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21 Arlington Street, Hyannis Marina, Yarmouth, MA 02601
(508) 775-6433
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Too expensive

I have been coming here for many years and was always my "go to" place when I wanted a good meal, on the water at a reasonable price. I agree with the reviewer below that things have gone downhill. The food quality is decent, but for the prices there is not a value. $25 for a lobster roll, I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
mrskjs
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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been coming here for many years and was always my "go to" place when I wanted a good meal, on the water at a reasonable price. I agree with the reviewer below that things have gone downhill. The food quality is decent, but for the prices there is not a value. $25 for a lobster roll, I expect... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Once upon a time, say, ten and twenty years ago, Tug Boats was unbeatable for atmosphere and food. The atmosphere is still great (Hyansis Harbor), but the food pales. My sole, which is one of the most basic items you can prepare, was dry and not very fresh. No baked potatoes available (huh?) so I chose mashed, which were cold,... More 

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Outdoor seating was great! Their deck is covered with an awning which kept the hot sun at bay and the view from the deck onto the harbor was great. We had the fisherman's platter with generous portions and the lobster/shrimp mac & cheese, yummy! Prices are reasonable and service pleasant. Though we walked to the restaurant, we noticed that it... More 

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West Yarmouth
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The restaurant advertises as a casual waterfront dining but the prices are too high and food is poorly prepared. The water views are beautiful. The place has plastic chairs and tables and no table cloth. My tuna and risotto when came it was COLD and tuna was overcooked. The other two people's fish was also overcooked and dry. The Waitress... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My tuna was very good, my sangria was excellent and the view is beautiful. Our waitress was very slow. I finished one drink before my food came and didn't get another until I was almost done with my meal. Someone else delivered our food without a word and ran away and our waitress didn't check on us. It was a... More 

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Adams Basin, New York, United States
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our host was so excited to take us here, I feel bad not loving it the way he did. The atmosphere was wonderful overlooking the channel and all the amazing ships. However, the food was just okay and very pricey.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I always take out of town guests here to enjoy the outdoor patio seating on Hyannis Harbor. Tonight we had a lovely, personable waitress. All four of us enjoyed our entrees and appetizers. I am a frequent patron and have never been disappointed. The portions are HUGE.

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West Dennis, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We dined at Tugboats to mark a special day in our lives..........We had a wonderful experience! Our server, Meaghan, was great. The food was creatively prepared and cooked perfectly. The portions were large and a beautiful plate of seasonal veggies with rice or potatoes accompanied the meal. The tuna special was pure perfection, fresh and cooked as requested. The baked... More 

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Miami
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The food was delicious, nice portions, and the price was just right in this beautiful setting. Lobster was perfectly cooked, sweet potato fries crispy and delicious, blueberry New Hampshire beer brew highly recommended and views of hyannis harbor lovely. Husband and I had a great lunch here, a highlight of our trip. Servers were pleasant, helpful, and friendly. Recommended.

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Vermont
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We checked this out on a Wednesday for an early dinner and it did not disappoint! We stayed in South Yarmouth and this was only a short drive away with waterfront dining which there isn't much of in So. Yarmouth. Great Lobster roll here if you are a fan of them. Everyone enjoyed their meal and my son loved the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Arlington Street, Hyannis Marina, Yarmouth, MA 02601
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: (508) 775-6433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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