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Dolphin Restaurant

3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crackers” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t recommend this restaurant . Two of us ordered Grilled Stripe Bass ... we were served undercooked pale halibut. Also ordered mashed potatoes received 2 hard small boiled potatoes. Tried the bread pudding but it was served in a oil of yellow sauce, again not...More

1  Thank Sparker111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty though it took time to come out. The waitress was very nice though. The setting was quaint. No kids menu...

Thank Tripaddict974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all have various taste in restaurants and the Dolphin fits mine to a tee: a hundred year old building whose interior has nooks and quirks. For dining, a cushioned booth with pillows, knotty pine walls, and antique look curtains. In other words a space...More

1  Thank William N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dolphin is an unassuming restaurant in Barnstable Village. It does not put on airs but the food and service are second to none. This is one of the top places we take guests when they come to visit the Cape. Although the food is...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped recently for an early dinner. We were glad we did because the restaurant filled up by 6:30. The tavern in the back looked cozy and full of regulars. We were seated in the front dining room. They have a complete bar but we...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Nice service, average food, All in all,Nothing special. The food okay, service....fine, ambiance...average. But for a quick dinner, out of season, it was just what we were looking for.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 6 May 2018

My wife and I recently visited the Dolphin for dinner and cocktails. I will say that the bartenders were very courteous and quick with a drink. The problem was the food. I had lobster macaroni and cheese and my wife had roast duck. The lobster...More

Thank jbunnyBoston
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We enjoyed Easter dinner at the wonderful Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable Village. We were seated within moments of our reservation at a beautiful window table, Even with a full restaurant for Easter, service was quick and impeccable. We enjoyed the Chicken Mediterranean and Macadamia encrusted...More

Thank ken t
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Food was edible but nothing special. Fish chowder special - ground fish, carrots and a strange taste that I couldn't identify until I realized the black spots were not herbs but instead were burned bits and that was the taste I was getting. Really disappointing....More

Thank Yankdo
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My fiance and I were staying at an inn in Barnstable and wanted to book a special dinner. We are big seafood lovers & travelers, & were very excited about the menu we saw online for Dolphin. When we walked in through the back entrance...More

1  Thank Allison F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 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: 3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-6610
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