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Nov 1, 2012 03:07 AM

Sandwich /Cape Cod After Work

Where is the best place to meet a friend after work for a glass of wine? We want to meet near the Bridge so Sandwich I guess. Not Amari please.


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  1. If your not eating, how about the Daniel Webster Inn? Or maybe the Belfry Inn? If you're going to want to nosh on something, even if just a salad or appetizer, try Tomatoes (The restaurant, not the pizza joint).

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    1. re: CapeCodGuy

      Downstairs at the DW Tavern is actually a fairly cozy spot for a drink, especially if the weather is cold. I was pretty underwhelmed with Tomatoes when I tried it recently with my sister. I wish I could like Amari, since it's only about 3 minutes from my house, but it is just dreadful.

      1. re: lisaonthecape

        Agree on the DW Tavern, that's what I had in mind. Surprised at your opinion of Tomatoes, it's always been consistently excellent when we've dined there. I especially love their veal saltimboca, Shrimp scampi, rack of lamb, and fruitti de mare. What did you have, may I ask? Could not agree more on Amari. I also live in the neighborhood and calling it dreadful is being too kind.

        1. re: CapeCodGuy

          Can't remember what I had--I will look at the menu and get back to you.

          BTW(and off-topic): by any chance, do you take Pilates at the YMCA with Mike? One person in the class has made a few comments about restaurants and I wondered if that might be you.

          Edit: I think I had the veal cutlet milanese. It wasn't bad, just a bit underwhelming. I prefer my veal to be cooked in vegetable oil rather than olive oil because I think that olive oil can be too strong a taste with veal's delicate flavor. Also would have preferred a classic vinaigrette instead of balsamic, as I think balsamic vinegar is overused here in the US. I'm pretty picky about my Italian food, having travelled to Italy for 20+ years. Best Italian I've had on the Cape is La Civetta (your rec).

          1. re: lisaonthecape

            Agree wholeheartedly on La Civetta! Few places can stand up to the food one gets in Italy. Also agree with the overuse of balsamic. If you try Tomatoes again, try the saltimboca. Nicest preparation on the Cape IMO.

            Lastly, sorry but no, I'm not a member at the Y.