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Gina's By The Sea

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134 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1003
+1 508-385-3213
17:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I try to eat at Gina's at least once a year. The veal scallopini is amazing. I can go a whole year without Italian food if I know that I will soon visit Gina's By The Sea in the summer. Arrive at 4:30 PM (or when Gina's opens for dinner) to make sure you don't have to wait for a... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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973 reviews
500 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my mother's favorite place to eat on the Cape. My wife and I were not overwhelmed, but still thought it was fine. We went on a Saturday night and we were told we had an hour wait (turned out it was only about 25 minutes). Each of rhe meals came with a basic starter salad which... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I've been coming to Gina's since I was a kid, mid '80s. I've had everything on the standard menu. The mussels and garlic bread are a MUST. They have daily specials...Gina's is truly one of the best restaurants on ALL of Cape Cod and the Islands. I've never had a meal here and left disappointed...ever.

Thank Fuscoooo
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Always a crowd here but well worth the wait! We have been coming for years and have never been disappointed. Attentive servers and delicious food-nice and hot so you know it's not sitting under a lamp. Chicken Gismonda my all time favorite! Bonus is the beautiful sunsets at nearby Chapin Beach perfect for those memorable photos.

Thank Capesails
Cape Cod
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My friends and I have been going to Gina's for a very long time. It is only open seasonally so we look forward to the chance to have dinner there. The menu has not changed and we appreciate having our favorite dishes when summer rolls around. It is in a former cottage in a neighborhood of seasonal homes. The atmosphere... More 

Thank CapeCodJudie
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Back for our 25th or so visit. Outstanding as always. Crowded bar makes it so easy to meet new friends and have a few laughs. Eddie, parking the cars smiles and says "45 minute wait". I say "no kidding, you have been saying that for the past ten years". He laughs knowingly. Into the bar I order and ask to... More 

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Centerville, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful Summer evening with a friend. Sat outside & enjoyed the warm breezes from the beach. Service was excellent & attentive. The food as always was perfect. The Antipasti salad is a traditional favorite and the small size is more than enough to share with another. The linguini & white clam sauce was delicious & just the right... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The first person one encounters when visiting Gina's By the Sea, a charming Italian roadhouse on the beach in Dennis, is Edwin, the master of the car park. Always nattily dressed in neatly pressed button down shirt and khaki shorts, Eddie orchestrates the parking lot (a must or you can't stay), and delivers the news regarding table availability. A wait... More 

Thank Sam W
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were staying nearby and were looking forward to getting to Ginas as it is only open Thursday to Sunday. We got a babysitter to have a special night out. We walked to Ginas from our place and were headed up the driveway someone, possibly an owner or manage emerged yelling at us to basically go away. "Were done here!"... More 

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cape cod
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Gina's is a great dining experience. Everything is too small, parking lot, Bar, dining room, kitchen, menu, yet it remains packed every night, I think it is the hospitality. Guests get immersed in the overall experience. You feel that you become part of a large noisy family. Danny Meyer would love it. Only open Thursday thru Sunday evenings, no reservations,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-385-3213

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?