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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried clams” (18 reviews)
“smelts” (4 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner
83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
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Reviewed today

Fisherman's platter, simply excellent and a huge value and portion. My buddy had the clams...opting for the smaller sandwich portion...which he could barely finish. This was his parents favorite local...and he is 66! Service excellent, restaurant clean-clean-clean, my new favorite here.

Thank likeparty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice atmosphere great fish sandwich. Pleasant service with bottomless soft drinks. Friendly crowd of customers too.

Thank sals51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we headed out for breakfast, Charlie's was not our intention although we drove by it to this other place that begins w/ a Z. This Z place had such a smell that we left and headed for Charlie's. So glad that we did. What...More

Thank deemarie64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to stop in and eat at! Very little seating but you get in and get out quick! Good food with lots of options

Thank Kyra404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many locals. Menu varied from "meat & veggies" to fresh seafood, sandwiches, chowders & soups. Fried seafood is very fresh. Servings are enormous - we shared a platter and had leftovers. The service might be a little slower than what some would prefer but it's...More

Thank ljbaughman
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I had the lobster roll which was decent & came with just average fries. My mother got fish & chips, the fish was good with the same average fries. My son got a burger that tasted fine but for the money was the size a...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Cute place for breakfast, a varied menu with nice choices, service was good. Our breakfast was delicious with exception of the home fries.

Thank sandnsun47
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We wanted to find a place where "the locals" ate, and we found it at Charlie's Place. The servings were generous, prepared and served perfectly. The staff was friendly and accomodating. The haddock chowder is the best! If you're visiting Gloucester, make sure you stop...More

Thank 418spencerlee
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Try the cheeks! Very good. I had the lobster mac and cheese. Like mom would make, cheese and lotsa lobster. Would go back in a heartbeat. Off the main road so nice and quiet.

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were looking for a local restaurant to get seafood. We found Charlie's by checking on our google map app. We were not disappointed. The interior is clean and cute. The portions were hefty and delicious. The service was friendly and prompt. The only drawback...More

Thank ramonad152
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5002
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