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Barley Neck Inn

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5 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02643
+1 508-255-0212
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A gluten free friendly restaurant ! Most items on the menu are gluten free - The calamari is delicious! Tried the brussel sprout appetizer and it was also outstanding. I find that by the time I finish my appetizers I can't even think about dinner! - but the appetizers are so worth it!

Thank BusyTraveler360
New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I enjoy the atmosphere on the bar side of the restaurant. The food seems to change each year, this year was better than the past. There were a couple options available for vegan/vegetarians as well as the typical fare for other diets. The service is inconsistent. We celebrated a milestone birthday here and they forgot to play... More 

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Slingerlands, New York, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner with family the other night while on vacation in Orleans. Had a great meal! Lobster Sliders, Mussels and the Swordfish special. Very attentive service!! New ownership is doing great things!! All very much enjoyed! Very good value.

Thank John M
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a very hungry group of five we were happy to get seated right away on a sunday evening. For unknown reason the hostess attempted to squeeze the five of us onto a small table set up for four...the fifth person would have been on top of the neighboring table. Had the restaurant been bursting with patrons, this might have... More 

Thank MaltedMilkball
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here for a family dinner and when we walked in we were told by others in our party that the place had new owners. On previous visits we had great drinks and outstanding food. Tonight's dinner was a totally different experience. To start with we had a waitress that seemed to revel in alienating everyone in our party. She... More 

Thank Neal B
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this review

We certainly strive for much better than this, and are surprised as most of our guests leave feeling very happy about their experience. We're very interested to learn more about your visit so that we may address an inconsistencies. Please reach out to us at info@barleyneck.com so that we can get specifics about your visit. We hope to see you... More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in early for dinner without reservationsand were seated in the freshly decorated old section of the inn. We had excellent service and felt the menu offered a good selection from casual entrees to fine dining. I had a rich creamy vegetable based bisque to start and the saute'd yellowtail finished with a lemon butter sauce, rice pilaf and... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I mean I've drank at this place before but never had dinner here. It's pretty expensive for what you get... My clam chowder was 80% broth (cream? However you say it) and the wings were squishy so that's a sign of a (dundundunnnnn) microwave. The sangria was bomb though and my boyfriend ate his burger in two bites so there's... More 

Thank tanyewest
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this review

Sounds like we missed the mark here a couple times, and we are very sorry about that. We assure you our wings are fried crispy, and never microwaved. However we do hear your remarks and they have been passed on to our culinary team for review. Please accept our apologies, and look forward to having you back very soon! If... More 

Ashland, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, beautiful presentation, good service, however clam chowder is the only thing was not up to standards of Cape Cod

Thank mangadoodle
Millburn, NJ
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Redecorated last year. Bar is noisy with younger crowd but the dining rooms are more sedate: gray walls with black and white linen. the food was excellent and plentiful, unlike many Cape restaurants. Although we didn't take any food home, the portions (swordfish, halibut, short rib) were more than enough, and accompanied by well prepared and presented vegetables and starch.... More 

Thank Robert Y
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Robert! We're glad you enjoyed the latest BNI updates, and we're all ears to ways of making it even better. Have a great summer Robert. More 

Chillicothe, Ohio
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176 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here with our family party of nine on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The place apparently uses the name BNI for short. We found it using our GPS as it is a little off the beaten path. It is popular with locals. Apparently there was a change of ownership last year. The atmosphere is tavern like and attractive. No... More 

Thank Toofaraway
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much, GPS can be tricky out here, but we're thrilled you found us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $27
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02643
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-0212
The Barley Neck Inn is a popular dinner restaurant on the way to Nauset Beach. Great spot for a family party, rehearsal dinner or wedding. Reservations happily accepted. Wine Spectator Award winning wine list. Chef Michael Jacek prepares New American with lots of local flourishes and Asian accents. Check under functions for special events and promotions.

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