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the knack

5 Route 6A, Orleans MA, Orleans, MA 02635
+1 774-316-4595
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“avocado burger” (35 reviews)
“fish tacos” (70 reviews)
“onion rings” (61 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Route 6A, Orleans MA, Orleans, MA 02635
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Had a great hamburger here, though the others in my party chose lobster and fish instead. The onion rings were to die for. There are tables outside adjacent to the shack where you can sit down and eat, though in inclement weather you might consider...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JustLurking
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This outside seating local spot has great burgers and amazing shakes. The seafood was also good. It is very casual...outside seating only. But it looks like they have heaters and drop down panels for colder weather. They donate parts of the proceeds from any 'sweets'...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fmlnm2018
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We went here having just checked into our rental, and saw this listed as a top restaurant in the area. My small burger on a supermarket, soggy bun cost $7 and came with no sides. I was still hungry afterwards. I don't understand the high...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SpecialK55
Andrew V, Public Relations Manager at the knack, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

We are very sorry that we didn't live up to your expectations. Our customers and many others love Martin's Potato Buns but understand they didn't compliment your tastes. As for sides, we do offer them, however, we don't offer "value-meals". We make everything from scratch...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

You will see by the lines that this is a popular spot for local seafood -- lobster rolls, fish tacos, fried fish sandwiches, etc. Great architecture, great service, high quality food -- and lots of places to sit outdoors to enjoy your meal. Moderately priced.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JELPaints
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The selection was somewhat limited but the food was good. Have to sit outside but they do set up something overhead certain times of the season.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 28 September 2018

A delightful stop for lunch. The Fish Tacos (you get two with each order) were delicious and definitely different. Fried flounder is used as the fish inside. Splitting an order is not recommended by us. We are not heavy eaters but one taco would be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hooked_on_travel77
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this place when visiting the area. Price is very reasonable and the food is amazing! We had burgers and fish tacos, both are delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank livingRVlife
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I am not particularly a burger joint kinda gal. I like sit down restaurants with small plates and a bottle of wine. We decided we wanted something quick on our vacation to Orlean. We got the burger with the fried onions, fries, onion rings, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Knack is a great place to grab lunch food was fresh, tasty and reasonably priced outdoor seating under cover

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yakima51
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We have been wanting to try The Knack ever since it opened..which was quite some time ago...things finally worked out and today was the day...and it was a truly great day indeed. The Knack is located very close to the rotary or traffic circle on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank richard b
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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
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We Created The Knack To Share The Food We Grew Up With: Food That Hits The Spot After A Day At The Beach, The Food That Defines Summer On Cape Cod.
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