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453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3928
508-771-9700
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 118
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Option for Late Night

We showed up late (after nine) on a cold Tuesday evening. Great tapas menu which we discovered was half-price that night. Super friendly service. Tapas menu was a great option for a light meal before bed. Kitchen was cooperative given that we were the only ones ordering food at that hour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Steven K
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Boston
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hyannis, Massachusetts
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Want to get down! If you can feel that terminology then this must be a stop on your venture. Music, music, music and dance. Watch the crowd sway and swing until closing late. If you're a party animal then check this out. A must do!

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was our fourth visit and once again the atmosphere, service and food beyond reproach. We shared one cold (hummus, tabbouleh, tomato and basil)l and two hot Tapas (Kobe beef sliders and sea scallops) and actually felt as if we had consumed a huge meal. The hummus is prepared on site beginning w/dried chick peas (not canned) which makes a... More 

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Boston
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We showed up late (after nine) on a cold Tuesday evening. Great tapas menu which we discovered was half-price that night. Super friendly service. Tapas menu was a great option for a light meal before bed. Kitchen was cooperative given that we were the only ones ordering food at that hour.

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Revere, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Located in the heart of Main Street, Embargo is a great place to stop for excellent tapas and outstanding cocktails. It is also a great spot to sit outside and people watch as you dine. There are many cold and hot tapas dishes to choose from. On Tuesday, tapas is half price all night. Inside, the bar is a large... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the things that attracted me to this restaurant good cuisine and a great atmosphere. Every summer they organize great parties, but inside it very stuffy. I like to visit this place.

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New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The food was amazing! I decided to try something I've never had and it was delicious. The atmosphere was contemporary and the service was great.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Food was delicious and the service was excellent. We had a variety of sushi, tapas and pizza. The artichoke pizza was amazing. The jazz music provided for a great date night.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
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135 reviews 135 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Small bits or large, I cannot get enough of this place. The food is tremendous and I always look forward to my return.

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Waterford, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Lovely restaurant! Sat outside on a sunny day! Me and my friends all had a beef burger which was nice and the price was reasonable!

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Cape May nj
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

In hyannis off season and havent been here for maybe 10 years. What a change, tired Cape cafes have just about gone and new wave establishments that remind me more of hip holiday stops around Long Island or NJ shore. Embargo delivered great cocktails, fab food and trendy atmosphere. Top that with really good service. Its a winner!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3928
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: 508-771-9700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 13
  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am

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