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Rock Harbor Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub
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18 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653-3214
+1 508-255-3350
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For years, my husband and I have been vacationing in the Orleans area of Cape Cod. And for years, we've heard nothing but raves for Rock Harbor Grill. But for some reason, we never got there--in part because, as a city-dweller, I'm on a constant vacation quest for al fresco dining and in part because it's located in an odd... More 

Thank MAP27
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner at the Rock Harbor Grill! I had the pork tenderloin, my wife enjoyed the sirloin tips. Wonderful food, terrific service. The owner gave us tips for good places for breakfasts!

Thank jcybul1025
Wilmington, Delaware
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll call this our Cape Cod Happy Meal - the place just felt so friendly and after a long day of sightseeing - it was a nice "pick-me-up" meal. A bit on the lively side (in a good way), it seemed that everyone was enjoying themselves and the vibe hit us as we walked in. Our server continued the theme... More 

Thank Delbikeman
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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333 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local restaurant that has a very interesting menu with inventive specials and standard stand-bus. Grilled pizza menu is terrific too. Go to their web page for a sample menu. Service is always good. You can eat at tables or the bar. Good vibes all around. Definitely stop by when you are in Orleans.

Thank Nancy011351
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rock Harbor Grill offers a variety of fish and shellfish entrees in an appealing and convivial atmosphere. I try to eat fish primarily on the Cape, so I didn't pay much attention to the meat. My mussels were excellent, my wife's cod was great and we had a lovely Sancerre with our meal. The wine list had a good selection... More 

Thank StephenSelbst
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is somewhat difficult to find restaurants open during off season on Cape Cod. This was an excellent find. I had the Almond Crusted Salmon with roasted brussel sprouts, sun-dried tomatoes and puréed sweet potato. Everything was cooked to perfection. There seemed to be a lot of locals dining which added to the comfortable atmosphere.

Thank RunningLibrarian3
Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I thought I knew Orleans like the back of my hand, but somehow this restaurant has escaped me over the years. Good service, great seafood, active bar. What more could you ask for. I would highly recommend.

Thank hjb20162016
Irvine, CA
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were told by some locals in Chatham that the Rock Harbor Grill was an excellent place to go for a simple, but delicious fish/seafood dinner. They were spot on!! The Rock Harbor Grill is an extremely casual restaurant that doesn't take reservations and packs them in every night. It's not hard to see why. Everything from drinks, wine and... More 

Thank Joseph L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The seafood was good. Parking and the wait were kind of a pain, but that's what happens when you try to eat dinner at the same time as everyone else. I would go again.

Thank Rokmann
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was on Training in Cape Cod for 10 days and after one week of always having dinner at our Resort, we decided to try Rock Harbor Grill. And we were not disappointed. The staff was super friendly, always eager to fill our glasses making sure we enjoyed our visit. Even more important: The food was really good! I had... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Old Colony Way, Orleans, MA 02653-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 508-255-3350

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