Romance abounds on Cape Cod. There is nothing better than spending the day at the beach and then heading to a romantic dinner. We’ve combed through the most romantic restaurants in the area to select our favorites based on customer reviews, menu, service, and ambiance.

So go ahead — split that bottle of red wine and reconnect with someone you love. Make a reservation at any of these award winners today!

Originally Published: October 14, 2021

11 Romantic Restaurants on Cape Cod:

C Salt X (Falmouth)

C Salt is a small, elegant neighborhood restaurant focused on globally inspired cuisine. The menu features seasonal American produce using classic French techniques. They have an extensive curated wine list and a seasonal craft beverage menu.

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Belfry Bistro (Sandwich)

The award-winning restaurant offers a seasonally changing menu that highlights fresh, local Cape Cod ingredients. Whether dining indoors or out on the terrace or garden patio, the Belfry’s converted church promises relaxed, laid-back luxury inside New England’s most breath taking setting.

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Scargo Cafe (Dennis)

Come dine in a romantic colonial setting. The menu offers a truly special dining experience focused on great food and terrific wine selections.

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Del Mar Bar & Bistro (Chatham)

Del Mar Bar & Bistro is a cool and friendly nightspot in Chatham for eating, drinking and socializing. The menu features native seafood, bistro cuisine and wood-fired, thin crust pizzas. They also have popular specialty drinks and a wide range of excellent wines.

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Bleu Restaurant (Mashpee)

This upscale French eatery puts an innovative spin on bistro classics. They have a perfectly curated wine list and great cocktails.

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Water Street Kitchen (Woods Hole)

Water Street Kitchen has always been about the beauty of ingredients, the love that goes into preparing a meal, and the community that comes out of sharing it. Seasonal ingredients inspire a menu that is fresh, made from scratch, full of global inspiration. The dishes will remind you of a homecooked meal.

Front Street (Provincetown)

This intimate, unassuming venue, located in the downstairs of an 18th Century Victorian Building serves nothing short of superb original food presented to you by a marvelous staff. Chef and owners Omar Neil and Marianella Neil curates for you a “Mediterranean-American fusion” menu.

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Fin (Dennis)

Fin is Chef owned and operated by Executive Chef, Mike Scarduzio and Maitre d’, Kallie Maxim. The couple takes pride in using local ingredients from fish to farm and serving fresh seafood and drinks. The restaurant is located in a two story antique home. They also have an outdoor dining option.

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Cape Sea Grill (Harwichport)

The Cape Sea Grille serves the finest of creative American cuisine. Using fresh local ingredients and native seafood, chef/owner Douglas Ramler creates an ever changing menu that’s true to the heart of Cape Cod and New England. Situated in a 19th century sea captain’s home just a few houses from the beach, the restaurant cultivates a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere with white linens, warm candle light and fresh cut flowers.

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The Pheasant (Dennis)

Family owned and operated, The Pheasant is the dream of proprietors Adam & Erica Dunn. At The Pheasant, the focus is on sustainable locally-sourced dining and gracious but approachable hospitality. Their kitchen works closely with local farmers and fishermen to source the best seasonal ingredients to create dynamic and bold flavors and made-from-scratch menus.

Gerardi’s Cafe (South Yarmouth)

This cozy restaurant offers creative, home-style dishes. They also have a fantastic wine list that can be paired with your meal. This is a great date night spot!

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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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