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5 South Main

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5 S Main St, Cohasset, MA 02025-1824
+1 781-383-3555
06:30 - 17:00
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Sun 06:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 17:00
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nothing against other fine options on the South Shore of Boston, but if you seek a creative menu, excellent service, and truly fresh everything, 5 South Main is tops. It's a cozy place with seating for perhaps two dozen guests indoors, and another 6-8 at delightful outdoor tables in the summer. Service is prompt, and tables turn quickly on weekday... More 

Thank Bruce M
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Was passing through the Cohasset downtown area last weekend, saw this place open for lunch (it was a Sunday, seemed like a lot of stores/restaurants were closed?). Very small when we walked in, every seat was taken. Only had to wait about 5 minutes. I got a turkey, brie and apple sandwich and my Husband got a lobster roll. Both... More 

Thank Me515
Hingham, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had a great lunch here . . . some kind of corn and black bean salad. Delicious! Nice portion sizes, reasonable prices and friendly service. I was kind of cold the whole time, but our table was near the door so maybe that's why. I didn't try any, but the desserts looked amazing!

Thank jacqueliner490
Norwell, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoy 5 south main for it's charming local food and flavor. The "homecooked " meals are delicious and the service is great. Jen also is a wonderful caterer and we've used her for many family meals as well as our daughters christening.

Thank S H
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My mom and her friend were looking for a bite- they had great service and sandwich and loved the decor and atmosphere.

Thank Jocelyn T
Norwell, Massachusetts
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178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have been there a few times for breakfast and lunch. The restaurant is usually packed and has a friendly atmosphere. The Cesar Salad is huge and well made and very fresh.

Thank Ned M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite local restaurant!! Addicted to the Lobster rolls! Had them 3 days in a row. They are so large, split between 2 people. As the restaurant is small and busy, recommend ordering in advance for take-out. You won't be disappointed with any meal ordered!!

Thank Terri M
Cohasset, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Cozy, small restaurant with great food. The seating is limited and not much privacy, but the food is deliciously homemade. Everything is tasty, when you finally get it. Worth waiting for!

Thank mls445
Hull, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Always a packed house! Great breakfast, many fabulous choices, fabulous portions, and terrific coffee. Love Jen and her staff!

Thank guineverek66
Cohasset, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food. Great service. Always welcome. Go early on weekends, before 8 am. Weekdays any time is great. Wonderful to eat outside and enjoy the view!

Thank DoriaB1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 S Main St, Cohasset, MA 02025-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cohasset
  • Phone Number: +1 781-383-3555
Lobster Rolls.

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