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.
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.
One of New England's liveliest haunts, The Beachcomber is more than just good food and drinks. Located on Cahoon Hallow Beach, this is where you can enjoy a fine meal and drink with the view of the horizon. Find a table amidst the sandy shore, or head indoors for a quieter, more intimate experience. Take your pick from its seemingly limitless options of spirits and beers, or opt for one of the signature cocktails to get things started. The food menu comprises a choice of contemporary favorites, of which the Beachcomber Burger, Eastham Mussels and Swordfish Steak are not-to-be-missed. To top it all, live bands and DJs raise the energy levels, with a selection of classic and modern hits.
An amalgamation between a restaurant and nightclub, Sundancers is one of the city's prime dining and dancing spots. During the day this waterfront venue is a laid-back, restaurant serving a vast variety of classic seafood dishes. Its menu features a delectable variety of scintillating local-inspired dishes such as the Cape Cod Rueben, Black Angus Hamburger and Baked Stuffed Shrimp. Come the evening, the excitement is amplified as this casual eatery is transformed into a lively nightclub. Popular DJs and live bands keep the crowd alive with a fine selection of contemporary and classic hits, while a variety of events create a break in the monotony.
A place oozing with excitement, Trader Ed's never fails to brighten up your day. This tropical-inspired outdoor poolside bar is the place to be for a relaxed drink with a bit of socializing at the side. Here you sip on your drink while taking in the fine view of harbor, and soaking up the warm seaside breeze. Take your pick from its extensive selection of premium spirits and exclusive cocktails, and prepare for an evening of fun and revelry. Do not miss out on their signature Hurricane Bob, Tini Bikini and Liquid Addiction; all of which are certain to have you calling for round two.
Set at the heart of Orleans, Mahoney's Atlantic is one of the best drinking and dining spots around town. Peppered with chic wooden tones, a high arched roof and cozy cubicles, this is an ideal place for a causal yet intimate meal and a round of drinks. Its menu is dominated by local-inspired dishes, with a selection of seafood and contemporary favorites. The popular Roasted Chicken, Blackened Salmon and Atlantic Steaming Bowl are not-to-be-missed, while the Sirloin Steak and Barbecued Ribs are also well-worth a shot. In addition, this place is also known for its signature cocktails, of which the Blue Lemon Drop, Pineapple Train Wreck and Goosed Ginger top the popularity list.
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.
Thoreau's in Wequassett Inn Resort and Golf Club , and right next door to Twenty Eight Atlantic, is a club like atmosphere in a serene resort setting. It is furnished with leather chairs and a stone granite fireplace, that lends it a look right out of a detective movie. This place fits into Pleasant Bay with its decor and a menu all its own and a long list of wines and cocktails.
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.
Hog Island Beer Co. is a beautiful beer garden near the shores at Orleans. The pub offers its finest and freshly brewed beer made in their own brewery. They have some signature beers that go down well with some comfort foodlike clam chowder and pretzels. Visit this picturesque place and enjoy your time relaxing while you sip on some fine bubbling beer.