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Chatham Pier and Fish Market

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Address: Barcliff Avenue, Chatham, MA
Phone Number: 5089453474
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Fantastic!!!!

A must see. So much action between the sea lions swimming around and the smells from the fish market and the fisherman bringing in their catch of the day. Loved it!! We bought a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jola O
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice walk through town! Has shop to buy fresh fish etc! Able to view fishing vessels coming in with their daily catch to bring to market! Fun To See What They Have caught! You will see seals in water by pier hoping to get a sample of what the fishermen have caught! The kids will get a kick out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see. So much action between the sea lions swimming around and the smells from the fish market and the fisherman bringing in their catch of the day. Loved it!! We bought a take-out lunch at the market and sat on a bench to take in the sights. A perfect day.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe the boats start coming in at 11:30 with their daily hauls. We were late but got there in time to see the last boat of the day with its haul- I have never seen so many fish! I bet those fishermen do not ever eat fish. The most fascinating aspect was the seal activity. They are all over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited every morning on a run or bike ride. At high tide you can watch the fisherman unload (dog fish and small shark bound for UK fish and chips was in season during the week i was in chatham) and ice up the fish fresh off the boats. Its incredible work these men are doing -- catching, unloading, icing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our mission to find great fried clams lead us to the Chatham Pier & Fish Market. Pleased to report that the mission was successful - clams with bellies are the best choice, plump and fried. This alone made the trip worthwhile. Order at the window, and find a place to sit on the grass or the limited bench seating. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was wonderful to see all of the seals swim around & watch the buckets of fish being pulled from a few of the fishing boats. There's are plenty of places to sit and stand to watch the seals. There is also a place to buy lobster rolls etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A working fishing dock tucked in amongst multi -million dollar mansions, complete with fresh seafood take out. The Chatham Pier is really three places in one: a working fish pier, a fresh seafood shack, and a seal watching spot. The takeout food is of the fried variety and as good as it gets. You can also purchase fresh seafood to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So fun! Watch the fishermen unload their daily catch as the seals and seagulls beg for food! There is a great fresh fish market there too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view. No comfortable place to eat. Only. 2 tables Both outside. But the roll and the view are worth it. Lots of wonderful take out food.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming here for year and no trip to Chatham is complete without a visit to the pier & fish market.

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