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The Cupboard of Gloucester

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41 Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4023
+1 978-281-1908
11:00 - 20:30
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Boston, MA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Always good, love the burgers, fried clams,fish, now I have turned my new husband on to this place. I come here many times during the summer and it is delish.

Thank leenabeana
New York
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had the scallop platter and the clam platter. The seafood was very good but the fries were just OK. Price was a bit high, next time we would get the scallop roll and the clam roll instead. We saw someone else with them and the only difference appeared to be that the platter came with fries and the rolls... More 

Thank HAdams634
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The Cupboard is a cool old place located in Stage Fort Park in Gloucester, just outside of the downtown area by about two miles. Great ice cream and lots of good fried fare to choose from.

Thank PadraigiNineill
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Take the kids and enjoy your meal across the road while sitting on the seawall. This family run "quick food" spot is cherished by the locals. Staff are friendly and specials vary weekly. Ice cream is always great.

Thank CDC0123
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We usually stop here on our way home form Good Harbor Beach (it's a drive from the beach, but worth it.) Across from Stage Fort Park on the harbor. Great, inexpensive New England snack shack type food - Clams, Scallops, Fish Fry, Burgers, Chicken Strips, and my daughter's favorite a BLT. (we come here b/c they have the BEST BLTs.... More 

Thank Yahoodf
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I love this place and wish it was open all year long ! The people who own it are amazing and the nicest people Ever! Such good burgers and ice cream ! So clean inside so that made it that much better . An awesome view of the beach while you eat is always a plus also! Great great place... More 

Thank Emily R
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I had a hotdog and had to go back for another. My dad went there as a child and we went there. It was so good, the toasted roll and the hotdog was just Yummy!!! I cant wait to go back next summer and have some more!!! You can eat at a picnic table or bring back to the beach... More 

Thank Lisa L
Everett, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Nice little place to get a snack or meal. Perfect for after the beach when everyone is sandy, wet and tired. You can sit outside at a picnic table, bring it to the beach or there is a very small indoor counter space to eat. Didn't try the fried clams or scallops but everyone else there seemed to be getting... More 

Thank lwilhome
Atlanta, Georgia
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264 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Perfect spot for lunch with kids...clams, scallops, burgers etc. we lucked out and got a lobster roll. Eat in or picnic tables overlooking the gorgeous Gloucester Harbor.

1 Thank ATL_JCR
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Right across from Pavillion Beach. Good food, very nice owners. Rustic! Great ice cream next door. No bathroom.

Thank nanagrace

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11:00 - 20:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1908

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