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Captain Linnell House

137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
+1 508-255-3400
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good6%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (54 reviews)
“prix fixe” (19 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
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137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looking for a nice restaurant and we found it with the Lindell house. Wendy the hostess is great at taking care of all your needs. Jeffery was our waiter who also was good. The prime rib was the best that I have ever had. This...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a window table overlooking the garden/backyard. Beautifully maintained with a pond, stone wall and birdfeeder. Beyond the wall...a gazebo and nature as far as you could see. It was dusk and birds, squirrels and raccoons all entertained us. The meal was delicious. We...More

Thank CapeCodder80
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, great friendly hostess and waitstaff. Quality of meal and generous portion size for moderate price. Will return when visiting again.

Thank jaybroton
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though I've already given the Captain Linnell House a "5" since it is our favorite restaurant on the cape with its consistently superb food and service, I wish I could give it a 10 for how much we LOVED having our daughter's wedding reception...More

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Linnell's is never disappointing. The food is always delicious. The ambience is awesome. The service is superb. I'm an especially huge fan of their Black Angus Prime Rib . This past weekend I attended the best wedding ever held at the Captain Linnell House....More

Thank ITscout
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the moment I first saw Captain Linnell House I fell in love, and the ambiance and dining experience was just as exquisite as the beautiful setting. We recently hosted a small gathering of family and friends for an event at the Captain Linnell House,...More

Thank edarling17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant restaurant.... great servers... lobster bisque excellent. Large proportions of food. Great location... see sunset at beach after dinner.

Thank dsauld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Linnell House, Skaket Beach Road, Orleans... Outstanding! We journeyed twenty minutes to the east to have another sensational dining experience at one of our favorite restaurants on the Cape, the Captain Linnell House. Our table was in the salon area and, as you can...More

Thank biri97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a perfect dining experience in every day. We were greeted in a warm, friendly, and prompt fashion upon our arrival and then seated without delay. Our server was one of the best we've ever had, and the view of the garden out the...More

Thank ADK46erMG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience we had at the Captain Linnell House this past Tuesday evening, September 5, 2017. Our server, David, did an outstanding job and was very amicable throughout our meal. His spirit of friendliness and attention to detail added much to the wonderful...More

Thank x5sv4
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Questions & Answers
18 June 2017|
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Response from Shelly H | Property representative |
We do!
4 June 2017|
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Response from Shelly H | Property representative |
Yes, we do! Only time we do NOT offer prix fixe is July to mid- September.
28 May 2017|
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Response from Shelly H | Property representative |
We are open now Wednesday to Sunday. July and August we will be open Tuesday to Sunday. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
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
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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.

This chef owned restaurant is celebrating it's 29th season. The Captain Linnell House offers expertly prepared classic fare - from appetizers of iced Wellfleet oysters on the half shell, to escargots and baby kale salad, to entrees of rack of lamb, grilled salmon, roast duckling, scrod n' parchment, and veal Milanese.

A Prix Fixe Menu is offered from Mid-September to end of June. Enjoy three course dining of entrees such as Atlantic swordfish, Black Angus prime rib, roast duckling.
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