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Scargo Cafe

799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
+1 508-385-8200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood strudel” (47 reviews)
“tuna martini” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Somehow we end up here 4-5 times a year. After 3 years the menu looks very tired - nothing new except the tuna martini, a big hit. Genuinely smiley efficient service is a foundation of their offering. The food is good, but not great. The...More

Thank Henri Pierre S
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We live on the Cape and Scargo is one of our favorite places to eat. Their hot beet salad is absolutely wonderful, among many other yummy dishes. The atmosphere and service are also very good.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Had always wanted to try the restaurant and so we finally did. Upon entering the bar is to the right with plenty of seating and hi top tables. The dining room to the left is quite spacious. We had reservations and were made to wait...More

Thank chrisfromthecape
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Hi Chris, I am so very sorry to read this but I really appreciate you dining with us. I want you to know that we truly do care. Genuine caring about our food, service, and most of all, your experience, is why we have thrived...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

I got the Lemon Flounder, and although it was cooked properly, it was kind of tasteless. The shrimp cake was pretty average though. Our waitress forgot to ask us if we wanted bread, we only found out when the extremely close table next to us...More

Thank KittyKline95
scargoboy, Owner at Scargo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Hi Kitty, Thanks so much for dining with us. I'm so sorry that you were a little bit disappointed but I do take your comments very seriously. I am glad that you appreciated the environment we try to create with a warm toasty fire on...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I popped into Scargo yesterday. Scargo is an old (for America) wooden single storey building set of the main road. Wooden floored and wooden panelled decorated you do receive a warm feeling on entering, there is a fire burning in the bar...More

Thank NGER14
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Pirate museum we were hungry and it was late afternoon. I feared the worst as a lot of places were shut. We came across the Scargo Cafe and all of us (two adults and three children) smiled when we walked in. It's...More

Thank LouisX1
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Table #63 is the perfect place for an intimate dinner for 4. Quiet and away from the hustle & bustle.

Thank lmcneaney
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped at the Scargo Cafe in October - out of season for Cape Cod - and had an absolutely outstanding meal. We both had the sword fish special and it was very, very good. It is easy for a restaurant to do a good...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were fortunate to dine at this wonderful establishment at Cape Cod. Our friend is a resident there and frequents this fine restaurant. Her rack of lamb was done to perfection and my friends steak was also beyond perfect. We had the famous dessert Custard...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is always consistanly great here. The service & the food is always top notch... I love the beet salad.

Thank big52
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19 August 2017|
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Response from biri97 | Reviewed this property |
You got me there. I saw several families with young children dining there but I didn't notice if anyone was having burgers. Their menu is on the Net just Google Scargo Café to check out their offerings...
19 August 2017|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
Awesome half pound, chargrilled, hand formed angus burgers an be ordered any way you like em on a variety of rolls and with various additions. We do feature a soft Pennsylvania pretzel roll. We also have a unique specialty... More
15 September 2016|
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Response from scargoboy | Property representative |
The Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike path is about 3 miles away. There is a connecting town bike trail that follows along Old Bass River road from the Rail Trail which would lead you here. Be advised there is a "heartbreak hill... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Main St, Dennis, MA 02638-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-8200
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A traditional, Tavern and Restaurant with wood paneled walls, open fireplaces and an outdoor covered deck for al Fresco dining during summer. The fare includes guest favorites such as roasted rack of New Zealand lamb, and seafood strudel (a seafood blend baked in pastry) with Newburg sauce. Lots of fresh local seafood and oysters. Many more seafood entrees, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, chicken, pasta selections, and their truly famous version of Grapenut Custard.
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