Cape Cod Dining Options in Chatham, Massachusetts

Restaurants in Chatham


Mac’s Chatham Fish & Lobster

A 3 minute drive from the Chatham Seafarer Inn, Mac’s is shockingly great. In this unassuming location, you will find the highest quality fresh local seafood including Wellfleet oysters. The menu is both classic and creative. We love the ceviche and crudo specials. The restaurant is connected to Chatham Fish & Lobster market.
1291 Main St Route 28
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-1173


Bluefins is located in the heart of Chatham. The restaurant’s fresh sushi – prepared by a real sushi chef – is unbelievable. The spicy tuna hand rolls and the shrimp tempura are not to be missed. The menu also includes traditional seafood, steak and chicken dishes.
513 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 348-1573

Del Mar Bar and Bistro

The traditional Italian bistro gets a Massachusetts makeover at this tres-chic spot. The brick-oven pizza is especially delish, and you won’t want to miss the killer cocktails and live jazz.
907 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-9988

The Impudent Oyster

No waterfront getaway is complete without a trip to this local gem. Lunch is slightly less pricey than dinner, and reservations are a must if you want a table. Don’t mind eating at the bar? Head straight to the back and enjoy the full menu with first come, first served seating.
15 Chatham Bars Avenue
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-3545

The Chatham Squire

Located directly downtown, the Squire is known and loved by all. It is split into two sides: the bar side, which is perfect early in the evening for kids as they can play foosball and video games while their parents enjoy their cocktails, and the restaurant side, which is a little more upscale, but still family oriented, and features a lovely wine list as well as a broad – something for everyone – menu. A great option for a family dinner that serves more than nuggets.
487 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0945


Everything about the new Pates is freshly redefined with a new Chef-Owner & renovations including a great back bar. The menu is inspired by their relationships with local farmers & fishermen.

1260 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-9777


If you’re looking for cozy, this is the spot. This unassuming beach cottage is home to some of the finest seafood this side of the Atlantic. The homey atmosphere alone is worth the trip!
2653 Main Street
South Chatham, MA 02659
(508) 432-4600

 Chatham Bars Inn

Come for the five-star food, but stay for the luxurious atmosphere. Perched inside one of the area’s most upscale hotels, this lovely eatery feels ripped from the pages of “The Great Gatsby.”
297 Shore Road
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0096

Twenty-Eight Atlantic

This is the place to go for a very special meal and a view that will knock your socks off. The restaurant is set on spectacular Pleasant bay; the service is unsurpassed and the food exquisite. Perfect for a special dinner or celebration.
2173 Massachusetts 28
Chatham, MA 02645
(508) 430-3000

Outer Bar and Grille

One of our favorite restaurants for dining outside and watching the sunset, Outer Bar & Grille is set in the perfect spot with ocean views at Wequassett Resort. The food and service are always excellent for lunch and dinner. Perfect for a casual romantic dinner or large family gathering.
2173 MA-28
Chatham, MA 02645
(508) 432-5400

Public Cafe

The family owned Public Cafe is one of the great surprises in Chatham with authentic flavors from their home country of Nepal. The menu features many traditional American breakfast, lunch & dinner items but be sure to try their Specials.

641 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 444-8833

Red Nun

A sweet, low-key option perfect for the family. You can eat in or on the patio and choose from their wonderful daily specials or carefully constructed menu including everything from burgers and nachos to specialty salads. We find them to be excellent on food allergies, very solicitous and accommodating. When kids finish, they often end up on the ball field or in the playground, while parents linger over cocktails. Walkable from town, but lines may be shorter due to location.
746 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 348-0469

Kream‘n’ Kone

A favorite with the kids and adults alike, Kream‘n’ Kone offers the BEST fried clams and onion rings but features a full menu with an option for everyone. The restaurant offers a vintage and summer-time feel.
961 Route 28
West Dennis, MA 02639
(508) 394-0808

Boutique Catering

The Handsome Oyster Company

Specializing in raw bars, clam bakes and customized culinary parties, The Handsome Oyster Company is the best in boutique catering. Their creative and thoughtful presentation of local seafood, charcuterie & produce is unmatched. We love this company.
Chatham, Ma 02633

Chatham Area Quick Bites and Take-Out


The Corner Store

Excellent burritos and paninis. It’s very popular with the locals, fast moving, “line out the door” breakfast and lunch place. The breakfast burritos are our favorite.
1403 Old Queen Anne Road
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 432-1077

Mom & Pop’s Burgers

This is our favorite spot for burgers in Chatham with indoor and outdoor seating, plus take-out. Their beef comes from all Black Angus steers, humanely raised on small, family owned farms, and they always have a nice selection of IPA’s on draft.
1603 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(774) 840-4144

Chatham Pier Fish Market

This is a quick, easy and entertaining option for Fish & Chips, Fried Clams and Lobster Rolls located on the Chatham Fish Pier, where you can watch the seals follow the fishing boats in to unload their catch.
45 Barcliff Ave
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-3474

Nickerson Fish and Lobster (at Fish Pier)

A well-kept secret – Nickerson’s offers fresh fish and lobster, as well as other traditional fish and clam dishes. Families can tour the amazing fish pier and watch the fishing fleet unload their catch in the afternoons.
Shore Road
Chatham Fish Pier
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0145

Carmine’s Pizza

Located in town, Carmine’s has become a local favorite for pizza, sub sandwiches and salads. They also serve slices and they do deliver.
595 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-5300

New England Pizza at Knots Landing

Located just outside town, family owned New England Pizza at Knots Landing serves pizza, salads, sandwiches & more. It’s appropriately upscale yet casual & family friendly.

1077 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-9070

Chatham Cheese Company

Choose from a selection of gourmet cheeses and accoutrements that include wine, cookies, and crackers. Try the cheese sandwiches; they’re perfect for the beach or boat.
902 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-1605

Breakfast in Chatham


Hangar B

It may be an airport restaurant, but it’s light years away from fast food. Helmed by a former chef of the Chatham Bars Inn, this cherished breakfast and lunch spot is all about artisanal. Muffins, jams, and lemon curds are made from scratch, and even the coffee is local and organic. The little ones will love watching the landings and departures of our local air fleet while the rest chow down on their sumptuous breakfasts.
240 George Ryder Road
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 593-3655

Larry’s PX

A local favorite, Larry’s PX is large a traditional diner with plenty of parking. It’s also great for take-out egg sandwich to start your day.

1591 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-3964

Sandi’s Diner

Another local favorite, Sandi’s Diner is located in town and serves traditional breakfast items. Perfect as you’re enjoying a morning walk along Main Street.

639 Main St
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0631


Marion’s Pie Shop

Pie lovers, meet your new obsession. In the summer, the line often trickles all the way out into the driveway as locals and tourists alike vie for the apple turnovers, citrus rolls, and of course, the pies. This charming bakery specializes in both savory and sweet pies, and it’s the perfect place to stop in to stock up for a beachside breakfast picnic.
2022 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 432-9439

Schoolhouse Ice Cream

An endless menu of ice cream choices, on the bike trail, and a mainstay for Chatham. It’s a favorite for kids and adults alike.
749 Route 28
Harwich Port, MA 02646
(508) 432-7355


Chillers serves pure Hawaiian, multi-flavored shaved ice as big as your head. Enjoy your refreshing mountain of cool in their adorable courtyard filled with Adirondack chairs and picnic tables. Kids love this place.
22 Barn Hill Road
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 776-5555

Candy Manor

This old-school candy store has everything sweet you could ever want – we love the fantasy fudge and the salted caramel chocolate balls – but it is hard to say no to the turtles, jelly beans and penny candy too.
484 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0825

The Chatham Jam & Jelly Shop

A family owned business that’s more than a shop, it’s an experience. The Chatham Jam & Jelly Shop uses local ingredients and allows you to watch their process for making jam and jelly and always offers lots of samples for tasting. Great for kids.
16 Seaquanset Rd
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-3052

The Handsome Oyster Company