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Moonakis Cafe

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460 Waquoit Hwy, Falmouth, MA 02536-5515
508-457-9630
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious breakfast, come early or be prepared to wait!

We enjoyed our breakfast at Moonakis. The servings were huge, could easily feed 2 people with creative dishes with a Cape Cod flair. One bubble off for a server who was a bit snippy, perhaps she was just having a bad day, and inability to make substitutions on the platters (such as a pancake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
C.C.Mom
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Chevy Chase, MD
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Chevy Chase, MD
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our breakfast at Moonakis. The servings were huge, could easily feed 2 people with creative dishes with a Cape Cod flair. One bubble off for a server who was a bit snippy, perhaps she was just having a bad day, and inability to make substitutions on the platters (such as a pancake instead of toast). Try the Portugese... More 

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Canandaigua, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I love Moonakis Cafe for so many reasons. The incredible menu, the terrific coffee that is refilled abundantly, and the best servers around. I visit the Cape once or twice a year, and I never leave without stopping by Moonakis. Order off the menu for traditional fare or stick to the specials if you want something that is a bit... More 

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good food: both basic breakfast fare and more Cape Cod specific (i.e. Lobster omelets). Extensive menu with lots of options for kids. Good prices. But there were unexplained delays in service and it did get crowded.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Moonakis has a great menu with creative options especially on the special's board. The atmosphere is nothing fancy - just a one room diner with small tables and a sit-in counter. If there is a wait, you will have to wait outside with just one bench for a long line. It can be a long, hot wait in summer if... More 

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Cortland, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great food, imaginative and fun. Place is small and can be pretty noisy. Always a wait, so prepare for that. No credit cards...wait staff, despite working their tails off, was friendly and made breakfast better. Many blackboard specials.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We eat here every Sunday after Mass and have done for the last 15 plus years. It is always busy but worth the wait. The food is served hot and plentiful and the friendly staff keep your coffee cup full and always have a smile on their faces.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A dear friend some years ago suggested Moonakis for breakfast and we were floored. Just haven't been on Cape Cod often over the recent past. However, a family member recently purchased a home in Falmouth, we stayed over this past weekend and Moonakis came to mind. Pleased to report that all is well, very well with this gem of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great local breakfast and lunch place but bring cash as they do not accept any credit or debit cards.Go early as the line is often out into the parking lot.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Excellent breakfast of lobster eggs benedict and lobster spinach boursin omelette. A long specials menu makes it an easy place to return to. It is a busy place but it is worth a short wait. Our party of two was seated within 5 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We happen to miss our ferry to MV and wanted to find a breakfast spot. We found Moonakis. Great food, friendly staff. Would definitely return next trip.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 460 Waquoit Hwy, Falmouth, MA 02536-5515
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 508-457-9630

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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