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“Old Cape Cod...”
Review of Dolphin Restaurant

Dolphin Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Barnstable
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$26
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Northampton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Old Cape Cod...”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

If you enjoy Patti Page's "Old Cape Cod"...you're going to love the atmosphere at this eatery. My son and I had lunch there and we were very happy our meals. I had a scallop dish and my son had a steak taco dish, both off the daily specials menu. Very nice...

We arrived around noon and took our seats at the bar...which had one patron when we walked in. Within ten minutes...five or six locals came in and sat at the bar...and a conversation about the college football games of the day and point spreads ensued. Very colorful...in a good way.

The bartender was very friendly...and the food came out of the kitchen in a very timely manner. And the prices were very reasonable. If you in the Barnstable area...you should definitely stop in...and you'll find out what Patti Page was singing about...

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Jeff_WConway_MA
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wow! Very Weak”
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Nice room and friendly family environment, but quite,no, very expensive, and the quality does not reflect the high prices. Would love to enjoy the place but the food & the wine choices are not interesting, nor of a higher quality. If you want a warm family-like restaurant but do not care about food quality or preparation, you very likely will enjoy it. However, this diner needs & expects more for his hard-earned money.

  • Visited November 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“excellent ambience and food”
Reviewed 23 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We ate at the Dolphin Restaurant as part of a family history trip to visit the Lathrop cemetery. We chose the restaurant based on high ratings on Urbanspoon. The food was fresh and the ambience was great.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Darren M
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Cummaquid, MA
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great classic Cape Cod restaurant”
Reviewed 23 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

This restaurant is a great, local restaurant which serves fresh, local fish. Their entrees are wonderful and the staff is friendly and helpful. The bar area is a great place to stop for lunch or an afternoon snack and a glass of wine. It is a staple in the Village.
Diane B

Visited October 2013
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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Food and Local Ambience”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Recommended by our Inn owner we had an excellent meal here. The seafood was excellent and the restaurant was busy with many of those eating there locals. The servers were friendly and the menu had more than enough items to tempt us.

Good food and a definite recommend to anyone looking for well prepared food at reasonable prices.

The locals seem to congregate and eat at the bar so if there is space and you want to catch up on the local gossip the chatter and noise coming from the folks was fun to listen to. Lots of smiling faces.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Phil G
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