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5 Masonic Pl, Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-7599
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Half a block makes all the difference

We found this restaurant because they hired a person to stand on the main street to advertise it - and we looked at the menu and found several possibilities (having a shellfish allergy is not an advantage on Cape Cod!). We chose to eat there and enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. There is an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2014
therese l
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Cobleskill, New York
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My group loved every meal! Thanks to the well dressed man on the corner, we decided to take a peek and found a cute outdoor patio with a couple eating. We asked the couple what they thought of the food here and they said it was excellent. Sure enough, it was! It's a shame more people have yet to discover... More 

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New York City, New York
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is tucked in an alley - I guess it's really a side street but in P'Town most side streets are narrower than some alleys in other places! They had a barker (talker) at the corner of Commercial Street pulling people in, which was smart or we wouldn't have gone there (or even known it was there to go to).... More 

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Cobleskill, New York
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202 reviews 202 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We found this restaurant because they hired a person to stand on the main street to advertise it - and we looked at the menu and found several possibilities (having a shellfish allergy is not an advantage on Cape Cod!). We chose to eat there and enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. There is an outside patio but we ate... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a great spot off the main drag of Commercial Street that provides for a bit of quiet. We love the atmosphere of the inside for it's rustic quaintness. The service the 3 times we have eaten there has always been extremely friendly. Of the meals we have eaten, the lobster and the Meditarranean scrod have been outstanding. On... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went here twice during my stay in Provincetown, MA. Had seafood (shrimp, scallops, lobster) cooked two different ways. Both were excellent! The waitstaff was most congenial and helpful. I would highly recommend it. In addition, if you parked in the public parking area, it's on the way!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Went here with a few friends. Was not to busy. Service was good. Good drinks. Food was tasty. I will be back for sure!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you are looking for a small quiet restaurant with delicious food and good service this is the place in Ptown

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

After visiting Cape Cod for years, I had my first poor meal. It was a simple burger, but the bread was like sawdust. The service was good, the burger itself was fine, but.... Very disappointing.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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306 reviews 306 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had eaten here a couple times 3 or 4 years and enjoyed the food. We decided to go back thinking it would be uncrowded on this August night of Carnival Week. We arrived early and sat outside. The food was good but the service was very slow. There is a difference between relaxed and tedious. The time between courses... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Having seen this restaurant very busy on a few nights, I thought the food must be delicious. After reviewing the menu with a friend, we thought this would be a great dining experience. After we were seated, we were served mediocre "garlic bread", which was nether warm nor toasty as one would expect. I asked the waiter to please describe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Masonic Pl, Provincetown, MA 02657
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: (508) 487-7599

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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