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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

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American, Seafood, Pub, Healthy
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3176 Main St, PO Box 1025, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings...
The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings "Great Food and Friendly Service" to Historic Rte. 6A. Open every day for lunch and dinner, we always serve fresh and if possible local food! We feature creative Cape Cod cuisine with a full menu of exciting appetizers, refreshing salads, and fabulous seafood, meat, and Italian specialty dishes.Try our popular thin crust pizzas or our award-winning grilled Tavern Burger! People also enjoy our fried seafood platters, Fruit of the Sea mixture served over a bed of tasty pasta, and our fresh homemade New England clam chowder. Our friendly servers can guide you through our menu if you need recommendations. We also a full selection of beer, wine, and other spirits to drink with your meal. Sit inside our rustic English-style pub tavern our outside on our spacious patio. We often have live music and offer many daily meal specials. Stop by today for a memorable meal in a relaxing setting!
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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A pleasant lunch

Very healthy and wholesome food, with a good variety. Something for almost everyone; I don't remember any vegan dishes. It's a bit upscale, but not at all stuffy. The wait staff was friendly, but not hovering.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Elisabeth B
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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English first
Williamstown, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very healthy and wholesome food, with a good variety. Something for almost everyone; I don't remember any vegan dishes. It's a bit upscale, but not at all stuffy. The wait staff was friendly, but not hovering.

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very diverse menu, with unusual choices for entrees and desserts. Excellent atmosphere and service. Would definitely eat here again.

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review about us here at the Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern. We are so glad you enjoyed the variety on the menu and the food! Cheers, susan finegold, owner More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Whenever my friend visits me on the Cape, we enjoy driving up and down Rte. 6A, browsing the various shops and restaurants along the way. The Barnstable Tavern was a great find!! We decided to dine outdoors. The setting was lovely. The food was delicious and the presentation was inviting. Judy came over immediately and took our drink order, which... More 

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

We too are happy you found us! So glad you enjoyed sitting outside on the patio in the garden area. It is the perfect setting for an outside meal! Judy and the staff look forward to your next visit! Cheers, susan finegold More 

Strongsville, Ohio
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a vary friendly and sharp looking eatery. The menu has a large range off offerings from steaks to seafood to duck and much more. Room for large parties or couples. I had the seafood chowder. It was fabulous. My wife ever the scallop lover had the scallops and loved them. This is a must stop for diner. .

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

We are so glad you stopped by and enjoyed your experience at the Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern. We look forward to serving you soon! Cheers, susan finegold, owner More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I ate here on the first night of our honeymoon. We were very pleased with this restaurant and would recommend it to anybody who is going through Barnstable. The food is pricey but well worth it. I would recommend eating the duck, which was phenomenal and came with delicious mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce.

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

We are thrilled we were able to serve you on your Honeymoon. Congratulations! We are so glad you made it here to the Barnstable Tavern and that you will have these lovely memories for years to come! cheers, susan More 

Darfur, Minnesota
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Enjoyed our dinner and our food was delish ~ staff were friendly and attentive to our needs ~ pleasant experience for us.

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

We are so glad that you made it to Historic Barnstable Village and that you enjoyed your experience. We are committed to "Great Food and Friendly Service" here at the Barnstable Tavern and it sounds like we hit it perfectly for you! cheers, susan More 

Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Poor service and mediocre food should make this a pass. It is a shame because the venue is attractive.

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

Hi .. I was sorry to see your review for two reason, #1 My husband and I would never want any of our customers to have the experience you had. #2 you were not very specific.. we have over 25 people who work in the front of the house so we are not clear who provided the poor service and... More 

Lehi, Utah
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was an enjoyable meal. We ate outside and chatted with the woman who was working in the garden--lovely flowers. We enjoyed our meals--nothing fancy, but they were very good.

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us and we are so glad you had a good time, cheers, susan More 

Hyannis
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A very basic bar/ menu item and the very worst we've ever had.....Not sure why an owner would opt to have the lowest quality of an easily obtained frozen commodity in a more upscale area...

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sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

We have a variety of appetizers ranging from Mussels served with a choice of red or white broth, Portuguese Rice Balls, Smoked Salmon with Potato Cake as well as eighty other items on our menu. The appetizer you mentioned is actually a Boneless Chicken Wing option with Pineapple Salsa and Caribbean BBQ sauce. I am sorry that you did not... More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were staying on Cape Cod for 3 nights and on recommendation of our hosts at the guest house we decide to eat here on one of the evenings. On arrival we chose to sit in the bar area and were seated in a booth. In comparison to other eateries we have been in this week it was fairly quiet... More 

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Additional Information about The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

Address: 3176 Main St, PO Box 1025, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
Phone Number: +1 508-362-2355
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3176 Main St, PO Box 1025, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-2355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings "Great Food and Friendly Service" to Historic Rte. 6A. Open every day for lunch and dinner, we always serve fresh and if possible local food! We feature creative Cape Cod cuisine with a full menu of exciting appetizers, refreshing salads, and fabulous seafood, meat, and Italian specialty dishes.Try our popular thin crust pizzas or our award-winning grilled Tavern Burger! People also enjoy our fried seafood platters, Fruit of the Sea mixture served over a bed of tasty pasta, and our fresh homemade New England clam chowder. Our friendly servers can guide you through our menu if you need recommendations. We also a full selection of beer, wine, and other spirits to drink with your meal. Sit inside our rustic English-style pub tavern our outside on our spacious patio. We often have live music and offer many daily meal specials. Stop by today for a memorable meal in a relaxing setting!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?