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Topside Grill and Pub

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50 Rogers St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5026
+1 978-281-1399
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Galway, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shrimp vieste was delicious as was the scampi! Andrew was our very pleasant and helpful server! Would visit again if we're in the area.

Thank mpagan0
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a very, very rainy Sunday night. The hostesses and wait staff had a great sense of humor and made for a nice, personal experience. Our waiter, Andrew, was especially helpful and honest. We had great laughs with him and he recommended his favorite dishes (the Fresh Haddock with polenta! Very good). The prices were a bit high, but... More 

Thank Maddie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long day of traveling my wife and I finally reached our seaside destination.. Gloucester! Even though we were tired from our long day, we knew we had to hit the Topside Grille (so happy we joined trip advisor) With our hearts set on delicious FRESH seafood, we defiantly were not disappointed. Due to the emptiness on a Friday... More 

Thank StacyEsweetland
Syracuse, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were weary travelers on a dark rainy night. We had just landed from a visit to Salem. After extensive research on where stay for lodging and where to eat, we decided to eat at Topside Grill and Pub based on reading their online menu; "Gloucester Lobster Bisque..................................................................................... Topside's fresh, rich & creamy bisque. Lobster in every bite, a Gloucester... More 

Thank Yuckbug
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We landed here after spending forever trying to decide as there is so much to choose from in Gloucester. We went at noon on a holiday (Columbus Day) and it was super quiet. Matt our server was GREAT. He had the perfect balance of promptness and attentiveness without hovering and really was wonderful. He helped us navigate the menus where... More 

Thank Joe D
Salem, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was advertised to be "award winning" and my family from out of town I thought the opposite. There was nothing special about it, at all. In fact, it was very milky and had minimal flavor. There were barely any clams in it, and just a few potatoes. We were very disappointed.

Thank bethslaw27
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Growing up on a seaport and always having fresh seafood makes you spoiled. We went to the Topside Grill and ordered steamers. I can honestly say they were the best steamers I have ever had. The service was excellent. I can't wait to visit the Topside Grill again.

Thank kcscalzi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent little restaurant downtown. Nothing fancy. Clean.good food, people, prices. Lobster bisque, Ceasar salad Yum!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with friends for an evening dinner hoping to have fresh seafood. Although the reviews are mixed on TripAdvisor we decided to focus on the good reviews and hope for the best since it was near our Airbnb rental. When we arrived during prime dining time there were only 2 other diners. Between the mixed TripAdvisor reviews and lack... More 

Thank Sedona2015
Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on the back of TA feedback. $42 plus tip for a 'cup' of clam chowder which was creamy and tasty. My haddock sandwich was tasteless but my partners chicken pie was fine by her standards, but I wasn't impressed that it wasn't only just breast meat. Also contained brown parts of a chicken. One I'm not used to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Rogers St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5026
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1399
Topside Grill offers Seafood, Italian, American Comfort food. Fresh simple good food. We are not trying to impress you with ingredients you've never heard of, we prepare local food the way we feel you'll enjoy it. Harbor views in our dinning room and a fun bar & pub upstairs. Try us, you'll be glad you did!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?