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need suggestions on where to puchase a gift card for gloucester residents

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michelle71 Mar 31, 2013 02:28 PM

My godchild was recently engaged; she and her intended are from Gloucester, Mass. I live in the Philadelphia area and would like to send them a congratulatory gift card to a very good restaurant. They are young, educated and well-traveled. Any suggestions? I am hoping to call a restaurant, pay over the phone, and have them send me the card so that I can the pass it on.

Thanks!

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    shaebones RE: michelle71 Mar 31, 2013 02:54 PM

    Duckworth Bistro

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      treb RE: michelle71 Mar 31, 2013 02:57 PM

      Franklin Cafe on Main St. is excellent also My Place in Rockport.

      1. opinionatedchef RE: michelle71 Mar 31, 2013 03:52 PM

        duckworth for better food and more special atmosphere.

        1. Infomaniac RE: michelle71 Mar 31, 2013 06:18 PM

          If I lived in Gloucester, I might want get out of town to go out to eat, and it looks like a new smoker just arrived at 5 Corners Kitchen in Marblehead, so I would expect some promising bbq coming soon.

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            michelle71 RE: michelle71 Apr 1, 2013 05:16 AM

            Thanks to all the posters so far- one clarification- i don't think i HAVE to purchase something from Gloucester. Just as long as it is special.

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              srgoodman RE: michelle71 Apr 1, 2013 01:10 PM

              Are they willing to travel in to Boston? If so, that opens up a much wider range of possibilities.

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              sciaccagirl RE: michelle71 Apr 1, 2013 06:55 PM

              I recommend My Place by the Sea in Rockport on Bearskin Neck. The owners will work with you to make an evening special.
              http://www.myplacebythesea.com/

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                michelle71 RE: michelle71 Apr 2, 2013 04:51 AM

                Thanks for all the ideas. To srgoodman: I think they would be willing to travel, but I don't know how long of a trip that is? It looks like My Place by the Sea is Lovely (makes me jealous we don't have something like that here!). Maybe I will try that.

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