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“Recommended By A Local” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Captain Carlo's Restaurant

Captain Carlo's Restaurant
27-29 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930
978-283-6342
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Ranked #37 of 111 Restaurants in Gloucester
Price range: $4 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Chandler, Arizona
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123 reviews 123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Recommended By A Local”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by a local so we decided to give it try and it was good. The service was good and the food was tasty but not exceptional. The atmosphere was also ok and the patio had a nice view but too cool to sit outside. It was neat because it was located adjacent to where the "Wicked Tuna" boats dock to sell their tuna. Overall, it was a good experience and good food. The coconut shrimp and clam chowder are delicious.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Good experience, somewhat overpriced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was the first place we ate on our visit to Massachusetts and it was a great first choice. The restaurant was very nice and situated right on the edge of the water. The seafood was very fresh and our meals were all good sized portions and very tasty - the salads that came with the meals in particular were huge. We did think it was a bit overpriced but nothing too ridiculous. Good service too. All in all a good experience!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ware, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A bit of disappointment!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Recently returned from yearly family reunion on the Northshore. Great food in past but this year found something lacking. Restaurant was clean and wait staff very helpful but food lacking flavor and very ordinary. They did a great job in handling our large group of 25 but will have to reconsider before booking again next year. Maybe there has been a change in kitchen staff or chef. Ate there the night previous and even with a smaller group food was bland and temperature of seafood "warm".

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dayton, OH
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“Our first on the coast meal of the trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

CC was recommended to us by our hotel Captains Lodge, and we were happy with the meal that we had. My aunt got the baked haddock and I believe she would say it was the best meal of the trip for her. My mom got the lobster roll, trading out the french fries for mash potatoes and carrots. She was disappointed that she was charged for the second side and that the waitress dd not advise that she would be. My husband got the swordfish and would tell you the salsa was a little too hot. I got the Oscar Salmon dish, salmon topped with crab, asparagus and a hollandaise sauce. I really liked it too. We had our dinner inside as the night air was a little too cool for my family. It was comfortable and the service was good. We would go back for at least one more meal, my husband would like to get the baked haddock still.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great Seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Visited Captain Carlo's on a busy Friday night of the Labor Day holiday weekend. it was busy with lots of families as well as a birthday celebration. Service was friendly and prompt. The food was good but beware the portion size - enormous. A starter portion of nachos for one was too much for three of us! We all had seafood options for main course - lovely lobster, excellent pasta and a yummy seafood bake. There was a band preparing to pay when we left. Would recommend.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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