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Cap't Cass Rock Harbor Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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117 Rock Harbor Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2309
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New York City, New York
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

That's what it's like eating there. You expect the old crusty captain from Jaws 1 to stroll in for his morning eggs. Good service. Good cape food. Cash only. Offer a non sweetened ice tea please!!! It's 2016! Will stay on our annual visit list.

Thank Walpie
Worcester, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is the type of place you want to keep to yourself but it's too good not to share. We have been making a pilgrimage to Capt. Cass every year for longer than I can remember. No pretenses, no credit cards accepted, no liquor license. Bring cash and your own bottle of wine or beer. The menu is written on... More 

Thank DebR1974
Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We have been regulars here for over 10 years and it is simply the perfect place for dinner. Delicious. Consistent. Freshly caught, local fish is picked up by restaurant staff daily in Chatham. But the best part is the staff. Total gems. Lovely people. BYOB. Beautiful Rock Harbor is a lovely place to walk after dinner nearby. Shhhhhh. Don't tell... More 

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Annandale, NJ
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157 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Cute little shack covered with buoys. Great spot for a quick lunch. Bring your appetite because the portions are hearty but the food is great. Fish & chips dish and lobster roll are awesome!

Thank Patricia T
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104 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Best fried fish I ever had. The batter was not too thick, was crispy and everything on the seafood platter was fresh and cooked perfect. I had the chowder, which I saw a number of other reviewers criticize. The menu clearly states it is not cream based and the server told me too. Tons of clams in it and it... More 

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very small location, open funky hours, but well worth the trip. Service was family friendly, chowder was real New England chowder, and the seafood dishes our family had were fresh and very tasty. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but is amazing on the inside.

Thank ed m
Sayre, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

One of my favorite places to enjoy seafood on Cape Cod. This is an old building with few amenities, but it serves great food. This is a cash only facility, and you have the option of BYOB.

Thank Craig L
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

OMG. I got a combo of fried belly clams and fried scallops. They were the most delicious, freshest melt in your mouth things. The scallops were so tender and flavorful - I've never had scallops that good ---- I didn't know they could be that good. The fried belly clams were also delicious and tender. they were so good. I... More 

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Boston MA
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544 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

and sit in this little spot with blue gingham curtains blowing with the wind. Unpretentious, limited hours(11-2; 5-8) and oh so worth it. Fries, cole slaw and lobster salad roll excellent.

Thank mpd
Harwich, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I was looking for a place to take a friends who wanted a good lobster roll. The Tripadvisor reviews for lobster rolls led me to Cap't Cass Rock Harbor Seafood. In a small house near the harbor that is quaint and casual. She ordered a lobster roll. I ordered the scallop roll. Both were excellent. The scallop roll was huge... 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
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rock Harbor Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans

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