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Arnold's Restaurant

3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
+1 508-255-2575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (216 reviews)
“fried clams” (140 reviews)
“seafood” (190 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Best clams ..worth the 4 1/2 hr. drive from Ct. Clean and good portion. fun place to eat. Get there early....

Thank trish763
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Fried lobster basket is to die for! Call ahead and skip the line. Best ice cream and on the bike trail. Also great mini golf.

Thank Marian H
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I hate to write this review, but I really think Arnold's is lacking. We ate there twice and believe me, we wanted to love the fried seafood, but it just has no flavor. My kids, who never refused fish and chips before, didn't want to...More

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is the first place we go every time we come to the Cape. I love the fried lobster and the fisherman's platter. The seafood is so fresh and delicious. Cash only.

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Arnold's has been a Cape Cod staple stop for us. We love the seafood, onion rings and prices! While it is not a sit-down restaurant (you order, grab a table and wait for your food with a beeper), the meals are large and the counter...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Loved Arnold's. The clam chowder, Seafood Platter and onion rings were yummy! After that great food, miniature golf with our granddaughter. fun! And..ice cream to enjoy too! All at Arnold's! Great place to enjoy!

Thank carmellajane
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our family tried the chowder, clams, shrimp and cod. All were delicious and there were plenty of left overs. The meal was expensive, but the freshness of the seafood made it worth it. Bring cash, we did not realize in advance it was cash only,...More

Thank chippie1977
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Line looks long, it isnt. You place your order right inside the door. With a line to the back of the building, it was about 20 minutes to wait to order. Food was up in less than 10 minutes. The last thing i want is...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Don't let the line scare you, it moves pretty fast! Not a table service place, you order your choices, grab a spot at a table and get called when your food is ready. Which is within 10 minutes. Good beer selection, great looking raw bar...More

Thank j k
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Do not be deceived by the long line to wait in to order food!! We only ate out once during our week long vacation and we chose the right restaurant. They had steel drummers playing while you wait in line which was a very nice...More

Thank Kels329
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16 July 2016|
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Response from SuQue | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I am a customer and only ate from the raw bar. Call them.
12 April 2016|
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Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
They do not open for tje season til mid May,and then only on weekends til June.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3580 State Hwy Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642-2114
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Eastham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-2575
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"Best fried clams in the world"-Food & Wine Magazine. Arnold's seafood is so fresh, any fisherman would approve. Native lobster, local raw bar, cocktails, fried and baked seafood, lobster rolls, salads, an extensive children's menu, gourmet ice cream, and mini golf. Arnold's owner is Nathan "Nick" Nickerson, a true Cape Cod native and Mayflower descendant. Nick grew up surrounded by the sea and worked on farms and with family in Cape Cod restaurants. Almost 40 ago he founded what has become the world-famous Arnold's Lobster & Clam Bar. From the start, crowds were drawn to the fresh, native seafood, generous portions, friendly service and fun Cape Cod atmosphere found at Arnold's. Pets are allowed in our outdoor area in the back.
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