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Original Seafood

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$$ - $$$
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527 Main St, Dennis Port, MA 02639-1306
+1 508-394-1123
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the only places during the month of March that we found still sells a lobster roll. Apparently lobsters aren't the best during this month but they make a pretty decent role. The oyster role was great but a little greasy. Lots and lots of oysters though. Also just and FYI no alcohol till April 1 due to seasonal... More 

Thank Phil R
Boston suburbs
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This location has been a seafood landmark in Dennis Port for many years. While I've been in plenty of the more traditional restaraunts in the area, It's been a while since we stopped into The Original! Wow absolutely the best fried clams in years! The counter help was awesome and the kitchen was even better! We only ordered a burger... More 

Thank bim55
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the Lobster Roll, calamari plate, and mussels. We took it to go and it was delicious and we will definitely go back. Service was quick and very friendly staff. Highly recommend carry out or eating there. Very family friendly and they have options for kids that don't like seafood.

Thank Jamie T
Mystic Country, Connecticut
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

really good haddock and oysters. totally enjoyed and recommended. kid friendly .good parking lots of seating . close to beaches

Thank Rita L
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We ordered a large takeout lobster roll with extra brioche bun. Ample for 4 of us! It was by far the best one we tasted on the Cape. Locals were ordering here too not just people on vacation like us which is the best recommendation you can get. Had plenty of broiled options for seafood if you get fed up... More 

Thank RiddiSue
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323 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Original Seafood has wonderful "Cape" seafood and it's one of the few "seafood shacks" that are open in the winter. They are open Friday - Sunday so I can get my seafood fix. Always a great meal, it has the best onion rings and fried seafood around!

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Original Seafood Restaurant may indeed be original. At least it looks the part. The ambiance here is a bit like a seafood McDonalds. You order at the counter and they call your number when it's ready. The menu is almost all seafood in many varieties, with burger, chicken tenders and hotdogs as the only other options. Go for the... More 

Thank packedlite
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nothing fancy about this place but it did have the best food and that's what counts! We got the broiled shrimp and broiled haddock with a cup of clamp chowder. It was delicious! I highly recommend it.

Thank 456CGL
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good fried seafood. We ordered take out, Got a medium shrimp basket, a medium clam strips basket and a large order of onion rings. Portions size was large for all items, more than two could eat at one sitting and the it was great. It's a place the locals go. They do a large carry out business, but there... More 

Thank thecca
Takoma Park, Maryland
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wow - that's all I can say. Extremely GOOD fried seafood! Went here with my big eating, Coast Guard cadet son, and wife on a Saturday night. What a great decision. The portions were huge. The fried oysters, scallops, and onions were out of this world. We loved it. Although crowded, with many obviously coming in for pick up orders,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 Main St, Dennis Port, MA 02639-1306
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-394-1123

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