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Dolphin Restaurant

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3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Milford, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2016

My husband and I went to the Dolphin last Sunday night and were pleasantly surprised. It was very busy, but we managed to be seated in about 10 minutes. The waitresses were slammed, but as attentive as possible. Cheese and crackers were provided. A separate water person made sure our water glasses remained filled and dishes were promptly cleared. My... More 

Thank Joanne I
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This was the second time my wife and I went to the Dolphin. Both times the food was delicious. Atmosphere is quaint and comfortable. Wait-staff is AWESOME ! Highly recommend the scallop casserole ( my dinner) and the salmon with a pesto/Panko crust( my wife's). Both were cooked to perfection

Thank Joe M
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

When I tell you I have been going to the Dolphin for 50 years you know I like it and feel comfortable there. The food is always good and fresh. The drinks are generous and well prepared. The atmosphere is friendly and homey. Lastly, the prices are reasonable.

Thank Fred T
Villeneuve-Loubet, France
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463 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

On my visit to cape cod, I decided to stop for a quick lunch, the restaurant is really nice, the dining room is heavily decorated but nice.. Waiter really nice and helpful, Rachel suggested the lobster roll which I ordered and it was a win. Delicious food, nice ambiance, I definitely recommend.

Thank Philippe C
Worcester, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Got a recommendation from the unique clothing store across the street (Oz). Marty the bartender welcomed us and have us the history of the restaurant. She spent time and reviewed all of her recommendations that were all spot on. Stuffed Quahogs were hearty and delicious. Clam chowder award winning. Fried oysters and macadamia crusted swordfish absolutely delicious. John the owner... More 

Thank Robin M
Boston, Massachusetts
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201 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2015

We dined at the Dolphin for lunch. It was relaxing and very leisure. There were great luncheon specials to choose from all very well priced. The fish is always fresh and delicious, and the homemade soup is worth the trip. A very refined Cape Cod atmosphere with plenty of sunlight and a fireplace to warm you on cool days....This restaurant... More 

Thank Ally N
East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant and everything about it was excellent. Just perfect in every way. Plenty of parking, tasteful decor, awesome waitstaff, great menu and the food was absolutely amazing. Has to be one of the top restaurants on the Cape for sure. A total winner!

Thank SandyNeck59
Orlanda fl
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2015

We had passed this place by for years because of what appeared to be non-existent parking in the center of Barnstable village. Glad we made it. We arrived during the gap between lunch and dinner service, but the waitress seated us and made us comfortable with menus and cracker & dip plate. The décor is quaint, with much wood, window... More 

1 Thank TheMitt
South Wales
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2015

My husband and I called in here for lunch. It offered a nice menu selection and the food was excellent value for money.

Thank MrsMUnitedKingdom
Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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586 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Stopped in for an early dinner and drinks before a show. The restaurant is quaint, small and well decorated with lots of privacy. Perfect for conversation and a nice meal. I had a lettuce wedge salad followed by veal piccata with asparagus. My wife had a seafood stew. Both meals were very fresh and flavorful. Prices were reasonable. The wine... More 

1 Thank Peter R

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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
$11 - $26
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-6610

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?