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Friendly Fisherman's

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4580 Route 6, North Eastham, MA 02651
+1 508-255-6770
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We enjoyed a tasty lunch of lobster rolls and fries. Then, we went right next door to pick up fresh scallops, which we brought home and cooked later. The scallops were obviously quite fresh, local, and extremely good!

Thank IronmonkeyAtlanta
Latham, New York
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We often stop here on our way in to Truro when staying on the Cape. We find it to be casual and good choice for either eat-in or take-out. The lines are nowhere as long as other clam shacks such as Moby Dick's, despite the fact that the food and prices are very good.

Thank fitzfam51
North Eastham, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Friendly Fisherman is a family friendly, informal restaurant. It is semi-self serve. The food is what gives a great rating. Sumptious lobster rolls, and wonderful fried seafood

Thank mcl0ugh
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to the Cape since 2001. And we always had great memories of the Friendly Fisherman and the amazing lobster rolls. Well after not making it out to the Cape for several years we were really excited to get some of those rolls. The food was as good as we remembered. Lobster rolls were still overflowing with... More 

1 Thank Neal B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Okay. We placed order and counter clerk read back correctly. Came up wrong (but charge was correct for what we received, so did not overcharge us). Pick Up clerk told us to get back in very long Order line, didn't bother and just shared food. Fish sandwich was only okay. Husbands crab, shrimp and clam cakes were very good!

Thank Tripsforthree
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Unlike Arnold's, which doesn't serve baked fish for lunch, Friendly Fisherman's does. The option for the kind of fish changes, but on the day my family and I went, the two options were striped bass and flounder. I chose the flounder. The bread topping was light and flaky, and the portion of flounder was quite generous. The fish itself was... More 

1 Thank Allison L
Paxton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

My kids generally love mac'n cheese and both thought it was terrible! I caved to a purchase of a $4.25 hot dog. Just 1, no fries or chips. The ice tea had no ice! I gave 3 rating bc the salads and swordfish were very good. And, there's small play area to entertain kids. Sword fish tacos were good but... More 

Thank Rebecca1266
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360 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Staying in the area for a few days and wanted to try some whole belly clams. Arnold's is known for them, but we passed by the Friendly Fisherman and decided to give them a try. We were not disappointed. Fresh Whole belly clams, fried perfectly. Very tender and tasty. A bit pricey but that is not a surprise considering. Definitely... More 

1 Thank Thomas K
Eastham, Massachusetts
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189 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

It's simply lobster. (Large chunks, not pieces of legs) little mayo on a little bit of iceberg lettuce in a roll. It's the way lobster rolls should be made everywhere, we'll done! Some other places on the Cape (and elsewhere) use some large pieces mixed with a lot of small filler, celery, parsely, etc. Friendly Fisherman's is most traditional and... More 

1 Thank Mike S
Bristol, Virginia
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2016

The Friendly Fisherman is an unassuming collection of small buildings near Highway 6 on the road to Provincetown. There is a store selling fresh seafood,produce and other items. The restaurant is no frills--you order at a counter, wait at picnic tables until your order is ready. The wait is not long, but the food is great. I had fried shrimp:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4580 Route 6, North Eastham, MA 02651
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  North Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-6770
Casual outdoor dining serving the freshest local seafood available. We also cater to Landlubbers with chicken, burgers and hot dogs, and fresh Garden, Greek or Caesar salads. There's a small playground for the kids. BYOB Enjoy!

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