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“Cool roof deck!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cabby Shack

Cabby Shack
Ranked #9 of 203 Restaurants in Plymouth
Cuisines: Pizza, American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: "The CabbyShack, on historic Plymouth harbor, is the spot for gorgeous views, tons of seats under the sun, live music all season long, and seafood so fresh it practically jumps straight from the ocean to the kitchen. The basic boiled lobster weighs in at about a pound and a quarter. But those in the know ask for the super-sized three-and-a-half pound Big Man's Lobster. Equally eye-popping is the 'Big Shack' Roll. It's the biggest lobster roll in town, overflowing from a grilled buttered roll. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the CabbyShack sells thousands of them a week. It's the perfect summer meal, for the perfect summer day. The CabbyShack's menu is loaded with fun summer foods like hand battered onion rings, colossal shrimp cocktail, golden fried clams, and -- believe it or not -- some of the best bar pizzas on the South Shore. But the dish they're most famous for is their award winning clam chowder, served in a fresh baked bread bowl. Rich chowder, big lobster rolls, and fun all summer long, keeps everybody coming back, to the CabbyShack." - Phantom Gourmet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Cool roof deck!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch on a busy sunday. Looked very busy but got seated right away on roof deck. The hostess asked if the roof was ok as we had three small children. She said every table had a large beach umbrella an we decided that would be fun. There were great views of Plymouth Bay, the kids loved watching the boats. The waitress took our drink order after we got settled and we ordered a fried conch appetizer. It was a little pricey but came out lightly fried and hot with a side of smoky aioli dipping sauce. We all agreed it was fantastic. Kids had the fish and chips and burgers from the kids menu which they enjoyed. My wife had the Cod reuben which was very tasty as well. My fried whole clams were a bit bland to my liking and lacked flavor. Overall this place was pretty good. We really enjoyed eating on the roof on a beautiful day. The service was friendly and efficient. We will come back again for sure.

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Kingston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

Met up with family at the Plymouth waterfront. Can't beat the view. Lunch was very good, portions quite large. Chowder is one of the best around. It tends to be crowded and we had to wait for our food, but overall it was worth it. We didn't sit outside as we hoped because the music was pretty loud and we wanted to talk and catch up. If you're not there for chatting, by all means, sit outside and take in the view of Plymouth Harbor.

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Granby, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Don't be in a hurry”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Very slow to get food. Even slower to get the check. Asked the bus kid for check. Like the waitress vanished

  • Visited August 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Berkley, Mass
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Usually a ok place but not so much tonight!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here on several occasions in the past, decent food and prices along with a great view and good entertainment kept us coming back. 15 min wait for 4 turned into 35 only to be seated at a table for 2, hostess searched for 2 more chairs and then seated us at another table that appeared to have just been vacated, 10 mins with no service and 2 girls come back from smoking to tell us we're sitting at their table. Relocated to inside, not what we wanted on a beautiful night but took it so that we didn't have to wait any longer. 10 mins again before a server came over, ordered 4 drafts, 10 more minutes go by no drinks, no silverware and no order taken. We ask to speak to a manager and finally another waitress comes out with drinks and states she had been on break and apologized for the wait. Needless to say we left and had great service at another location.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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“Very nice food - awful restroom”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

What we liked most:
Clam Showder (the best I ever experienced)
Lobster - O.K.

What I didn't like:
Restoom hygiene - awful

Visited August 2014
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