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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
978-281-5002
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Ranked #21 of 128 restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Diner
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
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English first
Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

It was busy and we had to wait. The staff were nice and helpful but very busy. The food was satisfactory but completely unremarkable. Decent value.

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Nampa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

This was a very friendly, good food restaurant. Reasonable prices and lots to eat on the plate. I had an asparagus omelet that was to die for.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This was delicious- we ate here several times and were never disappointed! The lobster roll was phenomenal. Don't be turned off by the casual vibe. Worth a visit!

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Just a short walk from The Blue Shutters, we were already familiar with Charlie's. We love the food, the reasonable prices and the fantastic service. Don't miss Charlie's!

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Rochester
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

You want the best out of your vacations, right? Good food, great service, nice setting, pretty view - or at least one of the above? Well, you'll find none of this here. The place looks like a cheap lunch area in a run down office with the nice view of next door's laundromat. I wouldn't call service unfriendly, but it... More

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Dutchess County, NY
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Yeah, it's not haute cuisine. But here's the thing. It's just simple, good food. Lotsa choices. Pleasant and speedy service. The best thing is: if you're vacationing, you can throw your laundry in the machines at the laundromat next door, then come back for another cup of coffee at the counter while it dries. So much more fun than doing... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Typical no frills townie restaurant. I'm used to places like these from growing up, so I didn't expect the food to be very good. . I almost didn't come but since most of the yelp reviews were good I decided to try it. Yeah, I was totally right. I got the fish and chips and the fish (cod) was tough,... More

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Keene, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Ok, now listen to this- I had a co-worker look up on the internet the "best lobster roll place in Gloucester and guess what popped up? It was Charlie's Place...they said it wasn't to be missed. We are currently spending the week here so we had to give it a try. It was worth the wait, because on a Friday... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Food was very good and portions large. Very friendly staff and reasonable prices. Located conveniently near the Inn.

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Medford, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I had never been to Good Harbor Beach and when I went for the first time we stopped at Charlie's Place for lunch. It was such a friendly atmosphere I felt like family. The minute we walked in 3 different people greeted us and told us to sit wherever we'd like. The food was great! I got the cranberry walnut... More

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