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Causeway Restaurant

78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
+1 978-281-5256
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There were 5 of us. 3 of us had the baked haddock. The other two had the grilled salmon and shrimp scampi. Meals include two sides. I selected mashed potatoes and Cole slaw. Even the sides were fantastic. Restaurant holds about 50 or 60 people....More

1  Thank MePepere
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped for an early dinner, and found it difficult to park. The majority of the spots in front are reserved for an ice cream store. Parking in the back became difficult due to the pot holed lot. Food was good, but not worth the...More

1  Thank jhasko
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. When we drove up, it didn't look like much but inside was a different story. They had delicious seafood and large portions. The staff was very nice and helpful. Don't miss this if you are in the area.

1  Thank 369ROBERTB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not much to look at from the outside but don't let that fool you into passing it by. The chowder is great and the Pete's Platter of fried seafood was also a hit. The fried platter was not greasy and all of...More

Thank kayak_traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, wonderful local ambiance. I am sure my haddock was caught that day. Service was so fast, it made our heads spin. Hospitable and authentic Gloucester.

Thank Kiko G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was OK, but not fantastic, my Son’s hamburger was dull (I know it’s a seafood restaurant, but he doesn’t really like seafood). Prices are okay but not cheap. The portions, though, are huge.

Thank Jonny1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mrs. Tigerseye and I had just finished a long drive to Gloucester on a rainy day, checked into our hotel, and needed a place to eat. We got there late on a weekday night and stopped in after 8. While the Causeway has a pretty...More

Thank tigerseye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three people recommended Causeway Restaurant to us so we decided to go try it. My husband got the combo platter and it was plenty to eat. He took some home with us. I had the scallop casserole and enjoyed that with my choice of sides....More

Thank caraven2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Order a CUP of soup, bowl is to much. There is so much fish in the soup it is a meal on its own. We did not have anything fried but it looked good with enormous portions. Really casual, quick service.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food with huge portions! Lobster roll, calamari, onion rings, clam chowder soup, and spaghetti were all great meals we had here. Very accommodating and nice staff. Key lime pie was awesome. They allow you to bring in your alcohol.

Thank susieq1960
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19 March 2017|
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Response from RCutts15 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.. lobster is always "Market Priced". Call The Causeway at 978-281-5256 before you go and ask the price.
22 September 2016|
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Response from Larry N | Reviewed this property |
I normally go between 11 and 11:30. Much later than that and you need to be prepared to wait.
24 August 2016|
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Response from Andrea R | Reviewed this property |
They do not. Most places here do a full lobster or lobster casserole.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-4930
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-281-5256
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