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Water Street Kitchen

56 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1026
+1 508-540-5656
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussel soup” (9 reviews)
“haddock” (11 reviews)
“cioppino” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
56 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1026
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad we found this delightful restaurant. We came across it and decided to try it. It was a Friday evening and crowded. We decided to eat at the bar. The service was excellent and the menu varied. We all chose something different....More

Thank annieg2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Things get a little quiet in Woods Hole in the fall and winter but my husband and and I were thrilled to discover this very special spot on the water by the drawbridge! The food seemed a bit pricey for the main courses but we...More

Thank Carrielou2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I waited quite a while before coming despite hearing good reviews. Boy was that my loss. This restaurant is quite simply hitting it out of the park. The cioppino was the best I have ever had. The blue fish pate and fois gras was to...More

Thank bmk1459
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We live in Falmouth but have put off visiting because of parking issues and my distain of long waits. On a cold January midweek morning, I got a text that it was fried chicken night and we jumped on it and obtained a reservation. We...More

Thank nigelbulldog
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is terrific. The menu options are unique, and you can order small plates or full dinners. Both are delicious and beautifully presented. The wait staff is friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank 115nadyah
Reviewed 2 December 2017

From the start of your meal there are choices of beautifully crafted cocktails, followed by appetizers, dinner and dessert options all created with care, using the best and freshest ingredients possible. The ambience, location and staff all lend to a wonderful dining experience.

1  Thank dBWH
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Not only a visually warm and inviting restaurant, but also a well informed and friendly, unassuming staff. This is my favorite place to go. We enjoy sitting at the bar with Chelsea as the bartender! From the first moment, you can feel that these people...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

What an amazing meal! the bone marrow was fantastic, and the noodles were equal to what I've eaten in Tokyo. Our server Pippa knew the menu and was very attentive. I had no idea Woods Hole had such great food ( and so close to...More

Thank Nomansisanisland
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Talk about hygge - that Danish word that describes comfort, home, etc.! That's what I feel when I walk in the door at WSK. My favorite spot is at the bar, where Chelsea serves unbelievably delicious and inventive cocktails...but I love the table service as...More

Thank janetmilkman
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Water Street Kitchen is fine dining, but it's more than that. It's a bar with drinks that consistently balance flavors and aromas and excellent alcohols, but it's more than that, too. It's a place where the owners and the staff are happy to see you,...More

Thank eightsgoeast
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Bostonwhaler43 | Reviewed this property |
Leave enough time in Woods Hole to find parking spot. Parking lot next to the restaurant is $4.00. Worth it!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth  >  Woods Hole
  • Phone Number: +1 508-540-5656
  • E-mail
Water Street Kitchen serves seasonally inspired cuisine and hand crafted cocktails in a cozy, historic dining room on the waterfront in Woods Hole.
*PLEASE NOTE: We are closed for renovations for the month of February 2018. Open again March 1st!
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