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Halibut Point Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
+1 978-281-1900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
“fish” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
€€ - €€€
289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rarely write a bad review, however I believe the owner should be aware and visitors might also be interested. We dine at Halibut Point Restaurant when we head to Gloucester for our annual visit. There are a few things on the menu we really...More

Thank CDC0123
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great chowder - fresh ingredients side of italian bread - awesome Sandwiches are fresh Meals are simple and delicious

Thank gcavel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The service was fast and the waitress really nice. Good choices on the menu,something for everyone and delicious! It'll definitely be our favorite when we get to go back. We highly recommend this delightful place

Thank lmoulaison
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a small historic building with a neighborhood bar feel. Food is deliciously consistent. The staff are awesome. If you're lucky you might spy a celebrate or two doing the incognito walk. Once you visit this place you'll understand why them thar Hollywood types...More

Thank edmonds953
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

1/13/17. I've been coming here every few years since we stumbled on the place in 2008. Still the best. We came to MA from MD to celebrate my 75th (!?!) with HP's clam chowder. My wife tried lots of their other things--all were good--while I...More

Thank MackSandy
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went here recently for lunch. The service was great. One of us had the spicy fish chowder, which was chock full of nice sized bites of haddock. The side salad was good, but a little skimpy. One of us had a special of the day...More

Thank Triplover31
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Based on a recent visit, I wouldn't go back, although some people make this their regular hang out. I ordered their hamburger done on an open grille. I specified medium rare. When it came, there was a puddle of red blood on the plate. Where...More

Thank magentarose
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I am brand new to Gloucester was so excited to try a local place. Me and my boyfriend were rushed through dinner from a brunette waitress that clearly didn't want us there. Our chowder appetizer and entrées came out together. We were rushed, not impressed...More

2  Thank Noël R
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Small cozy place. Friendly staff. Food came quick. Not a seafood restaurant as I thought it was from a google search. They have some clams and oysters, but it's basically a burger and sandwich place. Food came quick. Prices above average. Not a bad spot,...More

Thank Wade K
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I hadn't bee to Halibut Point in maybe 10 years but recently went on a trip to Gloucester and loved it just as much as I'd remembered it. We sat outside in their very pleasant space. All of the staff are friendly. We thought the...More

Thank HolidayJunkieNYC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-1900
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