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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.

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9 Ryder Seaside Dining

9 Ryder Street Extension
Located right on the marina pier, offers a romantic atmosphere and southern Italian and Ischian dishes

1620 Brewhouse

214 Commercial Street
Craft beer, and fabulous hamburgers. The fried chicken is excellent, too.

Angel Foods

467 Commercial Street
Angel Foods has been Provincetown’s favorite gourmet market for over 20 years.

Aqua Bar

207 Commercial Street
Chill hangout on the harbor with a spacious deck, offering an array of specialty cocktails & beer.

Aquarium Mall

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, Tween the Tides, Big Daddy’s Burritos, and more.

Bayside Betsy’s

177 Commercial Street
Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and weekly specials often include local fish.

Blue Monkey Café

334 Commercial Street
A German Café, serving breakfast, lunch, cakes, ice cream and alcohol. There is great outdoor seating on the patio.


183 Commercial Street
Some very creative cocktails and an extensive wine list. Live music and a great patio for people-watching.

Café Heaven

199 Commercial Street
Popular for both brunch and dinner, with a clean, local feel created by fresh flowers and Provincetown art.

Café Maria

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.

The Club

193A Commercial Street
Waterfront dining, fantastic food and creative cocktails.

Crown & Anchor Restaurant

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.

Ciro & Sal’s

4 Kiley Court
Mainstay for Northern Italian food in intimate subterranean quarters with exposed brick & fireplace.

East End Market

212 Bradford Street
Bakery breads and pastries, Centerville pies, imported cheeses, along with deli, groceries, and wine, beer, and liquor.


539 Commercial Street
Italian and American dishes, very casual, with some of the best views in Provincetown. Weekend brunch buffet.

Far Land Provisions

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.

Front Street

230 Commercial Street
Chef-owned, the food is primarily Italian and the atmosphere is cozy and inviting.

George’s Pizza

275 Commercial Street
Right across from town hall for a quick and easy slice or sandwich.

Governor Bradford

312 Commercial Street
Jukebox, pool tables, low lighting. You can also eat out on the patio to the right of the restaurant.

Grab and Go Health Bar

212 Commercial Street
Compact, colorful juice bar offering vegetarian/vegan to-go foods, smoothies & vegan soft-serve.

Irie Eats

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.

JD’s Woodfire Grill

258 Commercial Street
Sports Bar and Restaurant featuring, seafood, americana, pizza, sushi and a raw bar.

Jimmy’s Hideaway

179 Commercial Street
American cooking with European touches served at this romantic subterranean haunt with bar. Spectacular harbor views from the back room.

John’s Hot Dog

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.

Joon Bar

133 Commercial Street
Dinner only, a cozy atmosphere with an extensive wine bar, and free parking at Flyer’s after 5pm.

Kung Fu Dumplings

293 Commercial Street
Not just dumplings, there are other Asian dishes available, and everything can be delivered to Ptown or Truro.

The Landing Bistro & Bar at the Pilgrim House

336 Commercial Street
Farm-to-table, globally inspired dishes at the Pilgrim House (formerly Sage); there’s also entertainment in the back room.

Liz’s Café Anybody’s Bar

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.

Lobster Pot

321 Commercial Street
Two waterfront dining rooms for seafood, Portuguese specialties, vegetarian, and light fare.

Local 186

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.

Mac’s Fish House

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.

Mama Matcha’s

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.

Mistralino Ristorante

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.

Nor’East Beer Garden

206 Commercial Street
Outdoor seating only, and a simple menu of small plates and entrées to complement the beer.

Old Colony Tap

323 Commercial Street
Local dive bar located in the center of town.


328 Commercial Street
A variety of lobster preparations and homemade desserts flank burgers, steaks, vegetarian dishes, and more.

Pepe’s Wharf

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.

Pop + Dutch

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.

Portuguese Bakery

299 Commercial Street
The Provincetown Portuguese Bakery has been here since around 1900 baking up a taste of Portugal.

Provincetown Brewing Company

141 Bradford Street
ptownie loves the Provincetown Brewing Company, and not just because they make some terrific beers (which, by the way, they do)! They’re also great supporters of the local community and live out their values. Breakfast served on the weekends, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Try some of the sharing plates.

Provincetown House of Pizza

50 Bradford Street
Homemade dough, sauce, and cheese mixes; known for its lasagna and wings. Will deliver.

Red Inn

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.

Ross’ Grill

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.

Sal’s Place

186 Commercial Street
Italian food in a quiet updated atmosphere right on the water for indoor and outdoor dining.


353 Commercial Street
The best cupcakes in Provincetown.


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.

Strangers and Saints

404 Commercial Street
Warm tavern atmosphere with appropriately named cocktails and exquisite attention to detail.

Spiritus Pizza

190 Commercial Street
A Ptown tradition for late-night pizza after the bars close, Spiritus also has coffee and ice cream.

The Squealing Pig

335 Commercial Street
Irish pub with hearty food; try the fish and chips or one of the curries.

Tin Pan Alley

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.

Whaler Lounge & Restaurant

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?

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