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The Pheasant

$$$$American, ,
905 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1419
+1 508-385-2133
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck” (41 reviews)
“sole meuniere” (15 reviews)
“profiteroles” (11 reviews)
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American, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
905 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1419
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous! We have been going to the original Pheasant for years and loved the homey vibe and food. We were a little worried when it changed owners but it has admittedly gotten even better! The menu is unique and pushes you to try new things....More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been eating at the Red Pheasant for over twenty years. It was one of our "go to places" on the Cape. It is under new management. I did not like the renovations of the porch. No crisp white table cloths or flowers. The...More

1  Thank jamaplus
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to what was The Red Pheasant over the last 18 years whenever we go to the Cape, and have always enjoyed this. Under new management, The Pheasant has done some things well (enhanced the decor, streamlined the menu) and the flavors...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Red Pheasant two years ago and loved it. We were pleased when friends suggested we eat there this year. We understand the ownership (and name) have changed, and it isn't the same place. Service was slow - thirty minutes between appetizers...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dessert: chocolate mousse with lemon curd. Need I say more? But trip adviser make me use 100 words. So: Ridiculous food combinations. Apparently spent a lot of money to make an old restaurant bad.More

1  Thank Alex S
Adam D, Owner at The Pheasant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy the Chequessett chocolate parfait. Lemon and chocolate are actually a very common flavor pairing. Beyond basic vanilla, chocolate goes well with almost any fruit flavor. Citrus flavors, like orange and lemon, are most traditional, but even...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went after the new people took over the restaurant hoping for continued dining. What a disappointment! Menu was difficult to pick from as choices were odd combinations and bizarre. It was very expensive and when my order came it was floating in olive oil...More

1  Thank Midge215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at the new Pheasant is special. Chef Toby has put together dishes with combinations of flavors that are marvelous and hard to match. You think you've had chicken? The chicken under a brick here is the best anywhere. The clam pasta is also...More

Thank drbermont
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were long time patrons of The Red Pheasant, so were interested to see what the new owners/chef did with it; now known as The Pheasant. What resulted from the cozy old tavern atmosphere is a modernized more austere version, stripped bare to the walls,...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

....and try to PLEASE their customers. We made reservations for July 4th via the telephone. We never got a real, live operator because we were told in the recording that everyone was busy but would be with us shortly. It never happened. THREE TIMES it...More

2  Thank Marilyn P
Adam D, Owner at The Pheasant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Marilyn, We received your letter. Thank you for taking the time to write us. We are so sorry for your inconvenience. We take our guests' experiences very seriously so it is even more upsetting to us that you had such a negative experience. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Pheasant is a gem! We had an absolutely delicious meal - some of the best seafood we’ve ever eaten! We wish owners Adam and Erica Dunn much continued success!👍👍

1  Thank sbrody
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24 April 2017|
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Response from Laurel P | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest, not the owner . I also suggest that you phone them.
Laurel P
16 January 2017|
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Response from Denise A | Property representative |
We are closed on Mondays and the month of March
Akshay D
15 August 2016|
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Response from TheAkumalian | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant's phone number is 508.385.2133 and they have an on-line reservation system with URESERV. TRY AGAIN TOMRROW.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1419 (Formerly The Red Pheasant)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-2133
  • E-mail
At The Pheasant (formerly the iconic Red Pheasant Inn) the focus is on farm to table dining offered with gracious and approachable service and hospitality. Utilizing the highest quality, seasonally-driven ingredients from local farms and purveyors, The Pheasant offers dishes with a unique Cape Cod identity influenced by classic New England flavors. Join us at the bar for creative cocktails, a thoughtfully curated wine list, and local craft beers and ciders. Closed Tuesday, open every other night until 9:30p, and until 11p on Friday & Saturday.
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