Top ChoiceMexican in Falmouth


This buzzing bistro and tequila bar brings a little year-round heat to the Main St scene, with a big selection of margaritas and tequilas, and a menu of fab street food – enchiladas, tacos, tostadas – that spins...

Beach in Falmouth

Old Silver Beach

Of all Falmouth's beaches, none is finer than Old Silver Beach. This long, sandy stretch of beach attracts scores of college students, families and day-trippers from the city. A rock jetty, sandbars and tidal...

Modern American in Falmouth

Glass Onion

The place to go in the area for a romantic dinner. The menu stars New American cuisine with French and Italian influences. Top billing goes to the butter-poached lobster, which is served with a creamy mushroom...

Cafe in Falmouth

Maison Villatte

A pair of French bakers crowned in toques work the ovens at this buzzing bakery-cafe, creating crusty artisan breads, flaky croissants and sinful pastries. Hearty sandwiches and robust coffee make it an ideal...

Irish Pub in Falmouth

Liam Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant

The perfect Irish pub: good food (from beef and Guinness stew to fish tacos), good craic, a good selection of draft beers, Irish bartenders, live music nightly and boisterous Irish songfests.

Coffee in Falmouth

Coffee Obsession

At this lo-fi cafe, you can buy global beans by the pound or a toasted bagel to accompany your quality espresso, cappuccino or latte. It's a welcoming community spot.

Historic Building in Falmouth

Highfield Hall & Gardens

Saved from the wrecking ball in the 1990s and lovingly restored by the community, Highfield Hall dates from 1878 and was one of the early summer mansions to grace Cape Cod. It's now open to the public as a museum...

Museum in Falmouth

Falmouth Museums on the Green

Falmouth's quaint village green has an air of history about it – it's where members of the Colonial militia practiced in the 1700s and 19th-century sea captains built their homes. Today, two 18th-century houses...

Nature Reserve in Falmouth

Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary

This 49-acre Mass Audubon sanctuary offers good bird-watching (with lots of resident barn swallows) along 1.5 miles of nature trails through the woods and around pretty Grassy Pond. The reserve also has one of...

Ice Cream in Falmouth

Ben & Bill's Chocolate Emporium

Lobster mania takes a new twist at Ben & Bill's, where the crustacean has crawled onto the summertime ice-cream menu. It's a butter-based ice cream with chunks of lobster meat mixed in. Too radical? There are...

French in Falmouth

Crepe Cod

It's worth making the detour from Falmouth's town center to enjoy a breezy lunch at this French bistro. As the pun in its name suggests, the specialty here is crepes, but you'll also find Moroccan soups,...

Mediterranean in Falmouth

Chapoquoit Grill

At the northwest side of town, this place makes excellent wood-fired pizzas loaded with everything from artichoke hearts to whole baby clams. The nightly fish specials are big draws, too. Expect to wait in line...

Club in Falmouth

Pier 37 Boathouse

Overlooking Falmouth Harbor, the Boathouse is the place to hit the dance floor around here; it packs with the partying 20-something crowd Thursday through Sunday nights in summer. Late-night DJs and occasional...

Beach in Falmouth

Menauhant Beach

For a great beach on Falmouth's sound side, head to Menauhant Beach, off Central Ave from MA 28. It's Falmouth's longest beach, divided into an east side and a west side by a tidal stream. There's lots of room...

Modern American in Falmouth

Pickle Jar Kitchen

Hearty, healthy comfort food, prepared with seasonal ingredients and lots of love. Look for satisfying hash for breakfast, lovingly prepared sandwiches, creative soups and lots of fresh fruit and veggies all...

Theater in Falmouth

College Light Opera Company

A well-regarded summer stage of college students from across the country who hope to make a career in musical theater. Expect Broadway and light-opera staples, accompanied by a full pit orchestra. It's...

Theater in Falmouth

Cape Cod Theatre Project

The Theatre Project brings professional actors together with playwrights to perform staged readings of four new works during the month of July. Many of the past seasons' plays have gone on to open on and off...

Bakery in Falmouth

Cupcake Charlie's

Cupcake nirvana can be found here, where pretty confections beckon from the cabinet: lemon drop, peanut butter pleasure, Oreo delight. There's also soft-serve ice cream mixed with your favorite cake flavor.

Beach in Falmouth

Surf Drive Beach

Surf Drive Beach, on Surf Dr within walking distance of Main St, has full facilities and a straight-on view of Martha's Vineyard. Parking costs $15 in summer.