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89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
(508) 255-8144
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Ranked #14 of 54 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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Sharon, MA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ate here recently for a special occasion and were disappointed with our experience -- neither the food nor the service lived up to the advance hype or to the prices charged. After sampling a very ordinary bread basket, we shared an Israeli salad that barely had any of the advertised Israeli couscous in it. While our King Salmon entree... More

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Fairway, Kansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were referred to this restaurant by the Inn keepers where we were staying. We really appreciated the referral but we were greatly disappointed and probably would not return. You could tell that at one time this place was "flying high", but at this point, the "flame seems to be flickering a bit". When we arrived, we noticed that regardless... More

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PA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Abba has been a favorite Lower Cape stop for a dozen years now, and most times we have really enjoyed the food, drinks, and service, though service has been variable. Based upon our visit in July 2014, Abba is beginning to feel a little tired. The menu remains pretty much the same as it has been for several years, with... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a great dinner the food was delicious and the waiter was very friendly. We had inside seating because it was raining on the Cape for the entire weekend we were there.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The decor is very pink, and the parking is limited. Tables are tightly packed together. The waiter was a little overwhelmed and seemed to be running around a lot looking stressed, but it did not take an unusually long time to get our food. I expected more middle eastern choices given the reputation, which was not really the case. The... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Abba has been our go-to place on the outer Cape since it opened several years ago. At the time it was unique and innovative, not stuffy like some of the other high end restaurants in the area. The infusion of Middle Eastern and Asian flavors with local seafood was delightful for many years. But, alas, after our visit this year,... More

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After being closed last year, It has reopened. They still serve one of the best Pad Thai dishes you will have anywhere. Great service, friendly staff, not noisy so you can still have a conversation with people at your table. If you try it you won't be disapointed.

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Boston
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My hopes were high for this restaurant after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. But after a terrible experience here I can't understand the strong reviews others have written. My party of four (which included a professional chef) found the food average (and well below average when considering the $35/entree pricing) and the service mediocre. Two of us had the lamp... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We enjoyed the scallops and the lobster & shrimp Pad Thai quite a bit. Although the portion was on the smaller side, there was plenty of lobster! The spring roll appetizer was delightful. The service did not match the food quality as we were waiting quite a bit during the meal.

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Sarasota, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with great service. The menu is a Thai Israeli fusion. The menu options are not your standard fare, but everything I have had there over the years has been excellent. If you are willing try things out of the ordinary this is the place to go. My wife always has the Pad Thai. I work the menu. I... More

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

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