A Guide to Cape Cod Dock and Dine Restaurants

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A few ingredients can make any dining experience better. Those ingredients are fresh air, sunshine, the sound of waves and beautiful coastal views.

There’s something wonderful about eating at a waterfront restaurant. Thanks to its geography – as well as its collection of talented chefs – Cape Cod is home to many fantastic waterfront restaurants. At several of them, you can even dock your boat right at the restaurant. Here are a few of Cape Cod’s best dock and dine restaurants.

Summer Shanty, West Dennis (http://www.summershanty.com/) – Located here at Bass River Marina, our own Summer Shanty is a popular, casual waterfront bar and restaurant featuring an extensive menu, the Cape’s largest music library and beautiful sunsets.

Sundancer’s, West Dennis http://sundancerscapecod.com/– Offering waterfront dining for over 34 years. Experience a summer state of mind at one of the Cape’s favorite spots for great food, great times and entertainment. Docks being expanded in 2020! Experience a summer state of mind at Sundancer’s, Cape Cod’s favorite spot for good times, great food and the best entertainment on the Cape.

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9 Ryder Seaside Dining, Provincetown (http://www.9ryder.com/) – Provincetown has many incredible restaurants. But stay on MacMillan Wharf after docking and enjoy 9 Ryder’s creative menu.

Brant Point Grill, Nantucket (http://www.whiteelephanthotel.com/dining.aspx) – Part of the historic White Elephant Hotel on the Nantucket waterfront, Brant Point Grill features fresh seafood, delicious steaks and artfully prepared dishes.

Pearl Restaurant and Bar, Wellfleet Harbor (http://www.wellfleetpearl.com/) – Located by the Wellfleet town dock, the Pearl has fresh local seafood, a large selection of craft beer, and beautiful views of Wellfleet Harbor.

Baxter’s Boathouse, Hyannis (http://baxterscapecod.com/) – Baxter’s is one of the oldest restaurants on Cape Cod. Dock right at Baxter’s and make sure to order their famous fish n’ chips.

Mattakeese Wharf, Barnstable Harbor (http://www.mattakeese.com/) – Located on Barnstable Harbor, Mattakeese Wharf is one of the most scenic restaurants on Cape Cod. And the food is just as impressive as the sunsets.

The Flying Bridge Restaurant, Falmouth Harbor (http://www.flyingbridgerestaurant.com/) – After tying up in Falmouth Harbor, enjoy The Flying Bridge’s fresh seafood and views of the harbor and Martha’s Vineyard.