The scenic dinner train is the Cape's entry in the novelty dining experience category. Dress up for a three-hour tour among cranberry bogs and marshes in a restored 1937 dinner coach. From Hyannis, the train crosses the canal and then stops in Bourne while you consume your entrée choice, usually steak, chicken, fish, or pasta. The Elegant Dinner Train was named one of the top three nationwide by the Food Network Dining on the Train. A full bar is available.
Flying Bridge is a particularly appropriate name for this longtime Falmouth favorite because, like the flying bridge on a boat, the dining room offers a wide open view of the harbor and ocean beyond. Falmouth's Inner Harbor is one of the busiest on the Cape, so there's plenty of action to watch from a seat on the outside deck. In addition to its large dining room, there are also several intimate cocktail lounges. Talented local bands rock the house several nights a week during summer months.
When you're on Martha's Vineyard and craving a pint, stop by the Offshore Ale Company for a locally-brewed beer and a bite to eat. The menu features all sorts of pub favorites like seafood, burgers and pizza, including a never-ending supply of peanuts. There's always live music and special events, so check out their schedule for the latest goings-on. Don't forget to toss those peanut shells directly on the floor - it's encouraged!
The readers of the Vineyard Gazette have named the Newes the best bar and pub on the island. The nautical theme brings you back to the 1700s and the charm of seafaring days. The room is dark and the main lighting source is the lanterns and the fireplace. The menu includes typical pub fare: tasty burgers, French fries, chicken wings and other appetizers abound. A friendly staff is willing to help you decide from the long list of microbrews and wine offerings on offer. This place gets quite crowded and children are welcome. Located next to the beautiful Kelley House.
One side of this landmark is an old-fashioned restaurant complete with high-backed booths and red carpeting. The other side features a huge bar and room to mingle. The food is good in either venue. Steak, seafood and chowder are staples in the dining room, while lighter fare is the norm at the bar, where the focus is more on drinking. Cape Cod restaurants come and go, but this popular spot, especially at night, remains a fun place to grab a bite or share a drink with friends.
Located in the heart of Oak Bluffs, this eatery and bar serves tasty Mexican fare. Tortillas, nachos, quesadillas, salads and more of such treats are served. The drinks menu includes a Tequila menu, specialty mixed drinks, frozen drinks and delicious shark-themed margaritas. They also have a special kids menu. Sharky's is a great place to dine with the family or friends thanks to the warm and casual atmosphere, friendly service, reasonable prices, and big portions. It does get crowded quickly, so make sure you arrive early, especially if you are in a large group.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Ten Pin Eatery situated in the popular Cape Cod Mall is a unique venue that offers the best of gastronomy and entertainment. You can treat yourself to delicious pizzas, juicy burgers and your favorite drinks or challenge your friends to a round of bowling and try to strike down ten pins at once. Ten Pin Eatery is also equipped with virtual games and escape rooms helping you have a unique gaming experience apart from the regular arcade and board games. Live music and trivia nights are also organized at Ten Pin Eatery on a regular basis for the entertainment of patrons.
Soups, salads, and sandwiches are some of the most craved comfort foods and at Panera Bread, you will get all this and more. Located in the village of Hyannis, a popular tourists destination, Panera Bread offers food that is versatile and liked by all. They are assertive on their use of organic ingredients including their baked treats. Visit the cafe for a quick stop to satiate your hunger with their scrumptious food.
Pain D'Avignon is a French bakery that specializes in gourmet breads. It offers fresh bagels with toppings, baguettes, Pain au Chocolat, cinnamon pecan buns and pink peppercorn and thyme crackers. If you are looking for a hearty early morning breakfast, a quick bite or simple a place where you can unwind over a cup of delicious coffee, an afternoon at Pain D'Avignon might just be what you are looking for.
Fine French fare in a cozy and welcoming atmosphere is exactly what Blue offers. Enjoy a delicious meal of traditional French staples among which the Escargot, Duck with Risotto, Onion Soup, and Oysters are recommended. Combine their meals with an excellent glass of fine wine from their well-curated wine cellar. The service is always on point and the staff is extremely warm and friendly. This restaurant undoubtedly is one of the best in the city and deserves a visit.