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The Gloucester House Restaurant

63 Rogers St, Seven Seas Wharf, Gloucester, MA 01930-5043
+1 978-283-1812
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Ranked #17 of 130 Restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Gloucester House restaurant is renowned for its local lobster dishes and for the freshest North Atlantic seafood, prepared to perfection. Having been among the first to popularize fried calamari, our specialties range from award-winning clam chowder to homemade bread and cornbread, from Dottie's bourbon cake to Lily's wine list, and from Sambuca mussels to blackened haddock tacos to a fried fisherman's reuben sandwich. We always cook to order and have gluten free and vegetarian menus available, as well as children's meals. Dine full-service on our outdoor, dockside deck or eat lobsters in-the-rough on our harbor side wharf. Located on historic Seven Seas Wharf, there's something for everyone here: shop for souvenirs and local art at our General Store gift shop, enjoy a sail on the Schooner Thomas E. Lannon, or see the whales aboard Seven Seas Whale Watch. Whatever your fancy may be, the Linquata family invites you to join us year-round for a true taste of New England.
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  • English first
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We have sat in all areas of this restaurant, each having a different vibe. Outside dining is very enjoyable in the summer. The food is consistently good, along with good service. I will continue to frequent this restaurant!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It feels like classic, upscale New England seaport restaurant. The fish was fresh off the boat and delicious. They have a gluten-free menu, also a vegetarian menu. The service was very friendly. The food prices are very reasonable for place right on the waterfront.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner and the cornbread is to die for!!! Four of us each had a different meal and each was very satisfied! The waitress was soo friendly and made our dining experience soo pleasurable . Food was Great!!!

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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I used to write this place off as a tourist trap. Iceberg lettuce, overpriced, but with a view. In fact, I told a friend who asked if he should eat there when visiting that were I crawling in a desert, and a mirage came up, and it was the Gloucester house, I'd keep crawling until the next mirage. But we... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

On our way back from Rockport, we stopped to shop in Gloucester, and decided to eat before heading back to Salem. Maybe it was a long day, but it took us two tries to find the GH parking lot. The restaurant wasn't crowded and we sat in a booth by the window. We ordered seafood stuffed mushroom appetizer which was... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We spend a quick weekend whale watching in Gloucester and wanted to experience a great lobster dinner. We didn't have reservations and were seated very quickly. The server was a bit delayed coming to the table to take our drink order. Appetizers came out quickly but food took more than 30 minutes. We were hoping for more lobster options but... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We go back to my birthplace every few months to visit relatives and have a meal out. The GH is reliable. The food is always good and the servers are pleasant. Portions are great and the prices are moderate. I've never had to wait, but it might be the time that we go. Good stop for a good meal.

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Salem, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went for brunch. The food had obviously been sitting out for a while, definitely wasn't fresh. Disappointed given the reviews I've read.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Me and my family found the Gloucester House during an evening walk to find a place to eat .food was fantastic we ate dinner there the rest of the week and never looked back.

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Tavernier, Florida
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120 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had lunch here and shared a Fish Sandwich. It is right on the seaport and decent view I think on the open patio which was not open when we were there. But we did get a window seat and the service was excellent. Food was good as well.

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Additional Information about The Gloucester House Restaurant

Address: 63 Rogers St, Seven Seas Wharf, Gloucester, MA 01930-5043
Phone Number: +1 978-283-1812
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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