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Sugar Magnolias

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112 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
+1 978-281-5310
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sugar Mags has a nice menu with creative breakfast options as well as traditional American breakfast favorites. Good coffee, efficient service, clean and reasonably priced. Our food is served very quickly after ordering. We come here often -- we are satisfied repeat customers.

Thank CoastalTraveler_11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very tasty lunch here. Good sandwiches. Very good soups. Not the average fare. Good spices; a wide range on the menu. And very helpful and friendly service. We were a group of 9 which is never easy, especially in a smallish place. It's right on Main Street in the heart of the shopping district, surrounded by many art... More 

Thank MHS7560
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

I have a few qualms about writing this review. The more people who know about this treasure the longer we could have to wait to get a seat (no reservations accepted). At the same time they deserve the accolades for their great food and service. We like it so much we go once a week. The meals are not fancy,... More 

Thank Kenneth L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant breakfast, lunch and brunch with hometown flavors along with comforting food, great coffees and hot beverages and local friendly service!

Thank Ally O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Sugar Magnolias is in the heart of downtown. It serves very good, diner-type food. The setting is casual and comfortable. Service was very good, and prices are modest.

Thank Mark P
Portland, United States
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

We never even knew this place existed until we were walking down the streets of Gloucester one day and stumbled upon it. It was close to closing time but the cook was outside taking in some fresh air and told us to come on in and he would cook us up something. I got an omelette and the Mr. got... More 

Thank Alexandra_Brook
St. Petersburg, Florida
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Really everything on the menu is delicious. There's a great variety of breakfast dishes, and the prices are fair. Our service was incredibly slow even though the restaurant was mostly empty, which is why it doesn't get a 5-star review.

Thank 811kristinr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

We braved the snow yesterday because we knew this very popular breakfast cafe would be less crowded than usual and we'd get a seat without waiting. We were right and the waitress placed us at the large table by the window. It was rather cold there even with a heater so I'd recommend wearing a heavy sweater if it's a... More 

Thank magentarose
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Arrived hungry in Gloucester mid morning so checked TripAdvisor for some recommendations and found Sugar Magnolias was just across the road from where we were parked. Had the best cup of porridge I have ever tasted. It was fantastic and only cost $4. Wife enjoyed her eggs and bacon as well.

Thank GrantHay
Dedham, MA
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

delicious breakfast or lunch in local Gloucester restaurant, right downtown, highly recommended, be prepared to wait on weekends

Thank janepodo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5310

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?