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Whaleback Restaurant

1052 Sandwich Rd, Sagamore, Bourne, MA 02561
+1 508-888-9850
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (3 reviews)
“local place” (3 reviews)
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12:15 - 00:00 Hours
1052 Sandwich Rd, Sagamore, Bourne, MA 02561
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Blown away with the amount of food we got at the most reasonable price ever. Got the seafood platter BEST EVER !!! and the price was the lowest anywhere. $$.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank R8767OJjoer
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the decor stop you, the seafood is the freshest on the cape, Sunday mornings they serve an Irish breakfast that is sooo good.. it’s a locals hangout, people are friendly sometimes it can get loud and seating is limited. A must while visiting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cindy d
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

How can I say this delicately and politely ??? The Whaleback is an acquired taste. My last visit to this little ramshackle bar/eatery was nearly 50 years ago, and I don’t think they’ve made any changes in decor since then. Bottom line ?.... it’s a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank corbiz41
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Drink prices are great along with the bartenders! Food varies from day to day on what is fresh and in house. Menu is on the chalk board. Great Lobster roll! Fish n chips and Seafood platter is out of this world. Plan on sharing a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Was in Sagamore to meet a friend at a pub which turned out to be closed- we checked nearby restaurants and decided to try the Whaleback Restaurant. If you are into aesthetics this is not a restaurant for you. It is a small, rundown hole-in-the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marianne K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Surrounded on three sides by a junkyard . You never know what you’re gonna get or who you’ll meet in this place. Colorful entertaining crowd . Classic dive bar . Best Mudslide on earth. Fresh seafood on fridays. Late night is a hoot.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Topshelf26
Reviewed 21 February 2018

After reading all the wonderful reviews, and wanting some fried clams, we headed off the The Whaleback. We sat down at the bar...and ordered a couple glasses of wine. VERY small glasses of wine. First mistake. The bartender/cook asks us what we want...My GF asked...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank fishlover41469
Reviewed 29 January 2018

If you want to experience a classic Cape Cod Dive bar with some good seafood and generous portions, this may be the perfect place. The Whaleback has been a landmark for locals and regular visitors to the cape for decades. It is small, sometime chaotic,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank CapeUW
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This place has the most delicious fried seafood for a very low price! It is an extremely laid back place so don't come if you are in a hurry, especially if in a large group. I will definitely be returning!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Cole S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Every review of this place so far is spot on. If you want to just kick back and feel comfortable without a snooty waiter proclaiming your choice as "excellent", watch a game, and eat fresh fried seafood with some beer, this tiny place is for...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Marion A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
12:15 - 00:00
12:15 - 00:00
12:15 - 00:00
12:15 - 00:00
12:15 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1052 Sandwich Rd, Sagamore, Bourne, MA 02561
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Bourne  >  Sagamore
  • Phone Number: +1 508-888-9850
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