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3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Leverett, MA
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371 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were greeted warmly by the hostess and guided to a nice table so five of us could have lunch. The server (Josh) was personable and friendly. He also knew the menu. One ordered a burger, nothing fancy, just a burger. He asked for it medium rare and it came just as ordered and was quite good. My wife and... More 

Thank BobHLeverett
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This very popular restaurant is fully booked on holidays. Hostess met us with stacks of papers on her dais. Servers and helpers darted in and out with updates on status of tables while unseated diners stood by. A frozen cocktail was delivered with the ingredients not having been in the blender. Turkey was not carved from a freshly roasted bird.... More 

Thank Mark S
North Brooksville, Maine, United States
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69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a recommendation of friends and were so glad. Slow night, ( football night) but everything was professional and food was tremendous. Fruits of the sea, scallop dish and glutton free sole. All great. First time, won't be the last.

Thank Robert B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

food was good but our waitress made disapproving faces when we asked question one of our group wanted red wine by the glass, our server suggested a white when she said no I'd like a red wine the waitress again made a face indicating her irritation with her then when we asked to have separate checks (2 on 1 the... More 

Thank mork1022
London, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hearty and delicious food in an atmospheric inn full of interesting corners with good service from people who could not do enough to help

Thank john592
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The wine dinners at the tavern are always a treat. Chef Bob and his talented staff go above and beyond in matching food pairings with the wines of the evening. Susan pulls the front of the house together and it all comes off with flair. The price is right for the dinners and you never leave without being happy!

Thank CapeCodder49
Bridgewater MA
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139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 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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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

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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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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 October 13, 2016

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

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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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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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