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Riverway Lobster House

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1338 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4427
(508) 398-2172
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

got the pot roast dinner and it was excellent friendly staff and quick service not expensive great local atmosphere would go again

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Thank Sabra L
Lewiston, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the sister restaurant to our absolute favorite, Wimpy's in Osterville. We go to both each time we visit the Cape. Both seem to be very popular with the locals which always means the food is good. It took awhile to be waited on but once we were everything was delicious. We had the early bird special (salad or... More 

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Thank Gramha6
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent food and service. We were seated almost immediately during a busy time - Saturday evening - and didn't wait long for service. Would visit again

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Thank DenverConsumer
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has been around for more than 30 years. Had several owners. The atmosphere is typical nautical cape cod. The food is good the service is great! It's never been my first choice for dinner but their prices are reasonable for good food. Enjoy!

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Thank blboopster
N.E. Ohio
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our motorcoach group enjoyed their whole lobster experience at Riverway! The wait staff was there to show everyone how to eat their lobster and eat they did!! A great Cape Cod restaurant!

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Thank CapeCodBusMom
Fresh Meadows, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever visit a place and wonder: Where do the locals dine when they choose a restaurant? Well, many of us pick the Riverway - a dining destination synonymous with quality, warmth and value. (For avid bargain hunters, lunches and Early Birds are very affordable - especially for the size and quality of the fare.) Because surely if you're on the... More 

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Thank FeliceNavidadiv
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there twice during a recent stay in Cape Cod. We went back on the second occasion as we had been so impressed with both the food - the sea food is excellent - and the service. There is an excellent range and the food was served quickly but was very fresh.

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Thank Andy L
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere and very good food. Liked it so much I had my daughter's baby shower there. Baked cod with lobster sauce is to die for. Pot roast is superb.

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Thank JAR817
Dundee, NY
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at 5:00 in time to view extensive early bird menu. Seated and served drinks promptly. Nice seating and lots of parking. Not busy at this time but when left was getting there. Had the quahog chowder which was excellent, and soup of the day, artichoke cheese also excellent, seem to be homemade. Had the 1# lobster boiled with cheesy... More 

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Thank Wanetadrift
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in with a bus tour of 52 people. WOW, they must do this all the time. The entrée was hot and delicious. Service was outstanding and efficient. Everyone was served quickly. We were not pressed to eat and run. The shortcake was homemade and delicious. Overall, it was an outstanding experience. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1338 Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4427
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: (508) 398-2172

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