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Olivia's by the Sea - CLOSED

78 Thatcher Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-1964
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
24 Oct 2013
“Amazing”
10 Oct 2013
“New ownership and staff - breakfast is awesome!!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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78 Thatcher Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-1964
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21 - 30 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2012

My wife and I went there with a friend last night and the food was great. We all commented about how good our meals were - they were all cooked to perfection. I had fish & Chips, my wife had Chicken Piccata, and our friend...More

1  Thank ra4gto
Reviewed 27 September 2012

The food and service were outstanding and you could not find better value on Cape Ann. Portions are plentiful, seafood is super fresh and perfectly cooked. I had the best cioppino I have had in a very long time. Great outdoor seating and plenty of...More

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Considering we were there on the first day they started serving breakfasts it sure seemed like they had things well planned out. Portions were more than adequate, the food was very good, and the service was very nice. I would highly recommend the hash as...More

Thank Nusparkey
Reviewed 15 September 2012

My family and I ate breakfast here this morning. We were initially excited to try a new restaurant in town. We were seated at a table and waited a solid 15 minutes to be asked if we wanted a drink. The waitress took our order...More

Thank Jbrennan5
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Despite an awesome location near Good Harbour Beach, I was disappointed with the service at this restaurant. They don't seem to have enough staff. The waitress we had wasn't the friendliest, either. The fish & chips are better at Cape Ann Brewery Pub in Gloucester....More

Thank TravelNannie
Reviewed 30 July 2012

We ignored the negative reviews and were well rewarded at Olivia's. We were a table of 16 on a recent weeknight. We knew to BYOB and that helped the tab! The service was excellent. We had two servers for our large party, they were accommodating...More

Thank SheRidesABeemer
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We visited on a Wednedsay evening, the restaurant and outside patio looked to be about half full, but the first thing the host said was that there was a 45 minute wait for food, we sat outside anyway and ended up getting our food much...More

1  Thank CMADMontreal_QC
Reviewed 24 July 2012

I've never had to send back food TWICE for being COLD, but at Olivia's this week, that was true. No one seemed interested in serving a hot dish, and cold scrod is not something to be enjoyed. I actually had to get up from the...More

Thank LocalGirl37
Mitch A, Manager at Olivia's by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2012

My sincere apologies for the problems you encountered. We have recently expanded both the staff and the kitchen to better serve our patrons. Our new Executive Chef Hugo is creating some wonderful new dishes. As as the new manager, I will ensure our guests receive...More

Reviewed 18 July 2012

This restaurant replaces a fried food place (Amelia's) that was in the same location for years. Olivia's menu is more upscale, but you can still get all the expected fried seafood platters as well as a nice selection of salads, pasta dishes and grilled fish...More

1  Thank ShoreFan
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Did take out from Olivia's. Delicious and plentiful Italian food.

Thank Vavo
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Thatcher Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-1964
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
Description
amazing new restaurant in Gloucester, MA that "foodies" need to know about. Had lunch there today and I'd like to review...
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