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Captain Linnell House

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137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
+1 508-255-3400
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Captain Linnell House matched its reputation the other night - their reputation being excellent and so was our meal. We opted to go with their Prix Fixe Menu. And at $35, a great value. We each chose a soup for the first course and both - Lobster Bisque and Kale Soup - were excellent. For the main course, my... More 

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Dennis Port, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a real nice meal at Captain Linnell House in Orleans last night. I was attending a business banquet. There were about 75 attendees but I was told the room could hold many more. Hors d'oeuvres were great. Servers brought them around as participants mingled about. I must confess I indulged a bit too much, taking the edge off my... More 

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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb meal and service with Jeffery. Nice that some things do not change. We have enjoyed the Capt Lindell for over 25 years. Classy every time.

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a table for 4 , we arrived early and just left standing around for over 30 minutes with out be able to get a drink. The menu was below par for a place with its so called reputation. Very poor wine list. Table staff good but not exceptional. it was supposed to have a dress code totally... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had yet another amazing dinner here on Christmas Eve. The restaurant looked spectacular both inside and out. We had reserved a table next to the fireplace which completed the ambiance. Nicole was our server and she was, as always, excellent. The restaurant was quite busy yet we never felt or were rushed. The New England Clam... More 

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Captain Linnell House was at its best for the Thanksgiving holiday dinner. Members of the front of the house were very welcoming and efficient. Once seated, our server, Jana, took excellent are of us. She was never intrusive but always available when needed. What is amazing is how the restaurant can seat so many for a holiday and produce... More 

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East Orleans, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We are frequent diners at the Captain Linnell House and we are always pleased. The ambience, service and decor are wonderful and the cuisine is unparalleled. It is always Cibo Delizioso at the Captain Linnell...

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had a fabulous meal in lovely surroundings for Thanksgiving. Special thank you to the staff for working on a holiday and making us feel so welcome. Food was just fabulous and we even had left-overs to take home! Each person in our party of 4 had a different dessert and all were excellent. Great atmosphere, food, and staff! Thank... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We just returned from a lovely thanksgiving dinner. Dave our waiter was very sweet. It is a sacrifice to work on a holiday. We had a great chat with the chef's wife after dinner. The chowder and crab cake were in our top 5 best ever. The sauce on the crab cake was lemony, creamy and light. Chowder was from... More 

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Monroe, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We dined at the Captain Linnell House on a recent trip to Cape Cod. Seeing the home itself was worth the 30 minute drive from Dennisport. There was a $35 prix fixe menu that was quite varied. We thoroughly enjoyed our blue martinis and the prime rib was excellent. Desserts were wonderful and the service impeccable. We highly recommend the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-3400
Description
As one of Cape Cod's most distinguished fine dining restaurants, the Captain Linnell House offers a series of intimate and romantic dining rooms in a former sea captain's home. A favorite among Cape Cod's wedding reception and rehearsal dinner venues, The Captain Linnell House is located in Orleans, MA around the corner from Skaket Beach, a picturesque setting for a Cape Cod beach wedding ceremony.

A chef owned restaurant, The Captain Linnell House offers expertly prepared classic fare - from appetizers of iced Wellfleet oysters on the half shell, to escargots and baby spinach salad, to entrees of rack of lamb, grilled salmon, roast duckling and Veal Milanese.

A Prix Fixe Menu is offered from September to June. Enjoy three course dining of entrees such as Atlantic Swordfish.

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