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Black Cat Harbor Shack

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159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
+1 508-534-9923
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (20 reviews)
“lobster roll” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We chose the Harbor Shack over the Tavern because even though the Tavern has a more extensive menu we could be seated right away at the Shack. No regrets! We had the bacon wrapped scallops to start. Very good, especially with the sauce. My husband...More

Thank WCDeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t realize that there was a more formal restaurant next door. However, the paper plates and plastic silverware were just fine and the clam bellies and lobster roll were both great. It was also terrific to have a front row seat looking over the...More

Thank jmichelm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of heaters kept us warm despite the chilly breezes coming from the water across the street! A bit of Baileys and a cup of Lobster Bisque warmed us right up!. Oh dear heaven! That Bisque was absolutely divine!! I don’t think it could be...More

Thank Human1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough about how charming the hostess, Victoria,at the Black Cat Tavern was! She was so friendly, pleasant and outgoing and just charming! She realized we had been waiting a little and not have been more apologetic and kind. She suggested we go...More

1  Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here while waiting for the ferry to Nantucket. The food, drinks, and service were excellent. I'd highly recommend the lobster cake sandwich. Prices are very good for the quality of food. There is also a laidback patio out back that we would have...More

Thank egj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night in Hyannis my family ate here. Had the lobster roll and it turned out to be the best I had that week (tired six others from up and down the cape to include the vineyard). 3 people with drinks will run you about...More

Thank Hunter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an early dinner and then we were getting hungry, so we walked over to the Black Cat Harbor Shack for appetizers. Seating is outdoors but they have heaters along the patio eating areas so it was nice an warm, since it was a rather...More

Thank t66tree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to the Cape for 28 years and have our favorite restaurants, but we always like to try someplace new. We are so glad that we stopped here one mid-June evening and sat outside. The atmosphere is relaxed and...More

Thank swaggerman02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Black Cat Harbor Shack is an extension of the Black Cat Tavern. The menu is not as extensive and the atmosphere is much more relaxed - not that the Tavern is a very formal place itself. I think the Harbor Shack is where you...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I came here in June and we came here for lunch. I did like the valet parking because there was no parking around town. I ordered the lobster roll and it was OK but not worth the price. My daughter and I...More

Thank bk8871
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-534-9923
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