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Dolphin Restaurant

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3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630
(508) 362-6610
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Barnstable Dolphin

Cozy place in a cozy village. Seafood is always good. Can get a little crowded especially in summer. Mostly locals

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
CPO25
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Cape Cod
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cape Cod
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cozy place in a cozy village. Seafood is always good. Can get a little crowded especially in summer. Mostly locals

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We came here for dinner Saturday night on 3/14/15. We were seated and ordered a bottle of wine while we looked at the menu. After we ordered the food took a long time to come out and it turned out to be cold, like it had been sitting out for awhile before the waitress brought it over. The waitress who... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I ate at the dolphin because it was close to where we were staying, and we are glad that we stumbled up on it. It was classy and laid back at the same time. Really good food/drinks and service. If we ever make it back to Barnstable, we will be back!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

mussels are the best. prices are good, friendly staff and convenient parking. have been there twice this month and plan to continue going.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a local meeting ground. The food is sometimes OK, sometimes not. The service is sometimes OK and sometimes not. The drinks are sometimes OK and sometimes not. They charge you different prices for the same drink depending on who is working. The kitchen doesn't care if you like the food or not. No one really cares if you... More 

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Bryan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had dinner here our first night at the suggestion of our innkeeper. The décor was sea shore, casual, and comfortable. The food was great. Crispy calamari, clam chowder and French onion soup, baked scallops (fabulous) and bread sole both served with fresh asparagus and outstanding mashed potatoes. Chocolate mousse impressive. Service was great although very slow. Had a lively... More 

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Ludlow, Ma.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Was really nice to visit off season, summers Dolphin is mobbed! Great food and service. Clam chowder is one of the best I've had. Good fresh fish. One of my favorites on the cape.

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Webster, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I saw the rating were good here.. How right it was.. The service of a 5 star with the feel and comfy of a casual to casual upscale .. The food was just perfect !!! The food was so great in fact, I could not have asked for Better. I has sword fish topped with a crusted orange topping then... More 

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

A quiet restaurant with excellent food. We were celebrating my wife birthday and couldn't get into a very good restaurant down cape so we opted for the Dolphin. While seafood is the prime entree I tried the Steak Au Poivre. It was excellent! My wife had scallops which pleased Her as well. Will go back.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We arrived in Cape Cod and decided to explore the area before we went to our Inn at Chatham. We stopped for lunch at the Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable. What a great find! An adorable little restaurant on Rt. 6 A right in Barnstable. We were seated right away. The waitress was very pleasant and professional. The food was excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: (508) 362-6610

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 26
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?