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the knack

5 Route 6A, Orleans MA, Orleans, MA 02635
+1 774-316-4595
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avocado burger” (30 reviews)
“fish tacos” (59 reviews)
“onion rings” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 Route 6A, Orleans MA, Orleans, MA 02635
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent casual food — highly recommend the lobster roll and onion rings. Can get busy but service is surprisingly fast. Conveniently located right off the rotary between Eastham and Orleans. Great place to grab a bite on the way to/from the beach.

Thank jrp113
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Long lines that move quickly. The food is good and plentiful. We enjoyed the entire experience. A good new cape cod go to place.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Just the best! Best burgers in the area...too good...I make up reasons to eat there, convince myself I'm only getting a burger...then I have to add on a shake - because I can't help it!

Thank dave o
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great fast food stop with fresh, delicious food. Try the fish tacos, burgers, lobster rolls... They're all great! Excellent shakes, too!

Thank Bouldermary56
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had the fish tacos and lobster roll; both excellent. Quick, easy to find and park, and (most importantly) tastie!

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is the best burgers and onion rings you can find. During the summer expect to wait in line. it's worth it....you will want to come back.

Thank ClassicCape
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We happened upon The Knack as we were in Orleans, please go, the fish tacos were probably the freshest, tastiest I have had, and I have travelled the world. The staff were lovely and the whole place was very clean. A definite must do if...More

Thank rachvb
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean bathrooms, great location and great basic burgers. Fries are out of this world. I had the avocado burger, my husband had the spicy burger, and our niece had the old fashioned burger. We all enjoyed our lunch. Prices are very reasonable. Bike...More

1  Thank jurgencm2016
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Love the food at this place. The lobster roll is fresh and clean, the fish sandwich is sublime and even the burgers are great! Everything on the menu is worth your time, and I have pretty much had everything on the menu. My only problem...More

2  Thank B G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

good food and interesting people . talked with the locals and what the recommended i tried the burger ring with cheese good tasting and then the homemade frozen chocolate brownie ice cream sandwich awesome.

Thank ladyblue66
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20 April 2016|
Response from MichinMaine1999 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. We had burgers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Route 6A, Orleans MA, Orleans, MA 02635
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 774-316-4595
  • E-mail
We grew up here. We played on the Cape's beaches, we swam in the sound and in the bay, and we savored every hour of the late summer sun. Most importantly, we ate. Burgers, lobster rolls, clam rolls, hot dogs, onion rings, shakes, ice cream...We love the Cape's iconic food. We created the knack with one purpose in mind: to share the food that we grew up with, the food that hits the spot after a day at the beach, the food that defines summers on Cape Cod.
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