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21 Arlington St, Hyannis Marina, Yarmouth, MA 02673-8262
+1 508-775-6433
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“lobster” (35 reviews)
“onion rings” (19 reviews)
“steamers” (10 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
21 Arlington St, Hyannis Marina, Yarmouth, MA 02673-8262
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Tourist season is over and the retirees are back. Tugboats is still open and serving good, albeit rather pricy lobsters. Nice evening on the deck with the harbor view and we had to have lobster. Roger, our server did a very professional job from drinks...More

Thank cheshirecatSoCt
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have been eating at Tug boats for years, and the quality of the food continues to deteriorate. Nothing seems fresh, and the service is slower than slow. If your a tourist and want waterfront dining, you could probably get by with an average meal,...More

Thank firstavefred
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Great view of the Harbor, Pleasant and knowledgeable waitstaff serving great food. Something for everyone even the landlubber but don't suggest, when in New England eat seafood. This placw delivers with casual atmosphere.

Thank rochecarola
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We’ve gone to Tugboats for decades, for family meals or with friends, and have never been disappointed. They have a lovely view over the harbor and ferry terminal, and food is reliably tasty & attractive. Typical fried seafoods, but also with lots of salads, can...More

Thank docbruce
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Just stopped here on the way to our hotel. What a great stop. Sat on the marina with a beautiful breeze. Had a great cup of Lobster bisque and my friend had a wonderful clam roll. Would want to stop here again and relax

Thank emp617
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Food delicious Big lobster roll Tasty!! Fruit punch drink. Great! Heh the string beans are great! Scrod. Delicate white fish lightly breaded Went abt 7 times this summer Friendly wait staff. Love the views Will recommend will return Thanks Tugboats!!!! !!

Thank mystery1reader
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We were shopping for a boat, noticed the restaurant and just stopped in for a light lunch. What a surprise! Our waitress, Natalie, was just lovely and most helpful. We split the shrimp cocktail and the Lobster Quesadilla - both were outstanding! We'd like to...More

Thank HelenGWeber
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to eat dinner and see the sunset. Our family of 4 had drinks in the bar and then dinner in the deck. Food was great from the giant pretzel to the burger and seafood bake. Highly recommend.

Thank cjahnke6
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

First let me say the food itself is delish BUT I ordered 2 kids take out fish and chips and one regular steak meal with French fries. The total came to $49 before tip. The kids fish n chips had 2 pieces of fish, coleslaw...More

Thank BostonBeachgirl32
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We recently visited for my wife's birthday (self; wife; daughter, 21; and son, 18). I'd always heard about Tugboats but had never been. As others have noted, great views of Hyannis Harbor, but the rest of the meal was pretty disappointing. For what you pay,...More

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Ryan G
August 6, 2017|
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Response from bobakerley | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they do NOT take reservations. It's a fairly large place and I did go back on a Saturday night around 7:30 and had no problem getting a table with a view of the marina. Good luck and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Arlington St, Hyannis Marina, Yarmouth, MA 02673-8262
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-775-6433
  • E-mail
Located in W. Yarmouth, MA and overlooking all of Hyannis Harbor, Tugboats is known for great out door dining, delicious seafood dishes and fantastic drinks!
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