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Tugboats Incorporated

Arlington St, Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-6433
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Ranked #63 of 177 Restaurants in Hyannis
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Detroit, MI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We drove from Delaware to visit Tugboats so that my wife could experience their lobster bisque. When we got there we were surprised to see a sign saying they were closed for the season. My mistake, I know, but still disappointing. We ended up going to the Black Cat and had a great lunch before traveling on to Boston.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Food here used to be excellent but not any more. Entirely mediocre seafood plates with the now to be expected $25 price at lunch. Too bad, some years ago I had the best twin baked stuffed lobsters I have ever eaten.

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Garth the bartender is a gracious bartender. When my wife requested a drink not in his repertoire, he googled it and made it to perfection. Nice guy to boot! The fried fishermans' platter not only had great seafood but the oil was fresh. After all, no amount of fresh seafood would be tasty if cooked in tired frying oil. Pretty... More 

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Easthampton MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Tugboats was recommended to us by locals. Tugboats is not inexpensive but the amount, quality and preparation of the cuisine is well worth the money, The sunset view from the terrace is breathtaking. The onion rings are plentiful and perfectly prepared for crispness and no grease. The dinner selections are prepared to your taste. Our Server Roger did an outstanding... More 

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Brampton, Ontario
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As I heard another reviewer comment Tugboats have the great veiws and they know it. As much as I would agree with this statement I believe the varied experiences noted here are due to the attitude of one or more of the servers in the restaurant. We arrived just before sunset and were able to get a table out on... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The bar at Tugboats offers the best water view of Hyannis Harbour. They have added 3 new draught offerings as of September 2014: Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA, Shipyard Pumpkinhead and Sea Dig Sunfish. This is in addition to Yuengling Lager and Stella Artois.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was fair to good. Waitstaff average. When asked for a recomendation our server seemed like she never tried the food. But what makes this place special is sitting outside overlooking Hyannis Harbour. At night its Magical.

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montreal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Tugboat is a favorite restaurant. The meals are generally good, and come fast when ordered. Therefore, if you order an entry, changes are that the main course will arrive a few minutes after. Service is friendly, the food is fine. Nothing unexpected, but the charm is really to be able to sit outside on the deck, see the boats pass... More 

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New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have been to Tugboats many summers when we have been on the Cape and look forward to going back year after year. The location is great and we love to sit outside and enjoy the ferries, yachts, and other boats while we eat. This year was no different, we still love Tugboats. We enjoyed the O-rings which are served... More 

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Detroit, MI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Warning, Tugboat's lobster bisque will ruin it everywhere else! I have gone back several times! Simply the best!

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Additional Information about Tugboats Incorporated

Address: Arlington St, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone Number: (508) 775-6433
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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