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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“haddock chowder” (15 reviews)
“smelts” (4 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (4 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.All hours
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups
83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
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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

Thank BassSherpa
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
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Some of their breakfasts are good, others not so much. When asked if you want hash browns, opt for the other potato options as the has browns are just a frozen patty dropped into the deep fryer, just like at mcdonald's. the potato skin breakfasts...More

Thank cydney04106
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at a motel nearby which offered a continental breakfast but as we were departing we wanted a heartier meal. What a delightful find. French toast with blueberries and whipped cream. Eggs done perfectly and great home fries. We will return.

Thank bucskin
Reviewed 11 September 2017

4 of us stopped in early Sunday afternoon. It was crowded, but no wait. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. My girlfriend had a bowl of haddock chowder for $7 which was made perfectly and so large she couldn't finish. Full huge pieces of...More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My husband went here for breakfast (while I slept) he is big on breakfast and came back with a great review. He ordered egg, sausage and pancakes. He stated the pancakes were so big he was unable to eat them all. The bummer was he...More

Thank Diane C
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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