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Cafe Bishco

American, Sandwiches
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51 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-8309 ‎
Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great sandwiches

Great place to stop for a sandwich or salad. Not fancy but the food is consistently good. Recommend for family or friends and most especially for lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Milliebts
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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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Lynn, Massachusetts
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stopped in for lunch and the place was packed,this after circling the block for parking. But we were hungry so we are here.The hard working staff sport an overly complicated menu but they were just being creative. They execute very well all of the listed items.

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Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great place to stop for a sandwich or salad. Not fancy but the food is consistently good. Recommend for family or friends and most especially for lunch.

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Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It's 10 pm and your hungry so head to Cafe Bishco on Main Street in Gloucester. They have a wide variety of sandwiches, soups, ethnic specialties and a vegan menu, too. You're sure to find something to please. We couldn't finish the sandwiches the night we went they were so big so we had them for lunch the next day.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The oddest method of preparing and delivering your order. 4 of us ordered, other patrons ordered same type items long after us and delivery was a combination of some of us and some of them. One of our party received a grilled cheese 20 min after we all had our ysandwiches. Others around us had food before and after us... More 

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lexminute
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This small cafe serves a great variety of delicious sandwiches and roll ups. Servings are large and prices very reasonable. We needed to get breakfast to bring on our trip early the next morning. The friendly owner helped us picked sandwiches that kept well and told his staff to wrap them very nicely in foil for our convenient. We didn't... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Long list of sandwiches to choose from. They forgot about our order and I waited for 30-40 min...The coffee was Ok, not as good as the coffee at the Italian coffee shop across the street...

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A delightful little restaurant with a speedy turnover on ingredients, a full view of the kitchen and amazing quality food! I don't often blubber about a little cafe, but this place is a hidden gem! The Greek woman running the place keeps things running like clockwork.The veggies were fresh and my husband said the meat was cooked very well.Portions are... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I hate sandwiches. This place and Pleasant Street Tea are the only places where I will willingly order a sandwich. The crusty slabs of bread, selection of cheeses and meats, numerous vegetarian and vegan options, and attentive, generous preparation make for a sandwich that will change how you look at sandwiches. It did for me. My faves: ham and Brie,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Doing the harbor walk, and got lost, found this restaurant and were wow'd. They have a wonderful atmosphere, food was amazing and tons of it. The workers were very social and fast on service. loved it.

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Super fresh and delicious sandwiches & food served by owner / chefs. Yoghurt is made to order with your choice of 50 or so add-ins. Great atmosphere and place to meet friends in historic part of Gloucester. Very Special in every way.

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Additional Information about Cafe Bishco

Address: 51 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: (978) 283-8309 ‎
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: (978) 283-8309 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?