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The Mercantile

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766 Main St, Route 6A behind Dennis Post Office, Dennis, MA 02638-1900
508 385 3877
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Deep River, Connecticut
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had initially stopped at Scargo's across the street but decided we wanted a more casual lunch experience. We found The Merc and it was perfect for a light lunch. Fantastic deli sandwiches on great breads. Loved the seafood salad on sourdough bread, as well as the turkey and avocado option on rye bread. The iced coffee was flavorful. Had... More 

Thank EastcoastMom_23
Bristol, Connecticut
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Went in here to pick up a take out menu but was asked to leave because I was holding my little dog. Our intention was for a take out lunch anyway, so we went out to make our selections. The prices were reasonable. they make their own bread which was great. I ordered a corned beef with swiss & coleslaw.... More 

Thank Lisa J
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is not a fast food restaurant... the Merc is a place to savor and enjoy. This place has enjoyed a spot behind the Post Office in Dennis village for decades. Wonderful food, delightful staff and reasonable prices....terrific find! Bring in your own empty casserole and they will fill it with amazing fare to serve your guests after a day... More 

Dennis, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Great soups and sandwiches, and good coffee. Local hangout that often has great local music. Yummy baked goods.

Thank ParistoCapeCod
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Mercantile is a bakery/deli. The problem with Mercantile is their slow service. Making a sandwich just shouldn't take as long as it takes at this place. They need to figure out a better way of running this nice establishment because the food is very good. If they could pick up the pace then they would be excellent.

Thank bcnyyan
Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

A nice place for a relaxing cup of coffer and various treats. The balcony is nice. Not fancy, but worth a stop.

Thank David R
Boston, MA
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214 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Perfect place to stop for a sandwich. The staff (owners?) could not be nicer. Delicious sandwich and on a nice day, a very pleasant place to eat outdoors!

Thank laviajeraliz
Dennis, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I often get lunch to take to work. Many daily specials and a long list of sandwiches plus salads. It may get overwhelmed somethimes in the summer, but otherwise a good solid choice

Thank suzchl
Dennis, Massachusetts
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131 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great sandwiches. Good place to grab a salad or sandwich. Good coffee and deserts. Also serves breakfast which I did not have.

Thank jjapples
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Awesome sandwiches!!! It's a must for breakfast and or lunch. Breakfast sandwich is the way to go. For lunch I love the BLT and I add avocado and hot peppers. Awesome in house made cookies for desert will finish off the great lunch! Enjoy

Thank capecodchris13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 Main St, Route 6A behind Dennis Post Office, Dennis, MA 02638-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: 508 385 3877

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