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Glass Onion

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37 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 540-3730
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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  • 227
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food Puzzling Service

First and foremost the food is worth the trip. We had two different fish entrees that were perfectly cooked, perfectly presented and very tasty. The service however was quite puzzling and alternated from hovering to being completely ignored. The wait staff's presence and availability seemed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Pelican1490
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

First and foremost the food is worth the trip. We had two different fish entrees that were perfectly cooked, perfectly presented and very tasty. The service however was quite puzzling and alternated from hovering to being completely ignored. The wait staff's presence and availability seemed inversely proportional to our actual needs. Some of the puzzling aspects - my companion's water... More 

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Somerset, ma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The meal at this restaurant reminded me very much of restaurant eating in France. I ate much slower than my usual rapid (and undesirable) pace because I wanted to savor the taste of each bite. I didn't check the menu carefully for the full identity of the side items so I wasn't completely sure exactly what some of them were,... More 

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North Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We have been here twice.... the first time was with friends and it was a bit difficult because even with 8 pm reservations we waited until 8.45. Unfortunately there was no comfortable place to wait. They need a nice bar. The food was good the server was excellent and the cost was good but it was not a good place... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The staff are superb, the food is simply delicious. They use very fresh ingredients, even the salad greens are grown less than 10 miles away, year round. We've dined here a few times, and each time is an absolute treat. The décor is pleasing, and the wine selections are quite nice.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I don't know how a Fish store topped this restaurant for the 2nd best restaurant and how a bakery beat this, too - this is the best restaurant in town. Yes, the others are good but they do not qualify, in my book, as a restaurant where you get service, and choices and meals. The Glass Onion has excellent service,... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed at the Inn on the Square, just across the street from the Glass Onion.The person at the hotel desk mentioned that many of their guests who dined at the Glass Onion liked it. We made sure to get there soon after 5:30pm, to ensure that we get a place. Good decision... since soon after the place got filled... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A welcoming place on a cold night: warm smiles, great service, good wine, and fine food. Strongly recommended.

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Hampden, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed at the Palmer House Inn this past weekend. This fantastic restaurant was just around the corner. Each course was special as was the service. We will return there again when we return to Falmouth.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This restaurant was highly recommended, and did not disappoint. For our last night of our honeymoon, we were thrilled to dine at such a lovely restaurant. Our server, Chris, was absolutely wonderful, and the meal was Exquisitely delicious.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First, we live in Falmouth and we love coming here… often. The wait staff is professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. The food is continually outstanding. Andrew was our server this time, and as always… wonderful and attentive. (All the servers are delightful) The amuse bouche is a delicious morsel that the chef sends out to tease your taste buds! My appetizer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: (508) 540-3730

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?