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Sugar Magnolias


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Sugar Mags Specialties
The Charleston
Two eggs, ham, pineapple fritters & home fries
56 Hilltop
Three eggs dropped in hot oil, fried, served w/ pita bread, feta cheese & home fries
Crab Cakes & Eggs
Two eggs, two crab cakes, toast & home fries
Steak & Eggs
Two eggs, marinated steak tips, toast & home fries
Veggie Scramble
Three eggs, broccoli, mushroom, spinach, tomato, cheese, toast & home fries
The Greasy Pole
Three eggs,‏ bacon, sausage, linguica, pancake, french toast, home fries & toast
Hash & Eggs
Smoked ham, potato & carrot hash w/ two eggs & grilled corn bread
Granola 6.00
Bowl 3.00
Oats, green apples, dried cranberries, coconut, brown sugar & spices with
Granola 6.00
Cup 3.00
Fruit Bowl
Fresh seasonal fruit topped with
Corn Chowder
Sweet corn, potatoes, onions, celery, fresh herbs & caribbean spice in a light cream base 3 cup/5 bowl
Corn Chowder & Caribbean Grilled Salmon
Jerk &‏ honey grilled salmon cooked to order served over a bowl of corn chowder 11
Cup Soup w/ Side Salad 6
Soup of the Day
Just ask your server
Fruit & Nut
Mixed greens, dried cranberries, walnuts & goat cheese served w/ balsamic vinaigrette
Romaine, fresh mint, tomato, cucumber, carrot, radicchio, toasted pita chips & red onion tossed w/ garlic & mint vinaigrette
Smith & Stilton
Mixed greens, red grapes, walnuts, green apples & blue cheese, served w/ soy vinaigrette
Humus, tabbouleh, roasted eggplant, grape leaves, red onion, feta, lemon & pita bread served over mixed greens w/ balsamic vinaigrette
Thai Chicken
Grilled or crispy chicken, romaine, carrots, radicchio, scallions, mandarin oranges, rice noodles & peanuts tossed w/ peanut-lime vinaigrette
Buffalo Chicken
Grilled or crispy chicken dredged in buffalo sauce, romaine, cucumber, red onions & tomato tossed w/ blue cheese dressing
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Made w/ boars head roasted turkey
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
With choice of bread & fixings
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Chicken Salad
White meat chicken & mayo
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Curry Chicken Salad
White meat chicken, mayo, curry, honey, dried cranberries & walnuts
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Dijon Chicken Salad
White meat chicken, mayo, dijon mustard, poppy seeds & honey
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Half Sandwich & Cup of Soup
Daily side +1.00
Chips +1.00
Side Fries
Sandwiches served w/daily side or chips (except where noted) substitute fries add 1
With chicken +9.00
Queso Mag
Green apples,‏ red onion, grapes & jack
Lobby Queso
Lobster salad, jack cheese, scallions (seasonal/market price)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading reviews I am questioning if I just hit this high rated establishment on a bad day or if it was my personal taste buds. The coffee was weak, the scrambled eggs had no flavor, (not sure if the scrambled eggs are fresh?) The...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank flourlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on Thursday while visiting the city. Were intending to visit for lunch but after visiting the Cape Ann Museum for about an hour we had to get something to eat! Just made it before they transitioned from breakfast to lunch and glad we...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank runnrdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A downtown Gloucester institution, Sugar Mags is the rubicon of local breakfast establishments and Cape Ann has no shortage of "coffee shops" to choose from. Known for their eclectic menu and ample portions you won't leave hungry. They offer a vast selection of all things...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IonaFezzywig
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here on a Sunday @ noon and had a great breakfast. I had the feta, mushroom, tomato scramble topped with arugula and my friend had the lobster eggs benedict. It's hard to choose as everything on the menu sounded so good. The quality of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank travelwinegirl
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Just can’t beat it! Fresh and healthy and yum!! Brunch was great with the limited lunch and all things breakfast. Friendly, easy local like service and really enjoyed the creative saki Bloody Marys!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank allyo511
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Everything is always fantastic here. It’s a staple in Downtown Gloucester. Best breakfast you’ll have in town with a terrific Cape Ann atmosphere, try any of the Benedict’s! Lunch is also good here with a solid drink and beer menu serving local cape ann beer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikecronez
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Great restaurant for breakfast. Menu is full of tasty treats and the coffee is the best. My only criticism is the acoustics. It's loud and difficult to hear conversations at your table without yelling! Food is great, tho.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flo C
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Sugar Mags sits quietly among some fun shops on Main Street in Gloucester MA. It's an eclectic menu covering both breakfast and lunch. My breakfast favorite is The Cluck. Great quality. Fresh, clean food. Weekends expect a wait for breakfast. They close in the Winter...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We visited here quite recently and just missed the famed breakfast hours. With a bit of trepidation, we decided to give lunch a try. Good call. The tuna melts consisted of hot toasted bread, tangy melted cheddar, and tuna treated with respect -- just enough...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank William M
Reviewed December 8, 2018

searching for some place new for breakfast, we decided, based on many positive trip advisor reviews, to try sugar magnolias in gloucester. it did not disappoint. the restaurant presents with a terrific "artsy" vibe - it is filled with vintage furniture and interesting art on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from dpinto100 | Reviewed this property |
In this case, the MBTA means the train from North Station, and I am not sure where the station is in Gloucester but it is not very near the harbor area of Gloucester where the restaurant is. You would likely need to take a... More
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