Great food in Provincetown

Provincetown has many great places to eat!

Delicious lobsters!

Delicious lobsters!

Well-fed and Happy!

If armies travel on their stomachs its safe to say the same is true for tourists. No one has ever gone hungry visiting Provincetown.

The real surprise for our visitors is the diversity and quality of our food – from local, ethnic “fast food” to outdoor cafe fare to the gourmet cuisine served in elegant dining rooms of historic mansions. All of Provincetown’s restaurants are locally owned and express the individual owners tastes and commitment to their cuisine. Most are open from early spring through the New Year, and some remain open throughout the winter months.

Fresh local seafood is readily available: steamer clams, oysters, scallops, mussels, squid, bluefish, tuna, swordfish, and lobster, served in a variety of styles, most notably Portuguese.

For more information about businesses listed below simply click on the business name.

186 Local Restaurant and Grotta Bar

 Music  Martini

Local chefs Eric Jansen & Guillermo Yingling, with a combined 30 years of cookng experience on the Outer Cape, have joined forces in a new restaurant to highlight the country’s foremost culinary icon; the burger. Local 186 is inspired by the burger and all that it can be. Housemade condiments, inventive twists on classic sides, locally sourced meats, fish, cheeses and vegetables bring the burger to a whole new lever. Extensive and eclectic beer, wine and cocktail list to wash it down. Located on Commercial
Street with indorr and outdoor seating.
186 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-7555

Bayside Betsy’s Restaurant

 Open Year Round  Waterfront  Martini

Casual Fine Dining with an emphasis on American & Continental Cuisine. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Let Us Cater Your Special Event! Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries.
177 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-6566

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

 Kid Friendly  Handicapped Accessible

We offer 40 flavors of “Super Premium” Fair Trade ice cream, low fat frozen yogurt, and no fat sorbet. Also inventive smoothies, sundaes, shakes, ice cream novelties, and ice cream cakes for any occasion. There are an array of hot and frozen coffee and espresso drinks, baked daily waffle cones, fudgy brownies, and euphoric chocolate chip cookies. Our retail corner is stocked with fun Ben & Jerry’s gift wear from logo dog collars to T-Shirts. Don’t forget, we love to cater weddings, birthdays, and any other celebration that calls for the best ice cream in the world!
258 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-3360

Box Lunch

 Kid Friendly

Voted “The Best Lunch on the Cape!” 2010 by Cape Cod Magazine!! Best chowder – the freshest lobster rolls. Fast, always fresh – always affordable. Re-opening in April.
353 Commercial Street #4, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-6026

Bubala’s By The Bay

 Pet Friendly  Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Music  Martini

See and be seen! A buzzing bistro where Provincetown’s West End begins. Bubala’s is open from brunch to last call, every day. Serving fantastic dishes of fresh, high quality ingredients spiced with fun, Bubala’s is legendary. Live music, from jazz to honky tonk, plays nightly in summer, no cover/ no minimum.
P.O. Box 1306, 185 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-0773

Burger Queen

 Pet Friendly  Kid Friendly

Delicious, fast, to go or eat at our picnik tables!
331 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-4749

Cape Tip Fish & Lobster Market

Two full service fish markets, specializing in local seafood. All sizes of lobsters & clambakes – available live or cooked at no charge. Call orders in early. Picnic at our tables or take it to go! We also carry gourmet cheeses from around the world. Our fun & friendly staff can’t wait to serve you! Please come visit us soon at either location: #300 Route 6, Truro Central Village 508-487-2164 or 18 Old Colony Way, Orleans 508-255-7221!
300 Rte 6 (Truro Central Village), North Truro, MA, 02652
508 487-2164

Central House at the Crown

 Open Year Round  Music  Martini

The setting is perfect, the food delicious and the hospitality comfortable and warm. The Central House ingredients are made up of greenmarket, local farm & sustainable ingredients and our philosophy shows in the seasonal rustic American menu. The Central House at the Crown is the sort of place you will want to eat at every night with menus changing to reflect the available “in season” ingredients. Open year-round, except Jan 3, 2014-Feb 12, 2015.
247 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1430

Ciro & Sal’s

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Martini

Provincetown’s oldest and most beloved Northern Italian Restaurant serving local seafood, veal and pasta in a wine cellar ambience.
4 Kiley Court, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-6444

Coffee Pot

 Kid Friendly

Centrally located. Delicious pastries, soups, sandwiches, salads, etc. A favorite of the locals! Eat in or take out.
P. O. Box 1203, 315 Commercial Street (Lopes Square), Provincetown, MA, 02657

East End Marketplace

 Open Year Round

East End Marketplace offers groceries, beer wine, liquor, deli, catering and lottery. Open year round at the corner of Bradford and Howland.
212 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-2339, fax 508 487-6015

Fanizzi’s by the Sea

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Martini

Open daily year round. Sunday brunch, daily specials. Waterfront dining with panoramic bay views. Friendly, casual atmosphere Italian American, seafood cuisines, great comfort food, salads, sandwiches, burgers, vegetarian & more. Takeout, parking, Function room, gift certificates.
539 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1964

Far Land Provisions

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly

Deli & Bakery – breakfast, lunch and daily restaurant quality meals-to-go dinners all made with the freshest ingredients.
Eat in or take out. Party platters, gift baskets, catering.
150 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-0045

Front Street Restaurant


Intimate chef owned venue, located in the downstairs of a victorian building. Hand crafted wooden tables are nestled within brick walls, low ceilings and basket lighting, creating a romantic atmosphere. Donna’s extensive Italian menu, both family treasures and recipes garnered through travel and schools, draws a local clientele attracted to the appropriate prices and abundant portions. But it is her remarkably creative continental menu and her partner Kathy’s delectable desserts that keep their clients coming back. In a fashion that Donna refers to as “Mediterranean- American fusion”, she dishes out delights that change bi-monthly.
230 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-9715

Governor Bradford Restaurant & Club

 Open Year Round  Music  Martini

Place where locals and tourists hang out. Food ~ music ~ dancing.
312 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-2781, 508 487-9681

Grand Central


Cozy atmosphere and great food. Seating available inside and outside on the patio. Relaxed atmosphere. Tucked into a side street just off Commercial Street.
5 Masonic Place, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 237-1606, 508 487-7599

Harbor Hotel Provincetown

 Pet Friendly  Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Music  Handicapped Accessible  Martini

Harbor Hotel Provincetown is a newly renovated full service, waterfront hotel offering 119 guestrooms and 10 suites – many with water views and some pet friendly. A popular local hangout, Whaler Lounge, beckons with extra comfortable chairs, art-filled walls, live entertainment and an uncommonly good food and drink menu. Other highlights include an outdoor patio lounge with fire pit and deck, and a seasonal outdoor pool with Cabana Bar. Guests enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, all-day coffee bar, flat screen TV’s and connecting rooms. For more information visit or call Toll Free: 1 855-447-8696.
698 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1711

Harbor Lounge

 Waterfront  Music  Martini

Come Drink In The View! Located on the beachfront at 359 Commercial Street casually elegant, Harbor Lounge features the best drinks anywhere, a pier stretching out into the water and a breathtaking view of Provincetown Harbor and beyond! Whether you are searching for an afternoon escape, sunset drinks or before dinner drinks, moonrise cocktails by candle lights or just want to unwind after dinner, Harbor Lounge is where you want to be. Planning an Event? We offer the perfect ambiance for weddings, cocktail receptions and brunches in a versatile space that can accommodate small, intimate gatherings or parties of up to eighty-five people. So whatever you’re celebrating, join us for an unforgettable experience and a view you’ll always remember!
359 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
508 413-9527

Jimmy’s Hideaway

 Open Year Round  Waterfront

Jimmy’s Hideaway, a favorite for locals and visitors in the know. Rated 4.5 stars on Yelp and Trip Advisor. Known for our amazing food and friendly staff in a relaxed yet upscale Supper Club. Try our mini Beef Wellington appetizer with a Mushroom Duxelle Sauce , Salmon wrapped in a puff pastry with a Dill Buerre Blanc Sauce, Delicious Vegetarian choices and much more. Walk through our door and you’ll know you’ve found a restaurant you won’t soon forget. Reservations recommended.
179 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1011

John’s Hot Dog, Hamburger & Seafood Stand

 Kid Friendly

The freshest seafood, foot long hotdogs, homemade soups. A favorite spot for visitors and residents! Take out or eat in on our porch with outdoor seating.
309 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-7434

Lewis Brothers Homemade Ice Cream

 Pet Friendly  Kid Friendly

Celebrating 16 years in business, we make all of our homemade ice cream in the store daily, using the freshest ingredients. Located on Lopes Square in the heart of Provincetown.
310 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-0977

Lobster Pot Restaurant

 Specials  Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Martini

A Provincetown tradition overlooking historic Provincetown harbor, an institution like no other and part of the tradition that makes Provincetown such a special place. Famous for our seafood. Featured in Zagat Survey -Top Restaurants on Cape Cod, Cape Cod Life – “Best of” on the Outer Cape, The Phantom Gourmet 100 – voted one of the 100 favorite restaurants in New England.
321 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-0842

Mac’s Provincetown Restaurant and Market

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Martini

Visit our newest eatery and fine foods market in Provincetown, open year round with free parking. Enjoy ultra-fresh sushi, locally sourced seafood classics and inventive specials in the sleek dining room, bar or garden patio. We also serve tasty beach shack fare and ice cream at the walk-up counter, and dollar oysters and clams from the raw bar every day from 3-5pm. As one of our reviewers proclaimed, “It doesn’t get much better than this as far as seafood is concerned! Service and ambiance were both excellent. Drinks were large and strong and the food was to die for.” That’s what we like to hear.
85-87 Shank Painter Road, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-6227

Mayflower Restaurant

 Kid Friendly

Since 1929 The Mayflower Cafe has served the local community as well as tourists with the freshest seafood, Portuguese and Italian specialties and good old comfort food at reasonable prices.
300 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-0121

Mews Restaurant & Cafe

 Open Year Round  Waterfront  Music

Open 363 days a year. Zagat rated “exceptional” for food and service. Monday night Open Mic Coffeehouse November-mid May. Sunday Brunch Mother’s Day to end of October.
429 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1500


 Kid Friendly

Located in town center with terrific take-out food, with picnic style dining.
5 Ryder Street Ext., Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-3140

Montano’s Restaurant

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Martini

25 years later, Chef/Owner Bob Montano is still dedicated to creating an authentic slice of Italy in North Truro. Chef Montano, a graduate of Johnson and Wales University, prides himself on house-made cuisine. All pasta is made in-house and is cooked to order. The tomato sauce that tops the pasta, also house-made. Montano’s features traditional Italian favorites, such as Chicken Parmigiana, Fettuccine Alfredo and Fried Calamari. In addition to these, the menu offers regional Italian favorites, such as Bucatini All’Amatriciana, a favorite from Amatrice, and Wild Boar Ragu, a favorite from Tuscany. The menu is rounded out by fresh caught local seafood and Certified Angus Beef steaks. Conveniently located just a few miles from Provincetown’s Commercial Street, stop in on your way into or out of town. Montano’s, a year-round restaurant, opens nightly at 4:30. Come sit in the dining room or relax and have your dinner in the bar room. See you there!
481 Route 6, North Truro, MA, 02652
508 487-2026

Napi’s Restaurant

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly  Martini

Serving the finest Seafood and International Cuisine in a casual and ecclectic atmosphere. Serving Dinner daily from 5:00. Lunch served October through mid-May from 11:30. Free parking available.
7 Freeman Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1145

Patio American Grill & Cocktail Bar

A new Provincetown tradition where you can enjoy inspired New England cuisine and amazing cocktails in a casual, chic atmosphere
328 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657

Pepe’s Wharf


Overlooking Provincetown Harbor Pepe’s Wharf serves lunch, dinner and cocktails. Enjoy outdoor and indoor beach front dining in a casual atmosphere
371 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657

Post Office Café and Cabaret

 Music  Martini

Now in it’s 38th year and under new ownership, the Post Office Café is one of the most popular Restaurants in Provincetown. Known for Breakfast specials and Dinner deals. The upstairs Cabaret boasts some of the top acts on Commercial St. throughout the Summer season!
303 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-3892

Provincetown Portuguese Bakery

 Kid Friendly

Provincetown Portuguese Bakery specialized in portuguese baked goods. Homemade desserts and breads daily. Open from 7am – 6pm Spring and Fall, Summer 7am – 11pm daily.
299 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1803

Ptown Parties Catering & Event Planning

Ptown Parties is a full service catering and event planning company serving the beautiful Lower Cape Cod towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham, and Orleans. As Cape Cod’s premiere wedding and event caterers, we take pride in working with you to create a unique menu and an event that reflects your personal style. But we don’t stop there. We’ll take care of all your wedding and party needs so you can enjoy a carefree day on Cape Cod, and still host a fabulous affair that night. All you do is show up!
13 Henshe Lane, Provincetown, MA, 02657
800 297-7178, 508 487-6450

Purple Feather Café & Treatery

 Open Year Round  Kid Friendly

Located east of the center of Provincetown (Commercial & Freeman St.) Purple Feather Café & Treatery is nothing like you are used to. When you first step in the door your eyes will find our display of homemade Gelato & Sorbetto, but your nose may tell you something else is oing on. Take a moment to look around. Behind you we may be dipping our homemade waffle cones in chocolate or baking cupcakes, cheesecakes, lobster macaroni & cheese, jerk chicken or even bacon to be chocolate dipped later. Step around the gelato case and discover our displays of desserts and chocolates. All of our gelato, dessers, chocolates and fudge are hand made in our own kitchen. We offer a full coffee bar, hot chocolate, beer, wine and cocktails including our new “Gelato Cocktails”. Seating is available both indoors or on our patio with optional table service. Purple Feather is a must stop!
334 Commercial Street, PO Box 181, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-9100

Red Inn Fine Dining


Enjoy delicious meal in any of our three dining area and experience the wonderful ambiance enhanced by sensational views of Provincetown harbor. Featuring the finest local seafood with our house specialty rack of lamb and so much more… join us.
15 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-7334

Ross’s Grill


Small American grill overlooking Provincetown Harbor with stunning panoramic views. Award winning wine list.
237 Commercial Street #25 at Whaler’s Wharf, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-8878

Squealing Pig

 Open Year Round  Music  Martini

Provincetown’s Irish pub with great food, drinks and entertainment located in the heart of town… stop by for blarney and a brew or two!
335 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-5804

Surf Club Restaurant & Bar

 Kid Friendly  Waterfront

A full service waterfront seafood restaurant located at the base of MacMillan Pier. Featuring a large open deck with a beautiful harborside view.
P.O. Box 91, Lopes Square, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1367

The Pointe Restaurant

 Open Year Round  Martini

Overlooking historic Provincetown and the Pilgrim Monument, the Pointe Restaurant ~ Historic Inn, Spa & Restaurant, serves creative cuisine. With just 40 seats, the Pointe Restaurant offers an intimate dining experience with first-class service that matches its dishes and award winning wine list. Our menu has been created by Food & Wine Magazine’s Top Ten Chef Robbin Haas.
82 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
877 276-9631, 508 487-6767

Twisted Pizza, subs and ice cream

 Kid Friendly

Located in the center of town, twisted offers the best Pizza in town and is New York style. Ice cream, salads, chicken wings – something for everyone! WE DELIVER!
293 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-6973

Two Southern Sissies BBQ

 Pet Friendly  Kid Friendly  Waterfront  Martini

BBQ and Southern Style food with a fresh gourmet twist. Serving up the best home cooking north of the Mason Dixon line with oceanfront seating and a full service bar. Located inside the Provincetown Aquarium Mall.
205 Commercial Street, Aquarium Mall, unit #11, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-8437

Victor’s Restaurant & Catering


This stand out in Provincetown’s culinary landscape offers a unique dining experience, especially geared toward people who like to enjoy upscale, casual dining with friends. Victor’s offers a delicious “small plates” dinner menu of New American cuisine, sized for tasting and sharing with friends and family. Victor’s dishes are served individually at their hottest, freshest, in an open, airy, light atmosphere. Our cottage-style restaurant, with its cathedral ceiling, central stone fireplace, and hand-crafted tables gives diners a comfortable, yet elegant place to enjoy these delicacies. To delight our guests, excellent food is always paired with our warm, gracious service.
175 Bradford Street Ext, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-1777

Vorelli’s Restaurant

Enjoy Angus aged steaks & Kobe beef, lobster, cocktails, fine wines and the world’s best Bloody Mary – All moderately priced.
226 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657
508 487-2778