After a long day on a Provincetown beach and lots of shopping on Commercial Street, your family is going to be famished. Provincetown has so many great restaurants, it can be difficult sometimes to decide where to eat. That’s where we come in!

We want to help hungry travelers by sharing our favorite restaurants in Provincetown to visit this season. The service, the menu, and the reviews from previous customers put these restaurants over-the-top and onto our list. Congrats to our 2023 award winners!

Originally Published: July 9, 2021

Top Restaurants in Provincetown for 2023

Mistralino Ristorante

Mistralino is authentic Italian with a twist of American fare on the menu. You will feel welcome and like part of the family here, even if it is your first visit! The menu boasts some amazingly prepared classics like Chicken Parmigiana, as well as nightly specials. Get ready for a fantastic feast!


Looking for relaxed upscale dining? Then this is your spot! The “small plates” dinner menu is unique and designed to perfection. The cuisine is New American and you will be pleasantly surprised by the flavor combinations. The restaurant’s atmosphere is cottage style with high ceilings and handcrafted tables. This one is a must-try!


Fanizzi’s has beautiful water views and an eclectic menu. The menu is a mix of Italian and American style cuisine. The service is fantastic and the Sunday brunch is one not to miss!


Relish is a hidden gem in a quiet residential neighborhood. It is a great stop on the way to the beach for a breakfast sandwich or muffin. They also have incredible lunch sandwiches and sweets.

Front Street

The food here is superb. The venue is intimate and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The menu is “Mediterranean- American fusion” and is constantly changing based on local ingredients and travel inspirations. Get ready for a treat!

Bayside Betsy’s

Eat, drink and sit by the water! The deck has amazing views of the Provincetown Harbor and is not to be missed. Their menu offers the freshest seafood and many incredible weekly specials. The bar is open late if you would like the night to continue.

JD’s & Saki Sushi

JD’s offers it all. They have fresh tasty sushi, wood-oven pizzas, pasta, lobster rolls and so much more! They also have an oyster bar and a great happy hour! If you are looking for some great New England seafood, then look no further!

The Pointe Restaurant

The Pointe serves modern American cuisine and has lots of local seafood on the menu. The dishes change daily based on the local ingredients that are available. Looking to pick your own lobster fresh from the tank? You can find that fun experience here.

The Canteen

This casual spot only uses the highest quality ingredients. They offer many New England favorites and everything is made from scratch. The menu is based on traditional seafood shacks with a twist of the modern. The raw bar often offers oysters local right from Provincetown waters. You can’t get fresher than that!

Pepe’s Wharf

This historic restaurant offers two floors of dining with spectacular views of the Cape Cod Bay. There is seating indoors and outdoors. Enjoy a cocktail on the deck while fishing boats arrive and the sun beams on the beach. The food is delicious and always fresh. Everything about this restaurant is quintessential New England!


Yolqueria serves yummy Mexican cuisine. The brunch here is great and well-known with the locals. They also serve takeout tacos to grab and go to the beach. Their ingredients are locally sourced and you can taste the freshness in every bite!

Provincetown Brewing Company

This taproom offers a chill vibe and some tasty eats. They have lots of great brews on tap and often offer events like trivia night. Check them out!

Local 186

Local 186 offers local ingredients with a twist. The meats and seafood are locally sourced and the condiments are handmade. The cocktail list is fantastic and they have an impressive wine list as well. They offer indoor and outdoor seating right on Commercial Street, which is great for people watching!


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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