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The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant

149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
+1 508-888-3622
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal oscar” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were no surprises here. We had an enjoyable meal of burgers and chicken wings. Large portion sizes. Very nice surroundings.

Thank BridgetBrett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting out in the atrium, with waterfall into goldfish pond, and ferns and garden, the ambiance was just lovely for dinner. Meals can get a little pricey, especially with drinks, but we found it satisfying, delicious, comfortable, and the wait staff was attentive. Breakfast was...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must if you spend any time on the Cape. It's a very relevant take on the history of the Cape Cod Canal. All the things you never knew about this engineering marvel are displayed and explained in a fun engaging atmosphere. Take a minute...More

1  Thank JohnZabjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Inn and received $15 coupons for each morning for breakfast. Well worth it! Elegant setting with polite service, overlooking a koi pond and beautiful gardens, waterfall, chipmunks! Fine linens, elegant serviceware. Food is terrific, we sampled almost everything between...More

Thank Where2next629
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Where2next629 ~ Thank you for taking the time to comment on your "excellent breakfast" overlooking our Koi pond and beautiful gardens & waterfall. It's always the best to hear (read) a comment that "would definitely eat breakfast here again". Thank you again. Sincerely; Andrea...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on 2 nights, once getting super service the second the waitress managed to spill things three times! The usual things available on the menu but too creamy for my taste.More

Thank winifredholden
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear winifredholden ~ We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments with us. We are always striving to exceed our guests expectations and your comments help us make improvements. We certainly apologize for the service issue; but happy to hear you did have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant was rebulit in the 1980s after a fire destroyed the property. It is in an historic location, Sandwich, which touts itself as the oldest town in Cape Cod, MA, incorporated in 1639. The predecessor tavern, the Fessenden Tavern, was reportedly...More

Thank Jim K
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jim K ~ You certainly do know your history. Thank you for your comments on our fine food and excellent service. We do agree, you won't be disappointed in our unique offerings from burgers, steak, and more. Thank you again for taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Dan'l Webster's during our stay in Sandwich, and were quite unimpressed. Our waitress lacked personality and whenever I asked her opinion about me I items, she said "everything is equal". I ordered a salad with my meal, and she brought my meal before...More

Thank PittRiverGirl
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PittRiverGirl ~ I'm very sorry to hear that your dining experience wasn't more memorable. I want to assure you that these issues will be addressed with all staff. Training of our staff is always ongoing and yoru comments help to assure these things are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in to get out of a burst of rain. Not knowing Sandwich it was the first place we could see. We sat in the bar and while having a drink took a glance at the menu. It looked inviting so we asked the...More

Thank sharpmikes
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sharpmikes ~ I'm glad you found your way to us to get out of the rain. Thank you for your comments on the best meals during your two week stay on the Cape. We will be sure to pass your comments on regarding Cheyne...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

This place has wonderful history and is so beautiful, love going there for brunch, the service is excellent and the food is delicious, and the surroundings are beautiful. This is a must see if you are at the Cape!!!More

Thank conniedelaney
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear conniedelaney ~ Thank you for your recent review of the Inn. We are pretty lucky to have a great Chef and to have built a team that believes service is key... thank you. Hope you have a chance to visit again. Sincerely; Andrea Tierney...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

By luck we arrived in Sandwich late on Sunday and was directed to the restaurant as one of the few places open. Great friendly bar and staff. Being late (after 8.00pm) we ate from a restricted menu but had one of the best burgers of...More

Thank David W
KimSt, Executive Assistant at The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David W ~ Thank you very much for sharing your comments with us. We do agree.... we do have the best burgers. (and we just added some new ones!) We are always happy to hear you found the bar and team members friendly. Thank...More

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21 October 2016|
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Response from KimSt | Property representative |
Yes! Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, didn't see the message.
Ann Marie Roger C
11 December 2015|
Response from KimSt | Property representative |
Hi Ann Marie ~ We close at 2pm on December 24th and reopen for breakfast on Saturday, December 26th at 8am. We are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for all dining. Have a great holiday! ~ Kim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
11:45 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2271
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +1 508-888-3622
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Traditional favorites share the menu with contemporary cuisine. Lovely dining rooms offer a choice of settings; candle-lit rooms, fireside dining in the Music Room or garden side dining in the sun or moonlit Conservatory combine with outstanding service and innovative cuisine to produce a positively exceptional dining experience. We welcome guests in all our dining rooms dressed from casual to their Sunday best. The Dan'l Webster Inn serves contemporary American cuisine for lunch and dinner daily, year round. Start your day in elegant style with a delightful Breakfast. Recipient of The Wine Spectator's prestigious Best of Award of Excellence, features wines that will please even the most discriminating guest. The Inn, recognized as a Distinguished Restaurant of North America, offers familiar favorites such as the most tender prime rib and filet mignon available along with seasonal and creative dishes from our constantly changing Chef's Special Menu
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