Places to eat in the Mid/Lower Cape Cod area

Places to eat in the Mid/Lower Cape Cod area

Here is a list of some of our favorite restaurants in the Mid/Lower Cape area. We have organized the list by town. Just click on the + sign to expand the list and see the different restaurants. Then click on the name of the restaurant to view their website.

This list is by no means comprehensive. The Cape is loaded with restaurants, most of them very good.  If your favorite establishment isn’t in here, let us know, so we can enlighten ourselves and other guests.

Barnstable area

Breakfast/Lunch

Fig Tree Café :  Award-winning breakfast & lunch in The Mills
508-428-9814

Morning Glory Cafe: fresh baked muffins, sandwiches and breakfast burritos
508-428-1115

Pain D’Avignon Restaurant Boulangerie : great bakery
508-778-8588

Persy’s Place : New England’s largest breakfast and brunch menu
508-790-8200

Pineapple Caper Caféawesome breakfast and lunch offerings
508-428-9085

Spoon & Seed: Farm to table
774-470-4634

The Buttercup Café: Breakfast and lunch all day
508-437-3129

The Daily Paper:  Fresh, local fare
508-775-9711.

Lunch/Dinner

Black Cat Tavern: casual waterfront dining
508-778-1233

Earthly Delights: natural foods to go in Osterville
508-420-2206

Mattakeese Wharf Seafood Restaurant: waterfront dining on the harbor!
508-362-4511

Portside Tavernfamily owned, family friendly
508-532-9600

Saga FusionHibachi & Sushi in Marstons Mills
508-681-8110

Tavern on the Green at Old Barnstableoverlooks the golf course and sunsets at Marston Mills Airfield
774-602-8183

Brewster

Breakfast/Lunch

Apt Cape Cod: Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner
978-602-0486

Café Alfresco: Fresh coffee and muffins, breakfast take out
508-896-1741

Eat Cake for Breakfast: the name says it all – YUMMY!
508-896-4444

Ocean Terrace at Ocean Edge Resort: lovely setting for lunch or dinner
774-323-6013

Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters: great coffee shop!
774-323-0605

Lunch/Dinner

Breakwater Fish & Lobster Marketgreat fish market and take-out
508-896-7080

Brewster Inn and Chowder House (Woodshed): Good food, good service, good price.  The attached “Woodshed” offers nightly entertainment, Brewster’s only real “nightlife”.
508-896-7771

JT’s Seafood: great family option, seafood, burgers, ice cream.  Dine in or take out
508-896-3355

Freemans Grill: Casual atmosphere, affordable pricing.
508-896-1716

El Guapo’s: Good Mexican fare, mostly outdoor seating, or take out
508-896-3338

Stone L’oven Pizza: delicious pizza, subs, etc.
508-896-3341

Chillingsworth:  4 star French Dining, always very well reviewed
508-896-3640

The Brewster Fish Housedelicious seafood fare
508-896-7867


Chatham

Breakfast/Lunch

Captain’s Table: Main Street in Chatham – indoor & outdoor seating
508-945-1961

Chatham Cookware Café: neighborhood café in the village – great bakery and sandwiches.
508-945-1250

Chatham Filling Station: best pancakes in town! And great BBQ!
508-945-4380

Chatham Perk: pastries, juices, smoothies & sandwiches
508-945-5005

Hangar B Eatery: at the airport, very good, upscale cuisine.
508-593-3655

Larry’s PX: Chatham’s preeminent breakfast spot: Breakfast and Lunch only:
508-945-3964

Lunch/Dinner

Bluefins Sushi & Sake Barbest sushi around
508-348-1573

Branches Grill & Café : Caribbean-American cuisine
508-348-1716

Carmine’s Pizza: Pizza to go or eat in, Main Street
508-945-5300

Chatham Bars Inn: All dining outlets are open to the public besides special events for guests, weddings etc.
508-945-0096

Chatham Squire: “Food for the Hungry, Drink for the Thirsty” Main Street Chatham institution.  The hub of nightlife in Chatham on the Tavern side.
508-945-0945

Corner Store: Best burritos on Cape. Even breakfast burritos. Visit the Orleans location too.
508-432-1077

Del Mar Bistro: excellent innovative food, good wine list
508-945-9988

Mac’s Chatham Fish & Lobster: great seafood market & casual restaurant
508-945-1173

Mom & Pops Burgers: best burgers in town
774-840-4144

Pate’s: recently renovated, new chef, amazing food & cocktails
508-945-9777

Red Nun: casual, quality, good draught beer selection (also in Dennis)
508-348-0469

The Impudent Oyster: excellent, inventive cuisine.
508-945-3545

Wild Goose Tavern: Casual Cape Cod cuisine, located at the Wayside Inn on Main Street
508-945-5590

Dennis

Breakfast/Lunch

Good Friends Café : delicious home-cooking for breakfast everyday
508-760-2727

Grumpy’s: Best Breakfast” by the Cape Cod Reader’s Choice
508-385-2911

The Breakfast Room: breakfast everyday until 2pm
508-398-0581

Three Fins Coffee Roasters: wonderful coffee shop
508-619-3372

Lunch/Dinner

Captain Frosty’s: Good fried seafood, ice cream, etc.  Outdoor seating only.
508-385-8548

Chapin’s Bayside: “just off the beach” atmosphere, near Chapin and Mayflower Beach, good for all ages, all the Cape menu essentials plus a good sized bar area.
508-385-7000

Fin: upscale, contemporary seafood and more using local ingredients from farms, sea-farms, and sustainable fisheries
508-385-2096

Gina’s By the Sea: local favorite since 1938
508-385-3213

Lost Dog Pub: where the locals go, casual cuisine, good prices, big portions. “Come Sit, Stay”
508-385-6177

Marshside Restaurant: Recently renovated, stunning new building, good food, nice views.
508-385-4010

Scargo Café: excellent food, service and atmosphere.  Highly recommended.
508-385-8200

Sesuit Harbor Café: located on Sesuit Harbor, BYO, only bar on site is a raw bar.  Fantastic location, good food.
508-385-6134

Thai Ocha Cafégreat Thai food
508-258-5050

The Ocean Houseupscale dining located on Nantucket Sound
508-394-0700

The Den Cape Cod: terrific menu, something for everyone
508-258-0805

Eastham

Breakfast/Lunch

Brineserving global cuisine, great brunch
774-561-2967

Hole In One Donut Shop: Hand cut oversized donuts. Cinnamon buns, pastries, bagels. Flavored coffees. Local Favorite. Also in Orleans.
508-255-9446

Chocolate Cafésweet treats for all occasions
508-240-0070

Lunch/Dinner

Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar: Classic Cape Cod Clam Bar, hugely popular, mini golf.
508- 255-2575

Basco Grill: huge menu, something for everyone!
774-316-4397

Fairway Restaurant: Cape Cod essentials, plus the Hole in One Diner is open for breakfast!
508- 255-3893

Stewart’s Seafood Restaurant: recently refurbished seafood restaurant with seafood market attached.  Nice bar area as well.
508- 240-7900

Royal Thai: good basic Thai
508-240-3888

Harwich

Breakfast/Lunch

Capeside Kitchen:  breakfast and lunch, comfort food!
508-430-5150

Lighthouse Caféhearty portions, family friendly atmosphere
508-432-5399

Ruggie’s Breakfast and Lunch: Lots of options for breakfast and lunch.
508-432-0625

Lunch/Dinner

Brax Landing: waterfront dining on Saquatucket Harbor, nice menu.
508-432-5515

Buca’s: excellent Tuscan cuisine
508-432-6900

Cape Sea Grille: upscale eclectic fare, very well reviewed.
508-432-4745

Ember: coal fired pizza: modern atmosphere, creative pizzas.
508-430-0407

George’s Pizza: local pizza in the heart of Harwich Port
508-432-3144

Hot Stove Saloon: cozy baseball themed restaurant, excellent pub food, great place to catch the game!
508-432-9911

Jake Rooney’s: affordable, good fare
508-430-1100

Perk’s Beer Garden: Beer Garden, enough said
774-209-3460

Scribano’s Italian Market & Deli great subs and prepared Italian foods
774-408-7701

The Mad Minnow: delicious local seafood and other great dishes
774-209-3977

The Port: casually upscale, modern interior, eclectic cuisine
508-430-5410

Villa Roma: Very good Italian
508-432-6868

Wequassett Resort: 5-star resort with wonderful dining options open to the public
508-432-5400

Orleans

Breakfast/Lunch

Cottage Street Bakery: Best bakery around!
508-255-2821

Hole in One: Restaurant and coffee shop serving a full breakfast and lunch menu daily. Great Donuts!
508-255-3740

Homeport: serving creative and satisfying Cape favorites to locals and visitors alike for the past 45 years+ 
508-255-4069

Hot Chocolate Sparrow: Local Café with desserts, ice creams, & their own chocolate made on site.
508-240-2230

Jo Momma’sterrific NY Style bagels and sandwiches
508-255-0255

The Rail: breakfast all-day, on the way to Nauset Beach
774-561-2161

Whiskwonderful breakfasts in East Orleans Village
508-255-2233

Lunch/Dinner

Barley Neck Inn: Good food, interesting cocktails, live music in East Orleans.
508-255-0212

Beacon Room: Great casual food, cozy atmosphere.
508-255-2211

Corner Store: Best burritos on Cape. Even breakfast burritos. Visit the Chatham location too.
508-255-5454

Jailhouse Tavern & Hog Island Brewery: great tavern food and family friendly brewery next door
508-255-5245

La Bella Vita Kitchen & Bar: Fantastic new Italian restaurant
774-316-4454

Land Ho! An Orleans institution, no frills fare, classic Cape restaurant with delicious food.
508-255-5165

Lost Dog Pub: casual fare, large portions, overall good value
508-240-3647

Orleans Waterfront Inn: waterfront on Town Cove, great food, great people.
508-255-2222

Rock Harbor Grill: Seafood, Gastro-Pub and great pizza
508-255-3350

Yardarm: Populous bar crowd, good food, good value, local favorite
508-255-4840