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The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge

14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
+1 508-888-8889
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“scallop salad” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“scrod” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
14 Gallo Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1998
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Looking for a tasty lunch at a first-class waterfront location after emerging from the Sagamore or Bourne Bridge, heading to the Cape? This is the place, overlooking the Sandwich Harbor marina. We heard about this eatery from locals, and it did not disappoint: The food...More

Thank CapeCodgirl71
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us! We're thrilled that you had such a wonderful dining experience, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a spontaneous dinner with friends, hostess super sweet, told us there was a wait then sat us earlier than expected. Had such s lovely waitress, elizad, great attention, knew the menu, patient with us. We were made to feel like we were...More

Thank E A
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

I'm so happy to hear that our staff took such wonderful care of you and your party and that you thoroughly enjoyed your meals and visit!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Had a very nice lunch with friends. Nice atmosphere and the food was fresh. Had fish and chips, everyone was happy with their meal and service.

Thank Debbie R
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Can't go wrong with the fish & chips! :) We are so happy that everyone in your party enjoyed their meals, and hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

This restuarnt offers great views of the Sandwich harbor and marina. It has a raw bar, outside seating and bar, nice lawn area. Is very family friendly, easy parking. I attended a free concert which showcased local talent. Great time

Thank scott c
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks Scott! We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Pilot has in an excellent place to dine: great food, fast service, friendly environment, reasonable prices, ample parking, and nice location. We visited a few seafood restaurants around (there are quite a few lin the area) and think Pilot offers more choices and better service.

Thank niksk001
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for the kind review! We love hearing from our happy guests and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Though it was too busy for us to eat outdoors (which had music and a fire pit!), we still enjoyed the vibe indoors. It seemed like an all ages place. The oysters were fantastic. I also enjoyed the blackened scallops, which were really tender. But...More

Thank Joanne W
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks Joanne! We're so happy to hear that your family enjoyed dining with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Great location on the Cape Cod Canal with amazing sunset views. Fun atmosphere outside with lawn chairs, corn hole, and live music. However the food was average. The clams on the half shell were not super sweet and more slimy than they should've been. The...More

Thank ChrisKFL
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Chris - thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the ambiance, but sorry to hear that you weren't "wow'ed" by your food. We use only the freshest ingredients and prepare them in a...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Local favorite with Patti at the bar! Great seafood...glad to see Scott is back in the kitchen this year....and wonderful service by the waitstaff. It is our go to place for good times, great views and yummy food! Truly a Cape Cod Landmark!

Thank oceangirl51
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks so much for the kind review! We love our staff and food and we're so glad that you do to!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Food was good! Service was not very good. Waited 40 mins to be seated when they said 30. Sat waiting after ordering for 25 mins and then had to stop our waitress and ask for rolls. Her response was "I usually bring them with the...More

1  Thank Christopherc4911
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Christopher - thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Our customer service is something that we take very seriously, so it is important for us to hear if there have been some missteps in that department. Please be assured...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

My wife and I ate at the pilot house on the fourth, and we were very happy that we did. We started with apps the wife had chowder, while I had crab cake. Both were great as were the special drinks berry martini, and a...More

1  Thank misut1961
Beth F, Manager at The Pilot House Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Sounds like a great meal! I'm so happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and that you returned so quickly! Hope to see you again soon.

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Dawn M
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Lobster tails but not sure of steak
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Rita P
24 May 2016|
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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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Meals
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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
Description
Please note the Pilot House is closed for the months of January and February 2018 and reopening in early March.
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