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406 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-1857
+1 978-282-4665
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Acton, Massachusetts
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Good place for a seafood snack including fried clams. Fast, friendly service and the clams were very good.

Thank davidhale22
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's one of those small local places you might drive by, don't! The subs (try the broccoli parmesan or the steak bomb), pizza and calzones are delicious, the seafood is fresh and reasonably priced. Although it is the arancini I would suggest to everyone. One may not be enough, I usually end up wanting more as they are so good.... More 

1 Thank Lisa C
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered a few extra large pizzas for a gathering with friends. The price seemed high until we saw the thickness of the pizza. Their specialty is thick crust with a slightly sweet sauce. It's very filling and we definitely over ordered!

1 Thank BeniWheeler
Palmer, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stopped on the way back from a day of whale watching. The food was good, the restaurant was small and the only public restroom was tiny and definitely wheelchair friendly.

1 Thank Carol Ann P
Denver, Colorado
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went here with my sister-in-law for some Arancini as recommended by Sebastiens in Gloucester who were all sold out for the day. They offer one flavor which is meat, peas and cheese. It was steaming hot and came with delicious marinara sauce. I found that all of the flavor was in the filling and the rice needed a little... More 

Thank Juniper4MP
Bremen, Maine
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

i had a mushroom and sausage and black olive pizza very good. The plain cheese was a bit sweet for my taste, but some parmesan fixed that. the Italian wedding soup and clam chowder and salads were all good as well. i'd recommend the pizza for anyone.

Thank Diana B
Lucan, Ireland
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150 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Huge slices for good price, not particularly artful, but what a deal. Soft and spongy crust, if that is what you like, sauce is not sweet, thank goodness. Great service with a smile, a great team!

Thank ellengloucester
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Been coming to Gloucester for the last 20 years and until today, have regularly gone to Captain Hooks. Home made pita, really good arancini, mouse poop in my salad. That about says it all.

2 Thank andre l
West Chester, PA
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159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Pizza too heavy for me very thick crust. Haddock sandwich on the other hand was fresh crisp and tasty and priced well lots of menu choices

Thank padingo
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Captain Hooks is a great take out restaurant in Gloucester. The prices are fair and they have all types of Italian, seafood and subs ( aka hero sandwiches). The owners are from Italy and the food is authentic and delicious. There is nothing fancy about the place but the setting is right on the beautiful Mill River.

Thank laurie h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, American, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Washington St, Gloucester, MA 01930-1857
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-282-4665

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