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Orleans Inn

3 Old County Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2519
+1 508-255-2222
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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3 Old County Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2519
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The bride & I did something different and strayed from a usual dining routine of going out in the evening for dinner. We decided to have lunch out instead. The bride had always been curious about the Orleans Inn on route 28 in Orleans and...More

1  Thank biri97
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We were hosting 100 Mayflower Pilgrim descendants for lunch when you walked in without a reservatio9n. I politely told you that we could accommodate you on the beautiful waterfront deck as we do not accept reservations on that level since it is so popular it...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had a reservation on a Friday night at 6:30 PM so we hoped to miss the crowds. This is a very popular restaurant since you can get a table on the back deck over the water. There were many full tables around us and...More

1  Thank astronomer1
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Friday night on Cape Cod in August 6pm until 8pm is impossible to get a reservation and most places are a 2 hour wait if you can even get a table. You were told this when you called for a reservation. You did not have...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We sat outside and it was a beautiful day! My husband had the lobster roll and I had lobster salad. We shared lobster bisque, which was delicious. The prices were high for lunch, but the food was good!More

Thank Carol T
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for the nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed lunch. We are paying much more for fresh lobster but held our pieces level for the past 3 years, We are trying our best to continue serving great food at a good value....More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Wonderful place for lunch, when you can see water from the deck, Menu is quite varied with lots of salads available. Since the summer of 2016 the portions were smaller and the prices higher. Order the Tuna Sashimi appetizer which was one of the dishes...More

Thank Gourmetgerry
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for the kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the experience. We have added some wonderful items to the menu. The newly renovated kitchen can accommodate up to 1000 diners a day in our 319 seats. We actually have not...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I came here a few years ago in the winter and had a great experience. The Inn was closed for a while for renovations so I was so excited to be able to return this summer. Our visit did not disappoint. Friendly staff. Our waitress...More

Thank Christine B
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is families like yours that keep us motivated and striving to be perfect. We love guests that appreciate the Inn. Our family bought the Inn over 21 years ago and renovated the entire structure. We continue...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed really good food, a beautiful view and friendly service at the Orleans in the first week of August 2017. Thank youMore

Thank Maureen1212
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. We appreciate guests like you that support the Inn. We have had a great season and have been at capacity every day. The front of the house and kitchen all work together to provide a wonderful dining...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by late afternoon for a drink and appetizers. We were seated at a lovely table on deck overlooking water. The clam chowder was delicious as well as quesadilla and scallops wrapped in bacon. Service was good.More

Thank jaydub425
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are having an amazing season. We are so proud of our staff both in the kitchen and tableside. I love hearing the great comments from guests as they leave the Inn. It is even better to...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

What a gem. We stopped on the way back to our hotel and had such a great experience. Ordered a drink and the bartender was professional. We asked what he recommends on the dessert menu and he suggest the brownie sundae, so we ordered that....More

Thank Jennifer L
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. It was nice to meet you as well. Doug does a great job at the bar. The tavern is so comfortable. At times it gets quite busy as guests are waiting for tables on the deck. It is...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Ate dinner here on a warm evening, we were offered both the dining room and the deck. Due to the warm humid air outside we opted for the dining room. Was not the best choice! No air conditioner. They have three units hanging on the...More

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Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Goldilocks and the Three Bears. You were well aware of the 3 dining area options available to you. Alfresco, Tavern A/C and Dining Room A/C. You chose the Dining Room A/C. The round table next to yours asked the A/C be turned down as it...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We were immediately seated on the covered deck on a very busy warm Saturday evening- no reservation! Staff were attentive, we enjoyed a generously-sized fresh shrimp cocktail and our special food requests were graciously accommodated. We sipped refreshing authentic mojitos in the summer breeze, watching...More

1  Thank Deb S
Waterfront, Owner at Orleans Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Things are going so well at our peak of the season. We spent all year preparing for this and it is working great. Our staff is amazing and they all get along. We treat the food, staff...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Old County Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2519
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-2222
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Elegant waterfront dining in a Victorian Sea Captain's mansion.
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