Best of Boston

BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

2016 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

The Naked Oyster

Hyannis

Most Cape restaurants fall into one of two categories: beachy seafood shacks staffed by teenagers, or precious tourist traps with huge markups. The Naked Oyster is neither—just a sleek raw bar and restaurant featuring oysters fresh from chef Florence Lowell’s… read more»

2015 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

C Salt Wine Bar & Grille

Falmouth

In the land of beach bars and clam shacks, C Salt is a breath of fresh (salt) air. This tiny house looks more like a ski chalet than an oyster bar, but the locals who pack the dining room don’t… read more»

2014 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

Vers

Chatham

This Chatham spot, which operates out of two spaces in the Orpheum Theater, is a chameleon of sorts: In the morning, the downstairs restaurant and patisserie turns out sausage-flecked " hangover muffins" and fresh-baked croissants; during the day, the upstairs… read more»

2013 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

Fin

Dennis

The food at Fin is subtle at first, but soon shows its adventurous side. Take the chowder. It’s a go-to order at any restaurant on the Cape, but Fin uses oysters instead of clams and adds a drizzle of white-truffle… read more»

2012 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

PB Boulangerie

South Wellfleet

At this convivial South Wellfleet gem, chef Philippe Rispoli—a native of France—turns out superb French dishes (the spit-roasted chicken is not to be missed). Add in the top-notch cocktails, fresh-baked bread basket, and impressive selection of artisanal cheeses, and you’ll… read more»

2007 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

Abbicci

Yarmouth Port

At first, we were hopelessly distracted by the eye candy, as Abbicci’s exotic-looking French and Peruvian servers floated by sensuously to a soft instrumental soundtrack. Once the food arrived, though, our gazes were fully focused on the Mediterranean-inspired plates before… read more»

2004 BEST Restaurant, General Excellence, Cape Cod

Chester

Provincetown

In a town where buff young men in designer newsboy caps spend the better portions of their sun-filled days debating the question of where to eat dinner, said dinner had better be worth the discussion. At Chester, it is. Even… read more»