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Captain Linnell House

137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
+1 508-255-3400
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“farfalle” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
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Reviewed 19 March 2009

Had a wonderful dinner at Captain Linnell House. Beautiful setting and spectacular building. Various dining areas that are all intimate and make for a special evening. Our server was attentive and pleasant, and allowed us to savor our wine and appetizers without rushing the entrees....More

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Reviewed 16 February 2009

The hubbie and I went to this place for our Valentine's Day dinner on a recent trip to Chatham. The food was SUPERB and the service was very classy. Even though this place also has a function room for weddings, etc, the restaurant is extremely...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2009

I cannot speak for regular food service at the restaurant at Captain Linnell House, but I can give a negative review of their Thanksgiving Day dinner. My boyfriend and I made a booking for an evening seating on Thanksgiving. While the establishment itself is very...More

3  Thank j5309
Reviewed 21 September 2008

We spent two weeks on Cape Cod and followed lots of advice from TA. The food served at Captain Linnell and the service was truly second to none. Absolutely wonderful. The lobster bisque is exquisite. Staff courteous and not at all in a hurry, food...More

1  Thank sunny-sky-traveller
Reviewed 23 October 2006

The menu was exceptional, the service prompt but never hurried and the food was delicious. We can't wait to go back!

3  Thank Appleway_Farm
Reviewed 3 May 2006

Been there many times. The Garden Room is beautiful, the service is excellent, the food is fabulous, the staff is friendly. We have never had any but an excellent time at the Captain Linnell House. The restraurant is decorated beautifully, and the desserts and food...More

3  Thank DayTrip17406
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Pat D
14 August 2018|
Response from Shelly H | Property representative |
For the past 30 years all of our guests look great when they come through our doors. We do not have a dress code - but if we did - it would be "Cape Cod Nice". No suits, ties, or tiaras required!
13 August 2018|
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Response from Shelly H | Property representative |
Yes! Just call CLH at 508-255-3400 and we will send one out for you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-3400
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Celebrating our 30th anniversary, the historic 1840 Captain Linnell House is home to Cape Cod's most distinguished fine dining restaurant as well as an award winning Cape Cod wedding, rehearsal dinner, and corporate venue site. We are located in Orleans, MA around the corner from Skaket Beach, a picturesque setting for a Cape Cod beach wedding ceremony. The Captain Linnell House is chef owned and offers expertly prepared classic fare - from iced Wellfleet oysters, escargot and baby kale salad, to entrees of rack of lamb, Black Angus prime rib, roast duckling with fresh raspberries, scrod n' parchment, and much more. We go as local and organic as possible. A three course $35.00 Prix Fixe Menu is offered from Mid-September thru June. Enjoy dining in one of our unique dining rooms. Our garden room looks out over a spacious lawn with the sunset in the distance. Fireplaces grace the other two. We are off the beaten path but finding us is memorable!
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