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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“stew” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am talking about the tavern barnstaple devon and everyone is very friendly and its a good place to hang out with friends and have a good dance. Staff always very welcoming and the place itself is very cosy. Love it in here. Rachel Brewster

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited for a nice relaxing lunch. The fish and chips was wonderful. Service was a bit slow but we were sitting in the bar so that is to be expected. They had a lovely outside area for dinning but it was a bit...More

Thank JessicaKnight1972
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The place is very nice inside and the bartender was friendly and made excellent drinks the order of chicken wings was small but that's okay because they were not very good and the pizza was like a big piece of cheese not in a good...More

Thank edolbud
sfinegold, Manager at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Edolbud: Thanks for joining us at the tavern and for taking the time to write your comments on trip advisor.. we always welcome feedback and are so glad you enjoyed the drinks.. ! after 25 years in the restaurant business we have realized that people...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 630 on a sunday, the hostess sat us and gave us a menu but it took well over ten minutes to see a waitress again. Eventually we asked a bus boy to please send us a waiter, he said he would but...More

Thank CCExplorer1
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

CCExplorer1: i am so sorry to hear about your experience at the Tavern. We were understaffed that evening for the numbers that appeared. I guess you could say we were caught with our shorts down. One of the worst feelings for servers and staff. We...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Had an 8 pm reservation for 4 people. Initially 2 starters were served and after that 2 main courses. Where are the other 2 starters? These were taken back and the other 2 starters were served. Result was that all main dishes were over-cooked. No...More

1  Thank Frank v
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Hi Frank.. I was very sorry to hear about your experience here at the Tavern. I take all negative reviews very seriously and had the opportunity to speak with the server who took care of you to see what happened. He apologizes as well, it...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018

It's funny how your mood and mindset is affected by the attitude of the staff, isn't it? The food was outstanding but the willingness of staff to get things right and do it with aplomb is critical. It makes your night. The Barnstable Restaurant and...More

1  Thank jimjimjim2015
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We had the pleasure of having lunch outside at this restaurant. Our server John was very helpful and personable the group of us enjoyed the lobster salad, chowder and 3 stuffed clams that we made on site. The mussels were excellent also.

Thank cgoralski1
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Right on the street, great eats, nice landscaping. All good. Knowledgeable, friendly and polite servers. Well rounded menu, something for everyone.

Thank Beachrat44
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at around 6:30pm on a Friday night. There were two hostesses that evening. One was on the phone and the other stood next to her, writing reservations down. They took about 7 or 8 minutes to acknowledge us, and despite the dining room...More

Thank MeraKi25
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Hi: I am soooo sorry to hear about your experience that night. I know it was a busy summer night and it sounds like my staff was not able to take care of you and for that i apologize. I have taken your review and...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

We went twice, the first time was awesome, the second was on the fourth of July and the varsity may have been at the fireworks. Over all the ten of us had great meals and would go back. The seafood was excellent and enjoyed by...More

Thank allen w
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April 15, 2017|
Response from sfinegold | Property representative |
Go to our website and click on events and then on Easter and u will see our special 3 course menu. We will also b serving our regular menu all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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 fun appetizers and tapas, 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 offer a full selection of 10 local beers on tap, wine, and delish cocktails to drink with your meal. Sit inside our newly built bar, or our rustic English-style pub tavern, or 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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