× Seasonal Hours: Open Weekends Only - Now through Columbus Day


Located at Bass River Marina, The Summer Shanty is the Cape's coolest waterfront bar and restaurant. This casual eatery is open seasonally for lunch and dinner.


Our menu features littlenecks and oysters, Dan's crazy lobster rolls, steamers, scallops, salmon, swordfish, clam chowder & more!

In addition to having Cape Cod's largest music library, we feature live entertainment Friday and Saturday from 4 to 11pm.

If you enjoy good food, great sunsets & Mid Cape's best music scene, the "Shanty" at Bass River Marina is for you!! Come by car or by boat.

Voted #1 in Dennis by Reader's Choice

Entertainment Schedule

Live music every Friday and Saturday. Featuring Doreen LaFranchaise, Kurt Murray, Barry Hynes, McMurphy's, Straight Jacket Slumber Party, High Attitude, Mad Beach Band, Center Stage and more!

Sunday thru Thursday
11:30am - 11pm
Kitchen Closes at 9pm

Friday & Saturday
11:30am - 12:30am
Kitchen Closes at 10pm

140 Route 28
West Dennis, MA 02670