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Bar, Spanish, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Pub
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453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3928
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by on a Thursday night with my family. It was half priced tapas and Jazz band night. A good combination of food and music. Very attentive waiter. Food was very good and the half price selection offered plenty of choices. Pitcher of sangria was yummy and more than enough for the table. Worth a stop if in Hyannis. We'll... More 

Thank EL_BOS
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome place for a drink and appetizer early. Great apps, good drinks, good company. This place is also known as the Cape Cod meat market... not talking about steak. This is the place tourist come to hook up in summertime or even off season, so if your not into that come early and enjoy great tapas and drinks but avoid... More 

Thank Deweyd11
Boston, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at this bar/restaurant. Came here on Tuesday evening where certain appetizers are half price. We ate al fresco dining but the restaurant inside was quite modern. Large sit down bar and many tables. We ordered the cheese platter which came with goat cheese, Brie, and a semi hard sharp Italian cheese. Grapes, guava jam, blueberries, crackers, and slivered... More 

1 Thank Lillian M
Waterbury, Connecticut
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish we came for dinner, but this was a late night excursion. Karaoke on Wednesday night was great. Big crowd. Get there early if you want more than one song. Stiff drinks from friendly staff.

Thank Derek B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this beauty our first night (of 5) in Hyannis. Great specials during happy hour. All the food was exceptional and the staff was just as good, if not better. Hats off to our server Jen who took fantastic care of us and gave lots of good hints of things to do and places to see, and avoid. Jen... More 

Thank Nancy-Walt
Centerville, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Embargo last night for an early dinner with friends. We were greeted right away and made to feel very welcome. Our waitress can right over and got us started with drinks well we read the menu. The waitress was knowledgeable and explained how best to order taps. Everything we had was delicious. And to top it off... More 

Thank nanaellie629
Bethpage, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really great. Food was excellent and the portions were almost normal full plates at tapas price. Everyone working there was nice and gave my daughter extra attention! I would definitely go back.

Thank Trevor S
Rock Island, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I took a trip to Cape Cod and didn't even know this is what we wanted to do, but we were delighted it existed! We came to Embargo multiple times, all late at night, for the night scene. Our first night we did karaoke, and another night we danced! It was busy, bustling, and so much fun.... More 

1 Thank Rebecca C
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could not decide where to eat our first night in Hyannis and just passed by when we noticed the half-price tapas sign. Went in and had a wonderful time. The lamb "lollipops" were outstanding. But everything we tried was good.

Thank Lynn62168
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A wonderfull place to sit on the balcony and watch the world go by on a warm summer evening. Live music playing in the background (inside). Our best meal by far in Hyannis.

1 Thank rajadu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $13
Bar, Spanish, Contemporary, American, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3928
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: 15087719700

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