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Address: Gloucester, MA
Phone Number: 9782812965
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This hangout for Gloucester's locals was the bar frequented by the...

This hangout for Gloucester's locals was the bar frequented by the ill-fated fishermen of "The Perfect Storm."

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Fun Time, Friendly Place

Stop here every time we visit Gloucester. Always a fun place with a great atmosphere. They make their mixed drinks LARGE and STRONG, but delightful. Nice Barmaids, good music on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
StormyDaze0929
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West Seneca, New York
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Malta, New York
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just as before we had a blast here!! We stayed in a room for the weekend to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and visited everything in Gloucester, its all really close distance for what we wanted to do and we brought another couple who also had a blast. We took the train, which isnt too far from The Crows Nest,... More 

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Malta, New York
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is indeed a local bar, however thats my speed!! I went in here before my husband and I were married and had a blast!! I loved the locals, the bar tender was great and we are now booking a couple rooms for our one year anniversary for the weekend For October 2015!

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1 Thank CheshireCat715
West Seneca, New York
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stop here every time we visit Gloucester. Always a fun place with a great atmosphere. They make their mixed drinks LARGE and STRONG, but delightful. Nice Barmaids, good music on the jukebox, Keno, friendly patrons, and some colorful locals. You can always start a conversation, and find people from all over there. Just a comfy, casual, fun time.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had to stop in here because of the movie the Perfect Storm, one of my all time favorite movies. It is for sure a 'Local's' Local bar and you can tell that everyone pretty much knows one another here, although I'm sure that they're used to the tourists coming in all the time and it doesn't seem to bother anyone.... More 

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1 Thank timothy r
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Of course you have to stop here if you're in town, it's the thing to do. My husband and I stopped in on a rainy day. We are no strangers to bars like this one, and thanks to the locals it felt like home. We had a lot of laughs and learned some things. Thank you staff and wonderful patrons...you... More 

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1 Thank chetndeb
Brattleboro, Vermont
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Stayed 1 night in October 2014. We had dinner somewhere else, then came back for drinks before bed. Fun interesting experience. $60/night

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1 Thank Brodie H
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I knew from the get go that it was a local bar and a local I am not. That being said service was VERY slow....I suspect on purpose. Some people were friendly, some were not. Prices were good. I came, I saw...I won't be back.

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Fallston, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited because of the movie The Perfect Storm. It's an average place where locals usually go. They were very accepting of us as "tourists", and answered a lot of our questions about the movie and the town. We were there on a rainy, cold Saturday, but the staff & other clients were very friendly and the conversation flowed freely.... More 

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1 Thank Trnsplnt15
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I were stationed at the USCG small boat station from 1989-1992 and we come back every 2 yrs for a reunion. We wanted to stay at the Crows nest for the ambience, relive a piece of OUR history and to have a drink. The rooms were very clean. We knew what to expect, (price is big indicator)... More 

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3 Thank fatrat7
New Haven, Connecticut
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94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I really don't have terrible things to say about the Crow's Nest, just realize that you have to lower your expectations for this place to be rated #1 or 2 in nightlife in Gloucester on TripAdvisor. It is NOT the bar from the Perfect Storm - a few things on that: The bar from the movie was right off the... More 

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