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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“stew” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at around 6:30pm on a Friday night. There were two hostesses that evening. One was on the phone and the other stood next to her, writing reservations down. They took about 7 or 8 minutes to acknowledge us, and despite the dining room...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice, the first time was awesome, the second was on the fourth of July and the varsity may have been at the fireworks. Over all the ten of us had great meals and would go back. The seafood was excellent and enjoyed by...More

Thank allen w
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Ate in the beautiful courtyard. Great service. Quahogs were fantastic. Mains were average. Reasonable prices.

Thank massivepike
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went to the bar with my mom for a bite of dinner and we won't make that mistake again. Sat at the bar only to have the area in front of us filthy from prior guests. The bartender (the lady with the grey hair) couldn't...More

1  Thank princesshollyanne
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Princesshollyanne: I am incredibly sorry that this was your experience at the Barnstable Tavern. We have actually purposefully had a "casual uniform", that is based on colors and staff can pick shirts that work for them within that framework. That day, most of the staff...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went to the Barnstable for the first time and had a great experience. Had a drink at the bar while since we were there a bit early for a reservation and had a nice time. The bar has a nice "warm/cozy" feeling and the bartender...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

My husband and I treated our son to a birthday dinner on Friday April 13, the day after his birthday. Although it is off-season I made a reservation for 5:30, and I had a coupon from Cape Cod Daily Deals (always looking for a discount,...More

Thank Norma T
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant and the clam chowder was thin and not very thick or creamy. The chicken was lacking. It was a cute restaurant and very busy. The salad was really good.More

Thank AdventurousJax
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

I am so sorry that you did not enjoy the chowder and the chicken. I will bring this to my husband, Bob, the chef's, attention. I am glad you made it in and enjoyed the salad.And I would like you to return and try us...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Happy to meet old friends here On a Sunday at 1:00 pm. Offered the full menu, lunch menu and brunch menu. We all love breakfast, so opted for the brunch menu. After waiting almost 45 minutes, we were served....overcooked poached eggs in Eggs Benedict, very...More

Thank Jane O
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi.. I am so sorry to hear about your experience here at the Barnstable Tavern. We were quite understaffed due to servers calling in sick last minute.. and unfortunately that created a perfect storm for your dining experience.. I will speak to the server and...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 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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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 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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