When it comes to the restaurant scene in Provincetown, three things stand out – the diverse culinary offering,  the locally sourced ingredients, and some of the best seafood you’ll taste on the East Coast. Even in the off season, the local chefs bring their A-game to your table. Check out our top 5 restaurants in Provincetown open this spring:


                                            #5: Mac’s Seafood RestaurantTop Provincetown Restaurants

A spacious seafood restaurant with a big city feel and a laid-back atmosphere. White subway tiles, antique oars and some of the finest ocean-themed art. While Mac’s Provincetown seafood stew is all about its traditional house recipe, the sushi and raw bar selection has a fresh and modern feel. This spring the restaurant is hosting a dinner series Winter to Spring. Coming on March 23 – Bourbon & BBQ seafood dinner.


Fanizzi-Shrimp-Pesto#4: Fanizzi’s Restaurant By The Sea

Cape Cod seafood classics, fresh salads, elegant international entrees, and juicy American burgers. For years now Fanizzi’s eclectic menu and waterfront views have been attracting Provincetown locals and visitors. Open for lunch and dinner every day  year-round, Fanizzi’s is especially famous for its eat-all-you-can Sunday brunch. Enjoy their extensive selection while brunching on Cape Cod Bay.

#3: Restaurant at the Crown & Anchor restaurants in Provincetown, MA

Fresh local ingredients, rustic flavors and  a carefully chosen wine selection make this restaurant a Provincetown favorite. Partnership with local fishermen and the creative mastermind of the restaurant’s executive chef Michele Ragussis are just two of the secrets behind these top notch dishes. The restaurant’s atmosphere is great for special events and casual dining. Lobster Mac N’ Cheese is not to be missed!


The Mews in Provincetown, MA#2: The Mews

Make sure you make a reservation well in advance, including the off season! The most well-renowned restaurant in Provincetown with over 40 years’ history boasts of its location in the heart of the art district and the stunning views of the harbor and Cape Cod Bay. Pick its almond crusted cod or filet mignon with a Bearnaise sauce for a special occasion dinner. If you’re in the mood for something more laid back, head upstairs to the Mews bistro and try their famous burger.


                                            #1: Napi’sNapis restaurant in Provincetown

Our absolute favorite! Napi’s menu selection is an absolute gift for a savvy diner. A laid-back art-filled atmosphere with no shortage of character and dishes from around the world. Don’t miss their Russian oysters special with sour cream and black caviar as well as the true Portuguese classic – porco em pau pork tenderloin.  The place is truly historic with the old pine walls, exquisite stain glass, and  the paintings by the local artists, past and present.

For more information, check out the Winter Restaurant Guide in your room at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. Let us help you with the reservation – give us a call at 508-487-3232, or send an email to info@provincetownhotel.com.