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Black Cat Tavern

165 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 508-778-1233
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Ranked #24 of 177 Restaurants in Hyannis
Price range: $11 - $43
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our casual waterfront restaurant is located right on the docks of Hyannis Harbor across from the Hy-Line ferries. Dine inside, where the look is all about classic seaside style, or outside on our heated patio while watching the boats sail in and out of the harbor. The menu features everything from thick, juicy burgers and garden-fresh salads to fresh native seafood and prime beef. Visit the Black Cat Tavern, year-round favorite among locals and visitors alike. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch with entertainment four nights a week in the lounge. Plenty of free parking with valet service offered for your convenience.
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dublin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We were a party of nine who came here because one of our party used to work here and was keen to return as a customer. The manager (owner?) barely acknowledged his returning waitress and did not greet our table or any other table as far as I could see, he seemed only interested in turning the table over as... More 

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Blackcathyannis, Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Black Cat Tavern and for sharing your thoughts. We appreciate your feedback. More 

Kingwood, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Service and meal were good. A year round restaurant. They seem to truly want you to have a nice experience there.

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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us in October. So glad you enjoyed it! More 

Ludlow, Ma.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very nice restaurant, typical new england fare pretty well done. Service was good, right down by the harbor. Would return for sure.

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Thanks for coming in - so glad you enjoyed it, SoxFan! More 

Massachusets
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A nice place even when crowded. Very costly. One of the best and costliest in Hyannis. Seafood and mixed drinks dinning and bar nice.

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So glad you enjoyed your food. Thank you! More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was here for business and wanted a different place to eat, Black Cat came highly recommended and I'm glad I went. They had Stella on tap, I tried Scrod and it was really good and the bacon wrapped scallops were AWESOME!

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Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your visit and your "awesome" scallops! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

good food, nice menu and good service.there was a local folk group playing good atmosphere,decor e was good.

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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for coming. So glad you enjoyed the entertainment! More 

Berkshires
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Welcoming atmosphere, great food, delicious clam chowder, very enjoyable meal. A bit pricey, but this was a birthday celebration.

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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your dinner, Freeflyer. Thank you for visiting us on such a special occasion! More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Superb night spent here on our final evening in Hyannis! Lovely location opposite the port, great menu! And the staff were very attentive. Can't wait to get back to Hyannis and Black Cat Tavern!

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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words and thanks for making us a part of your vacation! More 

Canyon Lake, California
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The lobster salad is the best with the wedge wow can't get better and the fried combo plate light and flakey great place classy n sassy

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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

"Classy & sassy"? We're honored! Thanks so much, 2kitty2 More 

USA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had dinner here twice. First night in the bar and second in the dining room. This is a slick operation and they own other restaurants in town. The food and service were good which is why we went back a second time. Quite a few places were closed in October.

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Additional Information about Black Cat Tavern

Address: 165 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone Number: +1 508-778-1233
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 43
Cuisine: American

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