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Barlow's Clam Shack

856 Scenic Hwy, Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA 02532-2216
+1 508-272-8749
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
856 Scenic Hwy, Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA 02532-2216
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way home from a few hours of bech at nearby Scusset Beach, we decided to give Barlow's a try. Outstanding decor, service and great food. You can dine inside or outside under the trees or umbrella's Place has been there for decades, and...More

Thank dave2840
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I have to take the time to recognize this place! I have never been before but we just happened to be heading off-Cape today, Mothers Day, and stopped for lunch. They gave me free lobster bisque just for being a mom;) The service was so...More

Thank SaraCR15
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Cool little establishment . The people are very nice and service was great . They serve a cold lobster roll . Which was just great , fresh . Will make another visit next time in New England .

Thank Terps007
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was turned on to Barlow's a few years ago... "best cold lobster roll around". Bingo, stopped yesterday and the rave review still holds. This quaint venue is clean and welcoming. The family run staff are very accommodating and efficient... but the real draw are...More

Thank ScoSm
Reviewed 13 September 2016

if you anywhere near Bourne this summer you got to stop at Barlow's Clam Shack just remember there only open on weekends during the summer months .. great food for the whole family not just seafood .. but I got a plank which is a...More

Thank Danette K
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home. Been driving by for 30 yrs. I ordered the lobster roll and it was reasonable and delicious. My wife had the oysters which were some of the best if eaten, she even had to take some home it was...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

First visit this season and the food was excellent as always. Tried the fried oysters and they were scrumptious. Nice that you have a choice of fries or onion rings. Batter is light and golden...not oily. Also have the choice on several items for a...More

Thank capepoetess
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the canal visitor's center. You have the option of eating in or outside. We ordered our food from the counter and went outside. Most of the menu consisted of friend seafood, although they did have burgers. I had...More

Thank KMR96
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Barlow's isn't a pretty good place to stop for a quick bite either leaving the cape or going on the cape. Their lobster rolls are pretty good. You can sit inside or outside. They have ice cream too.

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 23 July 2016

our second visit and so glad we stopped. facilities are quaint, clean, and enjoyable. Service was gracious. Lobster roll is best in the area, highly encourage one to stop

Thank jeff c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 Scenic Hwy, Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA 02532-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Bourne  >  Buzzards Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 508-272-8749
they are on yelp and well known in the area quality seafood
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