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Franklin Cafe Cape Ann

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
118 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
+1 978-283-7888
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (24 reviews)
“hanger steak” (13 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
118 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We’re new in cape Ann and have been here a couple times, the food and drinks are good but the service is a bit off. Water isn’t being refilled, no one checks in for a long while to see if anything is need like a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank francisv101
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Super cozy local Restaurant & Bar. the Bar Service and Wine suggestion was great. Very comfortable atmosphere. Local hang for sophisticated diners. Enjoyed the company, friends, environment and most of all, the food! Excellent menu. Would LOVE to return to this cozy place during one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ShaBene108
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The best Classic Steak Frites I have ever had, with perfect port demi glace and yummy roquefort butter. Everything else is great too, from the selections on the menu, the wine list and the ambience. Love the bread service, with the chickpea At the bar,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank allyo511
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Seems like a much loved local restaurant. Food was very good. Oysters for started were great. Drinks very good. Wine suggestion by waitress was excellent. Small restaurant with a lot of charm

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RCornejo
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Great dining experience.. Cozy and charming atmosphere. Food was remarkable- nightly specials are worth trying. Great service. Definitely will dine here again.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 19Monkey66
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with impeccable service and amazing food. We came 45 minutes early but they promptly seated us. The restaurant was full but we had drinks in hand in 7-10 minutes. For apps we had oysters which were delish and arrived within minutes. Our mains...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank sjbrc12 S
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Walked in at 10:15 on a Friday night. Got seated quickly and had our drinks within minutes. Fantastic steaks that were cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank RichardinVA
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a large group for dinner the other day. Great service in a large room and they let us order off the menu with so many people which was a plus. I just couldn't get excited with the food. A few of my guests...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank johnrD2791JM
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to Cape Anne again after 5 years and went to Franklin again. We weren’t disappointed. Food still innovative and good, service fast and friendly, room dark and a bit cold. Always a recommendation.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank bcs1309
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had an amazing meal at this restaurant. I am vegan and my husband is an omnivore. We really appreciated that there were lots of delicious options for the both of us. Will most definitely eat here again the next time we visit Gloucester!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 12345hello123456789
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Marionsguests
26 July 2016|
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Response from joanie2551 | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed!
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ivahm4u
1 October 2015|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
I think only dinner.
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marisad15
29 June 2015|
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Response from seasondtrvlr | Reviewed this property |
I just tried to answer this, but am unsure if it went through, so forgive me if I am repetitive: Yes, you can, HOWVER, it is really not suitable for young children. In all our visits there, we have never seen anyone younger... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:30
Saturday
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5731
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-7888
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