16 of the Best Restaurants in Cape Cod to Satisfy Your Appetite

One of the biggest advantages of staying in our Chatham, MA inn is the convenience to many of the area’s top attractions and activities, including the best restaurants in Cape Cod. Whether you’re craving fresh seafood or zesty international flavors, you’ll be sure to find a meal that will delight your palate. Just to get you started, here are some of our favorite local restaurants to grab lunch or dinner during your Cape Cod getaway!

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Our Picks for the Best Restaurants in Cape Cod

1. The Lobster Pot

Consistently recognized as one of the best seafood restaurants in Cape Cod, The Lobster Pot serves high-quality New England dishes centered around one of the region’s top delicacies. From pan seared whole lobster ravioli to tender lobster cakes, you’ll be able to taste it all. The friendly restaurant staff will even help you find the perfect cocktail, wine, or beer to pair with your meal!

2. VERS at Orpheum

Located in the historic Chatham Orpheum Theater, VERS (Dutch for “fresh”) offers coastal cuisine, a large wine and beer list, and barista-style coffee and tea. And if you’re hoping for a special evening out, a gift certificate to VERS is included in our Date Night and Romance Package.

3. Chatham’s Corner Store

If you’re looking for a quick, charming and casual meal, then Chatham’s Corner Store is perfect for you.  Awesome handmade sandwiches, burritos, cookies and Whoopie Pies are the specialties here.

4. Glass Onion

Named for the Beatle’s song of the same name, this New American restaurant has a great, casual ambiance and a menu full of fresh and homemade dishes. Grab a seat at the Glass Onion for delectable dishes like seared sea scallops and culotte steak paired with your favorite wine.

5. Inaho Japanese Restaurant

Touted as the best Japanese restaurant in Cape Cod, Inaho serves up fresh seafood in its out of this world sushi and sashimi.  If you’re not in a sushi mood, the teriyaki and tempura options are equally special.

6. Abba

This international-inspired eatery in Orleans, MA serves up dishes combining flavors from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.  The exotic decor and ambiance of Abba add to the pan-Mediterranean experience.

7. Pisces

Chatham’s Pisces offers fresh, local seafood dishes sure to please seafood lovers. Within a quaint and intimate atmosphere, you and your sweetheart can enjoy Mediterranean-inspired seafood dishes and coastal cooking that will send your taste buds on an unforgettable journey.

8. Naked Oyster

A favorite among Chatham MA restaurants, the Lazy Lobster has great service and amazing food. They cultivate their own oysters from a nearby farm, so there is no shortage of ways to enjoy these local mollusks. The seared scallop roll is one of their top-selling menu items and an absolute must during your meal.

9. Chillingsworth

This upscale French eatery is truly among the best restaurants in Cape Cod. The Chillingsworth Restaurant is housed within a 300-year-old estate in Brewster, adding to the elegant atmosphere. Whether you choose to indulge in a prix fixe feast or a seven-course meal, your dining experience at Chillingsworth is sure to be memorable.

10. Del Mar Bistro

This is one of the many Chatham MA restaurants that have a menu featuring fresh seafood. It only makes sense, given that we’re right at the source! Del Mar’s menu has a menu of contemporary American dishes as well as pizza and appetizers.  The bar also has a great atmosphere.

11. The Impudent Oyster

The Impudent Oyster offers fresh, local seafood in a creative way. The menu is full of mouthwatering selections such as their namesake oysters, pasta, and international flavors from the likes of Portugal and the Basque region.

12. Brazilian Grill

Reflecting Cape Cod’s large Brazilian population, the Brazilian Grill in Hyannis is a dream come true for meat-lovers with big appetites.  The churrascaria (Brazilian barbecue) also offers a buffet full of authentic side dishes. Yum!

13. Cape Sea Grille

Situated in a Gothic Victorian home, Cape Sea Grille serves up American Cuisine featuring fresh seafood.  It is also located just steps from the water, making it one of the top choices for Cape Cod restaurants on the water.

14. The Mews

This Provincetown seafood grill boasts beautiful views to go with its delicious food. The Mews is located in an upstairs cafe, but also offers a unique beachfront dining experience. Visitors also love to grab a drink from the neon-lit bar that features a huge vodka collection.

15. Buca’s Tuscan Roadhouse

Located near the border of Chatham and Harwich, Buca’s Tuscan Roadhouse is a truly romantic Italian escape.  Complete with charming Tuscan ambiance, this trattoria is sure to satisfy your eyes along with your taste buds.

16. PB Boulangerie

PB Boulangerie benefits from having two French chefs, making it one of Wellfleet, MA’s most beloved restaurants.  The authentic bistro-style meals and amazing desserts and pastries will keep your sweet tooth satisfied. They also serve up a list of new freshly baked bread each month!

Enjoy Breakfast and a Relaxing Stay at the Chatham Gables Inn

If you’re deciding where to eat during your stay in Cape Cod, the Chatham Gables Inn makes your plans for plans for breakfast very simple! Our guests enjoy a bountiful breakfast of fresh hot entrees, fruit, coffee, and more each morning of their stay. You’ll also be treated to beautifully decorated guest rooms and suites, spa-inspired bath amenities by ZENTS, and access to our incredible vacation packages and specials.

Book your next Cape Cod getaway with us today! We look forward to seeing you in Chatham soon.