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Olde Salt House

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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40 Border St, Cohasset, MA 02025-2023
+1 781-383-2203
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

On a warm sunny day this is a great out door dining choice for a clam or lobster roll with French fries and a white wine makes a wonderful lunch meal with a million dollar view.

Thank Kathleen O
Cohasset, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This place is open three months in there summer. It features a nice menu of lunch-type items and everything we've ever had here is very good. We love the setting was it is right on the water beside Cohasset's small but pretty harbor. One can watch the lobster boats come in and follow their product right into the kitchen at... More 

Thank chibuls
Cohasset, MA, USA
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Sandwiches and simple fare adjacent to Cohasset Harbor. Good for a drink with friends. Indoor also. Watch out for mosquitos.

Thank CaptPete43
Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were excited to finally try the Older Salt House. The view is amazing, the waitstaff was attentive, the food was subpar. I have never sent back food until going here. The burger was extremely over cooked and dried out. Will try again next season to see if things turn around and improve.

Thank Adam G
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The view is the best part of this restaurant. The food is good, but the menu is a bit limited. If you are looking for a place to grab a sandwich or burger outside this is a good option. Depending on time of day expect there to be lots of families with young children.

Thank MLMBoston
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We had guests in from Kentucky so we took them there for lunch. The day was beautiful both the food and the service took it over the top. Eveyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Jim D
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

My wife and I were doing some sightseeing around Cohasset and came upon the Olde Salt House. It was right on the water overlooking the marina and the magnificent Roy Estate across the way. We were seated without delay on this sunny afternoon. We ordered seafood appetizers, "Rhode Island calamari", and the fish taco. Both were very good. The fish... More 

Thank Prof_Leone
Hull, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

They've adopted full Cohasset prices. I paid $28 for a "half and half" fried platter. Half belly clams, half scallops. Lots of fries, a scant set of clams which were mostly crumbs of batter from the fryer and maybe 6 scallops, though I think only 4. This was at lunch too! The dab of coleslaw was small and terrible. How... More 

Thank traveller1857
Honolulu, HI
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

You are paying for the setting. Go for a beer and forget the dinner. We sat outside and tried a mixed plate of fried scallops and haddock. $28. It was ok. Also had a forgettable focaccia with a spread of some type of cheese and some sautéed veggies. The cole slaw was very creamy but flavorless.

Thank omn2162
Scituate, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This is my first review ever but the experience was miserable so I was compelled to write it. Beautiful location. Tourist trap mediocre to terrible overpriced food. I just had lunch here. A burger was 14. with a side of "greens" . It came with choice of cheese and I chose blue. The greens were beautiful but soggy with some... More 

Thank Lynn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Border St, Cohasset, MA 02025-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cohasset
  • Phone Number: +1 781-383-2203

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