BEST RESTAURANTS IN PROVINCETOWN 2020
NOTE: Information subject to change. Please be sure to refer to ptownie’s Provincetown COVID-19 update page for the most up to date information.
Updated May 1, 2020: We can all agree that there is a massive amount of choice eateries in our little town, and we fully admit this is a work in progress. If we left a business off the list, please send a message that adds to this post and helps us to create the most thorough, comprehensive restaurant list available! Happy eating, and thanks in advance for your feedback.
The ptownie Team.
9 Ryder Street Extension
Located right on the marina pier, offers a romantic atmosphere and southern Italian and Ischian dishes
141 Bradford Street
Features homemade prepared foods, artisanal cheeses, seasonal organic produce and hard-to-find grocery items.
214 Commercial Street
Craft beer, and fabulous hamburgers. The fried chicken is excellent, too.
207 Commercial Street
If everybody in your party isn’t in the mood for the same food, then this is the place to come! It’s all to-go, though there are a few picnic tables in the mall itself, and you can take your food out back to the outside Aqua Bar as well. Includes Connie’s Bakery, Street Eats, Big Daddy’s Burritos, and more.
336 Commercial Street
Don’t miss this globally inspired restaurant located upstairs; you can people-watch or just enjoy the specials.
177 Commercial Street
Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and weekly specials often include local fish.
183 Commercial Street
Some very creative cocktails and an extensive wine list. Live music and a great patio for people-watching.
199 Commercial Street
Popular for both brunch and dinner, with a clean, local feel created by fresh flowers and Provincetown art.
277 Commercial Street
No indoor seating, but you’re right by the beach for breakfast or lunch-to-go here.
225 Commercial Street
Seasonal breakfast and lunch menus. Rotating weekly weeknight dinner tasting menu and tavern dinner menu on weekends.
247 Commercial Street
Casual dining atmosphere on the large porch or indoors, with seasonal locally sourced ingredients. Have dinner before your show at the Crown & Anchor and receive reserved seating!
73 Shank Painter Road
Breakfast and brunch only in a diner-style setting. Old favorites and unique specials.
4 Kiley Court
Mainstay for Northern Italian food in intimate subterranean quarters with exposed brick & fireplace.
293 Commercial Street
Part of a chain of donut shops, you start with a plain donut and create your own toppings.
212 Bradford Street
Bakery breads and pastries, Centerville pies, imported cheeses, along with deli, groceries, and wine, beer, and liquor.
333 Commercial Street
Serving brunch and dinner; try for a table by the window to look down on passers-by. The poppy-seed Danish is famous.
539 Commercial Street
Italian and American dishes, very casual, with some of the best views in Provincetown. Weekend brunch buffet.
150 Bradford Street
Corner store and deli featuring on-site bakery, prepared foods, and made-to-order breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Far Land is also open at Herring Cove during the summer season.
230 Commercial Street
Chef-owned, the food is primarily Italian and the atmosphere is cozy and inviting.
275 Commercial Street
Right across from town hall for a quick and easy slice or sandwich.
312 Commercial Street
Jukebox, pool tables, low lighting. You can also eat out on the patio to the right of the restaurant.
70 Shank Painter Road
Fresh homemade Jamaican food to go or to eat on the tables just outside the restaurant. Very casual and very popular.
179 Commercial Street
American cooking with European touches served at this romantic subterranean haunt with bar. Spectacular harbor views from the back room.
309 Commercial Street
Hamburger, and Seafood Stand (known locally as “John’s Footlong”). There’s a porch but you can also take your meal and sit on the pier with it.
149 Commercial Street
Can sometimes be a little loud. Primarily South Asian food, served creatively.
133 Commercial Street
Dinner only, a cozy atmosphere with an extensive wine bar, and free parking at Flyer’s after 5pm.
293 Commercial Street
Not just dumplings, there are other Asian dishes available, and everything can be delivered to Ptown or Truro.
336 Commercial Street
Farm-to-table, globally inspired dishes at the Pilgrim House (formerly Sage); there’s also entertainment in the back room.
31 Bradford Street
In a space designed by Ken Fulk and remembering Provincetown’s history (“Anybody’s Market” was a staple on Commercial St. for decades), Liz serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
321 Commercial Street
Two waterfront dining rooms for seafood, Portuguese specialties, vegetarian, and light fare.
186 Commercial Street
The draw here is the burgers, and when they say “build your own,” you’ll be surprised at the wide range of choices, from fried avocado to duck-fat mayonnaise.
85 Shank Painter Road
There’s a “happy hour” from 4-6 daily with half-priced raw bar; a full sushi menu as well as fresh cooked fish. Try the Hawaiian poke salad with raw tuna.
258 Commercial Street
Lots of matcha options, serves breakfast and lunch with a popular açai bowl and homemade kombucha.
300 Commercial Street
Comfort food on steroids, Portuguese dishes, a favorite with locals. Fried chicken, kale soup, Salisbury steak, and a decent children’s menu.
429 Commercial Street
Elegant ambiance with beautiful harbor views and award-winning food. Open for dinner every night for creative starters and inspired entrées.
133 Bradford Street
Italian food served either in small intimate rooms or out on a secluded patio. Try the homemade olive spread.
5 Ryder Street Extension
Outdoor snack shack beside the pier. Known for French-fried potato wedges and fried clams. Small seating area tucked away to the side.
7 Freeman Street
Amid an eclectic atmosphere of antiques and stained glass, Napi’s serves fresh fish, Portuguese specialties, and more.
206 Commercial Street
Outdoor seating only, and a simple menu of small plates and entrées to complement the beer.
328 Commercial Street
A variety of lobster preparations and homemade desserts flank burgers, steaks, vegetarian dishes, and more.
371 Commercial Street
Lots of outdoor eating space with a fabulous view, but try the fireside inside too. Lunch and dinner both offer fresh seafood, American fare, and nice vegan options.
147 Commercial Street
Much of the food is made in-house, and you can pick up just about everything, from sandwiches and salads to condoms and dog treats.
50 Bradford Street
Homemade dough, sauce, and cheese mixes; known for its lasagna and wings. Will deliver.
334 Commercial Street
Sandwiches, specials, and lots and lots of fabulous chocolate!
15 Commercial Street
Consistently excellent food with fresh award-winning cuisine from an owner-executive chef and spectacular water views.
93 Commercial Street
Bakery and sandwich/salad shop, a popular stop on the way to the beach. Gazpacho soup a specialty.
237 Commercial Street
Located in Whaler’s Wharf with a stunning view of the harbor, there are lunch, tapas, and dinner menus to peruse.
258 Commercial Street
Come here for creative sushi, sashimi, and unusual appetizers (try the Tokyo Tower!). Curry noodles and rice dishes as well.
99 Commercial Street
Italian food in a quiet updated atmosphere right on the water for indoor and outdoor dining.
386 Commercial Street
Specializes in French cuisine with fresh ingredients. Check out Saturday nights’ Stone Table Supper series. Also has a café attached for coffee and pastries.
404 Commercial Street
Warm tavern atmosphere with appropriately named cocktails and exquisite attention to detail.
190 Commercial Street
A Ptown tradition for late-night pizza after the bars close, Spiritus also has coffee and ice cream.
335 Commercial Street
Irish pub with hearty food; try the fish and chips or one of the curries.
269 Commercial Street
Consistently good live entertainment, this bar can be bustling at peak season. Smooth modern atmosphere.
293 Commercial Street
Pizza, subs, and ice cream, ultra-fast delivery to Ptown and Truro.
175 Bradford Street
Dinner only; specializes in shared plates and an extensive and creative raw bar menu (raw bar happy hour from 4-6 daily).
226 Commercial Street
Warm with wood veneer, stained glass, cozy booths, Vorelli’s is known as Provincetown’s premier steak house.
265 Commercial Street
Casual dining with an open kitchen; dining rooms indoors and out on patio overlooking the harbor. Breakfast on weekends; dinner all week.
698 Commercial Street
Cool ‘60s vibe out here at the Harbor Hotel, breakfast and dinner weekdays and brunch on weekends. All-you-can-eat Friday night fish fry.
401 1/2 Commercial Street
Breakfast with eggs any style in the morning, Mexican street eats in the evening. How can you go wrong?