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Black Cat Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

STARTERS
RAW BAR
$8.95
Little Neck Clams (6)
$12.95
Select Oysters (6)
$13.95
Hot Shot Oysters (6)
$12.95
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (4)
$14.95
Seafood Sampler
2 little neck clams, 2 select oysters, 2 shrimp cocktail
$16.95
Lobster Martini
$12.95
Ahi Tuna Sashimi
$11.95
Ahi Tuna Tartare
$54.95
Chilled Seafood Tower
seaweed salad, ahi tuna sashimi, chilled lobster tail, 4 shrimp cocktail 6 select oysters & 6 little neck clams (serves 2 or more)
SOUPS & STARTERS
$4.95
$5.95
Soup Of The Day
$5.95
$7.95
Award-winning Clam Chowder
$10.95
Lobster Bisque
Market Price
Steamers (1 1/2 Lbs.)
$12.95
Steamed Mussels Dijon
$15.95
Grilled Lobster Tail
$12.95
Pan-seared Crab Cakes
$11.95
Fish Tacos (2 Soft Shell )
$12.95
Ahi Tuna Tacos (2 Soft Shell)
$10.95
Chicken Quesadillas
SALADS
$10.95
Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella Stack
$10.95
Fresh Spinach Salad
$9.95
Blt Wedge Salad
$10.95
Mediterranean Salad
$10.95
Buffalo Chicken Salad
$10.95
Beet & Goat Cheese Salad
$9.95
W/ Crabby Cake $14.95
W/ Jerk Shrimp $15.95
W/ Grilled Chicken $12.95
W/ Grilled Salmon $15.95
W/ Lobster Salad $24.95
Mixed Green Or Classic Caesar
SANDWICHES AND BURGERS
FAT CAT SEAFOOD SANDWICHES
served w/skinny fries and cole slaw
Market Price
Fried Clam Roll
$15.95
Fried Popcorn Shrimp Roll
$16.95
Oyster Po’ Boy Sandwich
FAT CAT SANDWICHES
served w/cape cod potato chips and a pickle
$24.95
Giant Black Cat Lobster Roll
$11.95
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
$11.95
Chicken Caesar Wrap
$10.95
Mediterranean Wrap
$11.95
California Turkey Wrap
BURGERS
served w/skinny fries & a pickle
$14.95
Black Cat Double Stack
two 6 oz. angus patties w/ lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese, bacon and fried onion rings
$10.95
W/ Cheese $11.95
W/ Cheese & Bacon $12.95
W/ Bleu Cheese & Caramelized Onions $12.5
Half Pound Angus
$12.95
Wianno Burger
w/melted cheddar, horseradish sauce & crispy fried onions
$12.95
Hyport Burger
w/boursin cheese, peppercorns & caramelized onions
$14.95
Osterville Burger
w/fried oysters, crumbled bleu cheese & bacon
$13.5
Centerville Burger
w/crumbled bleu cheese, bacon & bbq sauce
$10.95
Vegetarian Burger
w/lettuce & tomato
DINNER ENTREES
FRIED SEAFOOD
served w/cole slaw & french fries.
$18.95
Fish & Chips
Market Price
Whole Belly Clams
$22.95
Sea Scallops
Market Price
Select Oysters
$22.95
Gulf Shrimp
$18.95
Calamari
$31.95
Black Cat Seafood Platter
native haddock, whole belly clams, gulf shrimp, sea scallops, served w/cole slaw and french fries
About
Our casual waterfront restaurant is located right on the docks of Hyannis Harbor across from the Hy-Line ferries. Dine inside, where the look is all about classic seaside style, or outside on our heated patio while watching the boats sail in and out of the harbor. The menu features everything from thick, juicy burgers and garden-fresh salads to fresh native seafood and prime beef. Visit the Black Cat Tavern, year-round favorite among locals and visitors alike. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch with entertainment four nights a week in the lounge. Plenty of free parking with valet service offered for your convenience.
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

This was my best dining experience while we were in Cape Cod. We actually ended up here by accident because we were starving and couldn't find another restaurant nearby that was open. So we had no clue what kind of place we were going into!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TNHarleyChick
Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the kind words and detailed review. We appreciate it so much. See you next time!

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

On a stormy night in October, we found our haven. We had taken a round trip ferry to Nantucket without stepping out of the ferry depot due to the storm. We wanted a warm, cozy place for dinner. The Black Cat was perfect. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for dining with us! Your kind words mean the world!

Reviewed December 27, 2018

I have traveled the world and eat at LOTS of restaurants.....The Black Cat Tavern simply can't be beat for a number of reasons. The service is on the spot attentive and knowledgeable. Someone is training these folks properly. Tory behind the bar is "on-it" in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daniel C
Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the kind words! We appreciate your review. See you next time!

Reviewed December 26, 2018

Our original "go to" restaurant in Hyannis. Was top notch owned by Dave Columbo, but menu has changed and food was what I would expect from a two star restaurant. And overpriced. We sat in the lounge and had to leave because of the overwhelming...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeff H
Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. We really hope you give us another shot.

Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

While on vacation, wife and I stopped here for lunch. Great clam chowder and great burger here also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CCYIII
Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed your meal! See you next time!

Reviewed December 10, 2018

The second time we visited The Black Restaurant.The first was in the summer and sat outside.Beautiful view of the harbor and ferries.The food was good and the service was right on.The second time was in December sat in the restaurant inside.The food and service was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks for the kind words! Can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Food was okay but not for the price very expensive and the staff seemed not to care for the customers. Probably wouldn’t go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jill M
Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Sorry for your experience - we really hope you give us another shot!

Reviewed December 1, 2018

While the food was okay, it was nothing special and there was nothing to elevate the experience above Average. I had the lobster roll. As advertised, it's big, but so are the rolls at other places in the area. Frankly, I was disappointed in it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks for your review - we always appreciate feedback like yours!

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing!! A little over priced but worth it can’t wait to go back ecspecially when it’s the summer!!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review!

Reviewed November 23, 2018

I was taking a walk around Hyannis, and because of the off season, things were quiet in town. Walk back from the JFK memorial a passed this Tavern and decided to stop as they had heaters outside on the porch and a lot of folks...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Colombo C, Owner at Black Cat Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review. Can't wait for your next trip back into town!

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michaeljk744
August 1, 2017|
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Response from michael_clarkeNYC | Reviewed this property |
I should have ordered it but didn't. The lobster on a salad I think is the best selection. The family next to us ordered one for each of them. Five plates total. Instant envy.
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Cindy V
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Joan U |
I need gluten-free as I have a wheat allergy and they were able to accommodate me. Very nice people and great food.
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Courtney B
June 28, 2016|
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Response from bearcapecod | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no, complex flavours, didn't really see a kids menu, more of an adult scene, wine bar, etc,
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