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Chapin's Restaurant

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85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
+1 508-385-7000
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11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited Chapin's in the mid 1960's when I worked summers on Cape Cod. Back then Chapin's was one of The local hangouts in Dennis where one would go for a bucket of fresh dug steamed clams, bowl of clam chowder, and a good drink. Over the years Chapin's has grown tremendously but the high level of quality food... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went there to watch football and they have a very lame beer selection. No craft beers?!?! This isn't 2005, how about an IPA, pale ale, or porter with some flavor that's not Bud or Coors light. Planks Tavern always has at least 3-4 craft beer options and the food and atmosphere is better.

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Connecticut
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

As a very frequent paying guest at Chapin's Restaurant, I was treated very badly. Food was terrible. Lady bartender was in a bad mood, and snapped at me.

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Elgin, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

By observing dished delivered to nearby tables, we realized that we needed to share a dinner. Since there were six of us we till got to enjoy a variety of wonderful selections.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I guess I have some emotional feelings for land that Chapins sits on...its where the old Joe Macs use to be. It was a staple of my childhood. BUT, Chapin's has filled that void. Bright airy sitting area, very inviting, with nice outside sitting area as well. I was there with my wife. We booth shared the Lobster Mac and... More 

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Gloversville, New York
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went with a party of 9. The waitress was excellent. The chowder was great. The rest of the food was not. My sons cheeseburger was a hockey puck- he ate one bite. My salmon burger was dry and plain- I had to ask for the sauce that was supposed to come with it. The rest of the food was... More 

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CT
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Casual attire, valet parking only.. The lobster roll was delicious but pricey. We went with 2 small children and it was fine

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ScitUate
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner at Chapin's Restaurant in Dennis. We just did beat the dinner crowd having arrived around 4:30 or so. We were seated by a very friendly hosted who proceeded to escort us to our outdoor table. Within 15 minutes families were forming a line to get be seated. We ate light. I had a... More 

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Boston
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Chapin's is a good spot for typical cape cod food and more. They have the typical fish and chips but also had Mexican food to a Raw Bar as well as Gluten Free options. Seafood Cakes were delicious as well as the fried pickles, and Fish and Chips. They do have outside seating but it is first come first serve.... More 

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Boston
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Always in demand. Valet service mandatory. Not many places like this anywhere. Food was excellent and the menu quite in keeping with the Cape. An excellent value. Go early, this place is busy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-7000

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