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BEST Bar, Cape Cod

2016 BEST Bar, Cape Cod

Trevi Cafe and Wine Bar

Mashpee

Yes, it’s nestled within the tourist mecca of Mashpee Commons. No matter: Once you step into Trevi, you might as well be on a European vacation with your secret paramour. There’s an expansive covered terrace overlooking a soothing backlit fountain,… read more»

2015 BEST Bar, Cape Cod

Quahog Republic

Falmouth

You will not leave this boisterous hangout sober. It pours some of the cheapest, strongest cocktails we’ve ever sipped. (At least they’re made with fresh-squeezed juices, so we can feel somewhat virtuous.) At $9, a 16-ounce mai tai slurped through… read more»

2013 BEST Bar, Cape Cod

Nor’ East Beer Garden

Provincetown

The Cape has its share of pubs ready to get you good and sloshed, but if you’d rather savor a drink than slam it back, the Nor’ East Beer Garden, in Provincetown, is an excellent choice. The tiny, shirelike oasis… read more»

2011 BEST Bar, Cape Cod

The Beachcomber

Wellfleet

Whoever said you can’t please all the people all the time clearly hasn’t been to the Beachcomber. Awesome views and beach access? Check. Long list of cocktails and heavy-pouring bartenders? Got ’em. Live music? Yup. As far as we can… read more»