After a day at the beach or out on a boat nothing beats an icy decadent mudslide. We have selected the top 10 places to cool off after a long day outside in the hot summer sun to enjoy some great food and one of these delicious cocktails. The Cape offers many great beachside bars from Bourne to Provincetown, but these 10 stood out! Watch a sunset while you sip on a frosty mudslide over the yacht filled waters at Chart Room or enjoy a cool break from a beach day at Beachcomber — because let’s be honest in the summer it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere on the Cape.

Here is a list of some of our favorites!

Originally Published: June 14, 2021

10 Best Mudslides on the Cape:

The Beachcomber (Wellfleet, MA)

With an outdoor bar overlooking the Atlantic and an indoor bar in the heart of a former U.S. Lifesaving Station, it does not get any more authentic than the Wellfleet Beachcomber. Bring the whole family down to the Beachcomber for some lunch or dinner and enjoy delicious seafood and great cocktails. This is the perfect place to spend the afternoon. You can also catch a gorgeous Cape Cod sunset most nights.

Quahog Republic: Waterfront Eatery (Onset, MA)

You are sure to find some friendly faces, good eats and fantastic cocktails at Quahog. Pair the mouth-watering Monsta Lobsta Roll with a refreshing mudslide, or try the Raw Bar! There is live music on Sundays, a free wifi spot, and some awesome water views with a lively vibe. They of course also have fantastic stuffed quahogs!

Harbor Lounge (Provincetown, MA)

This restaurant is beachfront and casually elegant. Harbor Lounge is known to feature some of the best drinks anywhere. They have a pier stretching out into the water and a breathtaking view of Provincetown Harbor and beyond!

Landfall (Falmouth, MA)

Landfall Restaurant is Woods Hole’s premiere waterfront restaurant. The spacious dining room offers a spectacular oceanfront dining experience. The menu includes fresh local cuisine such as lobsters, swordfish, clams, scallops and seasonal fin fish. The seaside bar is smaller, but also a great spot to grab a creative drink and appetizer while watching the sunset.

Chart Room (Cataumet, MA)

The iconic and historic Chart Room offers the freshest seafood available and some of the most delicious mudslides, along with other fun cocktails. It is a dining experience you won’t forget! Many of the menu options are made in-house using the freshest ingredients available. This restaurant is right on the water and has awesome harbor views. You will see some huge yachts, sailboats and much more all docked right out front.

Fresh Ketch (Hyannis, MA)

Fresh Ketch is the perfect place to stop for a meal or a cocktail while exploring downtown Hyannis and Main Street. The menu has lots of fresh seafood options and great cocktails. Beyond the fantastic food and drinks it is also the perfect place for people watching.

Waterfront Restaurant (West Dennis, MA)

The Waterfront Restaurant is a perfect gathering spot. It offers a relaxed oceanfront dining experience. The outdoor dining is available on the oceanfront deck or lawn. The indoor dining has great views. The menu includes so many fresh local options. The cocktails are also tasty and the classics are made perfectly.

Brax Landing (Harwichport, MA)

Brax Landing Restaurant has been a staple for visitors to Cape Cod for decades. Situated overlooking scenic Saquatucket Harbor, Brax boasts breathtaking views and mouthwatering meals, featuring fresh local seafood favorites. This restaurant is a true New England experience.

Chapin’s Fish & Chips and Beach Bar (Dennisport, MA)

Located just down the road from West Dennis Beach, Fish and Chips Beach bar is a great spot to meet up with friends for good times and great food. The atmosphere is casual, with many options from burgers, to delicious clam chowder and refreshing fun cocktails.

Skippy’s Pier 1 (South Yarmouth, MA)

This well-known popular local spot has an aesthetic waterfront setting with a serene ambiance. This restaurant offers a true Cape Cod dining experience with fresh seafood, beautiful views and great drinks.


Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!

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