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Vining's Bistro

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

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  • 39
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    Very good
  • 7
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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
Good Food Great Service

This was a nice meal. The sword fish was prepared just as a ask. It melted in my mouth. The portions are a nice size and the favors where right on. The server was on top of it with great suggestions and a very pleasant personality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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English first
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162 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was a nice meal. The sword fish was prepared just as a ask. It melted in my mouth. The portions are a nice size and the favors where right on. The server was on top of it with great suggestions and a very pleasant personality.

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146 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Our waitress literally spoilt our evening, when we arrived and she came to serve us, no introduction, reluctant to explain the menu and treated us as though we were stupid when we asked the meanings of the words poke, scrod- baby cod etc. Our starters were delicious, smoked salmon and tuna poke, basically a tuna tartar, but we got no... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Eclectic menu. Nice flavors, chef excels in creations.Have had dinner here many times as a resident; quiet place, out of the way, off beaten path, worth seeking out.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had lunch here and the food and service were great. We ordered a Lobster Roll with Garlic Fries and a bowl of White Clam Chowder. The lobster roll was overflowing with well seasoned lobster, and the fries were served hot. The chowder was also loaded with clams and well seasoned. The server was very attentive. The restaurant was clean... More 

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North Chatham, Massachusetts
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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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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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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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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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, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business
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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