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Address: Gloucester, MA
Activities: Drinking, Dining
Description: 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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Crow's Nest

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Fallston, Maryland
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Brattleboro, Vermont
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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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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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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New Haven, Connecticut
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83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 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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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I must admit that I was not sure what to expect after reading some of the less than favorable reviews on some other sites but my husband and I travel often and never have an issue anywhere we go so we assumed this would be the same! What a great place! Now mind you, we talking a very local bar..some... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I had a chance to visit last week and have a few beers (great local draft beer) in the afternoon. Fortunately the owner was there as well as some of the fishermen that work out of Gloucester. They took the time to talk about fishing, walk me through a photo album with their experiences during the filming of the Perfect... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Thanks to all at the Crows nest for making us so welcome and adding to a great night. I loved looking at all the pictures on the wall of fishermen and their boats and catches. The barmaid was brilliant and the measures were good! Everyone was keen to share stories with us and tell us about places to visit. It... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I have to the people are so nice for helping us out becouse my mom was dieing I have been back home for 12 yr it was nice to be back home

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Address: Address: Gloucester, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester

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