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The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant

149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
+1 508-888-3622
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“lobster chowder” (35 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
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Reviewed today

Started off great, good appetizers, salad and rolls. Ordered the prime rib, very chewy, the vegetable and potato was great.Service was excellent.I was with other people that were picking up the tab, so I didn't complain.

Thank SandwichJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here one evening since it had been highly rated on Trip. We were bitterly disappointed with our meal. Lukewarm soup, tasteless chicken, far too many unnecessary ingredients on a plate, left us underwhelmed. Lack of atmosphere didn't help!More

Thank Tina883
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Tina883 ~ We are extremely disheartened to hear that you did not enjoy your visit with us. We certainly strive to consistently exceed the expectations of everyone by providing the dining experience possible; in your case, it seems we missed that mark. If you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is known for its historic venue and its food. This is true. What spoiled our dinner was our service. After a warm greeting at the door my friend and I were seated and waited too long for our server to come over and...More

Thank Nancy T
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Nancy T ~ We are certainly known for our historic venue and the wonderful food ~ but along with that should come impeccable service and I certainly apologize that you did not receive that portion of our mission. I have no excuses; I do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our stay at the Daniel Webster Inn, we had dinner in the tavern. Our food was very tasty and the serveice was excellent. The grape nut pudding was very tasty and enjoyable. If you are in Sandwich, MA.,and even if you are not staying...More

Thank rfknauer103
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear rfknauer103 ~ Thank you for sharing your comments ~ I am happy to hear that your experience at the Inn was exceptional. We definitely hope others will take your advice. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely; Jim Cammarata Dining Room Manager Submitted by:...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Cape from New Mexico, local friends we met on a tour of Italy, were our tour guides for the day, which included lunch at Daniel Webster Inn restaurant. It has been a cape favorite of their's for many years. We enjoyed an excellent...More

Thank Timothy H
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Timothy H ~ Thank you for choosing the us for lunch while you were visiting Cape Cod. I am glad to read you had a great lunch and I am sure it is a bit different than your Southwest fare. Hopefully we will see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recent evening at the Daniel Webster Inn was delightful. The main dining room is beautiful and you can have a meal with a view of the outside gardens from the comfort of being inside. The dining room will sit many people so a reservation is...More

Thank Roam824244
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Roam824244 ~ Thank you for the wonderful recap of your visit with us. It appears you had the opportunity to check out all we have to offer - don't you just love the fire place in the Tavern? Thank you for choosing to visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here as the place we were heading for was closed. Turned out to be a good move We had fabulous lobster chowder, couple of tasty beers, and a really sweet server who had the right blend of attentiveness and discretion.More

Thank Amanda_McL62
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amanda_McL62 ~ The Lobster Chowder is definitely a "fan favorite" of many! Sorry that your original destination was closed, but happy you ended up dining with us. Service is as important - if not more - than the food, so glad you found your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here during a quiet week and glad we came.Not crazy busy like it can be in the summer. Very happy we came. Delicious food and terrific pleasant service from our waiter, Brian. The entrees had some great flavors. Cocktails were well prepared. The Conservatory setting...More

Thank bluto011
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear bluto011 ~ Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to our dining room; and we certainly appreciate the kind comment regarding your waiter - we will be sure to pass on your comments. We love reading that you...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We eat and early bird special dinner in the Observatory Room 9/7/2018. This room is a green house overlooking lovely gardens. The meal included 3 courses and all where great. They have a large wine list, seasonal cocktails and beer on tap or bottled. I...More

Thank James D
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear James D ~ Yes, our Conservatory is used for regular dining as well as special events such as weddings! We are happy to read you enjoyed your visit with us and the Early Evening Menu selections - it's a great value for early dining....More

Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a wonderful stop on your tour of Old Cape Cod, your choice of dining rooms and multi, you can eat in the greenhouse room where it is all glass exposing the lush grounds or you can eat in the tavern where seasonal fireplace...More

Thank Wayne B
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wayne B ~ Thank you for choosing to visit us while on Cape Cod ~ our Conservatory is beautiful in all seasons; especially during the summer months. Our Tavern fireplace will be blazing before we know it. We hope to see you again in...More

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Questions & Answers
July 29, 2017|
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Response from seabreezecapeod | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They advertise as "Cape Cod Casual ". You can dress up (suit jacket) but it isn't necessary at all. Shorts or jeans are fine. Go. For is great and so is the service
October 20, 2016|
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Response from KimSt | Property representative |
Yes! Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, didn't see the message.
Ann Marie Roger C
December 10, 2015|
Response from KimSt | Property representative |
Hi Ann Marie ~ We close at 2pm on December 24th and reopen for breakfast on Saturday, December 26th at 8am. We are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for all dining. Have a great holiday! ~ Kim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +1 508-888-3622
  • E-mail
Traditional favorites share the menu with contemporary cuisine. Lovely dining rooms offer a choice of settings; candle-lit rooms, fireside dining in the Music Room or garden side dining in the sun or moonlit Conservatory combine with outstanding service and innovative cuisine to produce a positively exceptional dining experience. We welcome guests in all our dining rooms dressed from casual to their Sunday best. The Dan'l Webster Inn serves contemporary American cuisine for lunch and dinner daily, year round. Start your day in elegant style with a delightful Breakfast. Recipient of The Wine Spectator's prestigious Best of Award of Excellence, features wines that will please even the most discriminating guest. The Inn, recognized as a Distinguished Restaurant of North America, offers familiar favorites such as the most tender prime rib and filet mignon available along with seasonal and creative dishes from our constantly changing Chef's Special Menu
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