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Dolphin Restaurant

3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Dolphin is an unassuming restaurant in Barnstable Village. It does not put on airs but the food and service are second to none. This is one of the top places we take guests when they come to visit the Cape. Although the food is...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped recently for an early dinner. We were glad we did because the restaurant filled up by 6:30. The tavern in the back looked cozy and full of regulars. We were seated in the front dining room. They have a complete bar but we...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Nice service, average food, All in all,Nothing special. The food okay, service....fine, ambiance...average. But for a quick dinner, out of season, it was just what we were looking for.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife and I recently visited the Dolphin for dinner and cocktails. I will say that the bartenders were very courteous and quick with a drink. The problem was the food. I had lobster macaroni and cheese and my wife had roast duck. The lobster...More

Thank jbunnyBoston
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We enjoyed Easter dinner at the wonderful Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable Village. We were seated within moments of our reservation at a beautiful window table, Even with a full restaurant for Easter, service was quick and impeccable. We enjoyed the Chicken Mediterranean and Macadamia encrusted...More

Thank ken t
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Food was edible but nothing special. Fish chowder special - ground fish, carrots and a strange taste that I couldn't identify until I realized the black spots were not herbs but instead were burned bits and that was the taste I was getting. Really disappointing....More

Thank Yankdo
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My fiance and I were staying at an inn in Barnstable and wanted to book a special dinner. We are big seafood lovers & travelers, & were very excited about the menu we saw online for Dolphin. When we walked in through the back entrance...More

1  Thank Allison F
Reviewed 9 March 2018

had lunch and enjoted it so much that I went back for dinner,a great menu with a lot of fresh fish.ate at the bar the bar maid(pam) was a delight and added to my great dinner' roy.c

Thank roy c
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Good food ... Homey laid back atmosphere seafood was fresh , bar service excellent , great chowda, olde cape cod restaurant in quaint Barnstable village.

Thank Topshelf26
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived on a bitter cold evening for dinner/drinks. Although we had made reservations, we were pleasantly surprised to find the bar empty, and decided to eat there. Hoping to find some local, holiday cheer, in what appeared to be a cozy venue. Well, guess again....More

1  Thank nancy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-6610
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