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Topside Grill and Pub

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50 Rogers St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5026
+1 978-281-1399
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 266
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  • 88
    Very good
  • 33
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  • 23
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Food and not too Fancy

Nothing fancy (good when there are three teenagers in tow) but excellent food at a reasonable price (given touristy area). Wait staff was on their game. There is an attached bar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Jeff P
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Nothing fancy (good when there are three teenagers in tow) but excellent food at a reasonable price (given touristy area). Wait staff was on their game. There is an attached bar.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It took three tries at different Gloucester restaurants but my husband finally got the lobster he had been craving when we went to Topside Grill. And tempted by the reviews I read, I ordered the homemade lasagne which was one of the best I ever had. Later we met the owner who said it was the only lasagne he ever... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The food was reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. Our waiter Chris was excellent he was attentive and very personable. We would make a return visit. Most definitely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Surprisingly good food, very pleasant wait staff, especially Chris! Traveling with two boys with shellfish allergies can be tricky, but felt comfortable with the staff here. .Appreciated having a great variety of items on the menu (not just seafood) to keep my non-seafood eating fussy eater happy. Food was good, and we went back a second time and enjoyed another... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pros: Cortney is a terrific waitress, intelligent,attentive, great with kids. The sautéed shrimp vieste were perfectly cooked. There were about 15 medium shrimp served with spinach, chopped tomatoes & feta cheese over linguini in a light sauce. Delicious. The $15.95, one pound lobster was a good deal if you don't want anything larger. The lobster in the lobster roll was... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We are two couples traveling together. We chose the Topside Grill and Pub for dinner after our afternoon cruise in Gloucester Bay. Three of us had the lasagna and one had steak. The three who had the lasagna said it was the best lasagna they have ever had. They were still talking about it a week later. My steak was... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Second choice as line for seaport grille too long. Kind of wish we had waited in that line. The place itself is cozy. We were greeted and seated quickly. The waitress although somewhat frazzled, was sweet and attentive. The drink special was lacking tequila just like the lobster roll was lacking the lobster meat. It was way too small a... More 

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ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was our first visit to the establishment and we were not disappointed! Our waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu as well as the area. My group had the best Mai Tai's ever! Strongly recommend. The food was really tasty and we would definitely return again. Wide selection of food.

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Worcester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We've had dinner here twice this summer. Each time the food was very good (lobster special, chowder & fish & chips first time and pan-seared duck, chowder & fried clam dinner second visit). Meals were very tasty, but portions were extremely small and price for clam dinner ($28.99) was double what it should be given the small portion. We'll eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

The food was fabulous. Jennifer our waiter was fabulous. Seafood was prepared brilliantly. Will definatly go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Rogers St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5026
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1399

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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