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Charlie's Place


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Parking Available
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All reviews haddock chowder homemade pies fries seafood chocolate cake fresh fish potatoes sandwich local place comfort food generous portions friendly service place to eat servers takeout specials mayo
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Love going to Charlie's for breakfast. My husband loves their hash and cod cakes. Definitely recommend it for breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carolynb030806
Reviewed February 18, 2019

My sister and I always have several meals at Charlie's when we are in Gloucester. Sometimes it rains and a bowl of haddock chowder there is just right. Sometimes we get lobster rolls but then I'll order the scallop dinner and she'll take the clam...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a very small and local place, but the food is incredible!!! The people are wonderful and have great chowders, fish and clam and varieties and all types of seafood! And they have homemade pies and desserts if you can still eat anything when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joann1126
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a great small local place that has great seafood and great friendly service. Breakfast is good, lunch/dinner is great. Fresh seafood. Good specials on fried clams and lobster rolls on certain days. Great chowder. Chicken fingers are amazing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christopher K
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We got in a bit late to our hotel (usual bad Boston traffic), and wanted a place close and good. Our hotel suggested this. We were please. A little family place, clearly locals go here. I had the meatloaf, which was very good and my...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice casual atmosphere. Excellent friendly service. Very good comfort food. Terrific breakfasts. Ample parking. Gets very crowded during summer weekends etc. but worth the wait.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Our 3rd visit to Gloucester, and Charlie's Place is always our first stop to eat. The Haddock Chowder is loaded and delicious, the fried Haddock equally delicious and service is top rate! So, stop on in and enjoy.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Arthur S
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I hadn't been to Charlie's since moving away a few years ago but my mother was craving their grilled cheese so we decided to go out to lunch. It was busy on a Saturday early afternoon but we didn't wait long for a seat. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank quiet_wave
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I had fried haddock with french fries. Oddly the haddock was a little dry as if breaded and baked rather than fried; adequate and plentiful but not super tasty. The fries were also ordinary. The fun part of this place was sitting at the counter...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank UncleHaha
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Super duper lobster rolls- as is most food on the menu. Have come for years, had breakfast, lunch and dinner over the years. Desserts homemade- love the pies and chocolate cake. Only thing barring excellent is service- took some time to get attention of a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sally R
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