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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (15 reviews)
“prosciutto” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us had a lovely lunch here. Nice lunch specials. $110 for 4 which includes 4 beers, tax and tip. Fish was excellent.

Thank JeanneManca
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I had a blast here with my parents and friends the Trip’s. We had a great time together and celebrating my birthday.

Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Enjoyed a holiday dinner out with "the girls" before an evening play; everyone found something delicious to order. We started with drinks including the Barnstable Breeze and the Cosmopolitian in the $10 range and very good. Short ribs and rib eye steaks were good. Reviewing...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant again, last time was average. The best and only good thing this time was the restaurant was decorated nicely for the Holidays. As we determined the female bartender was also waiting on tables in the dining...More

1  Thank John R
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi John R: Thank you so much for taking the time to put down your feedback. And I am sooooo sorry that this was your experience! I looked into the situation to see what happened that night and found out that my scheduled bartender left...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Went here for the first time with my sister for dinner. The location is convenient and the atmosphere is quaint. The decor is really nice and inviting. Wish I could say the same about the staff. When we walked in the hostess couldn't take her...More

Thank capecodlobstahlovah
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you capecodlobstahlover for taking the time to share your experience here at the tavern..We use reviews to improve where it's needed and to complement staff when they are doing great jobs.. all are great for training and development. We look forward to having the...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

We sat outside as it was Summertime when we came for dinner. The menu offered included a nice 3 corse price fixe offering. We both had it and were pleased. The was basic but good. The desserts were enormous. We had a fine time at...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Located in charming Barnstable village on Cape Cod this historic restaurant and tavern has history that goes back nearly 380 years. The tavern has booths for dining and a small bar. Service was good and prices reasonable. We sampled the egg roll appetizers and had...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Two couples went early on a Saturday night in November; we were going to the theater after. One couple had beef--a burger, and a tri-tip sandwich. The tri-tip was rare as requested; the burger was not medium rare, but practically well-done. The other couple had...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We had already ordered what food we would be eating for the evening. I had fish, mashed potatoes, zucchini, and salad. Dann had chicken with a mushroom gravy, potatoes and salad. We were served apple crisp again for dessert. The food was tasty but we...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went here for dinner tonight. Never going back. First off I have cooked in restaurants for over 30 years and I always give the benefit of the doubt to the servers and the kitchen. Tonight the server started off with there was a party...More

1  Thank Karen J
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Karen.. i am so sorry to hear about your experience. I spoke with Bob, my husband, who is the chef/owner about this situation. He told me that we hand cut and thoroughly trim our rib eye steaks, to an 8-10 oz portion per order....More

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16 April 2017|
Response from sfinegold | Property representative |
Go to our website and click on events and then on Easter and u will see our special 3 course menu. We will also b serving our regular menu all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-2355
  • E-mail
The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings "Great Food and Friendly Service" to Historic Rte. 6A. Open every day for lunch and dinner, we always serve fresh and if possible local food! We feature creative Cape Cod cuisine with a full menu of exciting appetizers, refreshing salads, and fabulous seafood, meat, and Italian specialty dishes. Try our popular thin crust pizzas or our award-winning grilled Tavern Burger! People also enjoy our fried seafood platters, Fruit of the Sea mixture served over a bed of tasty pasta, and our fresh homemade New England clam chowder. Our friendly servers can guide you through our menu if you need recommendations. We also a full selection of beer, wine, and other spirits to drink with your meal. Sit inside our rustic English-style pub tavern our outside on our spacious patio. We offer many daily meal specials. Stop by today for a memorable meal in a relaxing setting!
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