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Barley Neck Inn

) #20 of 44 Restaurants in Orleans $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
5 Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3420
+1 508-255-0212
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3420
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61 - 70 of 358 reviews

Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner. Very good food & service. A bit noisy on weekends. Worth repeating next visit. Cozy space at fork of Main St & Beach Rd on way to beautiful Nauset Beach

Thank kgesc
Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is a neighborhood bar and restaurant. You either like it or you don't, and we have tried for a long time now to like it,which would be convenient since we live nearby, but we never do; and this is due, in the main, to...More

1  Thank EastCoastAmanda
Andrew V, Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2016

Hi EastCoastAmanda, We appreciate that you've given us a few chances to impress, and we're very concerned that we didn't live up your expectations. Please note that recently, ownership has changed hands and we have a lot of exciting things in store for our guests...More

Reviewed March 25, 2016

We love BNI for the fresh food and unique dishes along with good standbys like their famous stacked burger made with grass fed beef..yum. ..not to mention I need gluten free and they do offer some items ( hoping for more) . It's great to...More

Thank amberlyfrm
Reviewed February 18, 2016

We visited BNI as we've moved into the area and wanted to explore the available options. We ate at the bar midweek starting at 7PM and observed a fairly brisk crowd during the meal, usually a good sign! It turned out well - we had...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stay at an inn just downt he street from BNI. So the location is great, and it's open year-round which also helps. It's under new ownership. the menu has been improved. go dor the brussels sprouts! YUM! Good seafood selections as well. We werein...More

Thank NorCTDnL
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Best Brunch on the Cape. Roast beef hash crazy good! Atmosphere and service, tip top A#1! Great place to go with friends and family...so welcoming

1  Thank Hmauke
Reviewed January 14, 2016

So my wife, daughter and I went out just for some apps. and cocktails on New years Eve to BNI. No regular menue, just an Extremely Over Priced menu. My wife convinced us to stay any way. Price for apps started at $21. and entrees...More

1  Thank Scott M
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to pass your thoughts on. We wish we would have been notified of your concerns that evening, and our kitchen would have done what ever was necessary to meet your expectations. We apologize and hope that you will be...More

Reviewed January 10, 2016

The restaurant is a bar restaurant setting, like a ski chalet. The food was delicious, the service was good. The menu ranged from pizza and hamburgers to finer culinary. We had brussel sprouts which were great.

Thank HarryR37
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We went for NYE - mostly to be in a place where there would be some young people and music, as our 19-year old son was with us. It was also my husband's birthday. The food was quite mediocre. Our bib salads consisted of a...More

Thank Kathy R
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Dear Kathy, We’re very sorry your special events were not what you had hoped. We will make sure that your remarks are thoroughly discussed with our culinary team and make the necessary adjustments. Please note that our NYE menu was not our regular menu, and...More

Reviewed December 6, 2015

Loved the Restaurant. Great ambiance. Use to be called Joe's American; learned it sold; now BNI. Visited in November. Food still good; was told Chef didn't change. However, the pricing did! Wow...so expensive!! Heard several complaintsMore

1  Thank EastCoastReviewerNCE
Andrew V, Manager at Barley Neck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2015

We're glad your memories are fond, and we are careful to make sure that your regard remains just as positive. With the latest menu refresh we did update some of the dishes, however largely our pricing has remained consistent. We're sorry to hear you don't...More

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Questions & Answers
June 21, 2015|
Response from ReplayLewis | Property representative |
Hi Cape Pete, We are open at 4 daily. We serve buck a shuck oysters at the bar from 4-6 with the purchase of a cocktail. Dinner is served at least until 10 nightly. Reservations are encouraged: 508-255-0212. Happy... More
May 20, 2015|
Response from ReplayLewis | Property representative |
Hi Sally, Yes we have a private room. We have many options for ordering whether you decide to order off the menu, order from an edited personalized menu or ask our chef to create a special menu just for your celebration... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $27
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-0212
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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.
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