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Arnold's Restaurant

3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
+1 508-255-2575
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (216 reviews)
“fried clams” (141 reviews)
“seafood” (192 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
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11 - 20 of 1,190 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is totally a hidden gem. Food was awesome and prices were super reasonable. Order up front and they call your number. Be aware it's cash only though - no credit or debit cards. Very much recommend this place.

Thank mongobud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not impressed, they are going by their convenience in location and careless in their product. Lobster roll was substandard, a lot meat but that was it, had no flavor. Fried fish was cooked in oil that was used too many times. Hamburgers were dry over...More

1  Thank monkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went as this was a place my travel partner had been many times. Ordered fried scallops and was suprised by the price but was worth the money a large portion too big to finish eatting. Liked the coleslaw with cranberries in it.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stumbled on this restaurant while looking for a lobster shack. This was just what we wanted. Order at the indoor counter and eat your food either inside or out. We had lobster roll and clam chowder very good. When we left there was a...More

Thank AlohaHawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit Cape Cod we have to go to Arnold's. Hot and cold lobster rolls and fried lobster! Awesome clam chowder. Not to mention the usual lobster dishes. My favorite lobster shack!!

Thank Preston O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Cape Cod resident, we pass by many times each summer season when heading to the outer cape beaches and always see long lines outside the building. We chose quieter times to enjoy this place. GREAT seafood dishes at reasonable prices for the area....More

Thank TheMitt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The prices are fairly expensive at this cash only place, especially given the informality of the service. Paper plates and plastic utensils are barely adequate for a full baked seafood dinner. That said the fish was cooked well and portions were large.

1  Thank equinoxWashDc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A busy place with great seafood and one of the few raw bars on the Cape. The Welfleet oysters they serve are delicious. We usually go there once every trip. This year we let the kids all order lobster, which was quite a treat. They...More

Thank Sydneywasfirst
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We usually visit at least once per season but it is better to go right after the crowds have left the cape. June and September is the best because there are no lines. Great fried oysters, clams, onion rings are the best.

Thank Gorditos
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A classic New England fish place with a good menu, very good food and summer atmosphere. Prices, as noted elsewhere, are potentially breath taking for those unaccustomed to the Cape. They don't take credit cards either.

Thank George G
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TracyZ19
16 July 2016|
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Response from SuQue | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I am a customer and only ate from the raw bar. Call them.
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kittysnow
13 April 2016|
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Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
They do not open for tje season til mid May,and then only on weekends til June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-2575
  • E-mail
Description
"Best fried clams in the world"-Food & Wine Magazine. Arnold's seafood is so fresh, any fisherman would approve. Native lobster, local raw bar, cocktails, fried and baked seafood, lobster rolls, salads, an extensive children's menu, gourmet ice cream, and mini golf. Arnold's owner is Nathan "Nick" Nickerson, a true Cape Cod native and Mayflower descendant. Nick grew up surrounded by the sea and worked on farms and with family in Cape Cod restaurants. Almost 40 ago he founded what has become the world-famous Arnold's Lobster & Clam Bar. From the start, crowds were drawn to the fresh, native seafood, generous portions, friendly service and fun Cape Cod atmosphere found at Arnold's. Pets are allowed in our outdoor area in the back.
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