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271 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went there on a referral from a friend. Was told the view was outstanding, especially at sunset, and the food was good. She didn't comment on the service, so I assumed it would be good. The view was great and the food was okay, nothing spectacular. However, our waitress had an attitude. She was unfriendly, and grumpy. When we asked... More 

Thank JoLakeMary
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped for a late lunch and despite a large influx of people coming in after whale watching the staff was friendly and efficient. Kitchen kept up with the orders too. Chowder was very good, salads fresh.

Thank shinest
Highland Mills, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we had a large party of 16; requested a water view for the sunset but when we got there it wasn't available....misunderstanding..actually it turned out better we didn't sit in the covered porch area...people were wearing sunglasses and it would have been too hot....very good service...friendly staff....large menu selection for children and adults

Thank eleanor v
Brookline, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic place for dinner after Hyannis Whale Watch! Great food, nice view, friendly staff, terrific guitarist/singer doing fun classics. Two thumbs way up!

Thank Laurie W
Johnsburg, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you're in Cape Cod you have to visit Mattakeese Wharf. They are the 2016 winners of the Cape Cod clam chowder cook off. it is one of the top chowders I have ever had. The restaurant over looks wharf that looks into a bay. A fantastic view! We had the stuffed Quahogs, Pasta Livorno, and Jumbo Shrimp. Outstanding!!!!!!! The... More 

Thank Bill B
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit for lunch. We asked for a seat outside and we were not disappointed. Stunning views so a perfect setting for lunch. We were all pleased with our food and the efficient and friendly service, our waitress Nicole was pleasant and ensured we were well taken care of. We would return here again.

Thank Wackojacko22
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just returned from a vacation to Cape Cod and sadly our dinner at the Mattakesse Wharf was the worst of the trip. By no means a disaster but the food was just not up to the normal standards I've experienced in the US. An example would be the vegetables which were either from a tin or over cooked. Maybe... More 

Thank Ken15FFR
Center Moriches, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 2 couples spending a weekend on Cape Cod. I offered to find us a nice restaurant for dinner. I was hoping to find a place overlooking the water, I had a picture in my mind of a beautiful sunset and a delicious dinner. To my surprise, it is quite hard to find such a restaurant that will take... More 

Thank CenterMtraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food quality: Crab cakes and fish seemed pre-frozen Fish and chips were tasteless despite attempts to improve with lemon and malt vinegar. Pleasant locatiion. Go there for a martini.

Thank mmickeyaquarius
Cape Cod
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are the owners of the Lamb and Lion Inn, a property located just 2 miles from beautiful Barnstable Harbor. As innkeepers, our job is to rock our guest's world. We act as concierges and trip planners. For 17 years we have been sending our guests to Mattakeese Wharf, and I will admit, as it is in most tourist destinations--when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Seafood, Soups, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: 15083624511
Mattakeese Wharf is a seasonal waterfront restaurant on Cape Cod, MA since 1968. We serve fresh, local seafood including lobsters, steaks, chicken, and some Italian specialties. There is no better romantic sunset view while dining on the Cape than here at Mattakeese Wharf. See the sunset slideshow on our website with many photos contributed by diners. We are open late April through mid October. Mattakeese Wharf is located next to a whale watching boat so we are a natural destination after your day on the water with the whales. We offer a full bar and live entertainment during the summer season... a great place to watch the Sox games! We serve lunch and dinner 7 days a week plus Brunch on Sundays. We are open from 11:30am until well into the evening.... depending on how busy we are, roughly 10-11pm.

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