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The Dory

29 Commercial St., Gloucester, MA - (978) 283-2408
A pint-size breakfast-only nook on the waterfront, The Dory is where commercial and sport fishermen come before dawn for coffee, conversation, hearty breakfast, and more coffee. The menu is big, including egg sandwiches on white, wheat, Italian bread, or giant-size English muffins, and stacks of pancakes.
80% Approval Rating (5 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Breakfast Bowl
linguica sausage
omelet
Coffee Cake

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
"A pint-size breakfast-only nook on the waterfront, The Dory has a sign on its wall that says “Fishing Spoken Here.” This is where commercial and sport fishermen come before dawn for coffee, conversation, hearty breakfast, and more coffee. Repeat customers keep their ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

29 Commercial St., Gloucester, MA
(978) 283-2408

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Known as the Breakfast Bowl, this dish consists of scrambled eggs, linguica sausage, peppers, onions, and hash brown potatoes.
"Known as the Breakfast Bowl, this dish consists of scrambled eggs, linguica sausage, peppers, onions, and hash brown potatoes."
Cliff Strutz





The Dory offers several good-looking home-baked goods.  Our favorite is this crumbly, hot-from-the-oven blackberry almond coffee cake.
"The Dory offers several good-looking home-baked goods. Our favorite is this crumbly, hot-from-the-oven blackberry almond coffee cake."
Cliff Strutz


Breakfast time at The Dory, full of friendly regulars, all sitting at the counter.
"Breakfast time at The Dory, full of friendly regulars, all sitting at the counter."
Cliff Strutz


You know this restaurant is favored by locals.  To the right of its short counter are pegs where regulars keep their own coffee cups.
"You know this restaurant is favored by locals. To the right of its short counter are pegs where regulars keep their own coffee cups."
Michael Stern


The Dory is tiny, taking up only one corner of this house by the water.
"The Dory is tiny, taking up only one corner of this house by the water."
Michael Stern



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