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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

3176 Main St, PO Box 1025, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Barnstable
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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!
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English first
Manchester, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We ate at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern the day after Thanksgiving. We were looking for a nice tavern experience after a day of driving and touring around Cape Cod. We did not have reservations but were able to get a table in the bar area at 7pm. Unfortunately, that was the last truly good experience we had. Our server... More 

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

I am so glad you enjoyed the chowder that you ordered. I will take your comments about our service and food to heart and use them for staff development. I am sorry you had the experience you did. People usually love our food and service. We hope that you will stop by the next time you visit, so we can... More 

South Dennis, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had dinner in the restaurant side last night. Food selection very rounded. Prices were varied. Quality and quantity amazing. Wait staff attentive, knowledgeable and freindly.

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Well, let me tell you, ALL restaurants on Cape Cod are extremely expensive!!!! And, I do not mind paying for a good meal but when most of them are mediocre it's discouraging. Barnstable was one of the best meals we had on the Cape. It was a little pricey but well worth coming here. The décor is quaint, very elegant... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Really enjoyed lunch here. Great ambience in the Tavern. The waitress was really helpful & recommended two lovely meals. Great menu, loads of options & good prices.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The atmosphere and service - a Monday lunch - were tops. I didn't expect much from a GF lunch but was surprised by an extensive GF menu (always reassuring) and then the chef blew me away with just the best gluten-free shrimp dish: fresh zucchini, spinach, carrots, peas, scallions and shrimp in a white wine and light cream. Wish I... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We were staying outside Boston and decided to drive down to Plymouth, then to Cape Cod. Found this wonderful restaurant on Trip Advisor. Reviews were good, but the actual experience far exceeded our expectations. This is a lovely restaurant and our food was superb. Our server, Ashley, was a true delight and really made our experience really enjoyable! Talking with... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Also part of a large tour group. I had the veggie pizza, which was very good. The waitstaff seemed to find customers annoying and it showed. I know it's a tough job but sometimes you just gotta fake the friendliness. Guess they didn't get the memo. Might go back, but it wouldn't be my favorite restaurant on the Cape.

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Kansas City, Missouri
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our B&B host recommended this restaurant and he was right. The service was very good and the fish (cod I believe for my wife was very good) I have the tortiglioni but it was excellent but it was too much I hated to let the server take it away. We also had a bottle of wine from their stock which... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were with a tour group. The meal was pre-arranged with salad, 3 entrée choices, bread and dessert. The cod fish was excellent. I think the staff did well to handle a group of 50 people; however, we did experience one disappointing episode. I'm only pointing this out because of several other reviews reflective of this....The staff was efficient, but... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very good special 3 course menu with a variety of choices. Located on main street in center of town.

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

So happy to hear you love all the choices on our menu! Thanks for taking time to leave us a review -- can't wait to have you back again soon. Sincerely, Susan Finegold, Owner 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, Healthy

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