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Address: Gloucester, MA
Phone Number: 9782812965
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This hangout for Gloucester's locals was the bar frequented by the...

This hangout for Gloucester's locals was the bar frequented by the ill-fated fishermen of "The Perfect Storm."

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The Fishermen's Local

This is no nonsense working man's bar. The staff and the customers are welcoming and colorful. This is the bar from the Perfect Storm (not the one that they filmed). It is a piece... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
John F
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Setauket, New York
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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is full of weathered face fisherman and locals, the bartender was very friendly and quite chatty in a nice way, she even showed us some photo albums that were full of pictures that were taken when the movie The Perfect Storm was being filmed there. The bar is situated in the middle of the room so everybody is... More 

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Setauket, New York
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99 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is no nonsense working man's bar. The staff and the customers are welcoming and colorful. This is the bar from the Perfect Storm (not the one that they filmed). It is a piece of Americana that is best enjoyed with a pint.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We had a really good,cold beer and the locals treated us like family. Don't miss this when you visit the country's first seaport!

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Malta, New York
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Just as before we had a blast here!! We stayed in a room for the weekend to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and visited everything in Gloucester, its all really close distance for what we wanted to do and we brought another couple who also had a blast. We took the train, which isnt too far from The Crows Nest,... More 

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Malta, New York
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is indeed a local bar, however thats my speed!! I went in here before my husband and I were married and had a blast!! I loved the locals, the bar tender was great and we are now booking a couple rooms for our one year anniversary for the weekend For October 2015!

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West Seneca, New York
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141 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stop here every time we visit Gloucester. Always a fun place with a great atmosphere. They make their mixed drinks LARGE and STRONG, but delightful. Nice Barmaids, good music on the jukebox, Keno, friendly patrons, and some colorful locals. You can always start a conversation, and find people from all over there. Just a comfy, casual, fun time.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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143 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had to stop in here because of the movie the Perfect Storm, one of my all time favorite movies. It is for sure a 'Local's' Local bar and you can tell that everyone pretty much knows one another here, although I'm sure that they're used to the tourists coming in all the time and it doesn't seem to bother anyone.... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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86 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Of course you have to stop here if you're in town, it's the thing to do. My husband and I stopped in on a rainy day. We are no strangers to bars like this one, and thanks to the locals it felt like home. We had a lot of laughs and learned some things. Thank you staff and wonderful patrons...you... More 

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2 Thank chetndeb
Brattleboro, Vermont
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Stayed 1 night in October 2014. We had dinner somewhere else, then came back for drinks before bed. Fun interesting experience. $60/night

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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128 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I knew from the get go that it was a local bar and a local I am not. That being said service was VERY slow....I suspect on purpose. Some people were friendly, some were not. Prices were good. I came, I saw...I won't be back.

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