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6 Rowe Sq, Gloucester, MA 01930-3057
978-282-9799
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 130
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Seafood!

We had dinner at the Seaport Grille, based upon a recommendation from the owner of the B&B where we were staying in Rockport, MA. The food and service were both fantastic. We ordered a Fisherman's Platter and shared it between my wife and I. It was the largest plate of seafood I have ever seen... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Wildycat
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Hooksett NH
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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280 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hooksett NH
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had dinner at the Seaport Grille, based upon a recommendation from the owner of the B&B where we were staying in Rockport, MA. The food and service were both fantastic. We ordered a Fisherman's Platter and shared it between my wife and I. It was the largest plate of seafood I have ever seen ! We could barely finish... More 

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear Wildycat, Thank you so much for you very nice review! We are happy you joined us at Seaport Grille. Our seafood platter is one of our most popular dishes! We hope you join us again then next time you visit beautiful Cape Ann. Sincerely, Lauren More 

Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There are many types of five-star ratings. Some might be super-swanky, elegant places for special occasions. Others may not have the same glamorous ambience, but are equally impressive in their own way. That's the case with Seaport Grille. You don't need to put on your white tie or opera gloves here. Come casual (not sloppy, now!) and you'll have good... More 

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear Meredith T. THANK YOU!! Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to Seaport Grille. We are so happy you had a wonderful experience. We hope to see you here again and again! Sincerely, Lauren More 

Westborough, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The open-air dining experience on the covered deck is SO perfect in the summer. We love to come here for a casual early dinner to enjoy water views and warm sea breezes with cold beer and steamed mussels. The service is consistently great. Private parking is a bonus. Only down side- it can get very busy and loud in peak... More 

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear Anne C., Thank you for your review. And thank you for your visit to Seaport Grille. We are so glad you enjoy the experience. Please follow us on Facebook to learn about our specials and special events. We will have live music some nights during the winter so it's a great place to visit even in the cold!! We... More 

Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I went here with a couple of our clients for lunch and it was fantastic. The fish was crisp and fluffy throughout each bite and it was fresh. Highly recommend if you like fresh seafood and good service

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear M. Wayne A., Thank you for your review. We are so happy you had a great experience at Seaport Grille. We look forward to seeing you here again in the future. Follow us on Facebook and check out our special events!! Sincerely, Lauren More 

Manchester
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We go to the Seaport Grille all year round because we live local. I would highly recommend it! The food is always good and i enjoy the atmosphere. We like the high tops around the bar. The porch in the summer is great with a pretty good view. I dont think you will be disappointed with this restaurant!

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear donnabeck, Thank you for your review. We LOVE that you come here year round!! And we are happy you have had such great experiences here. We look forward to seeing you here real soon. Lauren More 

Tucson
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Fresh and local clams, mussels, haddock, lobster. "Lobster pie" (it's an entree, not a desert) was amazing! Fun atmosphere. Open in winter. Gluten-free menu and knowledgable wait staff.

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear AZMerrie, Thank you for your review!! We are so happy you had a wonderful experience at Seaport Grille. We hope to see you soon in beautiful Cape Ann!! Lauren More 

North Oxford, Massachusetts
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a great place for fun and eats and drinks. Have been many times an enjoyed each time. I just wish you could order a smaller portion of some of their entrees. They are huge - and when on vacation, there is really no sense is "a doggy bag" back at the hotel. Food is fresh service is great.

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear 190 Maddy, Thank you so much for your review!! We are so happy you were able to join us here at Seaport Grille while you were visiting beautiful Gloucester! You're right! Our portions are huge! I'm glad you enjoyed them! We hope to see you here again real soon! Happy New Year! Lauren More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Perhaps the best fish & chips & cole slaw I've eaten anywhere. A little pricey. Nice views. My wife did not like the beet salad at all.

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear 897 Dave, Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed our fish and chips!! It is one of our most popular dishes. I hope you have an opportunity to come back to see us soon. Happy New Year, Lauren More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The restaurant location is on the water and adjacent to tour and whale watch vendors. We stopped in for lunch and split the fried haddock plate. Or to be more accurate, we attempted to split the fried haddock plate. The portion we received was enormous with more than enough fish to satisfy our craving. I am usually hesitant to order... More 

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear MichaelFr, Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal. Please join us again when you make your way to beautiful Cape Ann. Sincerely, Lauren More 

Groveland, Massachusetts, United States
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Just had dinner at the Seaport Grille and I really had high hope for a great meal, boy was I disappointed. We started off with calamari which tasted like the frying oil hadn't been changed in a long time. It was aweful. The clam chowder was actually pretty good. Next, the baked haddock. The fish itself was good but the... More 

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Lauren J, General Manager at Seaport Grille, responded to this review

Dear Marianne O, Thank you for your review of Seaport Grille. We are so sorry you did not enjoy your meal. We believe we are only as good as our last guest's experience and take your review very seriously. Please email me at laurenj@cruiseportgrille.com with your contact information. I would like discuss your experience further with you. I hope to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Rowe Sq, Gloucester, MA 01930-3057
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 978-282-9799

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?