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Bubala's by the Bay

American, Seafood, International
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183-185 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657-2102
+1 508-487-0773
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Value
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Nice lunch

We just stopped in while walking around town. We were glad we did. The Lobster Salad Rolls were very good. It was not crowded when we got there. There service was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Bubala's By The Bay and I always make certain to grab a bite there while in Ptown. I tend to stop there for lunch (I suggest the Eric Burger - it's a personal fav) to enjoy the casual outdoor dining, the fun and friendly servers, as well as the opportunity to do some serious people-watching! LOL And all... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

While Bubula's may not be for fine dining ... they offer consistently good food with a Cape Cod flair. A great place to people watching. Also, one of the few restaurants in Ptown with free available parking for patrons.

1 Thank lucy021482
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Not bad. Not good. Pricey. And the entres we had were a little too salty. Sorry. Doubt we'll be going back.

Thank Ro D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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317 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We just stopped in while walking around town. We were glad we did. The Lobster Salad Rolls were very good. It was not crowded when we got there. There service was very good.

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I wasn't impressed at all by the lobster roll I had for lunch. It was very bland. My friend ate a philly steak and cheese. We both felt nauseated later that night. I definitely wouldn't recommend this place to anyone. The view from the restaurant was nice. It overlooked the water but that is the only good thing I can... More 

Thank 262patriciaa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The chicken kale soup was sooo good. Server was super friendly. Salad could have used more vinegar in the vinaigrette dressing.

Thank AD440
Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Food was ok but only ok. Many better options in Ptown. Service was also only ok. Views are great though.

Thank David B
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We went only because it was one of the few places open on Wednesday and weren't expecting much. To our surprise, the food was great quality, fresh and very nicely prepared. One of the best meals of our whole trip!

Thank Lisa G
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Columbus Day weekend and the weather was extraordinary. The streets were filled with tourists and locals. We were lucky enough to find parking midday and decided on this establishment. There were a number of people dining outside, but we chose inside as we had been walking to lighthouses all day long. The waitress had no smile or conversational skills. The... More 

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East Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Fantastic spot to eat!! We have been here on 2 other occasions for Dinner. We chose to eat inside by the window looking out at the water!! They have a great patio out front to eat on too. The seafood is caught daily and tastes amazing!!!

Thank OLynn78

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 183-185 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-0773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?