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Bar, Contemporary, American, Spanish
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453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3930
+1 508-771-9700
16:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 01:00
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Baton Rouge, LA
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommended by a local, we visited Embargo on a chilly Hyannis evening. It seemed to be the local bar scene. Our fellow patrons seemed to be mainly local people out for a drink. We decided to try the menu while we were in there and weren't disappointed. I would not make it a dinner destination but do recommend if you... More 

Thank MGKelly
Missouri City, Texas, USA
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read several reviews and we decided to go in early on New Year's eve. The bar staff was wonderful and very helpful with the menu. We went during happy hour when almost all of the tapas plates are half price. The food selection was excellent. Will definitely return.

Thank MissingtheCape
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have tapas @ Embargo on New Years Eve in the late afternoon. They advertise 1/2 off tapas between 4:30-6 PM. Check online for the tapas menu; Con: 1/2 price isn't included on any daily tapas specials, Pro: 1/2 price is on every day in the off season including Saturdays & holidays. I like sitting @ the bar:... More 

Thank Jeebo1965
New York City, New York
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169 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My first visit to Embargo. Very nice upscale modern atmosphere. The Bar staff was friendly, welcoming and proficient. 6 oysters ( $7.50) with a Sam Adams Seasonal Octoberfest, ($6.00.) Tapa Time: ( I have been to Madrid, Spain for Tapas) 3 Lamb Lollie,( $3.00 ea) , ($9.00). Asked for medium rare, 2 were, 1 was well done. Seasoned well and... More 

Thank Ric C
Springfield, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very nice place to go for a relaxing evening with friends or a date. The live jazz makes for a perfect evening. The tapas (and entire menu) choices are amazing, no shortage of selection no matter what you are in the mood for. Recommend the hummus!

Thank MannyDana
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place with half price Tapas on most items on Tuesday. A great selection of Martinis. Service can be a little slow though. Will be back but only on Tuesday as prices are a little high.

Thank G G
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went out to get something to eat Saturday night.. being the Cape there aren't many options.. we yelled to the doormen if they were still serving(this was about 10:30 pm food stops at 11) they said yes! We rushed in and sat at one of the booths.. sat there for about 5 min, after we told... More 

Thank Mags197
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The best restaurant in that area, nice inside, live music 3x week, the best dishes we ever had, all tapas were very good, food was very tasty, salads were big and very good

Thank Viku R
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

5 family members gathered at a booth for a night repast and had a jolly good time of it. Food came out in small plates or tapas style along with our drinks of choice. We shared the food and even with all the food we ate, we decided on a dessert to share. I have pictures to add if I... More 

Thank Carfash
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The whole structure of the half price tapas has changed. I can understand needing to make a little bit more money on the food which is good. But the attitude of the workers and bartenders are unacceptable. Maybe it's just me. But why does every high-end eclectic artsy type place have people with attitudes? Is that a pre-requisite to work... More 

Thank Joe D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Bar, Contemporary, American, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Main St, Frnt, Hyannis, MA 02601-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-9700

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