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Academy Ocean Grille

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2 Academy Pl, Orleans, MA 02653-2522 (Route 28)
There is limited Public Transportation in our area.
508-240-1585
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Meal for a Fall Evening

My meal was delicious. Service and food were very good! As a single diner, they made me feel very comfortable and welcomed. The Sticky Toffee Pudding was over the top delicious!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
JMWoodcock
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East Windsor, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When the host finally took a break from his computer to acknowledge us... no need to say more on our first impression. Service was ok, the atmosphere didn't match the food - not sure if that makes sense. It felt stuffy, as if it was going to be a high end experience, but the food and service was just mediocre,... More 

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My meal was delicious. Service and food were very good! As a single diner, they made me feel very comfortable and welcomed. The Sticky Toffee Pudding was over the top delicious!!!

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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

1st time visiting the Cape. Had the Lobster Roll & Shrimp Po Boy. Both were excellent as were the house made sides. Lemon Cake as also very good. Service was great. Nothing to complain about except that we don't live closer...would have loved to try the dinner menu!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly with excellent service. We return here at least twice each summer. The sticky toffee pudding is wonderful.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Four of us stopped in for lunch on a week day. I haven't returned under this ownership in some time. Surprised to see the changes to the interior "design", very dark and drab. Dark purple walls, purple plastic tablecloths, grey carpeting, black furniture....ugh! They do have tables outside (on a main road) that are comfortable. Three of us ordered lobster... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very pleasant, very efficient, and the food is top-notch. Our Sole/blue crab and Halibut/lobster dishes were excellent. Tucked away from downtown, this restaurant is an eating gem. Every time we have eaten here [winter as well] the food has been remarkable.

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Pickering Ont.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've been eating fish and chips at all the restaurants on the Cape for the past two weeks, and they were the best at this restaurant. Although the portions look on the small side when the plate arrives, I was quite full when I finished. Was a very nice place to eat.

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Marlborough CT
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Not sure why the Academy Grill is not ranked any higher on this web site. We ate at several other restaurants in Orleans and we felt that this is where we had our best lunch of our vacation as well as our best dinner. My husband had the Academy swordfish and he thought it was among the best swordfish he... More 

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ORLEANS
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Academy Grille is a super friendly place with a very nice atmosphere inside and at the bar. The outside is a bit too close to the road for me, but some people like it. The small plates or tapas are all well done and can easily make a meal with a salad. The bartender makes great drinks and the lobster... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We found ourselves in Orleans and needed lunch. We found AOG on Open Table and decided to try it. It was a great idea. The food was excellent. Great varied menu. Excellent service. It's well worth a visit. Find it and try it. You won't be disappointed!

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Additional Information about Academy Ocean Grille

Address: 2 Academy Pl, Orleans, MA 02653-2522
Phone Number: 508-240-1585
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Academy Pl, Orleans, MA 02653-2522
    (Route 28)
  • Public Transportation: There is limited Public Transportation in our area.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: 508-240-1585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?