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Fanizzi's by the Sea

539 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657
+1 508-487-1964
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Ranked #19 of 123 Restaurants in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $24
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Open year-round and daily! Fanizzi's offers a casual waterfront dining for absolutely any occasion at absolutely any time. Owner Paul Fanizzi has mastered the art of the eclectic menu, offering everything from Cape seafood classics to fresh salads to elegant, international entrees to burgers and great comfort foods. Make it a moonlit date or stop in for lunch - we'll see you at Fanizzi's!Sunday Brunch 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Regular lunch menu also served from 11:30 to 3:45 Dinner 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Early Birds Special 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm.Function room available
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Across the road from the Surfside Hotel and Suites, it offers a wide range of choices from Cape Cod specials such as lobster rolls and clam chowder. Book in advance during the busier months.

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Quebec City, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We had lunch twice and dinner once during our stay in Provincetown. The food was good and reasonably priced. The fish we had was fresh as were the salads. The staff was patient and friendly. The best part of our three visits was to be sitting at a table window during a lunchtime storm. The waves literally crashed around us... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We go back every year and are never disappointed. Everyone orders something different - Italian dishes to fresh seafood and it's always delicious. I had the shrimp parmigiana this time and of course couldn't finish it as the portions are always very generous. Had it for breakfast the next day and it was even tastier then. Beautiful views if you... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We found this great restaurant on our first night of a week-long trip to Provincetown. We ended up going there every night for a meal as it was so good. The location is excellent, with fantastic sea views across the harbour. All the staff were friendly and very helpful - nothing was too much trouble. The menu was varied, and... More

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Denver, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Early Bird Specials....they don't advertise much anymore about them, but Mussels and Linguine, plus soup or salad, bread, coffe or tea, for 15.99 can't be beat. Did I mention how good they were! Other specials available too. And the main dining room is ON THE WATER. At high tide it will be lapping at the window and low tide you... More

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Ogdensburg, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had lunch here recently at the recommendation of the hotel that we were staying at. I had the chicken quesadilla and my fiance had the crab cake BLT. We both enjoyed the food, the service and the atmosphere....especially the atmosphere!! The view was incredible!!! The food was wonderful and the service was quick. I felt that the prices were... More

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have eaten here three times this summer and twice this week. We are longtime visitors to Provincetown. We chose to stay at the Surfside for our summer visits in which the restaurant is about 10 yards away on the bay. The food is delicious. It is priced right and has early bird specials. There is a nice selection of... More

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New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went back for a second time so my partner could have the shrimp appetizer. We shared the chicken wings, which are some of the best I have ever eaten. I had the baked scallops and was pleased. The letdown came at the end. I had previously used an American Express Travelers cheque to pay for my meal. This time,... More

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Wallkill, New York
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My family of 4 was visiting Provincetown as the conclusion of our 3 day visit to Cape Cod, and I wanted to have one of those great dining experiences you remember for years afterword and look forward to going back ana having it all over again. So, I reviewed the possible seafood restaurants with an ocean view and settled on... More

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Centerville, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If your traveling to Provincetown, you must enjoy the food at Fanizzi's. The bar tenders are famous for making great drinks and the kitchen is famous for their cooking. The restaurant is right on the ocean and the view is wonderful. We always make this stop when in P-Town.

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