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Captain Linnell House

137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
+1 508-255-3400
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (65 reviews)
“prix fixe” (13 reviews)
“duck” (34 reviews)
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal tonight! It’s a lovely place and everything was great. I had the Skaket Martini, which was delicious! We shared the outstanding chowder as an appetizer. My husband had the prime rib, which is clearly an exceptional cut, and he said...More

Thank momchick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a group of friends for dinner. The setting is lovely, service was excellent and the food was wonderful. We were all very satisfied and glad we had chosen Captain Linnell got our get-together.

Thank Annndi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had reservations for dinner. My husband had the scallops. Said they were the best he’s had. He also loved the potatoes and squash. My pasta was great too. We will go again.

Thank 23KK28
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at The Captain Linnell House for almost as long as we have been on the Cape at least 30 yrs. The food is consistently good and the service is excellent. In summer you can eat on the porch and look out at...More

Thank Camie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived locally for a decade. This consistently is our favorite restaurant. Excellent service and food. Always a great experience.

Thank Donelle D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super beautiful location. We sat overlooking the garden. The highlight was absolutely the bourbon lobster bisque soup - likely the best we have ever had! The menu was old school-style. I had the scallops and shrimp in a cream sauce...it was very good...not amazing, but...More

Thank Donny N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we all enjoyed our dining experience in this old and very comfortable inn. The service was excellent and very pleasant. For starters the arugula salad was nice and fresh but was somewhat bland and needed some fresh lemon or more vinegar, the roasted beets were...More

Thank Lorah Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our meal was excellent, have been going here for years. I had veal picatta and it was delicious, a very large portion.

Thank cemoran30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here for years and was non impressed this time Perhaps because we ordered the fixed price. There was no creativity with the sides - a scoop of mashed a scoop of squash and a broccoli floret Need to make the menu more...More

Thank KathleenM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our son's rehearsal dinner at The Captain Linnell House and it was perfect! Working with Shelly to plan the event was stress and worry-free. She could not have made the process easier. The night of the rehearsal dinner the room looked beautiful. We...More

Thank Michael P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Skaket Beach Rd, Orleans, MA 02653-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-3400
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Celebrating our 30th anniversary, the historic 1840 Captain Linnell House is home to Cape Cod's most distinguished fine dining restaurant as well as an award winning Cape Cod wedding, rehearsal dinner, and corporate venue site. We are located in Orleans, MA around the corner from Skaket Beach, a picturesque setting for a Cape Cod beach wedding ceremony. The Captain Linnell House is chef owned and offers expertly prepared classic fare - from iced Wellfleet oysters, escargot and baby kale salad, to entrees of rack of lamb, Black Angus prime rib, roast duckling with fresh raspberries, scrod n' parchment, and much more. We go as local and organic as possible. A three course $35.00 Prix Fixe Menu is offered from Mid-September thru June. Enjoy dining in one of our unique dining rooms. Our garden room looks out over a spacious lawn with the sunset in the distance. Fireplaces grace the other two. We are off the beaten path but finding us is memorable!
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