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The Waterfront

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1 Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA 02670
+1 508-398-2244
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Expensive and the food doesn't live up to the prices. Baked shrimp dinner - 5 small (25-30 per pound) shrimp, too dry rice pilaf and no choice of vegetable.

Thank Debby K
Albany, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Sitting outside on a beautiful day enjoying the food is spectacular. Pricey and not as many options as we had hoped but the views made up for it.

Thank ShannonD1
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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151 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Wonderful outdoor seating area perfect for after jetskiing. Service was good and food promptly brought. Food was very enjoyable and the scenery was just perfect.

Thank pandemonium93
Dudley, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

We stopped into the Lighthouse Inn for dinner as the restaurant is open to the public. So, this is strictly a review of the restaurant. They have a very nice lawn area overlooking the ocean and we were seated there. It took the server a while to get to us. The menu is limited for choices and it is fairly... More 

Thank Mike P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

We had a 7:30 reservation and got there about five minutes late. While we waited by the hostess station for someone to seat us, we noticed the manager running around seating other families who came in. So my mom politely went up to him to let him know we'd arrived and he put out his hand, walked away, and actually... More 

3 Thank Kmorgan1226
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

WOW - that's about the best word I can use to describe our experience. We have tried dinner at The Waterfront one time each of our stays the last two years. We just wanted to see how much it changed. This year, in celebration of a birthday, we decided to give it a try again. What a great decision THAT... More 

1 Thank Fitz644
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

Just got back from the Cape and tried this restaurant for the first time. Got there on a Saturday night in August at 7:45 pm and the place was practically empty. That should have been the first sign of trouble. The fact that nobody else seemed to want to eat here was a big clue! Now I know why. Nice... More 

1 Thank AJ09-137
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

Always wanted to try this restaurant because the location was so nice. It's right on Nantucket Sound. We made reservations to be there for the sunset. Were seated on the outdoor deck and everything seemed nice. Then we met our server. We were never offered rolls. Had to ask for everything. She would disappear and then not come back with... More 

1 Thank Wandars
Kingston, Canada
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

Went for a late lunch and was seated on the waterfront deck-thankfully in the shade. Felt like we were in the Poconos in the 50's a bit when first walking in, but the atmosphere warmed up a bit and the food was good, if somewhat overpriced.

Thank Mark M
Daniel Island, South Carolina
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

Just visited this restaurant a few days ago for dinner. The place is run by kids, it seems, with no adult supervision. Service staff is a joke, and the food is INEDIBLE! Trust me, do not go here without TUMS, TAGAMET, and IMODIUM AD. My wife and I both got the specials of the night, and the rest of the... More 

1 Thank runnrdad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA 02670
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  West Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-398-2244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?