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Vining's Bistro

French, Eclectic
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595 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-5033
Today
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:30 am - 9:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 37
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Back Again for a Very Good Dinner

We live in town and go to Vining's several times a year. The food is consistently good and there is some variety in addition to the "standard fare". A bit on the pricy side but all-in-all makes for a nice evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2014
Pieter S
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North Chatham, Massachusetts
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
North Chatham, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We live in town and go to Vining's several times a year. The food is consistently good and there is some variety in addition to the "standard fare". A bit on the pricy side but all-in-all makes for a nice evening.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If Bistro on Main is the same kitchen/owner as Vining's, kudos to them for a great place. Both slightly less obvious to find (formerly upstairs, now a short walk off the main sidewalk). Excellent meal. Attentive service. Fresh and inventive. We'll certainly be back. Adults and teens (are they adults, too?) sampled widely and were not disappointed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were looking at the menu when a couple came out and said we must visit . Unfortunately we only thought the food was average . My chicken could have been hotter but as our waiter did not come back to ask how how our meal was I ate it . Other guests were asked how they were enjoying their... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our B&B recommended the Bistro on Main after we were unable to get in to one of the currently popular restaurants in Chatham. Bottom line is that we never looked back. It was hard to imagine that there would be any other restaurant in town as good as this one. After two dinners here we (out of some sense of... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

During recent stay had the recommendation from our Innkeeper to try this restaurant and wasn't disappointed. Food was delicious and staff was very attentive, food was a bit overpriced but not atrociously so. There was also a great outdoor patio that would have been lovely to sit outside had it been a bit warmer. Would recommend to try.

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New Jersey
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have been here twice in a month..once for apps and one for dinner. First reservations are not hard to make..do it!! The food/menu is very creative! Something for all. Highlight for myself was a swordfish special at 7pm and the fish came off the boat at 3pm.!! Nice variety if you have a group that like a bunch of... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Service was excellent food was really good. the cucumber dill soup was a surprise and was excellent. We ate on the patio outside and enjoyed our lunch. Chatham is a very nice place to spend some time.

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Scarsdale, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have been going to Vinings for years but just discover its new location. (Went to Alaska last summer.). We are pleased for the chef as this location attracts much more walk-in business. The food has been consistently good over the years and remains so. We both had excellent fish that had been caught that day with well prepared vegetables.... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food here is just amazing. A bit pricey, but expected for the location. Some of the best flavor combinations and inventive dishes. We've only been here once, but hope to go back soon.

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York, PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We vacation on the Cape several times a year and a dinner out at Vining's Bistro is at the top of my favorite things to do every time! The food is interesting and different yet has old standbys that I love as well. The owner and staff is friendly and reliable. I love catching a BoSox game in the bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 595 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: (508) 945-5033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
5:30 am - 9:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?