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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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 231
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 20
    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
The Glass Onion never disappoints.

I had the pleasure of eating at The Glass Onion twice this summer with my husband's family and I have to say this restaurant is exceptional. I highly recommend trying to make a reservation or getting to the restaurant right before it opens if going for dinner. Both times, I had the corn chowder as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Adriana F
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Sparta, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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309 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cape Cod
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's off season on Cape Cod and we showed up at 6 pm to get a table for 2...early right? When we heard it was an hour and a half wait we just left. I'm just not sure why they can't figure out how to take reservations. We won't chance it again as we have no desire to eat dinner... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had the pleasure of eating at The Glass Onion twice this summer with my husband's family and I have to say this restaurant is exceptional. I highly recommend trying to make a reservation or getting to the restaurant right before it opens if going for dinner. Both times, I had the corn chowder as an appetizer and loved it!... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was very impressed with this classy restaurant. I will go back again ! The dessert was the perfect finish on an unbelievably great meal.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had eaten here a few years ago and were thrilled to find everything is as just as wonderful now. Excellent wine list, innovative appetizers and entries, and attentive but not obtrusive wait staff. A lovely escape for a cold winter's night.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Glass Onion is expensive but well worth it. It is minimally but tastefully decorated and the service is wonderful. The lobster in phylo appetizer is spectacular. Often there is a wait during summer months but there is a comfortable screened porch .

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One way to beat the crowds that flock to this restaurant each summer...visit midweek in February to celebrate your special occasion. For my wife and I this meant a short drive to celebrate our anniversary (#41 but who's counting?) Let me start out by stating this was one of the best dining experiences that I can remember. From the warm... More 

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Fla
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Glass Onion is quite simply ethereal......HOWEVER, it distresses me as an avid followerer of trip advisor that you have rated a bakery (which is unbelievable) and a fish market as restaurants. The amount of work that is involved in running a restaurant of the Glass Onions caliber is extensive. The Glass Onion is definitely the best restaurant in Falmouth... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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?