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Brewster Inn & Chowder House

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1993 Main St, 1993 Main St., Rte. 6A, 02631-1821, Brewster, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Brewster, MA 02631-1821
(508) 896-7771
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The chowder was thin and bland; the fish was overcooked and tiny. The dining room was dingy and depressing. The service was spotty. The wine arrived after the meal. First visit was also my last..

Thank sunsetsbythesea
Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had not been to the Cape in 10 years but on our return we wanted to revisit this old Inn and restaurant as we had previously found the seafood to be good, the chowder among the three best at the Cape, and the service to be excellent. Not so this time. The facility is worn out, the chair I... More 

Thank drbarkley6769
Cotuit, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My two sisters took me to lunch at the Inn for my birthday. I like simple, unpretentious eateries and menus. The Inn is just that, worn but comfortable. The tables, chairs and wallpaper have been around for many, many years. The menu offers pretty standard Cape fare. My sisters both had clam chowder which they agreed was very good. For... More 

Thank Cat M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was meh, but the service was ok. We were very disappointed our first night in town. They do have a separate area for music, but we didn't stay.

Thank Barbara S
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are up on the Cape for 3 weeks so we are trying lots of new places for dinner and this was one of them! We were there on a Thursday night around 5:30 pm and we were seated right away. It's a quaint little place that used to be an Inn as well. The regular menu is pretty traditional,... More 

Thank CreateLikeCrazy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are with-in walking distance of several inns, beach and local shops. They have a great night lie scene since they are on of the few local bars in the Brewster area.

Thank Nicholas D
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Brewster for a wedding, we stopped for an evening meal, just took a shot. We found an older farmhouse style building with a history described on the menu, I love that kind of stuff. We found the menu to be creative and our meals were well prepared, presented well and reasonable. We were under no time schedule so... More 

Thank Bob J
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

whenever my partner and I visit this restaurant we have a wonderful experience. we have gone there for lunch and for dinner and have never been disappointed. when family and friends visit we always end up here for at least one meal. the staff is friendly and warm and the the Inn itself is charming. love it here and will... More 

Thank Jack L
Belmont, New Hampshire
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We were a little disappointed in the restaurant. The entrance took you through the bar which was very loud. The hostess offered to seat us in the dining room and we took her up on it. Food was OK but nothing exceptional. They try to fit a 10' salad on a 6" plate and we commented to the waitress about... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

After golf, 12 of us had reservations for dinner. When we arrived, the hostesses were not ready for us, and we had to decide where to sit and help move tables. The restaurant was empty, and we were the only customers for dinner. Six of us had fried seafood, which was all poorly prepared. The fries were overlooked and soggy.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1993 Main St, 1993 Main St., Rte. 6A, 02631-1821, Brewster, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Brewster, MA 02631-1821
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Brewster
  • Phone Number: (508) 896-7771

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?