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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haddock chowder” (15 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner, Soups
83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Today I had a hamburger in this little home town restaurant and was pleasantly surprised. It was called the Charlie's Place, I believe..a fat , juicy char broiled burger topped with bacon, cheese, tomato, lettuce and mayo. They even cooked it medium rare. Delicious!! I'll...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place with great options for those who love seafood and those who don't. Small, quaint place. Good service.

Thank Chas G
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the BEST haddock chowder and lobster rolls (they grill the rolls!). I go there for JUST the chowder and the lobster rolls. Who needs anything more? Ask for crispy fries. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Loretta L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grew up coming here every visit. Breakfast, lunch and dinner never disappointed. Last couple couple I've come, food has been disappointing. Place is extremely loud. Employees are nice enough though.

Thank 770jaimep
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We came here for breakfast. It was packed with locals and only counter space was available. Food was decent breakfast food and service was efficient. Place was clean and offered daily specials. I would eat here again.

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Charlie's Place caught my eye heading toward Rockport. Taking a right instead of a left eventually brought us back around. What a find! Great food, fair prices, plenty of parking. My wife says the haddock chowder is the best she's had (excepting her own, of...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Charlie's Place is what a good neighborhood restaurant used to be like, before the chains and all... This is home cooking. Friendly waitstaff. Clam plate piled mile-high. Chowder to die for. And then, of course, dessert. Pies and pies and--well, you can tell, I enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Tried for dinner, and had to return for lunch next day. Haddock chowder was excellent both days. Loads of fries to go with our haddock main course. Will be back!

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We enjoyed a delcious lunch at Charlie's Place while visiting in Glouchester. Charile's Place is a quaint place with super friendly and helpful people who work there. We enjoyed the crab, cakes, BLT, and the chicken salad with walnuts and cranberry wrap. Portions are filling...More

Thank kagmme
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Charlie's Place had a local's restaurant feel to it. It was casual and the people were nice and the food was good.

Thank Sue R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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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