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89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
(508) 255-8144
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Ranked #13 of 53 Restaurants in Orleans
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Thai
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Brewster, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I'll start by saying this - hands down the most creative and tasty food on the Cape! It was such a relief compared to all the standard fare at the typical dinner spots in this area. Yes, a few bits of decor are a little tired, but in all it is clean and enjoyable. Service was very attentive, and they... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My husband and I have been dining at ABBA for many years. It continues to be one of our favorites. It is located in a small "Cape" house, but the interior is very pretty with architectural details, pale peachy pink walls and paintings. There is some banquet style seating with silk cushions in lush tones which is very attractive and... More

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