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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 52 Restaurants in Orleans
Price range: $0 - $8
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Connecticut
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Vermont
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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38 reviews 38 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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austin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 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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Inverness, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place has good food and offers a bit of a change from the Standard Cape Cod pricey seafood. Play change-up and go here for a great little specials list with good prices, i.e.: Manicotti with homemade marinara sauce for $10, etc. Hamburgers, pasta, seafood, steak tips, etc. All is pretty well done and prices are very reasonable. Good for... More

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Syracuse, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It took forever for us to get our food. We had 3 little kids so that was a nightmare. The place was very dark, I would have liked somewhere that was brighter for vacation and the food was OK

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