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Dolphin Restaurant

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3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“crackers” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“cornbread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We were staying locally for one night and came here based on a friend' recommendation. In my opinion it is the best in Barnstable. It feels quite traditional in terms of its food and atmosphere. I rate the former at 4.5/5 and the later at...More

Thank Russell860
Reviewed June 30, 2016

We were really excited to visit this restaurant, and the food was really good, but in the course of the first 10 minutes the waiter insulted us and the debate at the bar was not the best to listen to.

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable has been a successful favorite dining place for generations (literally) of locals and visitors alike because it consistently earns its way into your hearts, minds and stomachs with great food, ambiance and service. Hard to beat this Barnstable Village iconic...More

1  Thank ArkayEs
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Relaxing atmosphere, great food, excellent service. We sat by the window and watched people walk by--very relaxing. Would certainly come back!

1  Thank Bob and Patti C
Reviewed June 9, 2016

The food was of the highest quality. The waitresses were friendly and the service was excellent. We ordered our favorite dishes from the menu and the quality was excellent. The salad we ordered was also excellent.

1  Thank weisstaxact
Reviewed June 6, 2016

A wonderful restaurant in the quaint village of Barnstable.....Lunch or dinner always offers creative fresh food. Excellent seasoned wait staff with a friendly local vibe. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Ally N
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The oysters were small and had no flavor. You will be better off with the mussels. These were Barnstable oysters; to bad, everything else was fine.

1  Thank Louise k
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Dolphin restaurant. There is an extensive menu to choose from. Our party enjoyed the lamb chops with creamy,tasty mashed potatoes, fried oysters, sautéed scallops in a marinara sauce, and halibut with a salsa topping! The rolls and corn bread...More

1  Thank bda51
Reviewed May 21, 2016

On a recent trip to Barnstable, MA we stopped by the Dolphin on two occasions. The first time for a late dinner as weary travelers we were greeted by a very welcoming and helpful waitress. We had a couple of the fish dishes and they...More

1  Thank webbjul
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We went here on Saturday, May14. Not as busy as it will be during the summer. Made reservations and requested a table by the front windows. They had our table reserved for us by a window.The waitstaff was very friendly and accommodating. There were several...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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