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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

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3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Bridgewater MA
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135 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is great, service was great, food was so so. They had a three course which I took advantage of for 19.99. I told my cousin have my dessert no problem. We were going on a ghost tour which was amazing so the waitress sated us immediately and waited on us shortly. All three of of have been in... More 

Thank katlat29
Clarksville, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3 of us made a 6:30 reservation for Saturday night. After being seated our assigned waitress was prompt in coming to our table. She was efficient but not friendly. The food was very, very good and the portiions large. I would return here again but hope I get a friendlier server.

Thank karen21029
VA Beach
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were traveling Cape Cod and stopped here for a late lunch on Wednesday, October 5th. Our server, Julie, truly made our visit memorable. We had appetizers (pot stickers and egg rolls - very fresh) and drinks in the pub area with such an inviting atmosphere. We would return here should we be in the area again... More 

Thank ItsTheJourney
Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice in 3 days because the service and welcome was warm and friendly. Our meals were very good and good wholesome food and we would certainly recommend this restaurant.

Thank DC319
Mill Valley, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is friendly, menu is diverse, atmosphere is historic. Can't do Better than that. Ate there twice. Food was consistent and delicious. Salads were innovative and modern. Fried clams were the best on the Cape, and Ive been eaten them for my whole life. So tender. Woke up the next day wanting another of their Pizza.

Thank Marie P
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the Tavern is great..within walking distance of a nice area in Barnstable. The food here (I went during lunch) was good and the prices were what I consider to be fair. The Service was a bit slow and our waitress was not very personable..she never came back to see if we needed anything else and brought the... More 

Thank Orion919
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We had reservations for 5:30pm only one other table occupied in dining room. We waited 15 minutes no one came to table. Finally went to the hostess and said we would like some service. Finally a waitress came over and took our drink order. she took our order and then we waited for 45minutes for it to come. Once received... More 

Thank Dianne W
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Mike.. I personally spoke with you on the phone regarding your experience. I was deeply sorry, apologized and sent you a gift certificate. Customers actually love our Cape Cod Reuben it has been on the menu for over 12 years, and am sorry you did not care for it. It was a busy night for us and it does... More 

New Kent, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Looking for a lighter dinner this is a good place to visit. The outside seating would be a good choice, inside its a little bland. Service was pretty fast, although inside had few patrons. MY beef burger was very good, medium rare, a little crunch outside, moist inside. The fries were also cooked just right, outer crusty inside smooth; nicely... More 

Thank John H
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

HI John.. thanks for dining at the Tavern and sharing your thoughts. We are so glad you sat on the patio, it's our one of the best kept secrets around. We keep the wine list simple, but we do a monthly wine dinner for our wine afficionado fans that is a five course dinner which features five wines paired with... More 

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in historic Barnstable village. Great location. Hostess tonight was rude and insisted that we didn't have a reservation when I knew we did. Then, being disabled I asked for a table and was told " I know table with 4 chairs".. Dining room was not crowded and there were several tables. Waitress was nice but harried because... More 

Thank blboopster
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

blboopster: I am so sorry to hear about your experience here at the Tavern. Sounds like nothing went right for you that night and for that I am soooo sorry. I always use reviews for training and development whether review is good or bad, so thank you for letting us know of your experience. Just so you know, we actually... More 

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I bring my guests here all the time. Huge, varied menu incl. kids options. On nice days, I like outside under the umbrellas in the patio. Great for watching the people and action on the street. Exc. drinks including craft beer selection and adequate wine list. The staff is very clean cut, courteous and most helpful.

Thank Michael L
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this review

Michael: Thanks for taking the time to post your reviews. We are so glad you frequent the Tavern and have had such great experiences. We look forward to your next visit. Cheers, susan finegold, owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-2355
The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings "Great Food and Friendly Service" to Historic Rte. 6A. Open every day for lunch and dinner, we always serve fresh and if possible local food! We feature creative Cape Cod cuisine with a full menu of exciting appetizers, refreshing salads, and fabulous seafood, meat, and Italian specialty dishes. Try our popular thin crust pizzas or our award-winning grilled Tavern Burger! People also enjoy our fried seafood platters, Fruit of the Sea mixture served over a bed of tasty pasta, and our fresh homemade New England clam chowder. Our friendly servers can guide you through our menu if you need recommendations. We also a full selection of beer, wine, and other spirits to drink with your meal. Sit inside our rustic English-style pub tavern our outside on our spacious patio. We offer many daily meal specials. Stop by today for a memorable meal in a relaxing setting!

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