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Beach Road, Nauset Beach, East Orleans, MA 02653
+1 508-255-3474
10:00 - 20:00
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Eastham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fell in love with Cape Cod by eating the fried onion rings and fried clams at Nauset Beach. Liam's has continued the tradition!

Thank LizandCooper
Harwich Port, MA
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We have been going to Liams' for over 25 years. It is one of the things we share with each new generation of family. Food great. Service great, its where memories are made. Don't miss it.

Thank Joan312014
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Liams has excellent beach food. A meal there just tops off a day at the beach. Excellent shakes, scallops, onion rings and lots more.

Thank Mary P
Pickering Ont.
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224 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Nothing better then having clam chowdah and onion rings on the beach. Something I look forward to every time we visit Nauset Beach. We are usually there in the spring time and back in Sept. again. My vacation isn't complete without having a few trips to Liams. Of course the onion rings are out of this world. They are usually... More 

2 Thank Beachglassgirl1
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

After a decades-long, grueling search for the finest onion rings in the world--Liam's onion rings are still without compare! Not cheap, and painfully long-lines in peak summer season, but hugely worth the wait. Other seafood (e.g., clam strips) are also extremely good.

1 Thank DrMegalo
Amherst, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Any time my wife and I are even close to Nauset Beach we have to go to Liam's. The food is always incredibly fresh and great tasting. Yesterday we went for onion rings and clam "chowdah". The rings are just superb. The clam chowder was good but slightly bland. That was a first. I highly recommend this place. Realize you... More 

Thank davidranen
Hartsdale, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had huge lobster rolls a couple days ago (seemed to be the promised half -pound each) that were delicious with fresh and sweet lobster. We would have rated them five stars if there had been some lemon and a little less mayo (probably just personal preference). Only open mid-day on Saturdays through Mondays this time of year.

Thank DanHartsdale
CapeCoddah48, Owner at Liam's, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review!! We always have fresh lemons and limes behind the counter, but for sanitary reasons leave them on ice for customers who want that option. We strive to not soak our seafood rolls in mayo, and will prepare them with no mayo on request. Our last day of 2016 is October 10, then open for our... More 

Billerica MA
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Renting a property near by for the week, we decided to try Liams for lunch after reading the reviews and craving fresh seafood. We pull in and immediately see a parking attendant. We tell her we are not going to the beach (weren't dressed for it any ways) that we just wanted to grab lunch at Liams. We were told... More 

Thank Beenthere&donethat
CapeCoddah48, Owner at Liam's, responded to this review

Thanks for this review. Liam's is located on Nauset Beach with breathtaking ocean views. The parking lot that includes Liam's is operated by the town of Orleans and they charge a $20 fee from 7 AM to 4:30 PM daily through September 16, 2016 We at Liam's have no control over that fee structure. We hope you can return and... More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had excellent fried oysters and chowder right by the sea! Great onion rings as well. Great selection of milkshakes

Thank howrosen
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We spend a week or two in Orleans every summer and head to Nauset Beach almost every day. The rest of the year we just look forward to Liam's onion rings. They are simply the best. I assume the rest of the food is good too.

Thank Bubbartzky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Nauset Beach, East Orleans, MA 02653
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  East Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-3474

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