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Joe's Beach Road Bar & Grille at the Barley Neck Inn

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5 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02643
508-255-0212
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We have a fantastic restaurant, voted one of the top ten on Cape Cod by...
We have a fantastic restaurant, voted one of the top ten on Cape Cod by Yankee Magazine, applauded by the Boston Globe and by USA Today. The four intimate dining rooms are housed in our 1868 Sea Captain's home. The original attached barn houses our casual dining and entertainment spot, Joe's Beach Road Bar & Grille. We are renowned for our selection of top shelf cocktails and value priced wines. All of our dining rooms are equipped for connection to any audio visual or electronic communications equipment required.
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Good for:
Large groups
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
Seems liike they improved their menu

Don't get lost along the way. The road to Joe's can be a little tricky particularly at night. Had dinner here last night with a group of friends (14 in all). We were on our way to a play at the Orleans Academy Playhouse and the staff was very accommodating regarding our need to not miss opening... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
ThirdStarToTheRight
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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Don't get lost along the way. The road to Joe's can be a little tricky particularly at night. Had dinner here last night with a group of friends (14 in all). We were on our way to a play at the Orleans Academy Playhouse and the staff was very accommodating regarding our need to not miss opening curtain. While we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great choice on the small plates section didn't allow me to go any farther down the menu. The clam chowder came as described with a smooth blend of clams, taters and smoked bacon. Golden beet salad was also spot on. Fish tacos bigger than I expected but the fish so good I didn't mind the quantity. But then my friend... More 

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Tokyo
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Had a meal of 'small plates' during a visit in January, 2015. Tried some soup, fried food, salad, the tuna poke and dessert. Great place for a meal and visit. The server was knowledgeable of the menu, the bus boy was attentive to our needs, and the atmosphere very welcoming. Worth a return visit.

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was our 1st visit to Cape Cod for a short vacation. We decided to go off season just to avoid the crowds and enjoy the Atlantic coast in early fall. We decided to try Joe's based on some local reviews and we very very pleased with both the service and quality of the food. Our server was a pleasant... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I loved the heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad as an appetizer and then I had the most delicious steak tips as a main course which was the perfect size meal for me. My husband had the grilled swordfish; it was perfectly cooked, a good size and came with these great crispy green beans. The service was attentive and I loved... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was a fabulous choice for restaurant week Oct. 2014! The highlights were the kale salad, roasted salmon, duck breast, seared tuna, creme brûlée, and bread pudding. The food was prepared so well with wonderful flavors. We ate too much. It was an excellent value.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Staying at the Ships Knees Inn in East Orleans on a very rainy night and looking for something close, we took a ride up the road to Joe's. WOW!! Starting with the half price wine deal, followed by delicious warm rolls with herbed butter, then delicious chowder and wedge salad....we were impressed! I had the beef tips appetizer with horseradish... More 

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New Smyrna, FL
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95 reviews 95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was our first visit since the new menu was put in place. We travel annually to Cape Cod and every year for the last many, one of our eat-outs has been at Joe's. We miss the old menu, which felt more like it belonged in a pub-like atmosphere on Cape Cod -- which the restaurant is. The new one... More 

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Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Joe's Beach Road Bar & Grille at the Barley Neck Inn, responded to this review

We are not just a pub, and have never been just a pub as we have two dining rooms in addition to the bar room. We still have the "pub" fare such as chicken wings, a great burger, delicious fish and chips, and pizzas. Please let us know what you are missing from the old menu. Info@barleyneck.com More 

Harwich, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We've been going to Joe's for over fifteen years, and every visit is terrific. The food quality is excellent across a range of selections from creative new menu items to the basics of burgers and casual selections. The quality of food is exceeded only by the friendliness of staff and the graciousness of hospitality shown by owners Joe and Kathi,... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stopped in for dinner after a long day in the road. Pleasantly surprised by the large selection and diverse menu. The swordfish was fresh, tender, and the best I've ever had!! Extensive wine list too. Hopping place with live music too!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: 508-255-0212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

We have a fantastic restaurant, voted one of the top ten on Cape Cod by Yankee Magazine, applauded by the Boston Globe and by USA Today. The four intimate dining rooms are housed in our 1868 Sea Captain's home. The original attached barn houses our casual dining and entertainment spot, Joe's Beach Road Bar & Grille. We are renowned for our selection of top shelf cocktails and value priced wines. All of our dining rooms are equipped for connection to any audio visual or electronic communications equipment required.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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