You'll probably experience the best meal you will ever have in this 200-year-old barn. The cozy restaurant serves American and French cuisine and uses local produce and ingredients whenever possible. The menu changes with the seasons but entrées can include duckling, lamb, veal and salmon. The fireplaces, glass and pottery by Cape Cod artists and the lush flower garden make for a romantic dinner setting. The wine list here is extensive and superb. Reservations are required.
After the original Dan'l Webster Inn burned down, the proprietors decided to rebuild true to the style of the historic structure. The result is a 20th-century inn, pub and restaurant that retains much of the colonial charm of its forbearer. Dining venues include an atrium setting, formal dining room and pub. Seafood is a specialty but the menu also boasts plenty of vegetarian offerings. Brunch in the atrium is popular as is the fare in the cozy pub, where you can get wood-grilled pizzas, burgers and chowder while you hang out and soak up the ambiance.
Management at this casual eatery understands that most patrons prefer outdoor seating, so the decks are chock-full of tables overlooking the harbor. This establishment has two large bars and lounges and three dining areas. Watch the Nantucket ferries come and go as you try the lobster roll, the rich and creamy clam chowder or abundant sandwiches. Heartier fare complements the evening menu. Tugboat's is a great refuge, even on rainy days. A popular nightspot, head for the tiny upstairs bar where folks at the bar swill tropical drinks to music with a Caribbean beat.
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!
An island institution, famous for its harbor views from its glassed-in dining room and upstairs decks, and for its seafood chili, a spicy assortment of shellfish in a thick stock. Most entrees are classic seafood dishes—reasonably priced by island standards—though meat and chicken are also served. Native Menemsha lobster is a specialty. There is an upstairs pub with a lighter menu and nightly entertainment. The restaurant, located next to Memorial Wharf, remains open through mid-October and is a popular island establishment.
Located a mere stone's throw away from the city center, The Daily Paper is the place to be for a light-hearted, local-style breakfast. This no-frills restaurant is always filled with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and friendly faces that makes dinning here a complete joy. Their breakfast menu includes classic options, along with a choice of mixed and matched specialties. From the pancakes, burrito's and waffles, to the Smoked Salmon Plate and Huevos Ranchero's, their breakfast options are certain to make your mornings a lot brighter.
Dedicated to provide a unique dining experience, Not Your Average Joe's - Hyannis will not disappoint in innovation and quality. The menu is an assortment of salad, sandwiches, burgers, entrees and desserts. The Farmhouse Sirloin and Rosemary Skewered Scallops are quite popular among regulars. There is also a range of pizzas for those who prefer an Italian touch. Not Your Average Joe's - Hyannis has separate catering and kid's menu as well. Check website for details.
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.
Claimed to be one of the best local eateries in the area, Sea Street Cafe Hyannis is fine place for a laid-back meal with friends and family. Peppered with charming, vintage tones, a meal at this cafe is always relaxed yet enjoyable. Its menu is largely dominated by seafood specialties, along with a selection of local-style burgers and sandwiches. Do try their old-fashioned Sante Fe Breakfast Wraps, Apple Cinnamon Granola Pancakes and Nova Smoked Salmon, and wash it all down with a refreshing hot beverage.
One of the most popular watering holes in the area, emBargo always guarantees a night of fun and excitement. Dimly-lit, covered in rich polished wood tones and packed with a lively atmosphere, this place is perfect for a round of drinks with your friends after a busy day. Its well-stocked bar boasts an impressive selection of premium spirits and local brews, but it's their signature cocktails that steal the show. Their signature martini's and concoctions like the Bubble Trouble, Night Fever and Tummy Tuck are certain to make any drinking session stretch beyond a single round.