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Best Cape Cod Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit a few of these top airy hot spots for the best outdoor dining in Cape Cod.


 

Chills Bistro Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Chills Bistro, Brewster, MA Chillingsworth Foster Estate
2449 Main St.
Brewster, MA 02631
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This casual side of celebrated Chillingsworth restaurant offers Mediterranean-influenced bistro fare. More...

Earthly Delights Healthy
Quick Bite
15 W. Bay Rd.
Osterville, MA 02655
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Earthly Delights is a beloved neighborhood natural foods café with an organic juice bar and house-made salads and sandwiches. More...

Mac's Shack Seafood
15/20
91 Commercial St.
Wellfleet, MA 02667
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Mac’s Shack offers an outdoor sushi and raw bar and an indoor casual restaurant with a local seafood focus. More...

Pain d'Avignon Bakery
14/20
15 Hinckley Rd.
Hyannis, MA 02601
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This old-world bakery and restaurant offers pressed sandwiches, salads and pizzas by day, French bistro favorites at night, plus pastries and breads. More...

Spanky's Clam Shack Seafood
12/20
138 Ocean St.
Hyannis, MA 02601

Boasting great views of Hyannis Harbor in a casual setting, Spanky's offers fresh and fried seafood as well as burgers and steaks. More...

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