We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Dolphin Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
Website
Today
11:30 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

253 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 244: English reviews
Level Contributor
32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly bartender, pleasing settings, and tasty lunch and liquid refreshments. A good selection on the lunch menu - with the choice of bar seats or tables (until 3 pm).

Helpful?
Thank bowfinn23
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go here a few times a month. It's one of my go to spots. Very good food friendly atmosphere great service. If you are looking for Olde Cape Cod it's here

Helpful?
Thank CathMcD7
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took my mom here last night for her birthday. I ordered an appetizer on the specials sheet: potato skins with bacon, blue cheese and caramelized onions. When I was served this appetizer, it was just plain old cheddar and bacon skins with about 50% if them without so much as a hint of bacon or cheese on them. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank princesshollyanne
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lunch here monthly and always very pleased at great food and friendly staff. Dinner was total opposite. Overcooked food, snarly waitress. Won't be back for dinner.

Helpful?
Thank Ava H
Peoria, Illinois
Level Contributor
52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I'm staying in Barnstable for awhile and wanted to check out this year-round restaurant that caters to locals. Lots of seafood on the menu! Apparently they do a different mussels dish daily, so I chose the special on the day I went. Truly excellent. And can't beat their dessert speciality - amaretto bread pudding. I'll be back!

Helpful?
Thank Lynn D
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had the three grandkids for lunch after a nice day at the museum in Brewster. We all had a great meal and the service was great.

Helpful?
Thank SandwichJohn
Akumal
Level Contributor
82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable has been off my Harwich radar, because of my erroneous thinking “it’s too far away”. Well, it is not, but it took a Cape Cod Daily Deal to finally get me there with my daughter (Stefanie) and son-in-law (Bob). Surprise of surprises – it is a very nice restaurant with a comfortable setting/atmosphere, friendly staff,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank TheAkumalian
Falmouth, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The prime rib was like eating shoe leather and the baked scrod was tasteless. The overall service was slow . We were extremely dissatisfied and won't be heading back !

Helpful?
Thank pjlu0ng0
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Consistently good food. Stick to any of the seafood options and you'll walk away happy. I especially like their version of oysters Rockefeller. Lively bar area generally packed with local color.

Helpful?
Thank Mark F
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We visited this restaraunt at New Eve.Seems popular with locals (good sign), good seafood (we tried their specials - scallops in lobster sauce and casserole from local fish). Good choice of wine. Nice place to go, if you at Barnstable, Cape Cod, typical New England food, fresh and also nice service, antique house, great warm atmosphere.

Helpful?
Thank astro5888

Travellers who viewed Dolphin Restaurant also viewed

 
Barnstable, Cape Cod
 

Been to Dolphin Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-6610

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dolphin Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Dolphin Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?