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Halibut Point Restaurant

289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
+1 978-281-1900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
££ - £££
289 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-6016
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11 - 20 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have dined here for over 30 years . Food is typical American seafood and steaks. Burgers are good but they will not toast the bun even when asked. Wait staff is good / friendly and the restaurant cooks over a grill most seafood and...More

Thank ecloutier2016
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was very good. Was it the most amazing meal ever? No. But it was exactly what we were looking for. Atmosphere outside was amazing. Wait staff was excellent. Really good experience, would come back.

Thank travelgames
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Halibut Point has a nice nice pub atmosphere with a good food. I got the haddock sandwich which was very good and my friend had the oysters & wings. I like the open kitchen concept & they have pretty good beer selection. The staff was...More

Thank Tarps86
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had dinner in the back room of this restaurant. Pleasant surroundings and very good seafood. A very friedndly waitress served us. The front room, which has the bar and dining seating, was very crowded and filled with what was obviously a local crowd. A...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Halibut Point offers a menu that is a step above the usual bar food fare or, on Cape Ann, deep fried anything. A true local pub that offers a good selection of draft beers as well. There is no question that Halibut Point is a...More

Thank Reg187
Reviewed 18 July 2016

They serve the best haddock platters with mustard sauce, cheese and bread crumbs on it. So creamy and flaky. And their mashed potatoes are to die for! I opted for coleslaw as a side and it did not disappoint. So good I still crave for...More

Thank Junglefreak
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We had a gift card for Halibut Point so that was our reason for eating here but we will be back. Quick service and wonderful tasty food - seafood in Gloucester is definitely tops on my list but there are plenty of choices for non-seafood...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Am I crazy but the Italian fish chowder seems to be less spicy nowadays. Pickles, slaw, haddock sandwich were great as usual. I have been eating the fish chowder for 20 plus years -- maybe my taste buds changed, but it neespds a little hot...More

Thank moondog627
Reviewed 10 April 2016

we finally got to Halibut Point for dinner - an easy walk through town met with the lovely Sally - an excellent and responsive waitress. She didn't lie and brought out an excellent RARE burger, just as I asked. The coleslaw was good, the service...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This establishment was once the inn operated by Howard Blackburn (go visit the Cape Ann Museum for more about him). We each opted for the soup / half sandwich combo. It was simply fabulous - great, great soup and chowders and some of the best...More

Thank John V
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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