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The Islander at Crosby Boat Yard - CLOSED

72 Crosby Cir, Osterville, MA 02655-2030
+1 774-361-6552
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
31 Mar 2017
“Now out of business-good riddance”
21 Oct 2015
“Great spot for drinks on the deck before a fabulous dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Crosby Cir, Osterville, MA 02655-2030
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

How do you take a near perfect location for a restaurant and fail miserably? The answer lies in the (mis)management of the Islander. In fairness, the bar was great, the bartenders were great and the food, besides the nachos was just awful. On more than...More

1  Thank Golfingkicks
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Loved this seasonal place. Great chowder and the hand cut sweet potato fries topped off a fantastic IslanderFish Taco. The wifes NY Strip was cooked to perfection. Although not your typical Cape Cod fried seafood, this place serves up a delicious meal. The location is...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Our food came with 3 out of the four entries on completely wet rolls! The fries were limp & soggy too! Yuck! The fried rice entree was served cold. The blackboard special was "sold out" at 7PM on a Sunday night. Don't bother eating here....More

Thank marcogirl321
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This place is waterfront, holds such promise and I want it to be great. Well, the nachos are great, the drinks are great, burgers are pretty good but after that, the food can be sometimes quite good and sometimes flat out inedible. Service is variable...More

Thank Golfingkicks
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We had a nice dinner with two other couples. We usually sit at the bar and just get an appetizer, but the table service was nice. The "Pork Fried Rice" is really good - a fine risotto with pulled pork on top. I had the...More

Thank Curtstev
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Didn't eat here, but went for a drink after dinner. They have a nice porch you can sit on and enjoy the view.

Thank GypsyOH
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We are no strangers to overpaying for food and drink, but if the food is delicious and the ambiance is spectacular, then there is value there. Unfortunately the portion size of entrees is appetizer size elsewhere. It is pricey for what you actually get. It...More

3  Thank NeuroticNellie
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

I want to like this place because it is local to me but the food is terrible. A wedge of Brie with 2 steal slices of French bread and strawberry sauce you would get on an ice cream Sunday. No thank you. Service is very...More

1  Thank megkmetko
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch,place looked OK for a restaurant at a marina. Do yourself a favor and stay away!!! Waitress had attitude right off the bat,why? I don't know. My wife and I ordered drinks,watered down fruit juice @$10 per drink.I ordered fish sandwich @...More

Thank Maryann R
Reviewed 6 October 2014

They think they can set up shop in osterville by the water, put on some reggae, over charge for everything and serve garbage food? Please, stay away unless you are a rich, yuppy d0uche.

Thank Alexander C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Crosby Cir, Osterville, MA 02655-2030
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Osterville
  • Phone Number: +1 774-361-6552
  • E-mail
On the water in Crosby Yacht Yard- watch the boats come in while you watch the best sunset while you sip a rum punch & try a fish taco! Open Seasonally 7 Days dinner, Thurs-Sun lunch
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