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Address: Provincetown, MA
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

The Governor Bradford is one of the hearty P-town institutions that stays...

The Governor Bradford is one of the hearty P-town institutions that stays open all year long.

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Not much else in off-season, but the lobster roll was very good!

We were here on a rainy day in early April 2016. Drove down from Boston for a day trip and hunger overtook us when we got to the end of the cape. For a Saturday, it wasn't... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 23, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Ludlow, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Governor Bradford is a great, in expensive restaurant in mid-town PTown. The menu is huge and will satisfy everyone's taste buds. The food is above ordinary and the service is kind fun with waitresses that enjoy conversation. If you're looking for a restaurant that is kind to your wallet and offers reasonably good food, this is your place. It's... More 

Thank RalphP2
Boston, MA
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We used to come here a number of years ago for cocktails and to play chess and backgammon. We headed here tonight for a pre dinner drink nut unfortunately the place smelled so badly we decided to leave right away. It was completely empty at 6 too which made you think, and seemed kind of dirty and dingy. Oh well.... More 

Thank CaribLover16
Chester, New York
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Excellent place for a family to dine in the middle of P-Town. The staff was slightly slow as the dinner rush had not started. We ate around 430 and the wait was worth it because they had an early bird special of buy 1 entree get one half off! Didn't know this until our waitress informed us of the special.... More 

Thank Jafo8868
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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459 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We were here on a rainy day in early April 2016. Drove down from Boston for a day trip and hunger overtook us when we got to the end of the cape. For a Saturday, it wasn't crowded so parking was easy. We had hoped for lobster roll, disappointed when one of the main places to get them hadn't yet... More 

Thank pitufo00
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30 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at about 10:30 pm, the place was busy, service was slow, and they were out of several draft beers.

Thank Daniel H
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

While I cannot comment on the food at this venue, it's Drag Queen Karaoke gives it a unique edge! We had a lot of fun singing the night away and the hostess is amazing!

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Stow, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

we sat in this bar while waiting for a table at the lobster pot. We sat right in the front window and discovered the best people watching in Provincetown. And let's be honest Provincetown has GREAT people watching. We had so much fun that we decided to delay our dinner so we could have another drink This isn't a fancy... More 

Thank Lori M
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

With surly service and overpriced drinks I ask why is this place still Open. Warm oysters on the half shell. Filthy bathrooms. Why don't the owners have any passion for this place.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stopped in here because there was karaoke happening and wanted to see people make fools of themselves. No issues with security. Quick service at bar but yes drinks are overpriced. Karaoke didn't seemed to be mixed properly with the loudest volume I have ever heard for it and singers much louder than music. One drink and we headed elsewhere.... More 

Thank SalErgrapes
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice menu choices Reasonable specials They need more help & outdoor fans especially considering the flies & humidity too.

Thank Deborah P

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