The Ocean House Restaurant - Cape Cod

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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
The Ocean House is a Zagat award winning restaurant , with great cocktails, a stunning view, and a menu that is definitely something to talk about!
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San Diego
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding in every aspect. Beautiful decor, stellar view, phenomenal food with beautiful presentation and the best waitress! If I lived close I would be back often. Do not miss!

JM
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Solid every single time we go. Never ever disappointed. A+++

OT
New England
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

My wife and myself celebrated our wedding anniversary as I stated in my reservation I made a month ago, we frequent the Ocean house every time we are here in cape cod and no one mentioned our anniversary, offered anything to us but the check. The server was very cold and not personable at all and I think my days at Ocean House are over.

D
New England
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Beautiful view before sunset
Fabulous waiter
CoD was fair

DL
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank. You for another terrific dining experience!

OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and drinks. The menus were overwhelming with so many fantastic options. The service was outstanding. Great location as well!

DT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bento box was delicious! painkiller was beautiful and also amazing!!

Kathy was an outstanding server!

OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding service, delicious food, beautiful location. Will be back many times and tell all our friends!

CW
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent early evening offer of $35 for three courses. Very nice place.

OT
Hawaii
20 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I wrote a very nice review and it got erased somehow because we lost power/internet and I wasn’t able to finish it in time. Basically what it said is we had a wonderful time last night at our birthday celebration. The drinks at the lounge before dinner were perfect and the bartender was very nice. Our server was outstanding! His name is Christopher and he absolutely bent over backwards to make our evening perfect. Thank you very much Ocean House for a terrific celebration.

AT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience. Our waiter Jack was the best!!

DC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great deserts and drinks in the bar!!
Wonderful entertainment on Saturday night

A
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great! The food was amazing, and the staff was very considerate!!

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Top notch food and service. Both dishes, steak and scallops were cooked perfectly and had great flavor profile.

JH
New England
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Always a wonderful place to celebrate special occasions or no occasion at all !!

PC
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!!! Our server Amanda was also very attentive and on point with recommendations and suggestions. We will definitely be back when visiting the Cape from New York again!

JR
New England
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friday evening was our 2nd visit to The Ocean House. We loved it as much as the 1st time and hope to come back again and again.

b
New England
170 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent food, but service felt a bit rushed. Prices for food and wine tend to be on the high side, but worth it for special occasions.

DE
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

We have eaten at the Ocean House many times. I have a favorite meal that I usually get. The meal is Tagliatelle with shrimp. The pasta in the meal was not the usual and the shrimp were not cooked. I was extremely disappointed. I informed the waitress. She brought 3 more cooked shrimp and took away the uncooked ones. The meal was not up to their usual standards.

CC
New England
13 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding per usual, the salmon with butternut squash was delicious, Jack , our server was wonderful, took care of all our needs 😊
Decadent Dessert, Chocolate Molten Cake a la mode, great presentation 🥰🥰

JD
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fabulous! Great food, great atmosphere, friendly guests, we came for Anniversary and met lots of fun people. Bartenders were great!

MB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to celebrate 2 birthdays and it turned out to be a fabulous restaurant choice! All 4 of us loved our apps, entrees and desserts. The bacon fried rice was amazing! Our server was informative, ,attentive and had a wonderful sense of humor. The hostess greeted us warmly when we arrived and sat us immediately. The Valet was very personable! A wonderful dining experience and we will definitely return!

EE
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a wonderful late Sunday brunch. We wanted to take our Aunt and a friend from out of town someplace special with a water view. We had great service. The food was unique and generous. The warm pear and cranberry crisp with caramel gelato was fabulous

SW
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and delicious food! Made an already special dinner that much better!!!

PO
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best restaurant on the other side of the bridge.
Great food , great service, great atmosphere, great value.

l
New England
24 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I travel from off Cape a few times a year to visit the Ocean House and am never disappointed. The room is classic white linen nice but if one is fortunate enough to be seated in the ocean front level it is one of the best ocean views on the Cape. The service is always reliable which makes me think the training is superior. The food is also of good quality and delicious. Reservations are absolutely suggested and sometimes even with a reservation there is a bit of a wait. Because of this the servers walk a fine line between providing a relaxing meal and moving the tables for the next diners, and usually do so nicely.

CC
New England
13 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Ocean House never disappoints!! Tom our server went above & beyond for a wonderful dining experience. Highly recommend if you live on cape or just visiting this place is the best ! ❤️❤️

R
New York Area
106 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Ocean House is a very good place to have dinner on Cape Cod, tasty and imaginative food with excellent views of the water.

DB
New England
64 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ocean House is a beautiful setting, right on Nantucket Sound. Food and service is excellent. I had the tuna taco and a swordfish special. My husband had a salad and the cape cod chip encrusted cod.

A couple of glasses of wine.

We were here to celebrate my birthday and it was on the reservation. It would have been nice to have a complimentary dessert or just something special to acknowledge the event.

RS
New England
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Going there for years. Always excellent.Already made the next reservation.

h
New England
29 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The Ocean House is a great venue but the food is not as good as it once was....

D
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best. We had the lobster ravioli, seafood tagliatelle, the salmon and the tuna - spectacular. We opened with a bento box appetizer. We opened the appetizer with four great martinis. Thank you Kathy (our server).

n
Naples
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, service was excellent. The only negative is the noise. Very hard to carry on a conversation!

OT
New England
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

This is the first time I was disappointed with a meal at Ocean House. They just changed their menu. I’m hoping it is just some kinks hey need to work out.

E
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my husband’s birthday with an early dinner at The Ocean House. The food was delicious and service was very good. However, after dinner as we were waiting for the valet to bring our car around another vehicle arrived. As that car pulled in only a short distance into the lot, the valet pulled our car in behind it, got out and then shouted at us across the lot that our keys were in it. That was less than the service we would expect at a great restaurant.

HF
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The setting is gorgeous. If you reserve early enough, ask for a table as close to the water as possible. If you go at the right time, you’ll see the colors of sunset.....The service was very good and I had a terrific cocktail of the bartender’s creation. The food was very good but I found certain things too salty—the large sesame crackers served in the bread basket and the fried calamari appetizer, in my case. Something I wouldn’t expect at this kind of restaurant. The Korean BBQ broccoli appetizer wasn’t salty but I found it overspiced. Then, my “pad Thai,” called something else now, was OK but strangely flavored—for some reason, though, it was MUCH better cold the next day. Let me say, I don’t like bland food...but all these things were just not to my liking. The fruit cobbler dessert was delicious. So, although two friends independently told me this is their favorite restaurant on the Cape, I was a little disappointed.

L
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We visited The Ocean House as a treat to ourselves while on vacation. While the menu imay seem expensive to some, it has beautiful views and our food was fantastic. The fish entrees and accompaniments we ordered were all cooked perfectly.

The only minor issue we had with the whole experience was the unfriendliness of both our waiter and the person we spoke to on the phone to get our reservation. Because everything else about our experience was awesome, we chalked it up to the fact that maybe some of the staff was having a bad day.

Overall, we all would highly recommend having dinner at The Ocean House.

LB
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Ocean House provides excellent food, service and ambience. We had the best dinner with the best waitress in the most beautiful setting. We'll be back!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, service, and atmosphere were great!

AH
New England
42 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service. Amazing atmosphere. Hospitality at its finest :)

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