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Five Bays Bistro

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825 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655-2014
+1 508-420-5559
17:00 - 00:00
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Osterville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five Bays Bistro is the place I go every week when I am in Town. We love it there! At 5 o'clock Friday night the bar is packed. Food is always good and the people are very friendly.My wife is there 3 times a week so it must be good. Osterville has 3 restaurants and Crisp Italian is owned by... More 

Thank BobPratt
Osterville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service.... over cooked fish Cute place in the center of Osterville, nice menu although they never change it very often… eight people in our party three people had over cooked fish. Disappointing because it is on the pricey side. Wouldn't go back for dinner… Maybe drinks at the bar .

Thank dcaney
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed five Bays Bistro , quiet early dinner. Our food was great and waitress was awesome. I would love to see a few more vegetarian selections , but the chef was very accommodating.

Thank jaqi007
Atlanta, Georgia
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227 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a wonderful surprise to find a restaurant like Five Bays Bistro in the small town of Osterville (on our drive back from Oak Bluffs to Hyannis). The restaurant is beautifully decorated. Service was very good as was everything we ordered. Crab cakes were great. The special salad of the night which was spinach/cranberries/nuts was just ok...nothing special. Swordfish was... More 

Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
Woodside, California
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had heard that the noise level was high but we didn't experience it although it was a Sunday night in the off season and not all the tables were full. Excellent preparation of scallops and beef stroganoff. Service was professional. Excellent Caesar salad. The famous local ice cream place wasn't operational in this off season but the restaurant offered... More 

Thank BinWoodside
Denton, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great food for the price! Both my meal and my husband's meal were excellent for the price.We would definitely come back!

Thank maryhelenmartin1
Litchfield, Connecticut
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175 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was our 2nd night on a golf trip in Cape Cod. We had 8:00 pm reservations at the Five Bays Bistro. Great bar area with TV screens to watch Monday night football. Bartender makes great expresso martini's. Lee Ann was our server for the evening. Great time had by all .

Thank Chris H
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Can't go wrong here. Been here several times. Get there early on the weekend. Wonderful bar setting. Great for a romantic setting.

Thank thumperpc
Boston, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Pros: allowed us in earlier than reservation time, affordable decent wines Cons:waitress disappeared, food was disappointing We ordered a seafood scampi appetizer. One shrimp. Tasteless. I ordered halibut with roasted cauliflower and spinach. Sounded great, but cauliflower dried out and halibut and spinach drowning in balsamic. My husband ordered pork tenderloin, also drowning in sauce. Nice ambiance, great location, but... More 

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Osterville, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is our yearly visit with friends for diner before the show. As usual the food is wonderful and the atmosphere is delightful. We always go to the 99 or Whimpy's just because. but we are starting to try other places.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Osterville
  • Phone Number: +1 508-420-5559
Located in the heart of one of the most picturesque villages on Cape Cod, Five Bays Bistro offers modern yet classic food and atmosphere worthy of a major city. The Bistro serves award winning contemporary new American cuisine, with a more casual small plates menu at the bar.

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