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Arnold's Restaurant

3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
+1 508-255-2575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (230 reviews)
“fried clams” (135 reviews)
“seafood” (186 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch. The food was fresh and very large portions. The service was fast and the workers were friendly and efficient. I would recommend if you would like seafood, hamburgers or chicken for lunch.

Thank Illona G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We chose Arnold's because members of our party of 5 wanted a full lobster dinner, lobster roll, shrimp, and Cod. We Googled Best Lobster Roll and Arnold's was near the top and close by. We were not disappointed!! The lobster was delicious both as a...More

Thank Happycruiser83
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Went to Arnold's based upon TA reviews. First impression, you walk in and place your order, then pay, then they give you a buzzer. You go sit and your food is ready in about 10 minutes. If you want something to drink you go to...More

Thank worldtraveller715
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Living in New England and having access to multiple seafood eateries, the only thing this place is good for is the portions. The food had no flavor and it is WAY overpriced! Plus they only accept cash and you don't get a receipt because they...More

1  Thank 650gailf
Reviewed 25 September 2017 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 24 September 2017

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

2  Thank monkey
Reviewed 23 September 2017 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 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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 14 September 2017

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
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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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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
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"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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