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Yard Arm Restaurant

48 S Orleans Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2423
(508) 255-4840
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Ranked #30 of 54 Restaurants in Orleans
Price range: $0 - $8
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
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Columbus, Ohio
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is not fine dining but above average pub food. Service was efficient and friendly. They actually had some good wines. I had chicken piccata which at first seemed quite bland but was served with a lemon. At first I thought it was a garnish but realized the dish was lacking the lemon and squeezed it on and mixed it... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We needed a place to get a simple bite on our way to the Cape Cod beach. We didn't want anything too posh (tired of paying for $21 for a lobster roll). So, this place was perfect. True that most of the food is fried seafood (neither of which I am fond of), but the sandwich and soup I got... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had lunch here on two consecutive days. Sandwiches were very good. Excellent variety of beers. My wife liked the mixed drinks. They were very accommodating in allowing us to watch a game in the side room on the first day. Casual attire.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A casual, homey restaurant/bar with a very good good menu variety and above average quality. Burgers and fries...$8.95. Adding sides can jack up the bill, but the food and comfortable atmosphere is worth it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I ate there tonight, basically looking for a friendly atmosphere with good food. We split an appetizer of fried calamari which was tasty but could have been a little more crispy. My wife had the lobster roll for dinner and loved it - large chunks of meat and nicely prepared - but my stuffed shrimp was not... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Dated decor, noisy, not the cleanest, food ordinary…there are other places to spend your money. Our waitress brought the water glasses by carrying them with her fingers over the rim of the glasses and sticking in the water. YUCK! Then, she picked up a clean dish to bring to our table and stuck it under her armpit. We left.

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Riverside, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Every time we visit Orleans, we head to the Yardarm first. it has a real local hangout feel and the food is yummy and not too expensive. This time we had the chicken piccata with linguine, stuffed shells and the knockwurst platter - all were delicious. Service is always excellent. We'll be back!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Atmosphere is divey but food was good. Had a half outer/clam fried plate; enough for two ($25). Fresh fish great batter!! Fried chicken was good too! Coleslaw left me sad. Kind of funky and missing my beloved "tang". Server said they use an apple cider vinegar. My taster said "funky" cabbage....?? Service was abrupt and efficient. No chit chat but... More 

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Yard Arm with a party of six, were seated within 20 minutes or so. You can tell the is the place locals go, staff was very friendly, even one of the regulars started interacting with my grandson, great environment. All of were very happy with our meals, fish and chips, fish tacos to name a few. Drinks... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Ate here on 7/29/2014 with good friends. We were there about 7:30 and had to wait about 15 minutes. It is small, dark and noisy inside. I ordered the teriyaki steak tips which I believe were $15.95. We also ordered an app of the mozzarella sticks. They were the standard fare probably taken from a box in the freezer. They... More 

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Additional Information about Yard Arm Restaurant

Address: 48 S Orleans Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2423
Phone Number: (508) 255-4840
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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