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.
Bar, Restaurant, Mexican, $$$
This Mexican-inspired bar is busy, especially during the summer season. Great for margaritas and tequila Shots, Beechtree Cantina is home to some of the finest Mexican cuisine on the Cape. The bar is built around a huge beech tree, which explains the name. Locals and vacationers meet here for a great night out on the cape.
599 Main St Barnstable, MA USA +1 (508) 534-9876
Bar, Restaurant, Italian
A Brazilian bar and restaurant serves great pastas, salads and chops for dinner but it is the after-hours bar and club that people fall in love with. Located in Hyannis, Torino’s prides itself in being different, catering to a unique audience looking for a new experience. The outside becomes a dance party and keeps Cape Codders coming back for more.
h415 Main St Barnstable, MA USA +1 (508) 827-4341
Bar, Restaurant, Tapas, $$$
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.
453 Main St Barnstable, MA USA +1 508 771 9700
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.
1120 Cahoon Hollow Rd Wellfleet, MA USA – +1 (508) 318-4877
Bar, Seafood, $$$
Trader Ed’s will give you the best frozen drinks and dance parties you could ever ask for next time you are on Cape Cod. With a pool and beach views, Trader Ed’s is the perfect summer bar for a younger more casual crowd.
21 Arlington St Barnstable, MA USA +1 (508) 790-8686
Red Face Jack's
Bar, Bistro, Pub, American, Pub Grub, $$$
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.
585 Main St Yarmouth, MA USA +1 (508) 771-5225
British Beer Company
Pub, Restaurant, British, European, American, $$$
British Beer Company
British Beer Company boasts that their service and quality ‘kind of makes you wish the British had won.’ A local or pub is a place to relax, share in community, and be entertained across Europe, and British Beer Company is determined to bring that mentality to the United States.
412 Main St Barnstable, MA USA +1 (508) 771-1776
Pub, Pub Grub, $$$
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.
29 Locust St Falmouth, MA USA +1 (508) 540-3930
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.
15 Hinckley Rd Barnstable, MA USA +1 (508) 778-8588
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.
97 Spring Bars Rd Falmouth, MA USA +1 (508) 540-4111