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Scargo Cafe

799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
+1 508-385-8200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood strudel” (46 reviews)
“tuna martini” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the bar with friends today. Lovely fire in the fireplace. I had the salmon, a friend had the seafood strudel and another had the lobster Mac & cheese. We all enjoyed our food. Can’t say enough abt this place!

Thank run4fun122
Reviewed 1 week ago

I celebrated my birthday on Friday, March 9th at Scargo Café, which is probably the restaurant we frequent most often, and this evening only validated our choice even more. Helping to celebrate was Stefanie, our daughter; Bob, our son-in-law; and Ryan, our grandson, who came...More

Thank TheAkumalian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic menu, great food and charming atmosphere. Every visit offers a great experience, plus this restaurant is open all year and accepts reservations.

Thank lilylab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

. Had another great but late (for me) lunch at the Cafe today. Seafood stew--or was it soup--was extra great. Would've had a bowl had I known how good it was going to be. Contained LOTS of little shrimp and other seafood. A great food...More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us visited without a reservation. The restaurant accepts reservations for half of the seating and walk-ins for the other half. reservations are important, but we did not have one. We were told 45 - 60 minutes for the wait. We were seated after...More

Thank BobHLeverett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best meal we've had in a long time at Scargo. Beef tenderloin with a coffee sauce was a knockout. Tuna poke was perfect. The lobster risotto could have used a bit more seasoning, but the salt shaker helped. Grapenut pudding and carrot...More

Thank bishikawa
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kudos. We do our best to present creative, consistent, and solidly reliable cuisine. It is always nice to hear that it is appreciated. As we prepare to celebrate 31 years of caring service, we are still laser focused on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I gave up on Scargo when they served me a $14 Caesar salad made with ice berg lettuce. When I told the waitress, her answer was that it had Caesar dressing. Dressing does not a Caesar salad make. Gone. No more.More

Thank David M
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ouch! Wow that's a pretty wild experience. I'd be astounded if that happened to me too... and even more surprised if I received the response that you describe. We have not served a Caesar salad for over two years so I'm guessing it's been some...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018

Firday night - seven for family dinner - Kids were happy. Adults declared entres to be OK or poor. Meat entrees were poor - burger (ordered medium rare - was well done) and filet mignon (ordered medium was blood rare). Fish was "meh". Service was...More

Thank Henri Pierre S
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Dear Henri, I don't know where to start except to say how sorry I am that we disappointed you so. No excuses. No explanations. My apologies. I am not aware of the issues you raised during your visit. I know that it is not always...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Great food, fun environment with lots of local color as this is a fave with many locals! Order anything off the menu and you will not be didsapointed. Food is fresh and the chef does wonderful things in that kitchen. Great cocktails, too! A little...More

Thank Rafiki72
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Scargo Cafe is a wonderful restaurant that provides you with an excellent meal with friendly, efficient service. From a date night to family friendly, Scargo Cafe rates as one of the best in the area. Enjoy going there no matter what the weather.

Thank Beaches117
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August 18, 2017|
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Response from biri97 | Reviewed this property |
You got me there. I saw several families with young children dining there but I didn't notice if anyone was having burgers. Their menu is on the Net just Google Scargo Café to check out their offerings...
August 18, 2017|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
Awesome half pound, chargrilled, hand formed angus burgers an be ordered any way you like em on a variety of rolls and with various additions. We do feature a soft Pennsylvania pretzel roll. We also have a unique specialty... More
September 15, 2016|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
The Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike path is about 3 miles away. There is a connecting town bike trail that follows along Old Bass River road from the Rail Trail which would lead you here. Be advised there is a "heartbreak hill... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-8200
  • E-mail
A traditional, Tavern and Restaurant with wood paneled walls, open fireplaces and an outdoor covered deck for al Fresco dining during summer. The fare includes guest favorites such as roasted rack of New Zealand lamb, and seafood strudel (a seafood blend baked in pastry) with Newburg sauce. Lots of fresh local seafood and oysters. Many more seafood entrees, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, chicken, pasta selections, and their truly famous version of Grapenut Custard.
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