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The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern

3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
+1 508-362-2355
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“peas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We sat outside as it was Summertime when we came for dinner. The menu offered included a nice 3 corse price fixe offering. We both had it and were pleased. The was basic but good. The desserts were enormous. We had a fine time at...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in charming Barnstable village on Cape Cod this historic restaurant and tavern has history that goes back nearly 380 years. The tavern has booths for dining and a small bar. Service was good and prices reasonable. We sampled the egg roll appetizers and had...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two couples went early on a Saturday night in November; we were going to the theater after. One couple had beef--a burger, and a tri-tip sandwich. The tri-tip was rare as requested; the burger was not medium rare, but practically well-done. The other couple had...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had already ordered what food we would be eating for the evening. I had fish, mashed potatoes, zucchini, and salad. Dann had chicken with a mushroom gravy, potatoes and salad. We were served apple crisp again for dessert. The food was tasty but we...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went here for dinner tonight. Never going back. First off I have cooked in restaurants for over 30 years and I always give the benefit of the doubt to the servers and the kitchen. Tonight the server started off with there was a party...More

1  Thank Karen J
sfinegold, Owner at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Karen.. i am so sorry to hear about your experience. I spoke with Bob, my husband, who is the chef/owner about this situation. He told me that we hand cut and thoroughly trim our rib eye steaks, to an 8-10 oz portion per order....More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Orders from lunch menu,,,,sole and steak tips,, food was ok,but weigh,,,way too small proportions..More like an appetizer would not recommend or would return

Thank 13579bn
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Perhaps it was not the best time to arrive the same time as coach party, and indeed we left at the same time. With two choices of Sole on the menu the server brought the wrong one, her excuse being " I thought you wouldn't...More

1  Thank Richardofrich
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed this racers immensely! The food was delicious. The sea food especially. The staff was friendly and service was quick. We liked it very much.

Thank xxxgrifterxxx
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We called in for a drink the other day after whale watching at Millway.Friendly staff and good banter.We then ordered a takeaway to take back to our rental.It was lovely and so well cooked.

Thank janet k
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The food was OK and the service was OK. I have no real complaints, just nothing special to say about our meal and experience at this restaurant.More

Thank JLWK2015
sfinegold, Manager at The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi this is Bob, i am one of the owners. Would you mind sharing a little more about your experience. We appreciate feedback to help us become a better restaurant. What did you order? How was the environment that you dined in ? How did...More

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16 April 2017|
Response from sfinegold | Property representative |
Go to our website and click on events and then on Easter and u will see our special 3 course menu. We will also b serving our regular menu all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3176 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Barnstable
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-2355
  • E-mail
The Barnstable Restaurant and Tavern Chef/Owner Bob Calderone brings "Great Food and Friendly Service" to Historic Rte. 6A. Open every day for lunch and dinner, we always serve fresh and if possible local food! We feature creative Cape Cod cuisine with a full menu of exciting appetizers, refreshing salads, and fabulous seafood, meat, and Italian specialty dishes. Try our popular thin crust pizzas or our award-winning grilled Tavern Burger! People also enjoy our fried seafood platters, Fruit of the Sea mixture served over a bed of tasty pasta, and our fresh homemade New England clam chowder. Our friendly servers can guide you through our menu if you need recommendations. We also a full selection of beer, wine, and other spirits to drink with your meal. Sit inside our rustic English-style pub tavern our outside on our spacious patio. We offer many daily meal specials. Stop by today for a memorable meal in a relaxing setting!
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