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Scargo Cafe

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799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
+1 508-385-8200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I just had dinner at Scargo Cafe with a friend. Seating was fast, service was excellent and the food was up to the usual standards. I am never disappointed with a meal at Scargo. We each chose a demi salad which was the right size given the portion size of our meals. The salad came with a small oaf of... More 

Thank Imogene M
Dennis, Massachusetts
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Somehow we end up here 4-5 times a year. After 3 years the menu looks very tired - nothing new except the tuna martini, a big hit. Genuinely smiley efficient service is a foundation of their offering. The food is good, but not great. The parking lot is always full.

Thank Henri Pierre S
Orleans, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We live on the Cape and Scargo is one of our favorite places to eat. Their hot beet salad is absolutely wonderful, among many other yummy dishes. The atmosphere and service are also very good.

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Thank ellen_emagine
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Had always wanted to try the restaurant and so we finally did. Upon entering the bar is to the right with plenty of seating and hi top tables. The dining room to the left is quite spacious. We had reservations and were made to wait about 5 minutes. The table configurations are actually quite nice as there is plenty of... More 

Thank chrisfromthecape
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Chris, I am so very sorry to read this but I really appreciate you dining with us. I want you to know that we truly do care. Genuine caring about our food, service, and most of all, your experience, is why we have thrived for nearly 30 years. I'm mostly sorry that we were not in tune enough to... More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I got the Lemon Flounder, and although it was cooked properly, it was kind of tasteless. The shrimp cake was pretty average though. Our waitress forgot to ask us if we wanted bread, we only found out when the extremely close table next to us received theirs (different waitress.) So we asked if we could get bread to go. The... More 

Thank KittyKline95
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Kitty, Thanks so much for dining with us. I'm so sorry that you were a little bit disappointed but I do take your comments very seriously. I am glad that you appreciated the environment we try to create with a warm toasty fire on a chilly night and many folks would agree with you that that our flourless chocolate... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I popped into Scargo yesterday. Scargo is an old (for America) wooden single storey building set of the main road. Wooden floored and wooden panelled decorated you do receive a warm feeling on entering, there is a fire burning in the bar area and ten several other dining areas within the restaurant. Menu offers a great variety... More 

Thank NGER14
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Pirate museum we were hungry and it was late afternoon. I feared the worst as a lot of places were shut. We came across the Scargo Cafe and all of us (two adults and three children) smiled when we walked in. It's a really lovely inside, nice big bar, huge open fire and nicely spaced out tables.... More 

Thank LouisX1
West Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Table #63 is the perfect place for an intimate dinner for 4. Quiet and away from the hustle & bustle.

Thank lmcneaney
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped at the Scargo Cafe in October - out of season for Cape Cod - and had an absolutely outstanding meal. We both had the sword fish special and it was very, very good. It is easy for a restaurant to do a good job during the height of the season when they are serving many meals and keeping... More 

Thank Franco M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is always consistanly great here. The service & the food is always top notch... I love the beet salad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-8200
A traditional, Tavern and Restaurant with wood paneled walls, open fireplaces and an outdoor covered deck for al Fresco dining during summer. The fare includes guest favorites such as roasted rack of New Zealand lamb, and seafood strudel (a seafood blend baked in pastry) with Newburg sauce. Lots of fresh local seafood and oysters. Many more seafood entrees, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, chicken, pasta selections, and their truly famous version of Grapenut Custard.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?