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Chapin's Restaurant

85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
+1 508-385-7000
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (35 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great seafood. Lots of variety. Large bar area and can be very loud on weekends. Valet parking and attendants are very attentive (sorry). We stop here each year we are up.

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Our son and daughter-in-law were recently wed on Cape Cod at The Pelham House Resort in Dennisport, MA. It was a tented event overlooking beautiful Nantucket Sound. The bride and groom’s vision was for a “casual elegant”reception, meaning no sit down formal dinner with assigned...More

Thank Alice B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had great seafood chowder to start and scallops, sole and steak were our choices for mains. The mains themselves were quite delicious but the sides (fries and sweet potato fries) were all cold even when they were just served. The service was casual to...More

1  Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Food is good at best, no real knockout dish or anything really flavorful. Good for families with a decent kid's menu. Better bar scene with live music although it get's crowded fast.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Similar to Chapin's Beach Bar but open more months, this spot on Taunton Ave (Dennis Northside) is a treasure in menu and beer choices (talented Black & Tan pouring). It's pricier than necessary, but food prep, quickness, and superior attentiveness mostly make up for that....More

Thank GarrethJ
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was really lovely - staff were very friendly and happy to help. Food was delicious -we had steak tips and quesidillas. Can highly recommend. We had two main meals and two alcoholic drinks...came to approx. $50

Thank NMitchell2014
Reviewed 1 September 2017

When you ask for a hamburger medium rare, that's what you get here. Good food reasonable prices. Four of us for lunch, no complaints. Service out of the kitchen is a little slow, but they have some good draft beers to keep your spirits up!...More

1  Thank ciaotebaldi
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We are summer residents in Yarmouth, and visit Chapins several times during the summer when we have friends visiting. Have we been disappointed this summer!!! First time we "attempted" to dine there was mid July when my son in laws family had been visiting from...More

Thank AnneMarieMahoney
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have eaten at Chapins for the past 10 years when we visit the Cape. We skipped last year and I was looking forward to going back this year. The boneless wings are delicious and they were very good. We tried the steak tip egg...More

Thank foodluva1234
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Really great food, reasonable prices, good kids menu. The second night we ate on the patio/deck which was really nice (and a lot quieter than inside, actually). My kids loved the fish and chips. Service was good. We'd definitely return.

Thank Laura M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-7000
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