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Old Colony Tap

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323 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2202
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Palm Beach, Florida
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How I remember all the great times at this local watering hole and it hasn't changed, except for the floors sagging! What a place to experience local color at its finest. Lenny don't ever change the place, it's great to go back after so many years and it's still the same, Love It

Thank Kenneth C
Fall River, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good drinks, very nice local people. Great location in the middle of town. We didn't feel like tourists here.

Thank LMS1224
New York
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I love this old dump. Unpretentious drinking, loud rock-n-roll, Golden Tee, a frightening men's room, sharp bartenders and fun times. Local fishermen and workers come here to unwind and the vibe is friendly. Don't be a hipster doofus and come in and order a Roasted Cherry Bourbon Smash. Have a beer, a Jamesons or a normal drink, kick back and... More 

Thank peepff
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Old Colony Tap is an old fashion tavern. Alcoholic beverages, good juke box & warm, quaint atmosphere. This is not a place for kids, frequented mostly by working-class locals. Few tourists venture in. Watch the characters & tourists pass by while sitting at one of the plank tables on the canted floor enjoying a draft. As others in your... More 

Thank 277mjw
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

If you are intimidated looking in the windows, good! Now get over that, go on in, and learn that you had nothing to worry about.

Thank Beth L
Lancaster, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

the old colony tap gives the appearance of having been around since this was a colony..the décor appears to be old shipwreck bottles of bud are 4.50, and there is a jukebox which always seems to have a selection of songs playing constantly....alice and her girlfriends used to come here on the weekend when she lived in boston (a long... More 

Thank sloppyjoepal
Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Great place to hang for a couple of brews. A no nonsense type of bar with a lot of history. You will have to visit and ask the bartender about the history. Walls are made from wooden ships....just wicked cool. If your a stuck up snob who thinks your entitled, then this is not the place for you. REAL people... More 

Thank jharley5505
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

This place would be "Cheers" if Norm and Cliff were Blackbeard and Jack Sparrow; a fine, funky amalgam of flotsam and jetsam of both the nautical and human type....Hide your wife and hold your tongue, cause the ride could get bumpy. Special bonus: they have Green Chartreuse, in season.

Thank Edward S
Haverhill, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Only went in to grab a couple drinks. Bartender was very friendly and it was a fun atmosphere. Boyfriend got oysters and he said they were great.

Thank trishy0716
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It's not fancy, not really clean, the floors are uneven, light fixtures are broken, they sell chips and nuts, you'll need a gas mask in the men's room, loud music, basically, it's a dump. Would I go back....Definitely. It has a lot of old school character, definitely a Dive Bar.

Thank Daniel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: 508-487-2361

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