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Kettle-Ho Restaurant & Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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12 School St, Cotuit, MA 02635-3245
+1 508-428-1862
15:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No more deals, bargains, or anything good about this place. Owner of only cares about dollars and that's it!

Thank kkilduff54
Barnstable, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and above-average pub fare are the highlights of this mostly-locals establishment. No frills, but that's the way we like our Cape Cod village pubs. In tourist season it gets crowded, and reservations aren't taken. It's easier to get seated if you're a party of four or fewer. Best and biggest lobster salad on the Cape. Great wait staff... More 

Thank LAD294
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

This bar/restaurant is very popular with Cotuit locals, especially in the summer months. It can get really busy on summer evenings, so go early or be prepared to wait! It can also get pretty noisy, in particular if there is a ball game on the TV. The food is surprisingly good for a bar...they have standard bar fare, but also... More 

Thank IthakaOnMyMind
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It should be called Kettle-Ho where the locals go! Actually, the locals just call it the "Ho." During the summer it's jammed with the locals trying to avoid the tourists and complaining about the traffic (or the Sox if they are on a losing streak) and tourists looking for the authentic Cape Cod experience. Either way, it's a fun place... More 

Thank majsimon
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Kettle-Ho is tucked away in Cotuit and has great food and service. It is not a fancy restaurant but one that makes you feel welcome and comfortable.

Thank Keepingbusynow
Far Hills, New Jersey
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful local place that serves casual quality food and drinks for dinner. Have eaten here close to 7 times over the summer of 2016. Sometimes you have to wait for a tAble or seat at the bar- and it's part of the charm of this small, rustic Casual restaurant. Relax , and enjoy.

Thank Liz128
Cernay, France
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks after a day of sightseeing. Friendly service, nice environment. Great marguerites! Food looked excellent as well.

Thank Leslie L
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Mostly locals but a fun place to watch the Pats and Red Sox. The food is very good and they give you a full glass of wine.

Thank lizzie1
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102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is definitely a local's place for sure but as tourists staying down the street in a rental, we were still well received. The service was amazing, the food decent and the beer cold! They had good choices for small kids even though the menu doesn't include those explicitly (We had to ask).

Thank Bernadette F
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is "the" place in Cotuit and it was very busy and lively. That said, we were seated quickly and attended to right away. The food was delicious. I would consider this a "must visit" if you are in Cotuit. It is in the heart of the town near the water.

Thank KansasCityMoJo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 School St, Cotuit, MA 02635-3245
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Cotuit
  • Phone Number: +1 508-428-1862

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