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Causeway Restaurant

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78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Savannah, GA
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend from NJ has told me about this place for a few years and I finally got there. The food was really good and the serving sizes are huge. Best of all is the price. You will want to come back again. I do.

Thank dencus
Newton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

73 years living in New England and loving seafood. If you have not had the fish chowder at The Causeway you have not has New England seafood worth remembering. The portions, flavor, and quantity have to be seen and devoured to be believed. A cup is enough for a full meal for smaller appetites. The bowl will bowl you over.... More 

Thank Harvey A
Delhi, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great homemade food, large portions, good price. Love the mussels. Stop in and find a great place to eat. Menus is large, so you have quite a choice.

Thank Jaylyn49
Ballston Spa, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious!!! Too much to eat at once. Will be back again.Although they were very busy, it didn't take long at all to recieve our order. Another great place existing in Gloucester.

Thank Carol P
Westford, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tastes just like homemade! Fresh catch, fresh ingredients, and large portions! Come hungry and BYOB! We ordered the Fisherman's platter, coconut haddock and the shrimp and scallop marinara. All of the plates were delicious and huge.

Thank John E
Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Causeway is known for big portions of delicious food. It never disappoints! There is no liquor license, but you can bring in your own beer/wine. There used to be a package store conveniently located next door, but no longer. As one might imagine, seafood is prominent on the menu, but they offer many, many other options. Chicken Marsala is... More 

Thank Bellanonna2
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish chowder, no potato, no fillers, just cream, butter and plenty of fish...you will not be disappointed. Fish, always fresh and generous portions. You have to go at an odd time so as to not wait a long time; but anytime..it's worth the wait. Food is plentiful and fresh and arrives quickly.

Thank peekie
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want fresh fried food go here! This place is awesome! We eat here year round but in the summer it's crowded around noon because that is the tourist hour. The food is spectacular. Bring your appetite because the meals are large and often I take a little home. It's BYOB and there is a liquor store next door.... More 

Thank H2134HSkarenf
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small restaurant with a line out the door most of the time. Have to time it right. Well worth the wait. Food is delicious and plentiful. I had the lobster roll and scallops with bacon. Yummy! Bring your own buise from the liquor store next door. Must go!

Thank destinawoof
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming hear for years even when it was an hour drive each way. Freshest seafood and monster portions. There is always a line because the food and value is extra ordinary. Rarely a quite place unless you go in the winter It's a place where all of us locals hang out for great seafood!

Thank jgkrieger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 978-281-5256

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?