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Anyone try Fin in Dennis, Cape Cod?

CapeCodGuy Mar 22, 2011 08:09 AM

I heard from one who has and said the food was terrific, but the atmosphere was somewhat lacking.

For those who don't know, the excellent chef from the Brewster Fish House, Martha Kane, has left and with her aquaculturist husband, Jonathan Smith, opened FIN at the site of the old Gracie's Table next to the Playhouse. The menu looks promising, as does the wine list. I'm hoping for a new gem on the northside to frequent. this may be it.


(Phelena, you seem to be going out a lot these days with a new beau...give us hounds a report!)

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    AGM_Cape_Cod Mar 22, 2011 12:42 PM

    Who has replaced her as chef at the Brewster Fish House?

    Brewster Fish House
    2208 Main, Brewster, MA 02631

    6 Replies
    1. re: AGM_Cape_Cod
      ciclista Mar 22, 2011 12:47 PM

      Vernon? (the owner)

      1. re: ciclista
        CapeCodGuy Mar 22, 2011 01:56 PM

        IS this true or a reasonable guess?

        1. re: CapeCodGuy
          ciclista Mar 24, 2011 02:46 AM

          Reasonable guess...but I'll get to the bottom of it! I have inside connections...

          1. re: ciclista
            phelana Mar 24, 2011 03:35 AM

            My friend's friend went and enjoyed it very much but said the decor was about the same and "nothing special" whatever that means..take this as third party feedback until we can have a CH report in....I have to say overall I am never excited to see Cod on a menu and realize exactly what I am saying residing on Cape Cod...just not thrilled...I have a sense I would order two apps which is what I usually do these days...the goat cheese salad and crab cakes...

            1. re: phelana
              CapeCodGuy Mar 24, 2011 05:53 AM

              The decor comment is conststant with what I heard. Not sure what it means either. Have to agree on the cod as well. The butter poached lobster was always a standout at Brewster Fish so I'm happy that's on the menu. Like you, I often go the double app route. Oyster Chowder and Yellowtail and urchin Ceviche sounds yummy!

              1. re: phelana
                Dan D Mar 24, 2011 09:06 AM

                The Jonah Maine crab cakes were standards at the Fish House, had been on the menu for years. That kitchen was one of the few on the Cape that could make cod rise above the ordinary, though I usually found other fish there that I preferred.

      2. phelana Mar 22, 2011 08:13 AM

        LOL CCG...Jillian and her "beau" and my "beau" hope to go April 2. Stand by...am VERY excited to try it...just back from Bonaire and chomping at the bit to get to Fin.

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