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.
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.
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.
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.
Housed in Wequassett Inn Resort and Golf Club, Twenty Eight Atlantic hits all the right notes as you take in the turquoise waters, and the sun kissed sand through the wide windows. No prizes for guessing the house special dish, as seafood is the best thing to have. The meat rich crab cakes, truffled salmon tartare among others form part of a seafood extravaganza like no other. The long wine list strikes the perfect balance between the seafood and the majestic views.
This is Cape Cod's version of the fictitious bar portrayed in the long-running television series Cheers. Whether bar patrons come in solo for a quick lunch or in a group for cocktails and conversation, they inevitably end up talking to one another. Located just off Chatham's main thoroughfare, the bar is divided into an upper dining room and a lower bar area. The same menu, which features great sandwiches, burgers and heartier fare, is served throughout. Try the mussels in white wine sauce at this popular hangout.
The iconic red house on Main Street is home to Red Nun Bar & Grill which has been a favorite hangout for locals. The wooden interiors and a bar TV create a casual and relaxing ambiance perfect for unwinding after work. The American fare served here are quite delicious and filling. Red Nun's fish and chips are said to be amongst the best in town and hence a must try for all. The bar offers a variety of beers on tap as well as other spirits. The bar hosts karaoke events during weekends which fun and great for socializing with the locals. The fun-filled ambiance and spacious outdoor seating make the Red Nun Bar & Grill ideal for casual drinks on a lazy afternoon.
The spectacular ocean view combines with tasty food to produce a great dining experience in The Beach House Grill. The menu is an elaborate spread of delectable seafood that is certified fresh! Try a Cape Cod Lobster Ceviche or Beach House Fried Clams and lose yourself in the grand views - the experience will be unmatched. The restaurant is open seasonally. Check website for more information.
Outer Bar and Grille in Wequassett Inn Resort and Golf Club, is the place to see and be seen. The salty ocean breeze mingles with the aromas of culinary delights being cooked up at the grill. Sit back, relax and take in the scenic beauty of the shore and the sea as Chef Bill Brodsky cooks up mouth watering dishes that will blow you away if the view hasn't done that already.