This is just a sample of the current selections
(updated each month)
This is just a sample list of Cape Cod restaurants; alphabetical by
town, noted for their consistency, longevity, integrity and cuisine. Take
a moment to read the list with noted captions from local restaurant critics,
commentators, foodies, customers and people who just love FOOD! When you
have tried one or two - or all of these restaurants please Email
me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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When you see " ** " we highly recommend the establishment.
Barnstable Restaurants (Mid Cape)
Take the scenic route along the North side of the Cape - Route 6A from
the Sagamore Bridge (approximatley 11 miles to Barnstable):
The Barnstable Tavern & Grille, Route 6A, 3176 Main Street,
The Dolphin Restaurant, 3250 Main Street, (508) 362-6610
Mattakeese Wharf, 271 Mill Way, (508) 362-4511
The Millway, Barnstable Harbor **
Fresh seafood appetizers and dinners to go, seafood catering available
The Fairways at the Olde Barnstable Golf Course
Bourne / Poccasset / Cataumet Restaurants (Upper Cape)
Coming in from 495 on your way to Falmouth:
Quintal's Restaurant, 343 Scenic Highway, (Buzzards Bay), (508)
Shaw's Fish & Lobster, Routes 6 & 28, (Buzzards Bay), (508)
Stir Crazy, 626 McArthur Blvd., (508) 564-6464 **
Best for Thai food and acclaimed to be authentic.
The Parrot, Route 28A
New owners, great foods, traditional menu.
D'Giarnos' Northend Style, MacArthur Blvd. Rte 28
18" pizza, Italian cold cuts, cheeses, pastry, well worth the visit
take all it home.
Brewster Restaurants, Route 6A (Lower Cape)
This town is visited by anyone who enjoys a wide and varied sample of cuisine:
Brewster Inn & Chowder House, 1989 Main Street, (508) 896-7771
Traditional - locals can't be wrong, one of the best eating establishments
Laurino's, 3668 Main Street, Route 6A, (508) 896-6135
Mulligans Restaurant, Ocean Edge Resort, (508) 896-8251 **
Excellent - a menu that will not disappoint you.
Gourmet and traditional cuisine and the surroundings are beautiful.
Bramble Inn, Route 6A **
Country elegance - the ultimate in fine dining, lodging too!
Brewster Fish House, Route 6A **
Long time favorite of locals. Gourmet & traditional.
Beechcroft Inn, Route 6A
Bistro menu, very eclectic.
Manse Inn, Route 6A
Most enjoyable, country gourmet dining at its best.
Olde Sea Pines Inn, Route 6A
Excellent for get-away weekends, banquets, seminars, weddings, etc.
Centerville (Mid Cape)
Mid Cape just outside of Hyannis going toward Falmouth on Route 28. Home
to the famous Craigville Beach. Stay at the Inn at Fernbrook to discover
Casual Gourmet, Bell Tower Mall, Route 28
Catering & gourmet take out dinners.
Kerrigans Tavern, Bell Tower Mall, Route 28
Locals love this spot, traditional foods
Cape Cod Natural Foods, Bell Tower Mall, Route 28
Healthy choice for vegetarians.
Chatham Restaurants (The Elbow of the Cape)
Truly a destination stop for a mecca of dining. It would take you a week
or two to enjoy all of the restaurants:
Vinings Bistro at the Gallery Upstairs, 595 Main Street, (508) 945-5033
Fired Roast, Chicken, Thai, Oriental, eclectic menu (a favorite among
Bittersweet Cafe / Campari's, 352 Main Street, (508) 945-9123
The Captain's Table, 576 Main Street, (508) 945-1961
Traditional Cape Cod.
Chatham Bars Inn, Shore Road, (508) 945-0096
A pleasant, elegant place to stay and dine.
Chatham Seafood House, "Flemmings," 2175 Main Street, (508) 432-9060
Cape Cod traditional menu, fried clams, lobster with all the trimmings.
Hightide Restaurant, 1621 Main Street, (508) 945-2582
Traditional Cape Cod.
Pate's Restaurant, Route 28, (508) 945-9777 **
Celebrating over 45 years, always consistently good for grilled fish
Samuel's Place, 14 Chatham Bars Avenue, (508) 945-4959
New to Chatham but under the ownership of the Chefs of Laurinos.
Wequassett Inn, Pleasant Bay, (508) 432-5400
Elegant get-away with first class dinner menu.
Pampered Palate, Cornfield Shopping Plaza, Route 28
Best elegant entrees, desserts, sandwiches, salads to go - or to eat
in the Cafe.
Cafe Azure, Route 28
New restaurant. A little bit of London on the Cape.
Adiarmos, Route 28 South Chatham on the way to Harwich
A new restaurant with a savvy chef, eclectic menu.
Cotuit Restaurants (just outside of Osterville)
Kettle Ho, Main Street, in the heart of Cotuit Center **
This is the place for a cup of gossip and to chew and chat for awhile.
Dennis Village, Route 6A (Northside Restaurants)
Red Pheasant, Route 6A, Dennis Village, (508) 385-2133 **
Since 1976 - most enjoyable restaurant on Route 6A - dinner only.
Marshside Restaurant, 28 Bridge Street, East Dennis, (508) 385-4010
Over 20 years in the business.
Rose's Restaurant, 27 Black Flats Road, (508) 385-3003
Celebrating 50 years and truly Italian (Northern style).
Scargo Cafe, 799 Route 6A, (508) 385-8200
Over 10 years, serving lunch & dinner. One of the Capes' most popular
Dennisport Restaurants (Route 28 and Southside)
Captain William's House, 106 Depot Street, (508) 398-3910
50 years serving traditional New England cuisine.
Ebb Tide Restaurant, 94 Chase Avenue, (508) 398-8733 **
38 years under the same family ownership (ambiance and cuisine is unmatched).
A stroll along the water after dinner is appropiate.
Karl's Landmark Restaurant, 645 Main Street 398-5551
Swan River Seafood Restaurant, 5 Lower County Road, (508) 394-4466
Great fish market adjacent to the restaurant, best for fish).
Eastham Restaurants (Outer Cape along Route 6)
Tumbleweed, 4100 Route 6, (508) 255-1661
Mitchell's Bistro, Mercantile Square, Route 6A **
Try the curry dishes for dinner, and the chutneys (over 10 varieties).
Falmouth (East & North) Restaurants
Falmouth is considered a destination town, worth a stay for the restaurants
Coonamesset Inn, Jones Road & Gifford Street, (508) 548-2300
The Conference Room, Davis Straits
Great local restaurant.
Fishmonger Cafe, 56 Water Street, (Woods Hole), (508) 548-9148 **
On the harbor where you take the Steamship to the Islands - great food.
Golden Swan, 323 Main Street, (508) 540-6580 **
Falmouth's golden secret, only the seasoned visitor knows how great
Landfall Restaurant, 2 Luscombe Avenue, (Woods Hole), (508) 548-1758
Dining can be fun and this is the spot...food is excellent.
Lawrence's Restaurant, 24 Nantucket Avenue, (508) 540-9600
Oldest restaurant on Cape Cod. 76 years, traditional Cape Cod foods.
McMenamy's Seafoods, 70 Davis Straits, Rte. 28, (508) 540-2115
Peking Palace, 452 Main Street Rte. 28, (508) 540-8204 **
Known as the best Chinesse restaurant on the Cape.
Quarterdeck Restaurant, 164 Main Street, (508) 548-9900
Locals will attest to this restaurant, great place after shopping Main
Black Duck, Woods Hole **
The best spot to kick back and relax and savor the excellent entrees.
Shuckers World Famous Raw Bar, 91A Water Street, (Woods Hole), (508)
The Wharf Restaurant, Grand Avenue, (508) 548-0777
Great view, very crowded and noisy during the high season.
Chapaquoit Grill, Rte 28A , North Falmouth
One of the Cape's best kept secrets, eventhough you have to wait for a
table, this is truly worth the trip to Falmouth. Best all around menu ,
price within reason. Exceptional food.
Harwich Restaurants (Mostly on Route 28)
Truly a mecca of dining....The Taste of Harwich every September during
the Cranberry Festival.
Augustus Snow House, 528 Main Street, (508) 430-0528
Serving High Tea, during the season.
Bonatt's Bakery & Restaurant, 537 Route 28, (508) 432-7199
Please try the Melt-A-Way pastry, then lunch with a cup of gossip.
The Cape Sea Grille, 31 Sea Street, (508) 432-4745
Elegance in a country setting.
Culinary trained chef/owner makes this restaurant a memorable one for
Casa Barbi Restaurant, 383 Route 28, (508) 432-9192 **
Known for over 70 years as the truly Italian restaurant of the Lower
Country Inn, 86 Sisson Road, 432-2769 ****
Over 20 Years of hospitality.
A truly traditional country inn (6 Rooms for lodging).
Hospitality/ambiance and charm makes this spot a must during your visit
to Cape Cod.
Gingerbread House Inn, Devonshire Street **
Pleasant country inn, with a touch of Poland on Cape Cod, must try
the beet soup when you stay. High Tea open to the public in season.
L'alouette Restaurant, 787 Route 28, 430-0405 **
Celebrating 20 years French and traditional New England cuisine with
a special touch.
The Mason Jar, Route 28 **
Great to kick back and enjoy the traffic scene while having lunch.
Stewed Tomato, Harwich Square
A great local restaurant with a slice of gossip in every sandwich.
Hyannis Restaurants (Mid Cape - Most on Main Street)
Within walking distance of bus/air terminals:
Alberto's Ristorante, 360 Main Street, (508) 778-1770 **
a very romantic restaurant , with the intimate surroundings and the excellent
service ...and ****entree selections. A Cape Cod favorite.
The Black Cat, 165 Ocean Street, (508) 778-1233 **
The view of the harbor only adds to the excellent menu choices that
please every palate. Try lunch and then dinner...you will not be disappointed.
Barolos, One Financial Place **
Truly Italian, very Northern Italian with a combination of Tucan menu
entrees, excellent choice for dining with outstanding service.
Dragon Lite Restaurant, 620 Main Street, (508) 775-9494
Eclectic Cafe, Main Street **
Outside dining behind the Galleria Shopping Center - Westend Section.
The Gazebo Restaurant at the International Inn, Main Street
Now open to the public, a prefix dinner with a romantic setting.
Harry's Restaurant & Bar, 700 Main Street, (508) 778-4188
Try the stuffed quoahogs and specialties of the house - ribs.
The Paddock Restaurant, West Main Street Circle, (508) 775-7677
Not only is this 27 year old restaurant a choice of other restaurant
owners but a Cape Cod visit is never complete until you've dined here.
Penguin Seagrill, 331 Main Street, (508) 775-2023 ****
The most popular restaurant in Hyannis, another restaurant prefered
by locals and people in the food industry. Excellent seafood, eclectic
menu offering makes this restaurant a treat every night of the week.
Tiki Port Chinese Restaurant, Route 132, (508) 771-5220
Voted the best Chinese food in the Mid Cape.
Gone Tomatoes, Routes 28 & 151 Mashpee Commons, (508) 477-8100
Locals enjoy this Italian style dining, menu is excellent.
Michael's Italian Fine Dining, Deer Crossing, Route 28, (508) 477-7134
The best Mashpee has to offer in Italian gourmet menu entrees, some
critics call it outstanding!
The Tea Shoppe & Cafe, Mashpee Commons **
A meeting place for High Tea. Great scones and pastry - lunch and dinner.
South Truro Restaurants (Along Route 6 to P-Town
Whitman House, Route 6 **
Very traditional Cape Cod, the best restaurant on the Lower Cape, according
to Cape Cod Life Magazine readers.
North Truro Restaurants
Montano's Italian Ristorante, Route 6 **
Celebrating 10 Years. Year-round...they must be doing something right.
160 Seat Restaurant.
Orleans Restaurants (Lower Cape)
A destination town for a memorable feast of restaurants.
Arbor Restaurant, 20 South Orleans Road, Route 28, (508) 255-4847
Excellent dining with a nostalgic atmosphere.
Brown Bag Restaurant, West Road **
A gem of a little Bistro-style; breakfast & lunch only.
Captain Linnell House, 137 Skaket Road, (508) 255-3400
A perfect spot for a wedding, special event, outstanding menu.
Hunan Gourmet III, 225 Cranberry Hwy, Route 6A, (508) 240-0888
Kadee's Lobster & Clam Bar, 212 Main Street, (East Orleans),
Land Ho!, Route 6A & Cove Road, (508) 255-5165
A great local hangout for good food.
Wheel Haus Cafe, 2 Academy Place, (508) 240-1585 **
Capt. Uli little gem of German/European cuisine.
The Yardarm, South Orleans Road, Route 28, (508) 255-4840 **
One of the best for local gossip and great foods, the beef is excellent.
Provincetown Restaurants (Outer Cape - the tip of the
This is surely the place to dine - for those who want all the glitter,
ambiance, service and decor.
These restauranteurs know how to please your palate:
Basil's, 350 Bradford Street, (508) 487-3368 **
The Cactus Garden, 186 Commercial Street, (508) 487-6661
Cafe Blase, 328 Commercial Street, (508) 487-9466 **
Carreiro's Tip for Tops'n, 31 Bradford Street, (508) 487-1811
Fat Jack's Restaurant, 335 Commercial Street, (508) 487-4822
Front Street, 230 Commercial Street, (508) 487-9715 **
Voted the most romantic restaurant with the menu to match.
Governor Bradford, 312 Commercial Street, (508) 487-9618
John's Hot Dog Stand, 309 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0454
Landmark Inn Restaurant, 404 Commercial Street, (508) 487-9319
The Lobster Pot, 321 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0842 **
A reputation for fun and food, & lobsters of course.
The Mayflower Cafe, 300 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0121
The Martin House, Commercial Street **
Outstanding in the presentation and creation of menu entrees.
Mews Restaurant & Cafe, 429 Commercial Street, (508) 487-1500
Another romantic spot, with the food to match.
Mojo's, 5 Ryder Street Ext., (508) 487-3140
Moors Restaurant & Smuggler's Lounge, 5 Bradford St., (508)
A nautical atmosphere of the ship's galley, you will go back in time,
Napi's Restaurart, 7 Freeman Street, (508) 487-1145 **
The best eclectic menu on the Cape, worldly and excellent fare.
Pepe's Wharf, 371 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0670
Pucci's Harborside Restaurant & Bar, 539 Commercial Street,
Red Inn Restaurant, 15 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0050 **
30 years - a beautiful stay at the inn and dinner too, will have memories
for years to come.
Restaurant at the Commons, 386 Commercial Street, (508) 487-7800
Sal's Place, 99 Commercial Street, (508) 487-1279 **
20 years - my choice for Shrimp Scampi.
Sebastian's Waterfront Restaurant, 177 Commercial Street, (508)
Stormy Harbor Restaurant, 277 Commercial Street, (508) 487-1680
Town House Restaurant, 291 Commercial Street, (508) 487-0292
Vorelli's Restaurant, 226 Commercial Street, (508) 487-2778
Doddie' s Diner, Commercial Street
My girl Doddie will have you for lunch. Try it once and go back again
Boatslip Restaurant, Commercial St.
A must for those who want to experience some great menu selection. Very
inovated chef and pleasant staff makes this a true dining experience.
Sandwich Restaurants (Upper Cape)
Just over the Sagamore Bridge, coming in from Boston, Route 3:
Tiki Hawaii, 331 Cotuit Road, (508) 888-3543
Belfry Inne, 8 Javis Street
The dining experience alone will make you want to stay at the Inn. The
Best facility for a wedding reception. Just added the adjacent church as
a banquet hall for weddings. Elegant in the grand style of an era gone
South Yarmouth Restaurants (Mid Cape)
The south side of the Mid Cape...** worth the trip:
Riverway Lobster House, Route 28, (508) 398-2172 **
Celebrating over 50 years. Home of the 3lb. lobster.
A true Cape restaurant - once you visit, it'll always be part of your
Cape Cod vacation.
Captain Parker's, Route 28 **
The best Cape Cod has to offer for traditional New England entrees.
Winner of the 1998 Best Clam Chowder Contest. Award wining menu makes this
local yearround spot a must try while on Cape Cod. And you'll be back time
and time again.
The Black Rock Cafe, Route 28
Skippy's Pier 1, 17 Neptune Lane, (508) 398-9556
The Red Rose Inn, at the waters edge, Best for breakfast and lunch.
Grand view of the bay in Yarmouth. Tell your best friend about this place.
Aesop's Tables, Main Street, (508) 349-6450
Book Store & Restaurant, Kendrick Avenue, (508) 349-3154
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Finely JP's, Route 6, (South Wellfleet), (508) 349-7500 **
Dinner - this intimate gem is worth the ride along Rte. 6 to enjoy
innovative cuisine by JP.
Painter's Food & Drink, 50 Main Street, (508) 349-3003
Serena's Restaurant, Route 6, (South Wellfleet), (508) 349-9370
Dinner - Italian fare, great meeting place for friends on the way to
Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, Route 6, (South Wellfleet), (508) 349-2127
Lunch & dinner - good wholesome traditional foods with a flair.
West Dennis Restaurants
The Breakfast Room, 675 Route 28, (508) 398-0581
Breakfast All Day.
Christine's Restaurant & Show Club, 581 Route 28, (508) 394-3467
Lunch & Dinner.
Olde Inn at West Dennis, Route 28 **
Dinner - excellent traditional New England menu, totally Non-Smoking.
West Harwich Restaurants
Bishop's Terrace, Route 28, (508) 432-0253
The Westview Family Restaurant, 278 Route 28, (508) 432-6868 **
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner - family dining at its best with a wide
and varied menu.
Gingerbread Inn, Division Street **
High Tea - stay at the inn for high tea. The scones are worth the visit,
take some home!
West Yarmouth Restaurants
Giardino's Italian Restaurant, 242 Route 28, (508) 775-0333
Molly's, 585 Route 28, (508) 778-1927
Salty's Diner, 540 Main Street, Route 28, (508) 790-3132
Yarmouth House Restaurant, 355 Main Street, Route 28, (508) 771-5154
Bay Colony Bagel, Route 28
Breakfast & Lunch.
The Tiffany's of Bagels - using the best ingredients, Philly
Cream Cheese, try the Pizza Bagel.
Golden Boy Seafood, Rte 28 Hyannis/W. Yar. line .
A great place for everything seafood. Cooks only with the finest food products
and freshiest local seafood. A must visit while on Cape Cod. **
Yarmouthport Restaurants (Mid Cape)
Just 5 minutes from either Hyannis or Dennis along Route 6A. One of the
most scenic villages on Cape Cod. Have lunch and stroll along the side
streets to enjoy the view of Sea Captains' homes.
Anthony's Cummaquid Inn, 2 Route 6A, (508) 362-4501
Operated by the famous Pier 4 family.
Aardvark Restaurant, Route 6A **
New to 6A and well worth the visit!
Colonial House Inn, Route 6A, (508) 362-4348 **
21 rooms invite you to stay and enjoy dinner and explore Route 6A.
Hallets (1940's) Drug Store, Route 6A **
The Cape's oldest drug store where you can still have a frappe and
a tuna salad sandwich.
Jacks' Out Back (Behind Inaho), Route 6A **
Don't leave this restaurant without an insult from the owner! The best
local eatery on the Cape.
Inaho - Japanese Restaurant, 157 Route 6A, (508) 362-5522
Chef-owned. The best Japanese restaurant in Southeastern Massachusetts.
Village Restaurant, Route 6A **
There is a reason to some of the Greek specialties. Please visit the
kitchen. Outstanding - great pizza.
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