Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Brewster

Brewster Fish House

It's not an eye-catcher from the outside, but it's heaven inside for seafood lovers. Start with the lobster bisque, naturally sweet and with chunks of fresh lobster. From there it's safe to cast your net in any dire…
Top Choice Seafood in Chatham

Chatham Pier Fish Market

If you like it fresh and hyper-local, this salt-sprayed fish shack with its own sushi chef and day-boats is for you. The chowder’s incredible, the fish so fresh it was swimming earlier in the day. It’s takeout, but …
Top Choice Seafood in Dennis

Sesuit Harbor Cafe

This is the Cape Cod you won't find on the highway: an idyllic shack tucked into Sesuit Harbor serving freshly caught seafood at picnic tables smack on the water. The scrumptious lobster rolls, like everything else,…
Top Choice Seafood in Hyannis

Naked Oyster

Low food miles are key at this upmarket joint, where the eponymous bivalves come from the restaurant's oyster farm in Barnstable Harbor. They keep fine company in the raw bar: shrimp, littlenecks, lobster. The menu …
Seafood in Harwich

Cape Sea Grille

Sit on the glass-enclosed porch of this old sea captain's house and savor some of the Cape's finest seafood. The crispy oysters and the seared lobster with pancetta are justifiably famous. Landlubbers won't be disap…
Seafood in Provincetown

Lobster Pot

True to its name, this busy fish house overlooking the harbor is the place for lobster, and many have been lured by its retro neon sign. Start with the lobster bisque, then put on a bib and crack open the perfect bo…
Seafood in Wellfleet

Mac's Shack

This is a fancier, full-service version of Mac's on the Pier, complete with cocktails, sushi chef and raw bar. The menu keeps the classic clam-shack favorites, but adds the likes of pasta vongole, tuna tartare, and …
Seafood in Hyannis

Tumi

If you love seafood but you're hankering for something a little different, seek out this hidden Italian-Peruvian gem. Take your pick from nine kinds of ceviche (including vegetarian), as well as other raw shellfish,…
Seafood in Wellfleet

Mac's on the Pier

Head here for fish-market-fresh seafood at bargain prices. Fried-fish standards join the likes of oyster po'boys, sushi rolls and grilled striped-bass dinners. You order at a window and chow down at picnic tables ov…
Seafood in Wellfleet

Bookstore & Restaurant

This friendly place serves oysters and littleneck clams harvested at low tide in the waters right across the street – can't get fresher than that. Sit out on the deck and enjoy the view. It's been going strong since…