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The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge

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14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
(508) 888-8889
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great canal views

We decided to go to lunch on a sunny Cape Cod day. As a year round resident I was thrilled to find a place I want to go back to! We were seated along what appears to have been a wraparound porch that is now enclosed as part of the dining space. The view out the window was terrific. Even... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
CapeCodJudie
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Cape Cod
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Cape Cod
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We decided to go to lunch on a sunny Cape Cod day. As a year round resident I was thrilled to find a place I want to go back to! We were seated along what appears to have been a wraparound porch that is now enclosed as part of the dining space. The view out the window was terrific. Even... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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147 reviews 147 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We wanted to eat local this Easter and made a reservation for the prix fixe at Pilot House (former Aqua Grill). When we arrived, the manager looked and looked for our reservation (made online) and finally found it. We were seating in Mark's area and he was our server, very polite, friendly and welcoming. We ordered wine and, after reviewing... More 

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worcester,ma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We are regulars at the Pilot house sister restaurant , the Quarter Deck, but we had never tried the Pilot house. We happened to be in Sandwich , just down the street and decided to stop in for lunch. It was just as good as the Quarter Deck. I had a delicious goat cheese , pear and duck confit salad,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had dinner with friends for the first time here last week. Not too busy, but it took me getting up and asking the hostess if she could send our waitress over after 25 minutes to get somebody to wait on us. When Lorraine finally arrived 5 minutes later we received no apology. Further, I asked for the crab salad listed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

First time at this restaurant. Went with a friend who frequents this restaurant. Best lobster bisque I have ever had...full of lobster!!!

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

The clams casino was really good. We just sat at the bar, but the dining room is really pretty. Nice location also. Summer would be a better time to visit here.

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I made reservations for 6:30 on Valentines. Due to snow, the place was quiet. After seating we were informed one of the 3 specials was sold out. Really? At 6:30 when they were slow? Service was typically slow as in previous visits. Dinner arrived to find my vegetable on my wifes plate. Baked potato was cold and... More 

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Avon, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I got in one more getaway before the end of the year to Sandwich Mass. Had a great time and on our way home, stopped at the Pilot House. My wife and brother in-law had been there several times, and raved about it. What a great atmosphere, view, bar, and the food is great and really nicely... More 

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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Again we stopped by to the place we Loved so much two months ago. The care they are showing is so much why we and so many people come here. The views are great BUT the FOOD is what people come for. The style is "Cape Cod Fresh" but this is the whole package . Great food with Great service;... More 

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Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Oh god , do I love their swordfish ! They have a great reasonably priced menu ,and a nice view of cape cod canal . You may also watch the fishermen going about their business . My wife enjoys several of their entrees . Only one waitress to avoid , most are very good and the waiter is excellent !... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: (508) 888-8889

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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