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Original Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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527 Main St, Dennis Port, MA 02639-1306
+1 508-394-1123
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mystic Country, Connecticut
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

really good haddock and oysters. totally enjoyed and recommended. kid friendly .good parking lots of seating . close to beaches

Thank Rita L
London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We ordered a large takeout lobster roll with extra brioche bun. Ample for 4 of us! It was by far the best one we tasted on the Cape. Locals were ordering here too not just people on vacation like us which is the best recommendation you can get. Had plenty of broiled options for seafood if you get fed up... More 

Thank RiddiSue
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323 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Original Seafood has wonderful "Cape" seafood and it's one of the few "seafood shacks" that are open in the winter. They are open Friday - Sunday so I can get my seafood fix. Always a great meal, it has the best onion rings and fried seafood around!

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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243 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Original Seafood Restaurant may indeed be original. At least it looks the part. The ambiance here is a bit like a seafood McDonalds. You order at the counter and they call your number when it's ready. The menu is almost all seafood in many varieties, with burger, chicken tenders and hotdogs as the only other options. Go for the... More 

Thank packedlite
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nothing fancy about this place but it did have the best food and that's what counts! We got the broiled shrimp and broiled haddock with a cup of clamp chowder. It was delicious! I highly recommend it.

Thank 456CGL
Minneapolis, MN
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I am not a seafood lover and neither is my husband. We were in Boston and knew we had to eat some sort of seafood. At first we walked into Kups and Kones but it smelled SO BAD that we walked out! Further down the road was the Original Seafood restaurant. We walked in, took a whiff and there wasn't... More 

Thank ceperson
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good fried seafood. We ordered take out, Got a medium shrimp basket, a medium clam strips basket and a large order of onion rings. Portions size was large for all items, more than two could eat at one sitting and the it was great. It's a place the locals go. They do a large carry out business, but there... More 

Thank thecca
Takoma Park, Maryland
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wow - that's all I can say. Extremely GOOD fried seafood! Went here with my big eating, Coast Guard cadet son, and wife on a Saturday night. What a great decision. The portions were huge. The fried oysters, scallops, and onions were out of this world. We loved it. Although crowded, with many obviously coming in for pick up orders,... More 

Thank susporead
Wethersfield, Connecticut
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A wide variety of burgers and seafood to be had here. Seafood is fried or broiled. Fresh lobster rolls too. Portions are huge and boxes are available if you can't finish it all. Can eat in or take out. They do a huge take out business as the phone didn't stop ringing while we were here. Fries are fresh and... More 

Thank starwarcltr
New London, New Hampshire
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Original is a Dennisport institution. This little corner place has been around for a long, long time. The quality of the food is very good, the prices are reasonable. This has been our "go to place" when it is too hot to cook or when we just need a "fix" of great onion rings and fried seafood.

Thank NLTraveler2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 Main St, Dennis Port, MA 02639-1306
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-394-1123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?