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Black Cat Harbor Shack

159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
+1 508-534-9923
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (19 reviews)
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great view of the harbor and fast friendly service. I was not crazy about the food. It was OK. I did not try the chowder which is supposed to be great. I only had ahi tuna tacos - good tuna and loved the corn tortillas...More

Thank Celeste J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a family of five. Lots of nice choices on the menu - plenty of seafood options and tacos with a few choices for my son who is not into fish. The place was busy and we had to wait 30 mins but...More

Thank firenze111
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to the Black Cat Shack for a pick-up quick dinner. We ordered hamburgers, French fries;sweet and regular as well as chicken tenders. Everything was good. Service was quick and efficient. They have the pickup counter for a quick bite to eat or the...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Black Cat has an amazing view of the Hyannis Harbour which will add to your dining experience. Though our meals did not stand out among the other restaurants available in the harbour, the food was still good. Clam chowder lovers will appreciate the must...More

Thank TheRyan23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had to wait for a table for about 40 minutes (Friday night), the hostess was super friendly and efficient and we had a great dinner on the patio. The food was delicious (lobster roll) and our server was fantastic. I highly recommend!

Thank TLWhite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I give high marks to this restaurant. We shared the fried seafood platter of scallops, shrimp, calamari, fish, onion rings and fries. Quite ample enough for sharing and feeling satisfied with the portions. The food was hot and tasty. Cole slaw...More

Thank gamma-lady-1426
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at a local hotel, we got a dinner discount coupon for the Black Cat, but we wound up finding the place next door, the "Black Cat Harbor Shack", rather than the Black Cat Restaurant down the street a fell paces. When informed by our...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Harbor Shack over the Tavern because even though the Tavern has a more extensive menu we could be seated right away at the Shack. No regrets! We had the bacon wrapped scallops to start. Very good, especially with the sauce. My husband...More

Thank WCDeb
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We didn’t realize that there was a more formal restaurant next door. However, the paper plates and plastic silverware were just fine and the clam bellies and lobster roll were both great. It was also terrific to have a front row seat looking over the...More

Thank jmichelm
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Plenty of heaters kept us warm despite the chilly breezes coming from the water across the street! A bit of Baileys and a cup of Lobster Bisque warmed us right up!. Oh dear heaven! That Bisque was absolutely divine!! I don’t think it could be...More

Thank Human1959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Ocean Street, Hyannis Port, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-534-9923
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