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The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge

14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
+1 508-888-8889
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (40 reviews)
“scrod” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I've been here multiple times, even had my surprise bridal shower here! I've had the Scallop Salad, Broiled Scallops, Seared Tuna and Grilled Swordfish. I seriously can't pick a favorite. All dishes were delicious and you cant beat the live music and view from the...More

Thank Katet0728
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Popular place indeed. Food was excellent and I thought reasonably priced, decent kids menu too with Lobster. Would recommend.

Thank RichHLondon
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We sat outdoors on a gorgeous early evening. Our waitress Amanda was super friendly, attentive and helpful. I was thrilled to find a warm lobster roll (melted butter, not mayo which I don't care for ) and it was amazing! Big portion for the "small"...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wonderful seafood in a great setting. Very busy on the weekends so call ahead for reservations. We were with a party of six and the food and service were appreciated by all of us.

Thank Isabella3890
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We decided to take my mother in law to dinner but wanted to try something that we hadn't been to yet. My husband remembered some restaurants by the canal so we ended up at The Pilot house. It was pretty early, about 5:00 so when...More

Thank gigicape
Reviewed 3 August 2017

As a party of 10, we showed up to the Pilot House at 9:56 pm on July 31, a Monday night, 4 minutes before the restaurant was supposed to close. We sent my niece in to see if they would serve us (we had very,...More

Thank DSS15
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Eight of us had a wonderful dinner here. Lobster mac and cheese, seafood enchiladas, grilled swordfish, scallop salad, and grilled Mahi Mahi. All excellent. Drinks were outstanding and the location was perfect. Great place. A little pricey but worth it.

Thank Pekelo98
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were three old friends meeting for dinner on a summer Monday evening. Great location for a seafood restaurant. Clean open dining area, large bar, deck and outside seating. The service was friendly and efficient, food (heavy on seafood) was fresh, tasty. Overall, a fun...More

Thank FrankJ50
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Four of us, 2 of whom where locals, had dinner here recently. I was taken aback that my scallop dish was as expensive as it was ( baked en casserole with sherry wine, lemon butter and light crumbs.... 25.99) but I have never gotten so...More

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The view is great. The service is friendly and attentive. And the food is to die for. We had the best lunch. Started with lobster buster claws and shrimp cocktail. Then I had the arugula salad with grilled swordfish and my husband had the grilled...More

Thank Celeste J
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Dawn M
22 September 2017|
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Lobster tails but not sure of steak
Rita P
24 May 2016|
Response from Beth F | Property representative |
Hi Rita, Yes, we do take reservations. Please call the restaurant at 508 888-8889 to speak with the hostess. You may also visit our website and make a reservation through our on-line application ureserv. Thank you again... More
Rita P
23 May 2016|
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Response from Beth F | Property representative |
Hi Rita! Yes, we have both broiled and baked seafood options. For example, we have a delicious broiled scrod and a delightful baked scallops on the menu. Please visit our website to see our complete menu. We also have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +1 508-888-8889
  • E-mail
Please note the Pilot House is closed for the months of January and February 2018 and reopening in early March.
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