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Five Bays Bistro

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825 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655-2014
+1 508-420-5559
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Atlanta, Georgia
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227 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

What a wonderful surprise to find a restaurant like Five Bays Bistro in the small town of Osterville (on our drive back from Oak Bluffs to Hyannis). The restaurant is beautifully decorated. Service was very good as was everything we ordered. Crab cakes were great. The special salad of the night which was spinach/cranberries/nuts was just ok...nothing special. Swordfish was... More 

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Woodside, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had heard that the noise level was high but we didn't experience it although it was a Sunday night in the off season and not all the tables were full. Excellent preparation of scallops and beef stroganoff. Service was professional. Excellent Caesar salad. The famous local ice cream place wasn't operational in this off season but the restaurant offered... More 

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Denton, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great food for the price! Both my meal and my husband's meal were excellent for the price.We would definitely come back!

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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165 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

It was our 2nd night on a golf trip in Cape Cod. We had 8:00 pm reservations at the Five Bays Bistro. Great bar area with TV screens to watch Monday night football. Bartender makes great expresso martini's. Lee Ann was our server for the evening. Great time had by all .

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Thank Chris H
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Can't go wrong here. Been here several times. Get there early on the weekend. Wonderful bar setting. Great for a romantic setting.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Pros: allowed us in earlier than reservation time, affordable decent wines Cons:waitress disappeared, food was disappointing We ordered a seafood scampi appetizer. One shrimp. Tasteless. I ordered halibut with roasted cauliflower and spinach. Sounded great, but cauliflower dried out and halibut and spinach drowning in balsamic. My husband ordered pork tenderloin, also drowning in sauce. Nice ambiance, great location, but... More 

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Osterville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is our yearly visit with friends for diner before the show. As usual the food is wonderful and the atmosphere is delightful. We always go to the 99 or Whimpy's just because. but we are starting to try other places.

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Corolla, North Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a large party of 10 people, including my in laws who were visiting from NC. I have always had great food at 5 Bays Bistro, so for my father in law's birthday I booked far enough in advance to get a nice large table in the back room. The restaurant was moderately busy, but our little private area... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a classy place... make reservations, you will need them. They had a splendid list of choices and wine was also outstanding. very much aiming for a high end clientele. The bar scene was lively. The décor is classy. Though most of the diners on a Thursday night were families and friends, this could be a nice date place.

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Centerport, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Five Bays Bistro markets itself ostensibly as an upscale restaurant. They are anything but. The acoustics in the restaurant leave you with the impression that you are in the middle of a heavy metal concert. Further, the culinary skills of the staff are suspect at best, At our first and only time visiting the restaurant, we noticed the taste was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Main St, Osterville, MA 02655-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Osterville
  • Phone Number: +1 508-420-5559
Description
Located in the heart of one of the most picturesque villages on Cape Cod, Five Bays Bistro offers modern yet classic food and atmosphere worthy of a major city. The Bistro serves award winning contemporary new American cuisine, with a more casual small plates menu at the bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?