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Mattakeese Wharf Waterfront Restaurant: "Good Basic Seafood" Barnstable Restaurant Tip by tayloretc

Barnstable Restaurants: 4 reviews and 5 photos

  View of Barnstable Harbor
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This place is big – it’s a lunch stop for bus tours – but doesn’t feel institutional. It serves good basic fare, mostly seafood. I had grilled swordfish with a subtle, fresh salsa; the vegetables weren’t overcooked; and the rice had a nice light flavor. The table beside us had huge plates of steamed clams and lobster roll mix with a fresh roll for stuffing. I also got crab cakes to go – delicious. I thought the prices were high for what you get, though – you’re paying a premium for the location.

And the location is very pretty – right out in the harbor, next to the whale watching outfit. I was there on an overcast day, but the view pictured is supposed to be lovely at sunset.

Address: Mattakeese Wharf (off Route 6A)
Price Comparison: about average
Phone: 508-362-4511
Price: US$31-40
Rating: 3
Theme: Local
Website: http://www.mattakeese.com

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 7, 2010
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