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Black Cat Tavern

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165 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 508-778-1233
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our casual waterfront restaurant is located right on the docks of Hyannis...
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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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 249
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  • 112
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  • 57
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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Service and food could not get any better!

I have visited there twice. Once for lunch while awaiting the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and once while staying over in Hyannis. The food and service could not have been better. I think it is one of the best managed resturants I have been to in some time. I will send friends family and myself back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
lolapilar
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durango, co
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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durango, co
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have visited there twice. Once for lunch while awaiting the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and once while staying over in Hyannis. The food and service could not have been better. I think it is one of the best managed resturants I have been to in some time. I will send friends family and myself back over and over. The... More 

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

Thanks so much for coming in and for sharing such kind words about your experience. We really appreciate it! More 

dublin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 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.
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

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

Massachusets
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Blackcathyannis, Public Relations Manager at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this review

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

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 via mobile

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
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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"Classy & sassy"? We're honored! Thanks so much, 2kitty2 More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 165 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-778-1233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 43
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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.
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

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