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All 56 South Yarmouth Restaurants

Riverway Lobster House

1338 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
(508) 398-2172
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
West Dennis, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The early birds here are the best on the cape. three courses include soup or salad, main course, dessert and coffee.

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Whitman, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant that accepted cape cod gift cards and stumbled upon this jewel. We were seated in a very large bar/restaurant. The server was very good and didn't rush us at all. We devoured the twin boiled lobster dinners which came with warm rolls, salad and choice of potato! The lobster was sweet and delicious. We... More 

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Elkhorn, Nebraska
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I loved the warm and cozy bar in the Riverway Lobster House that is frequented by locals year around. Very relaxed and friendly. The menu had a great selection of sea food dishes, with generous portions and very tasty. Service was prompt and efficient. A very good value for relaxed fine dining.

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This restaurant has a great ambience and the service is excellent. We have been there several times and sometimes the food is good but other times, not so good. This past Saturday evening, it was not so good. My husband ordered Fish and Chips and said the fish had no flavor and the fish was undercooked. My Pot Roast Dinner... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My lobster and crab chowder tasted ok at the time, however I threw up for about an hour afterwards – felt fine when I’d got rid of it all. I mentioned this the next day to a shopkeeper in Hyannis and she said there were no good restaurants in South Yarmouth. However the experience put me off eating shellfish for... More 

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Bottmingen, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had a really good seafood dinner here. The dishes were close to perfection, and even the wine was good according to European taste. The decoration is tasteful, and the service was as professional as friendly. Prices are appropriate

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It’s always difficult trying to find a table in the early evening, as everyone seems to eat early in Cape Cod. I advise that you book whenever you want to eat out but we were lucky to get a table here without a reservation. It is a big, busy restaurant and has a nice atmosphere and it was full by... More 

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Estero, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My Mother and I traveled New England for 8 days and ate here. What a great menu and the food was fantastic! They also don't skimp on the adult beverages!

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Hartford, CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The atmosphere was pleasant especially if you enjoy the piano which starts at 6 pm. Early bird specials are generous as well as flavorful. It was a complete meal including dessert & coffee. I highly recommend the applw crisp! Unlike some places there are many choices on the menu. Both times we were there the service was excellant.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Riverway was our second choice but it worked out just fine. Our first choice (admittedly, no reservation) gave us a 2+ hour wait estimate. Riverway told us 30 minutes and had us seated in 15. Baked stuff sole was a little over-toasted but very tasty. Everything else was good. Love the old fashioned desserts; I had the grapenut custard. Well-attended... More 

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Additional Information about Riverway Lobster House

Address: 1338 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Phone Number: (508) 398-2172
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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