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Jul 20, 2010 08:45 AM

Dinner Eastham to Provincetown

We have are on vacation and have not had a chance to go out and eat without our daughter in the last 20 months. Friday we are getting that chance! We are looking for a place that is nice but not too fancy and a place that would take reservations would be great too but not a must. Fun places are ok too. Thanks!

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  1. We went to Mac's in Wellfleet last week and thought it was outstanding, if pricey. New American seafood I guess is what you'd call it. I had the chowder, which was extraordinary and lobster crepe which was also delicious. It would have been perfect if we hadn't been sitting under a slightly leaky tent in the pouring rain. They do have a limited kids' menu, btw, but congrats on getting out of the house without any.

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    1. re: nbtsocanos

      And just a block from Mac's (I haven't been there yet) is Bookstore and Restaurant (it's more a restaurant than a bookstore) is very good and comfortable. Don't know if they take reservations or not.

      1. re: L2k

        Definitely Mac's Shack! It's a cool, fun spot with great food. I do not find it pricey.

        1. re: ciclista

          Havent been there but heard good things about Macs-not Macs shack on the pier.I was a bit dissapointed with Macs Shack on the pier.Our group tends to enjoy Finely JPs on rte 6 in Wellfleet(tell them you got this from the duck people).Also enjoyed Catch of the Day for the second year in a row(had the swordfish)

          Macs Shack
          91 Commercial St, Wellfleet, MA 02667

    2. I also like Winslow's Tavern in Wellfleet Center. If you are there on Friday nights, there is live jazz upstairs from 8:30-11:00! Food is very well prepared with top quality ingredients.

      Winslow's Tavern
      Main, Wellfleet, MA 02667

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      1. re: Science Chick

        what happened at Macs, Daver? Go to PB Boulangerie for go..the bistro is pricey..

        1. re: phelana

          nothing horrible-we ate outside right on the pier which was nice for us(wife and 2 kids).We werent crazy about the Kale Soup and Clam Chowder-We miss Kadees Kale soup and have enjoyed chowder from other places more.My wife had a lobster roll-good but we like Friendly Fisherman more-I had fried shrimp(and the kale soup)_we found everything ok but compared to other places we like.We then had a sailboat ride to great island-very nice.

      2. As you have been dining with a child you might find Ptown restaurants are more adult oriented than Wellfleet. A board favorite is Front Street - you must call for reservations. As you will need parking, you might also consider Napi's- it has a parking lot. You'll need reservations there too.

        Front Street Restaurant
        230 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

        Napi's Restaurant
        7 Freeman St, Provincetown, MA 02657

        1. I also recommend Napi's in P-town, and even more, Blackfish in Truro. Blackfish is high-end for the Cape, but only slightly more expensive than a place like Macs, with much better results. Dress is casual (true for nearly all Cape restaurants) and reservations are accepted.

          Napi's Restaurant
          7 Freeman St, Provincetown, MA 02657

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          1. re: jimp

            Hoping someone will review Jimmy's Hideaway this season..

            1. re: phelana

              I reviewed Jimmy's HIdeaway recently. I was there Memorial Day weekend. It was top notch.

          2. Thanks everyone! I think we are going to head out tonight, not Friday. Little change of plans. I will be sure to report back. Thank again!