Dining

Provincetown offers world-class dining with fresh local fare delivered straight from the docks to many of the town’s restaurants.

The following are a sampling chosen for their variety. Unless noted, all restaurants (exc. take-out) accept American Express, MasterCard & VISA. By town ordinance, restaurants and bars are non-smoking. A collared shirt or blouse and Bermuda walking shorts will suffice at any summer dinner; khakis or jeans and a sweater are appropriate in the spring or fall.

THE POINTE

The Pointe restaurant is proudly operated by the same owners of the Brass Key.  Keeping with the high standards of the Brass Key this restaurant offers an intimate dining experience with first class service that matches its premier dishes and award winning wine list.  Overlooking historic Provincetown, the The Pointe Restaurant serves creative cuisine that stimulates the palette and revives the spirit. www.provincetown-restaurant.com 

THE MEWS

Continental cuisine coupled with Asian, Caribbean influences. Dinner only. Upstairs but sharing the same kitchen, the more casual CAFE MEWS, for harbor views and lighter entrees ranging from hamburgers to selections from the downstairs menu. Lunch and dinner. 429 Commercial (between Lovetts & Kiley Courts). 508.487-1500  www.mews.com

THE RED INN

One of Provincetown’s oldest locations for a restaurant. Great setting on the water. Local and regional cuisine. Open for all three meals during season. 15 Commercial Street. 508.487-7334. www.theredinn.com

CIRO & SALS

One of Provincetowns institutions for Italian food. A great grotto feeling. Fresh seafood and specials nightly. 4 Kiley Court. 508.487-6444. www.ciroandsals.com 

FANIZZIS BY THE SEA

A favorite of the locals! At high tide you could swear you were on a cruise ship. Varied menu with very generous portions. There is parking. 539 Commercial St. 508.487-1964 www.fanizzisrestaurant.com

THE LOBSTER POT

Walk through kitchen to beach views downstairs or harbor views upstairs. Seafood & Portuguese specialties include award-winning chowder, shore dinners. Lunch and dinner. 321 Commercial (between Freeman & Standish). 508.487-0842. www.ptownlobsterpot.com  

MAC’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

85 Shank Painter Road  Serving a combination of fresh seafood and sushi.  508-487-6227   www.macsseafood.com

ROSS GRILL

A stylish industrial decor frames a terrific view of Provincetown harbor. The perfect place for a dozen oysters, steak frites and a Bass Ale (or two). Lunch and dinner. 237 Commercial (between Gosnold and Masonic). No reservations for parties 6 and under. 508.487-8878. www.rossgrillptown.com

VICTORS

Tapas restaurant located at 175 Bradford Street Extension in the west end of town www.victorsptown.com

BAYSIDE BETSYS

Good for large groups without a reservation. 177 Commercial 508.487-6566. www.baysidebetsys.com

BUBALAS BY THE BAY

Great people-watching. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 183 Commercial (at foot of Court). 508.487-0773. www.bubalas.com

THE PATIO

Outdoor dining with casual cuisine   See and be seen. 328 Commercial St. 508.487.4003. www.ptownpatio.com

SAKI SUSHI BAR

South Beach and Soho in Ptown.  258 Commercial Street 508.487-4870  www.sakiptown.com

JIMMY’S HIDEAWAY

Local tavern fare 179 Commercial Street   508-487-8975  www.jimmyshideaway.com