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Tugboats Incorporated

Arlington St, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-6433
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Ranked #50 of 168 restaurants in Hyannis
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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107 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
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English first
Edmond, Oklahoma
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

2nd visit to Tugboats. Location is great. Wonderful view of Hyannis Marina. Went with a party of 8 friends and we had to wait about 30 minutes (not bad at all), but went over to the bar overlooking the water and it was great. Our dinner seating was on the patio with a great breeze (ladies might want to bring... More

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were searching for a water view restaurant to take our elderly Mom. Well the food was good, however, the handicap ramp was in poor condition ( we even suggested to the hostess that the boards needed to be repaired) and the handicap outdoor deck overlooks the parking area. The other deck had a better view. We also had to... More

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98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Just returned from a business trip in Hyannis that had myself and several colleagues eat dinner at Tugboats. We had reservations and we were quickly greeted and seated, with options for outside or inside. The service was quick and prompt, but not rushed. Drink orders were taken and quickly returned and both a regular menu and specials menu were presented... More

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Only a 5 minute walk from the Steamship Authority terminal and well worth it. This is the best waterfront dining location in Hyannis. A little pricey but view makes up for this. If you drive their is free valet parking.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a great seafood selection. Onion ring appiztier is huge and enough for a meal; homemade batter. Only downside to eating outside was little black bugs kept getting stuck in my salad and had to use knife to dig them out. I seemed to be the only one at the table that noticed though.

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West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Great setting on and views of Hyannis Harbor. Good, sound work on the fryer producing clean and crisp fried fish and clams, yet rather high on the price side. Not sure the premium paid for the view substantiates the price points. Drinks are watery. Not wanting french fries, I asked for onion rings. I was told rather rudely that there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Right on the water. Friendly staff. Good seafood. Onion rings the best. Drinks were good too.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Food and service were great! We ate outside! We ate outside on the deck watching all the boats. It was fun! We had fish taco and blackened tuna. Both were really good! Definitely recommend!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

As the setting is amazing, some service concerns can be overlooked, however the food quality still needs to be top notch! While our onion rings were hot and amazing as usual, my spouses lobster roll contained too much mayonnaise and my cheeseburger was cooked well past medium. We enjoyed our meal but the view provided the majority of the enjoyment.

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East Haven
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100 reviews 100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

From the parking lot, the restaurant looks a bit sketchy, but once up the stairs and into the dining room, it's much better. Tugboats is right on the harbor, so the view is outstanding. The temperature was in the mid-forties, but we sat outdoors on the deck on plastic lawn chairs. The area was enclosed with sheets of translucent plastic... More

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