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The Whitman House

5 Great Hollow Rd, North Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-1740
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“baked potato” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
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5 Great Hollow Rd, North Truro, MA 02652
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Beautiful old building outside with warm wood interior. We were in a bus group and each had something different to eat. The fresh warm bread and salad were good. I had the chicken, which was ok. Service was quick and food was hot. The atmosphere...More

2  Thank kythoro
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We ate on the tavern side and it was wonderful. Soft lighting and heavy wood beams takes you far away from the fried food havens everywhere in the cape. I relished the Striped Bass Bella Vista done to perfection prepared with olive oil and special...More

Thank 421Chaz
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The Whitman house is a very reliable place to find fresh seafood. No wonder as there is a large fishing boat on a trailer in the parking lot. The owner catches fresh fish daily! We had the bluefish dinner with plump wonderfull oysters for a...More

Thank JRenfrew
Reviewed 25 August 2015

As a well established restaurant, the atmosphere was quaint old New England and the decor had that historic charm. We had high hopes. Our waiter was friendly and attentive but after the food was served, he never returned to inquire until time to clear away...More

3  Thank wt930
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We visit the Bass Tavern several times whenever we are in Truro. The menu is a smaller version of the main restaurant. Food is excellent as is the service. Don't leave without trying their spreadable cheese - we take a couple home to enjoy after...More

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I have a home minutes from this wonderful family owned and operated restaurant and have patronized it for years. I love that the staff returns year after year. My favorite waiter, Zorro, could not be more friendly and attentive. Sally and Bob, the owners, are...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I've been coming to the Cape for many years and this is my first time eating here. I'm sorry it took so long! The food was excellent and our family had a very enjoyable time Turning off our mobile devices and just talking :) Great,...More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I came to the Whitman house last year and had a good meal so decided to go back. Once again our meal was good. I had a blacken hefty steak cooked perfect! The rest of my party enjoyed their meals as well. I will be...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I really like the old fashioned decor and feel of this place. LOVED that they insist on no cell phone usage in the restaurant. What a great concept-enjoying the company you're with in a home-like setting. Our waiter was very friendly and provided excellent service...More

2  Thank NewFamilyof6
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This old fashioned restaurant will take you back in time. This can be a good thing and a bad thing. They serve old fashioned dishes like prime rib and baked fish with cracker topping - with a baked potato. Their prices are very reasonable -...More

1  Thank BostonNix
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 26
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Great Hollow Rd, North Truro, MA 02652
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  North Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-1740
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