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42 Main St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2613
+1 508-758-8524
Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had a fundraising meeting with 2 friends. We asked for a private table and the restaurant could not have been more cooperative and give us a quiet table in a corner. The quality of the food and service was outstanding. The restaurant is very clean, the help is extremely friendly, and the menu is excellent. I highly recommend this to... More 

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Thank Tom M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My lobster & clam mozambique (a special today) was exquisite. The well balanced flavors were tantalizingly subtle. A delicious treat for MY tastebuds. Whereas my wife's steak was a "in your face" full flavor delight . And forget any apt description for the deserts. The wife's maple Crème brûlée (another special) was unworldly sinful, and my key lime pie was... More 

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Thank Bill A
SE Mass
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food is excellent with multiple favors and a nice menu. You can tell the food is fresh and homemade. Service can be understaffed and slow at times but staff is very friendly and willing to substitute or make food to your wishes. Nice wine and drink list as well as deserts. Only negative was the shrimp cocktail which were... More 

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Thank neuroderm
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

What a delightful little cozy place. We loved it. Our waitress was prompt and efficient. Our appetizers were delicious, soup and salad were tasty fresh, and seafood entrees were scrumptious. Sorry We had no room for dessert.. but they sounded good. We promise to come back soon maybe even try for the sunday brunch. Keep up the great menu.

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Thank Marsha L
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went here for a Birthday lunch . I had the Thanksgiving sandwich , best I've had in awhile . Great service and atmosphere. Would recommend this little Bistro highly !

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Thank Susan D
Tampa, Florida, United States
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293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had been to this restaurant in the past and it was always consistantly good. We had not returned this year but ate there last week and returned this weekend as the food was so good. Definitely worth a visit. The only down side it that it is quite noisy.

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Thank Jean W
massachusetts
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Server was excellent! Great personality and very patient as we decided what we wanted to order. There were 6 of us. Each of us got a different meal and all meals were delicious. Small room with nice bar. Once the place filled up, it became extremely noisy and hard to hear each other talk. I wouldn't rush back but may... More 

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Gandia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Excellent lunch and brunch spot. Never had a bad experience, even with new staff who didn't quite get it right, all was sorted out without any fuss. A really super place.

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Thank Gandiagirl
Marietta, OH
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We walked in the front door and stood for five minutes. Nobody seated us, so we assumed that we were to seat ourselves, which we did. Eventually the owner came barreling in from the back and excoriated us for sitting down "when she might have had reservations!" She then lectured us that we should have come in the back (well,... More 

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East Falmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Returned here for dinner on Valentines day after having lunch and brunch on two separate days before. It is best to make reservations in advance as it is a small room with a bar and smaller rooms off the back. Food is homemade and the specials change daily. Moderately priced but well worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739-2613
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Mattapoisett
  • Phone Number: +1 508-758-8524

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