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Cafe Bishco

51 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-8309 ‎
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Ranked #8 of 128 Restaurants in Gloucester
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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English first
Rochester, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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155 reviews 155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This Mediterranean inspired Cafe has outstanding, home-made soups and an astonishing variety of incredibly delicious, fresh sandwiches. After hearing lots or good things about Cafe Bishco we finally made it there on a Saturday for lunch. We absolutely loved our entire order. My husband said his pita wrap with fresh olives, feta cheese and assorted fresh vegetables was the best... More

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

They have lots of "blend-ins" for yogurts. The portions were huge. We had peanut M&M and shared, but everything that was coming out looked great. We didn't have food here, but the soups and wraps looked great. Next time we are in Gloucester we will definitely eat here.

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Edina, Minnesota
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86 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Stopped in for lunch during the middle of a Saturday town festival in Gloucester. It was packed but the management kept things moving reasonably briskly. Tasty and large sandwiches, and a wide variety. Grab a bite to go and enjoy it on the harborfront -- can make for a wonderful afternoon.

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