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Cooke's Seafood

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Rte 28, Orleans, MA 02653
(508) 255-5518
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Bethesda, Maryland
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187 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As someone always having to monitor my sodium intake, I find this destination is a must for my vacation eating on Cape Cod. They do not use salt and they cook everything with the freshest ingredients. Very efficient in taking the order, paying, receiving a number, the food is delivered to the table. Cannot wait for next year's treat of... More 

Thank Lois C
Freeport, New York
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156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean parking lot, easy entrance, well lit, I point these things out due to the area some or most restaurants you can not find the parking lot entrance. Walk in and place your order, I told the gentleman at the counter it was my first time in, he recommended the New England clam chowder, OUT OF THIS WORLD..... I watched... More 

Thank Mcoh9570
West Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 8 dined here last week and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. My son and daughter raved about the lobster rolls and my daughter's friend loved her fried fish sandwich. My other daughter said that the chicken tenders were some of the best she had ever had and we all loved the fries. The clam chowder was yummy, creamy... More 

Thank KKidsMom
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is not your average seafood restaurant. You go in, place your order, and seat yourself and your order is brought to you, pronto! The prices are very reasonable, and the portions adequate. The menu is varied, and they also have specials. Seafood is fresh! What more can you ask for, especially in Cape Cod?

Thank hwllmary
Braintree, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was craving a lobster roll since I crossed the Sagamore Bridge. After a morning on the beach, I was on a quest to find one. I checked my Trip Advisor app for places nearby and off to Cooke's we went. Supposedly voted "Best Lobster Roll on Cape Cod" by the Boston Globe, I gave it a try. Not bad... More 

Thank rozoftg
Brewster, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend was visiting this weekend and suggested Cook's. I'd never been so was happy to try a new place. Mostly a family spot for traditional seafood and always quite busy but the folks who run it move everything along very nicely. I had fried oysters and they were tender and tasty and the price was comparable to other Cape... More 

Thank Jean C
ft. myers
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just happened upon this restaurant driving through Cape Cod. I had been craving fried clams and was glad to see they served them. My husband got the fried shrimp platter. Both were excellent, lightly battered, perfectly cooked. After leaving, we saw a sign advertising the best fried clams in Cape Cod. Yes, probably in the top five of fried... More 

Thank annieFt_Myers
Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We found Cooke's as a drive-by and we were glad we stopped. I has fried fish platter which was cod. It was cooked perfectly and the tartar sauce was the right mix of sweet and tart. My husband had the fried clams as they were advertised as the best in Cape Cod. They did not disappoint! We were very pleased... More 

Thank Susan S
New Hampshire
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is my second visit to Cooke's and this time my husband, son and his girlfirend joined us. I really wanted to like this, but honestly, I am not sure why this is such a hot spot. It is not that expensive; we paid $80 for 2 cups of chowder, 2 lobster rolls, 1 fish sandwich, 1 burger and fries... More 

Thank cathycnh
Trumbull, Connecticut
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We love Cooke's! This is always our first stop when we get on Cape Cod before we check into our cottage. I always get the fried clam roll (whole bellies) and my husband gets the fried seafood platter. It is Fresh, Fresh, Fresh,. I am not sure of the name of the man that owns this place but he is... More 

Thank Catherine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 28, Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: (508) 255-5518

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