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Captain Carlo's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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27 Harbor Loop # 29, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
+1 978-283-6342
11:30 - 00:30
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 00:30
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Mansfield Center
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

decided to finish our day eating lunch after our whale watch. sat otside and enjoyed our fisherman platter shared. It was okay. not enough scallops. A nice place with a view.

Thank Gail R
Worcester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Went to this place after going on a whale watch. We ordered Lobster, Stuff Lobster, Fish and Chips and finally clam strips. Everyone meal was cooked EXCELLENT! The clam strips were bigger than I have ever seen, the Lobster, all we can say in YUM, and the fish and chips, Delicious. We waited to get table outside and was glad... More 

1 Thank doncarol2gether
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great back deck with live music and large bar. Had a great time. Locals and out of towner mixture. Didnt eat so unsure about menu.

1 Thank Paula R
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visited this "establishment yesterday with a friend after a long ride in from Worcester for the Schooner Festival. We were down by the waterfront and my friend asked if I wanted a beer....don't need to twist my arm on that one. Sat at the outside bar to have a beer and a bite. At first the bartender seemed a little... More 

Thank Becky P
Winchester, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat outside. Service and food and drink were good. A very large gull watched every bite from a nearby roof. The waiter kindly advised us to be ready for the foghorn as the whale watch boat pulled out. A good spot to feel you are in Gloucester.

Thank John S
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We ate dinner and stayed for the live music the other night. The bar scene and the music scene were great as usual. The outdoor dancing is a big plus in summer. But the food both this time, and recently, has been mediocre at best; and the food service was not good either. I sent back both my wine (wrong... More 

Thank Herbert M
Dover, New Hampshire
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We happen to be going out sailing for the afternoon and this was a great place to grab lunch and a couple of drinks before we left. The waitstaff was friendly and attentive. However the food was average.

Thank Travel_Queen603
Waltham, Massachusetts
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222 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We drove up to Gloucester to enjoy a Summer treat of Fried Seafood on the water. Captain Carlos is very casual, delicious, and reasonably priced. We enjoyed a couple of beers and Caribbean Coolers on the outside deck. We ordered a cup of clam chowder and split an enormous Fried Seafood Plate. We had a hard time finishing it. Our... More 

Thank Janice B
Somerset, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This restaurant is on Harbor Loop and has live entertainment plus an indoor or outdoor seating and bars.Friendly staff. You can watch the fishing boats come in to the dock and other vessels sail by in the harbor. Low key and 10-20 range meals. There is a strong fish smell near the bathrooms because of the fish house next door.

Thank Jo A
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211 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

On the Harbor Loop and on the water, what else do you need to know? Best deck for the real "Gloster". It's where the townies eat, stick with the fish/chips, clams, etc. The carrot cake is a great finish. Prices are very reasonable compared to the other places on the waterfront.

Thank StartSlowAndEaseOff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Harbor Loop # 29, Gloucester, MA 01930-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-6342

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?