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Charlie's Place

83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
+1 978-281-5002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“haddock chowder” (14 reviews)
“smelts” (4 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (4 reviews)
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83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlie's Place is what a good neighborhood restaurant used to be like, before the chains and all... This is home cooking. Friendly waitstaff. Clam plate piled mile-high. Chowder to die for. And then, of course, dessert. Pies and pies and--well, you can tell, I enjoyed...More

Thank BassSherpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried for dinner, and had to return for lunch next day. Haddock chowder was excellent both days. Loads of fries to go with our haddock main course. Will be back!

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delcious lunch at Charlie's Place while visiting in Glouchester. Charile's Place is a quaint place with super friendly and helpful people who work there. We enjoyed the crab, cakes, BLT, and the chicken salad with walnuts and cranberry wrap. Portions are filling...More

Thank kagmme
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Charlie's Place had a local's restaurant feel to it. It was casual and the people were nice and the food was good.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Some of their breakfasts are good, others not so much. When asked if you want hash browns, opt for the other potato options as the has browns are just a frozen patty dropped into the deep fryer, just like at mcdonald's. the potato skin breakfasts...More

Thank cydney04106
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at a motel nearby which offered a continental breakfast but as we were departing we wanted a heartier meal. What a delightful find. French toast with blueberries and whipped cream. Eggs done perfectly and great home fries. We will return.

Thank bucskin
Reviewed 12 September 2017

4 of us stopped in early Sunday afternoon. It was crowded, but no wait. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. My girlfriend had a bowl of haddock chowder for $7 which was made perfectly and so large she couldn't finish. Full huge pieces of...More

Thank BostonJandP
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My husband went here for breakfast (while I slept) he is big on breakfast and came back with a great review. He ordered egg, sausage and pancakes. He stated the pancakes were so big he was unable to eat them all. The bummer was he...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We walked in at 11:15 and no one looked up from the counter, stopped what they were doing, said hello, or to sit anywhere. On the way to our table, we caught a waitresses eye and asked if they were still serving breakfast. Her response...More

Thank qaexpert
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Charlie's is just down-home comfort on a plate. The portions are enormous. The fried food is so light you forget you're consuming about a million calories...but well worth it. The service was good and the offerings are varied enough to hit anyone's taste buds. The...More

Thank PAL52772
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Bass Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5002
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