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Thu, 7/9
8:00 PM


Native Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
With​ maple honey mustard sauce.
Steamed Mussels Sicilian
Steamed in marinara tomatoes, wine, garlic and onion
Fried Calamari
Tender and juicy, served with tartar sauce
Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce
Oysters on the Half Shell
Freshly opened, served with lemon and cocktail sauce
Cherrystones on the Half Shell
Freshly opened, served with lemon and cocktail
Baked Potato Skins
Topped with cheddar cheese and bacon
Chicken Livers Wrapped in Bacon
Baked in garlic
Baked Stuffed Clams
Stuffed with clam stuffing and topped with seasoned bread crumbs
Artichokes Montgomery
Artichoke hearts in a garlic pesto cheese sauce
Soup Du Jour
Chef's​ daily creation
Cup $3.99
Bowl $5.99
New England Clam Chowder
Famous around the world
Cup $4.59
Bowl $7.59
New England Fish Chowder
Made​ with local fish, potato, onion, and spices
Cup $4.59
Bowl $7.59
Captain's Lobster Bisque
Cup $5.59
Bowl $8.99
Topside Salad
2 jumbo shrimp, chopped bacon, egg, and grated cheese atop a large garden salad.
Chef Salad
Imported ham, swiss cheese, fresh turkey, and egg wedges atop a large garden salad
Continental Salad
Romaine lettuce, walnuts, bleu cheese, granny smith apples, dried cranberries, cucumber and red onion. Served with balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Large Garden or Caesar Salad
With grilled chicken $+4.00
With grilled shrimp $+5.00
Rilled Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich
Served with sauerkraut, corned beef, swiss cheese and russian dressing, lettuce, tomato and french fries
Broiled Hamburger
With lettuce, tomato and french fries
Broiled Cheese Burger
With​ lettuce, tomato and french fries
Grilled Chopped Sirloin
12 ounces of ground sirloin grilled to your taste topped with a mushroom sauce
Grilled 9 Oz. New York Sirloin Steak
Grilled to your taste
Grilled 12 Oz. New York Sirloin Steak
The king steak
Grilled Boneless Center Cut Pork Chops
Grilled to perfection served with apple sauce
Surf and Turf
(2) baked stuffed shrimp and a 9 oz. Grilled ny sirloin steak
Italian Meatballs Marinara
With your choice of linguini or ziti
Breast of Chicken Parmagiana
Served over linguini
Sauteed Chicken Marsala
Sauteed chicken, sliced mushrooms, julienne ham, and marsala wine sauce served over ziti
Sauteed Chicken Bordalo
Sauteed chicken, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, green olives in a burgundy wine sauce. Served over ziti.
Baked Stuffed Breast of Chicken Supreme
Roasted with our poultry stuffing toped with supreme sauce
Fresh Native Clam Plate
Fantastic Fish and Chips
Fried Squid Plate
Golden Fried Chicken Fingers
Succulent Sea Scallop
Golden Fried Shrimp Plate
Topside Seafood Platter
Haddock, shrimp, scallops, clams and squid
Baked Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp
With our rich and delicious seafood stuffing
Baked Stuffed Fillet of Sole
With our rich and delicious seafood stuffing.Topped with lobster sauce
Native Fresh Haddock
Broiled or baked stuffed with a seasoned bread crumb topping
Baked Fresh Seafood Casserole
Sea scallops, gulf shrimp and haddock with seafood stuffing
Broiled or Baked Fresh Sea Scallops
Fresh sea scallops sweet, tender and juicy
Sauteed Sea Scallop Topside Style
Sauteed scallops with sliced mushrooms, roasted red peppers, onions and fresh tomatoes with a hint of white wine
Baked Stuffed Native 1-1/4 Pound Lobster
Stuffed with our seafood stuffing served with melted butter
Hot Boiled Native 1-1/4 Pound Lobster
Served with melted butter
Shrimp Scampi
Tender gulf shrimp sauteed in olive oil and fresh garlic served over linguini
Shrimp and Sea Scallops Marinara
Sauteed fresh native sea scallop and gulf shrimp and simmered in marinara sauce served over linguini
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 hope you'll enjoy it. Harbor views in our dinning room and a fun bar & pub upstairs. Try us, you'll be glad you did!
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

Food good. Time with family. Service attentive. Nice place to grab a dinner on a cold winter night in Gloucester.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed December 17, 2019

Had the best Haddock Au Gratin and a Makers Mark on cold, snowy day! This place serves great food! Plus Rodney is the most wonderful bar tender!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 7, 2019

Right across from Seven Seas Whale Watch this bar and grill serves a whole lobster dinner with fries and slaw for $14.99!!!!! Glouster, Mass.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed November 17, 2019

Friendly, casual dining.Both of dinners there were perfect.The waitresses were attentive,and friendly and we met the owner as well, real nice guy! The place was clean and service was quick.We ate late one night and early on another occasion.The meatloaf was outstanding,and so were the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019

Went to Gloucester to go on a schooner trip, and this restaurant was recommended. Friendly, helpful service, good food, reasonable prices. Strongly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed ding here. It was a little pricier than we like, but food was delicious! Service was good.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019

I was looked after by Jamie and it was a busy Saturday night "Prime Rib" night. I ordered the scallops wrapped in bacon which was excellent. The Prime Rib was perfectly cooked moist and tender - accompanied by a very drinkable Sterling Cabernet Sav. Jamie...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Stopped in for lunch on a rainy weekday afternoon at around 2 pm and it was busy. Must be popular among the locals. I ordered the lobster roll and it was pretty good, although I usually like mine warm with butter instead of cold with...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019

What a Fun place ! My wife and I stopped for a drink at the bar ,we came in by way of a side door . We did not know how big the place was with a very nice dinning room with a nice view...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Great food, great service and close to activities and shopping. Excellent lobster bisque and fish sandwich. It was nice to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful day!

Date of visit: October 2019
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February 21, 2019|
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Response from harrys986 | Reviewed this property |
They can likely handle the party. The tavern is not large, so accommodations are a bit tight. I highly recommend the Tavern but suggest asking the owner. Call them. Nice folks there. Hope this helps. Harry
August 24, 2016|
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Response from strathspey | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. Very casual!
February 21, 2016|
Response from 42dougs |
We do have Gluten Free options. Our menus have multiple options labeled to choose from that are Gluten Free.
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