lot off Route 28, near Chatham Bars Inn. You can walk down stairs, the road, or the ramp to get to the market. Go inside to buy fish to take home. Lobster, shrimp, swordfish, etc., all just caught. Outside, there's a...More

Thank TheSecretVagabond
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Most people think about this market as a place to get fresh seafood in Chatham. And yes, the fish is great and prices are comparable to other fish markets. However, if you are on a run and want a quick bite, they are as close...More

Thank Katenagray
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After a frustrating day fighting the shopping crowds in Chatham, we decided to follow the advice of one of the shopkeepers and get our lunch here. Good idea. The Fish Market sells seafood to take home and prepare as well as prepared food items which...More

1  Thank Pfrista
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13 September 2016|
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Response from Cmetz3679 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We went in the summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Barcliff Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-3474
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