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Optimist Cafe

134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
508-362-1024
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was our first visit to Yarmouth Port and we were happy we found The Optimist Café. The menu has a great variety. We had a yummy carrot-ginger soup along with quesadillas and fish tacos. It is a relaxing atmosphere and the owners were right there along with their staff. They told us they have owned the restaurant for about... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Have gone here for several years, new owners now. Still super service in cozy setting, food is good, although menu has changed a bit. Breakfast is still one of best around. Will return to try new lunch offerings. Hope the tea service is still the same.

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The food and service there is awesome! We go all of the time. Someone in our group needed something gluten free and the owner made it herself. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I ordered the Eggs Benedict and was so disappointed. The english muffin was cold and tough …it was even difficult to cut. The eggs were done okay but the sauce was cold and tasted like it was a packaged sauce. Tea is boring packaged tea … nothing like the prior owners served. There are better local restaurants nearby that serve... More

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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a destination restaurant along charming 6A. Breakfast is served all day and it is outstanding; from homemade buttermilk pancakes, cornbread, benedicts and great frittatas to a lovely luncheon menu from mac n cheese to burgers, creative sandwiches and salads. We love to sit on the porch, nice and private. I hear that during the summer they will have... More

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Love their chicken curry sandwich but, very skimpy on the food here. And also they offer wine but, also seem to scramble for it every time we've tried to order it. All in all food is skimpy, I want what I pay for.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The Optimist Cafe is a great family restaurant. We stopped for breakfast after mass and were very pleasantly surprised. We loved the decor and the welcome we received from the staff. The food is "to die for;" and the service is great. We each ordered something different for breakfast - the omelets were perfectly cooked and the pancakes, french toast... More

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Boston, MA.
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9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We just happened upon this place today! My mom and I loved it! BIG selection of dish choices, breakfast served all day, tea time, smile with a service, clean, food is excellent. We got the fish tacos, chicken quesadilla, and a side of bacon- all awesome and the bacon isn't fatty or overdone! Its nice and bright in there with... More

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Monrovia, CA
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30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We arrived at this cute little Victorian building on a rainy Sunday on our way through Cape Cod and decided to give it a try. We got there right about noon and had to wait 15 minutes for a table. The interior is very vintage and is decorated with lots of charm. We went for lunch, but when we placed... More

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East Coast
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Perfect for luncheon or tea. Even for men! This establishment gets it right with the hominess of Irish flair and artistic flair in the decor. So many restaurants of this nature are stuffy and old fashioned but not this...love the juxtaposition of updated decor w/ old school tea. The soups and sandwiches are tasty and I think you will enjoy... More

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