We’ve searched high and low for standout spots to help you find something delicious—from our dining guide this summer.
Courtyard Restaurant & Pub
Beloved for its fresh seafood and New England fare, Courtyard’s namesake offers a beautiful atmosphere complete with a fire pit and outdoor bar that could make anyone feel like they are on vacation.
1337 County Rd., Cataumet (508) 563-1818 courtyardcapecod.com
Bucatino Restaurant and Wine Bar
Split a bottle of wine while dining al fresco at this authentic Italian restaurant, and you might just imagine you’re in Tuscany instead of, well, North Falmouth. Outdoor seating weather-permitting; call for details and reservations.
7 Nathan Ellis Highway, North Falmouth (508) 566-8960; bucawinebar.com
A cozy place you can take your friends and family. Sharky’s serves up fun, beach-bar vibes over crave-worthy margaritas and Mexican food. Outdoor dining available at both locations.
Edgartown: 266 Upper Main St., (508) 627-6565; Oak Bluffs: 31 Circuit Ave., (508) 693-7501 sharkmenu.com
Enjoy made-from-scratch creations at this fun, casual spot with views of the harbor, then grab a house-made dessert or baked good to go.
225 Commercial St., Provincetown (508) 487-3800; thecanteenptown.com
The Rooftop at Pelham House
If you’re looking to escape from the world for a while, look no further than The Rooftop at Pelham House Resort, where exquisite brunch and dinner menus come second to the breathtaking ocean views.
14 Sea St., Dennis Port (508) 398-6076 pelhamhouseresort.com
The West End
The West End is modern vintage with a touch of Cape Cod casual. Enjoy dinner as well as the Sunday jazz brunch. The garden terrace transforms a simple dinner out into a beach vacation.
20 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis; (508) 775 7677 westendhyannis.com
Sunset views of the Cape Cod Canal make the perfect backdrop to dine on fresh-shucked oysters, original cocktails, and a rotating menu of coastal creations at this waterside spot.
20 Freezer Rd., Sandwich; (508) 591-0088, fishermensview.com
Off the Grid
Stop by for smoked barbecue from this converted school bus, then grab a drink and take in the groovy experience of Off the Grid.
91 MA-6A, Sandwich; (508) 241-8684, offthegridcapecod.com
Wicked n’ Wood Barbecue & Wood Grill
The smell of slow-smoked meats draws many a driver from East Falmouth Highway to this mobile kitchen, where few can resist the urge for a rack of ribs, beef brisket taco or pulled pork sandwich.
383 E Falmouth Hwy, East Falmouth, (774) 763-6467; wickednwood.com
A taste of these authentic, cheesy Tijuana- and Southern California-style tacos is enough to convince anyone to return to this food pop-up for seconds. It’s located outside Clean Slate Eatery; check Facebook for updated opening times.
702 Main St., West Dennis, (508) 292-8817; cleanslateeatery.com
Joeys Joint & Food Trucks
Delicious, vegan-friendly tacos, burritos, rice bowls, and quesadillas are the specialties at Joeys Joint, which has developed a local following since opening its first food truck in 2014.
4100 State Highway, Eastham; (774) 561-2968; joeysfoodtruck.com
Snack on Freshly Dressed healthy salads like The Feta, The Caesar, The Guacamole and others to order with the freshest ingredients. This summer, find the Freshly Dressed food truck outside Treehouse Brewery on the beach in Sandwich, with more locations to be announced!
(508) 292-8899; freshlydressed.godaddysites.com
Chef Amy’s Food Truck
Chef Amy Johnson can be found behind the window of her food truck year-round, serving made-from-scratch world cuisine like her famous smoked meats, Cuban sandwiches, chicken gyros, and wings.
61 Beach Rd., Vineyard Haven; (508) 857-8783; chefamysfoodtruck.business.site