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Scargo Cafe

799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
+1 508-385-8200
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scrod” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
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11 - 20 of 719 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here several times whilst on honeymoon 20 years ago and if anything the food is even better than before. Fresh ingredients and good beer and wines.

Thank Mark J
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy to see that you were back after so long and happy to hear your fond memories didn't build up expectations too much. We really hope to see you back again before 2037!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of our regular haunts. The food is great and the service is excellent. The menu has a variety of choices and the chef is willing to make modifications. Don't miss their signature drinks..I had a Raspberry Refresher which was absolutely delicious. The mini filet...More

Thank StevePetruska
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve, Thank you, thank you, thank you! Glad you avoided the crowds. That's a good hint for others. Although I will say that the wait at peak times often looks longer than it really is. We always try to under promise and over deliver....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with friends today. Very diverse menu. Julie was our server. She was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Jrice003
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words and review. Julie, and all of us look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was my birthday, so we decided to go to Scargo Cafe. We made a reservation (highly suggested). We were early,but got seated right away. As we were eating a little later, the dining room was not crowded = summer will not be like that.It...More

Thank 233bonnies
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind words and the kudos for Heather. She is a keeper! You truly reflected and captured the essence of our goal from 30 years ago when we hoped that we could be an extension of people's homes. We wanted a...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Popped in here late for lunch at the end of the day. Was dazzled. Had a fabulous salad and a paired glass of wine. Left a different person. We'll be back...for dinner!

Thank Brian P
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All we can say is WOW back!... we love the person you are... the person you were... and the person you will be always be! Come back soon.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

A really special place with truly great food...especially if you want atmosphere with a menu that offers a tasty variety of foodMore

Thank Joyce099
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joyce, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us with a 5 Star rating! We promise to do whatever we can to never let you down... but if we ever do, be aware that we will never rest until we makes things...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Enjoyed lunch here after shopping and driving Route 6A! It is very quaint inside. We sat in the bar area with long benches and tables, a huge high top table, and a long bar. The walls are all old wood panels, very Cape Cod. They...More

Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner, we decided to share the crab cake appetizer and the special today which was lobster served over pea risotto. The crab cakes had decent flavor, but we're mostly filler, and somewhat greasy. The main dish was bad,...More

Thank Joe N
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hi Joe, Thanks so much for choosing to dine with us. There are many great dining options on the Cape and we are honored that you chose us. I am so very sorry that you were disappointed with your food and sadly, in our business,...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Unfortunately we did not enjoy our dinner at Scargo. Both of our meals were room temperature when they arrived at the table and the presentation of the food on the plate was definitely lacking. We did not care for the Pinot Grigio and it also...More

Thank la404
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. First let me say that I truly appreciate that you reached out to me directly. But, I am disappointed that I fell short and that my response to your concerns wasn't enough for you...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great lunch in a pretty and relaxed atmosphere. A friend and I went recently on a rainy Saturday, and the fire in the fireplace in the bar made it extra copy. The waitress was very friendly and the hamburgers hit the spot. We will definitely...More

Thank ann c
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Badger2451
Is it near the Cape Cod Rail Trail?
15 September 2016|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
The Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike path is about 3 miles away. There is a connecting town bike trail that follows along Old Bass River road from the Rail Trail which would lead you here. Be advised there is a "heartbreak hill... More
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Nancy M
Do they take reservations
17 August 2016|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
They hold back exactly half of their seating for walk-ins so reservations comprise the other half. They fill fast "in-season and on weekends. Peak seating times are often gone 48 hours ahead in summer. Plan ahead or drop... More
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Nancy M
Do they take reservations
17 August 2016|
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Response from Marcangellos | Reviewed this property |
they sure do great location easy to reserve a spot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-8200
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional, Tavern and Restaurant with wood paneled walls, open fireplaces and an outdoor covered deck for al Fresco dining during summer. The fare includes guest favorites such as roasted rack of New Zealand lamb, and seafood strudel (a seafood blend baked in pastry) with Newburg sauce. Lots of fresh local seafood and oysters. Many more seafood entrees, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, chicken, pasta selections, and their truly famous version of Grapenut Custard.
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