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The Purple Feather

334 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
+1 508-487-9100
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Ranked #18 of 123 Restaurants in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream, Bar, Café, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Purple Feather is a true Mom & Pop place. All of our chocolate confections are hand made in our own kitchens. We also make all our own gelato, desserts and fudge. Our Hot chocolate and Mocha Lattes are considered the best by many of our guests. We use only "George Howell" coffee & espresso, and "Mem" loose leaf teas We make and serve panini and sandwiches for very reasonable price. Our baked mac & cheese is an old family recipe. We also serve Beer, Wine, Cordials and Cocktails. Try our new Ginger Martini before dinner or a new gelato cocktail after. There is something for everyone at Purple Feather
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We had both paninis and ice cram at this place and while the paninis were good, the ice cream was great! We had a few flavours between us and we're not disappointed. Competition in ice cream is steep in p-town so no doubt there are other good places, but these guys make their own on site and also have some... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Great late lunch spot. Had 2 paninis (pastrami and turkey club) but stand out was mac and cheese...perfect combo of cheeses and shell pasta. Chai latte also very good.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We tried the cupcakes, cakes, and hot chocolate there, and they were all great. Next time, we will definitely come back for the gelatos, which I am sure will have more taste that the other super-creamy homemade ice cream shops around.

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Not sure how they do it but they have to have one of the best hot chocolates you can get anywhere. We stopped when it was starting to get a bit cold at night and it was a great stop to warm up. Also a big selection of desserts, I did try the chocolate covered bacon, I have nothing to... More

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Central MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stop here at least 3 times a week during our annual Cape Cod stay. The gelato is to die for, and the small patio out from is a great spot to see all the P-Town action. Great espresso too!

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Leicester, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Fabulous ice cream and lots of desserts to choose from. Some seating inside and they seem to be busy all the time. Chocolate lava cake is wonderful!

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Arlington, MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We visit the Purple Feather every time we are in Provincetown. The best gelato this side of Italy. So many flavors it is hard to choose. The fruit flavors never fail. Chocolate is special too.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The place to go in Provincetown if you are looking for a heavenly dessert. Beautifully rendered, delectably flavored and textured, and served with a genuine passion, The Purple Feather is a keeper. I'll be going back.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife was so impressed ... a lot options ... the pistachio sorbet was the best of the best and she knows what she saying ; she is a chef . We had a very enjoyable dessert. I would recommend this place to everyone that like desserts !

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a super-fun place for all who appreciate rich gelato in fun waffle cones as well as a casefull of pastries and beautifully crafted yummy chocolates and treats. While My husband enjoyed the mojito sorbet to and my younger son raved about the strawberry sorbet to, my older son indulged in the double chocolate and I couldn't stop ordering... More

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