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89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
(508) 255-8144
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Thai infused cuisine

The meals here were delicious and different and beautifully plated. From the hostesses to the charming waiter, the service was first rate. The prices are high. Although the food and service justify these prices, the dining rooms do not. Inside are a few small areas that feel crowded. The Patio... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
William N
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The meals here were delicious and different and beautifully plated. From the hostesses to the charming waiter, the service was first rate. The prices are high. Although the food and service justify these prices, the dining rooms do not. Inside are a few small areas that feel crowded. The Patio seating is more spacious but neither area offers much charm.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Always on the search for good food in America I found this cosy little place abba. Finally knowing now that America has indeed one place where you can have fantastic food! The tuna was simply amazing in its sauce, so was the seafood curry! The way the food was presented on the plate and the whole setup of the restaurant... More 

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TOPSFIELD
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We were looking for something special but this one didn't fit the bill. It was the most expensive of any restaurant we had been to this season on the cape. The meals were tasty and served appropriately but the portions were small. Quite surprising in lieu of the prices that ranged from $30 to 42 per dinner. Our expectations were... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The food was delicious and interesting. The room was very pleasant. The entrance is cramped and doesn't create a good impression, especially as our table was not quite ready when we arrived and there was really no where to wait without being in the wait staff's way. But once we were seated the room was delightful. The food was interesting... More 

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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

... And perhaps too fancy for these underdressed vacationers. Stayed for apps and wine. Delicious food and mellow ambience on the covered porch. Would go back for a destination dinner.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Hidden gem! Good food, good service nice vibe! Not cheap but worth it. Tucked away on the way to Rock Harbor. Love the decor.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Every summer at the Cape, my husband and I make sure that we visit this restaurant. We are always satisfied every time. Our favorites are Thai seafood stew, ceviche, and steak. Highly recommended!

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Newton, Massachusetts
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We had a fabulous dinner on the terrace (which is a partially enclosed porch with a gauzy fabric covering to keep the bugs out.) Abba is casually elegant without being pretentious. The service was attentive and prompt. The menu is a refreshing change from the standard seafood fare at most Cape Cod restaurants. Abba has interesting seafood dishes, with an... More 

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Thank FlintFamily5
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

It's been several years since I had dined at Abba, and what a way to refresh my memory! Five of us had an amazing dinner. Service was great, drinks and wine were wonderful, the ambience cozy and comfortable, and the food was outstanding! Highlights were the tuna, duck, and Pad Thai. This is a real dining establushment in an unlikely... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised when we called and got a reservation. My lobster, shrimp Pad Thai was amazing. Half a lobster and 4 large shrimp. The taste was perfect. The tuna was sushi style and when a piece was a bit tough they replaced it with 2 new pieces plated beautifully. We will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: (508) 255-8144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

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