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“Great food, great atmosphere, great place!”

Bayside Betsy's Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 142 Restaurants in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Boston, MA
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, great atmosphere, great place!”
Reviewed July 1, 2007

I dined at Betsy's with a group of 7 friends recently. Like some of the other reviewers, we did have to wait to be seated despite having a reservation but to be fair we had arrived ten minutes early (completely out of character for 8 girls!) and we made some great friends in the bar during that time.

It was worth the wait, the food was fantastic. The majority of our party had the tuna special and all agreed it was awesome. Other highlights included the ravioli in red pepper sauce (yum). Honorary mentions go to the bruschetta starter and also the calamari. One member of our party had the shrimp pasta and was slightly worried when she had to decide how many shrimp to order (they are priced individually) but when it arrived she was pleasantly surprised and decided that 4 shrimp really was optimal!! Definitely try the Little Black Dress red wine also.

Besides the food, it was the atmosphere in the restaurant that really made our evening. Betsy stopped by a couple of times and was so friendly and interested in what we thought of the food. Our waiter had an entertaining sense of humor - when asked for water when he was ready he replied "You can't wait until I'm ready honey, I'll get it for you now". Also our new friends from the bar were seated at the next table and kept us entertained including singing Happy Birthday to Betsy. It was great - the whole restaurant joined in the singsong.

Overall, we have a very enjoyable meal and would definitely dine there next time we go to P'town.

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Hyannis
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Place”
Reviewed April 28, 2007

A great "like home" place with an awesome waterfront view. The prices are reasonable, the chowder and lobster bisque are great, and the owner herself is always there and personally checks to make sure everyone is doing well.

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Wellington, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed February 28, 2007

A great place for dinner. Food and wine selections are plentiful and good quality. Betsy is warm and charming and we found the staff to be attentive to our requests. Chowder is superb!

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Rochester, New York
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“We love it!”
Reviewed January 14, 2007

When in Provincetown, we make it a point to go to Bayside Betsy's as often a possible! You can have seafood, chicken, steak... whatever you are in the mood for. Lunch offers salads, wraps, burgers. The bar in the front is a great place to have a cocktail when waiting for your table. Can't wait to go back!

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Kailua, Hawaii
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Awesome Lobster Bisque”
Reviewed July 1, 2006

The Lobster Bisque is killer!! The best I have ever had- overall I really enjoyed this place- friendly efficient staff, fresh delicious food and a great location. Betsy herself even makes the rounds. Check it out- it is a cool place to eat.

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