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89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
(508) 255-8144
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Foodies will love this place

So this place is has a very interesting ambience not found too often on Cape Cod. It's as if you having dinner in a house that offers high ceilings and light colors and an airiness about the place.Treat yourself to some pretty special culinary experiences. We started with the falafel appetizer and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
regent7
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Weston, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Greenfield, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food was clearly made to order, nothing made ahead. Polite, smart staff. Small with lovely ambiance. Clearly locals were there enjoying the bar and it had a positive energy. We shared appetizers that were all wonderful, spring rolls, falafels, soups. The wine selection is very good! Very unique menu!

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One of the finest restaurants on Cape Cod!!! Great food, great atmosphere, fantastic owner/chef....with a menu well beyond the ordinary...

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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a unique comfortable restaurant. The food is innovative and delicious. We usually sit at the bar and Hildy is friendly and frienly as the rest of the place. The Chef/Owner knows what his is doing! Have have many good meals there.

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Eastham, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Took friends with their sophisticate New York palates to Abba for dinner. We know it is awesome, fresh and cooked to perfection, but even our friends were so impressed; they said it was one of the finest, if not THE finest dinner they ever had. The atmosphere is as sophisticated as the food. Have never had a bad meal or... More 

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

ABBA provides a little romance and lots of fabulous innovative food. The staff is very attentive and helpful at choosing items on the menu. There is a touch of creative Thai to classic dinners such as rack of lamb and duck with touches of couscous, spices, and care.All this makes for a memorable evening. . Highly recommend this lovely little... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The menu is interesting and unique for the Cape--an interesting fusion of Thai and Israeli. Most dishes are tasty, especially the lobster pad thai. But, and this is a big but, the hostess and servers are often aloof. Less friendly than the typical Cape restaurant.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I ate here on our last night at the Cape. After having so many satisfying meals on our New England vacation, our experience in this restaurant turned out to be the best. I had the best Thai mussel dish and the grilled calamari with eggplant, while my husband had the risotto seafood. They were all beyond excellent!

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Weston, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

So this place is has a very interesting ambience not found too often on Cape Cod. It's as if you having dinner in a house that offers high ceilings and light colors and an airiness about the place.Treat yourself to some pretty special culinary experiences. We started with the falafel appetizer and the local Wellfleet oysters. Superb. I enjoyed a... More 

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Orleans, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Chef is creative and always puts together unusual flavors for a great meal. Restaurant is an older Cape Cod home that doesn't look like it houses an Israeli chef. But give it a try . You're in for a treat.

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York, ME.
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My spouse & I finally scored a reservation at Abba during our recent vacation on the Cape. We'd heard raves about the food.and unique it was; for seafood as far removed from the fried places, abba is an excellent choice. The broth of the seafood stew was light, creamy with a hint of coconut, perhaps. And delicately seasoned. My risotto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: (508) 255-8144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

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