Cape Cod, a peninsula off Massachusetts
, is a paradise for all those who experience it. This popular summer vacation spot for New Englanders is fully equipped with some of the best restaurants around. Here’s our guide to the top ten restaurants on the Cape.
C Salt Wine Bar and Grill
C Salt Wine Bar and Grill is a trendy, relaxed, and comfortable wine bar and Cape restaurant. It blends flavors from French, American and Asian cuisines to create a unique dining experience and features a full bar with wine and food to cater to a variety of tastes. Try the Thai calamari for a taste of their great seafood menu.
75 Davis Straits, Falmouth, MA USA (774) 763-2954
Falmouth Raw Bar
Bar, Seafood, $$$
Falmouth Raw Bar
The Falmouth Raw Bar is a legendary spot and great for visitors and locals on the Cape. Voted as the best raw bar in Cape Cod by many, this place is sure to fill your tummy with delicious seafood and comes with a beautiful view overlooking the harbor. Don’t leave without trying the Monsta Lobsta Roll. Both catering and takeout options are available, and with five wide screen TVs, a sporting event is hard to miss at Falmouth Raw Bar.
56 Scranton Ave, Falmouth, MA USA (508) 548-7729
This French bakery is worth the stop while on the Cape. This little piece of Paris on Cape Cod offers wonderful croissants, coffee, pastries, and quiches. The flaky and flavorful croissants are a must-try. Maison Villatte offers a rustic twist on classic french goods and is perfect for an early Sunday breakfast.
267 Main St, Falmouth, MA USA (774) 255-1855
Pickle Jar Kitchen
Pickle Jar Kitchen believes that a good meal starts with wholesome natural ingredients and is to be served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Here, you can sit and enjoy a meal (try the blueberry muffin French toast) or grab a snack for the road Either way, Pickle Jar Kitchen is a place you don’t want to miss.
170 Main St, Falmouth, MA USA (508) 540-6760
This buffet style Brazilian Grill is a meat lovers paradise. With both meat servers and waiters to tend to you, the service is spectacular. The filet mignon is a standout dish here. Though on the pricier side of Cape Cod dining, the Brazilian Grill is sure to steal your heart with food filled with flavor and a phenomenal dining experience.
680 Main St, Barnstable, MA USA (508) 771-0109
The Daily Paper
The Daily Paper is a staple for Cape Cod breakfast. They are dedicated to bringing you food with simple and delicious ingredients that will keep you coming back for more. Make sure to order on of their locally brewed Beanstalk coffees to have with your meal. The environment is warm and friendly and perfect for a relaxing morning on the Cape.
546 Main St, Barnstable, MA USA (508) 775-9711
Using high quality local Cape Cod ingredients to give their guests an unforgettable meal, The Canteen is one of the Cape’s best places for a meal. This restaurant is all about supporting local businesses and continues to get their baked goods and breads daily from their Cape Cod neighbor Pain D’avignon. Try their delicious lobster rolls, which are served both hot and cold. If you are looking for local, fresh seafood and amazing flavors, The Canteen is the spot for you.
225 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA USA (508) 487-3800
True to their name, these guys have a knack for satisfying their customers’ taste buds consistently. The Knack’s goal is to perfect the Cape’s roadside stand, giving the beach goers what they want, when they want it. Every item on the menu is made in-house and brings a classic, fresh, and local Cape Cod menu into a wonderful reality. If you’re stuck for choice, try their delicious fish tacos.
5 Route 6A, Orleans, MA USA
The best way to describe this restaurant is: great people, great vibes, and speedy service. Box Lunch has been providing for those beach bums yearning for a quick bite or amazing sandwich since 1977. This is definitely the way to go if you are in search of a chill spot to hit before or after a long day at the beach.
This family owned and operated business is all the rave in Hyannis, Cape Cod. Not only is the food fantastic, but at the heart of the business is a commitment to community, giving back, and supporting local not-for-profit organizations. The Italian- American fare is sure to have you coming back for more.
72 North St, Barnstable, MA USA (508) 534-9600
By Natalie Guerrero