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Dolphin Restaurant

3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
+1 508-362-6610
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crackers” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (32 reviews)
“cornbread” (8 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
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3250 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1109
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What could be better than a cup of Clam Chowder and a BLT or a Grilled Cheese and Bacon at The Dolphin on a cold winter day? Nothing is better!

Thank IVAN2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've driven by here several times to visit family in the area, and today we decided to try it. We were not disappointed! The atmosphere was warm and comfortable, and our server, Mary, was great. I ordered off the daily specials menu and had fried...More

1  Thank SoxfanFL
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Dolphin strives to present fine dining and changes accordingly. I had raw clams to start which were exceptionally fresh and cold. My Cod entree with lemon sauce, capers and SDT was delicious. We were very satisfied except for the overpriced house wine.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Everything we ordered, from the clam chowder to the scallop casserole (fantastic) was fresh and expertly prepared. We ate at the Dolphin twice during a three day stay in Barnstable and will definitely be back on our next trip.

Thank JimG1958
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Reservations didn't seem to count for much here. The food was OK but not exceptional. One bright spot was the grape nuts custard I had for dessert. Our waitress was a joy - she could have been a stand-up comic. Too bad the dinner was...More

Thank JustLurking
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We only had time for drinks. Checked out the menu. Fabulous selection. This would be a great date night place :)

Thank Kat P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went around 8 on a Friday. Waitress was nice enough and food was good. For someone who doesn't eat seafood there wasn't a whole lot of choice but I got the burger and it was great! The crackers and dip was an excellent touch!

Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Recently ate here because other people in the party wanted to go here. We made reservations for 6:30, when we got there, there was no evidence whatsoever that we had spoken to anybody. The good news is we didn't have to wait too long for...More

Thank markyjol
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

They were really busy and we needed a reservation for the main dinning room, but we could sit at a hightop near the bar. We were great with this seating. The filet was great and the rest of our good was great too. I would...More

Thank Myboysareloved
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice restaurant in the main street in Barnstable. They serve American food. Quality is good and they have a good variety to choose from. The service is also good

Thank Cassandra111111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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
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