Cape Cod, or just ‘The Cape’ as the locals call it, is the most popular summer getaway for New England residents and more. It’s home to beautiful beaches, amazing restaurants, lighthouses, and an assured relaxation spot. When you find yourself in the Cape looking for a night out, be sure to try one of our top 10 bars in Cape Cod.
Embargo is by far one of the hottest bars and clubs in Cape Cod. Though the atmosphere is not inherently one you would be expecting to find on the Cape, it promises a wild, crazy night that is impossible to forget. This bar is great for dancing and often has live music and bands come to entertain the eclectic group that gathers at Embargo.
The Beachcomber is for those who have run out of beer on the beach and need to restock. If you are looking for a good time, The Beachcomber is the place for you. The food is fantastic though casual, but the atmosphere is that of a giant summer beach party. The Beachcomber is located right on the water, so you can continue your beach party once you are done with the messy sand.
Trader Ed’s will give you the best frozen drinks and dance parties you could ever ask for next time you are on Cape Cod. With a pool and beach views, Trader Ed’s is the perfect summer bar for a younger more casual crowd.
Red Face Jack’s
This pub-grub serving sports bar is great for Cape Cod locals looking to watch a Patriots game or eat great wings and burgers. Red Face Jack’s is an all–American experience that nourishes its community with culture, tradition, and just downright fun.
British Beer Company
British Beer Company boasts that their service and quality ‘kind of makes you wish the British had won.’ A local or pub is a place to relax, share in community, and be entertained across Europe, and British Beer Company is determined to bring that mentality to the United States.
Grumpy’s is actually quite delightful. This is the best place to find live music on the cape. Filled with the sounds of blues, rock, funk, reggae, bluegrass, roots, and more, New England has never been more soulful.
For a classy night out with the ladies, or a great date night, enjoy the dive food and bar at Pain D’avignon. This french bakery turns into a swanky bar and fun spot for a more laid-back time on the Cape.
This is a Cape Cod classic with the motto ‘live, give, relax.’ Aesthetically Quahog is a casual dive bar with an incredible amount of beer on tap as well as cozy booths for dinner and drinks. Quahog Republic is Cape Cod’s best kept secret.
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