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The best part of any vacation, in our humble opinion, is being able to eat the foods that make that region great: Mexican food in Arizona, barbecue in Texas, comfort foods in the south, and when on Cape Cod, ANYTHING seafood related! We’re surrounded by water; why would we want to try anything else? Fortunately, unlike those other region’s popular foods, seafood is a healthy treat, and if you’re trying to keep an eye on your waistline, you can still do so while on your unforgettable vacation in Chatham. Here’s some restaurants in the area that offer other healthy choices as well!

Chatham Bars Inn

If you’ve never heard of the Chatham Bars Inn, then chances are someone you know has! Located at 297 Shore Road, this is a Five Star Cuisine offering luxury beachfront and private dining. You will be awed over the breathtaking panoramic views of Chatham Harbor from a high point where the restaurant sits. CBI serves this amazing mouthwatering lobster roll that tastes so rich and delicious you’ll want to have another! This Inn is a landmark in Chatham and the Cape!

The Squire

Situated right in the heart of Main Street in Chatham (487 Main Street), The Squire is a local favorite for dining and entertainment. It’s pub-like atmosphere and casual flair make it cozy and comfortable. It’s open until 1:00am! A guaranteed good time will be had there!

Blue Fins Sushi & Sake Bar

When it comes to fresh Japanese cuisine and an authentic atmosphere, you will not be disappointed with Blue Fins! Located at 513 Main Street, you can stroll and shop all of the quaint and specialty stores and gift shops that line both sides of Main Street, work up an appetite and head over to Blue Fins for a unique lunch or dinner. The seafood doesn’t get any fresher than here on Cape Cod. So indulge!

The Corner Store, 1403 Old Queen Road

Fresh, healthy, and delicious, The Corner Store is mostly a take-out spot, allowing you to enjoy healthy treats in the comfort of your Chatham vacation rental. Famous for their burritos served in a bowl and made with all fresh ingredients, you never knew a dish that is good for you could taste this good!

Organic Market, 1218 Main Street

Offering locally sourced food and juices, Organic Market allows you to stock your NEVR vacation rental with the makings of healthy meals that taste good, or you can just buy their ready-made sandwiches and salads and take them for a picnic on the beach. Fresh food prepared daily will make your palate smile!

Bistro on Main/Chatham Raw Bar, 593 Main Street

You don’t always have to go to a restaurant that serves exclusively healthy or vegan meals, sometimes you can find the right choices at places like Bistro on Main. Let the family explore the fattier options while you stick to the leaner, yet equally delicious meals! The Seafood Papardelle Diablo is chock full of sweet treats from the sea, and the spicy sauce adds a delicious kick to every bite!

The Blue Coral, 483 Main Street

Presentation is as important as taste in this charming eatery located in the downtown area. Offering mostly seafood-based choices, patrons can enjoy a full spectrum of meals that are healthy and delicious. The seared scallop rolls are a local favorite, but you can keep your meal even lighter by choosing a spinach salad and topping it with chicken, shrimp, scallops, or salmon.

The Talkative Pig, 2642 Main Street

Our final Chatham treat is another one where you can choose to behave or choose to be bad. It’s your vacation, and we aren’t going to judge! The good choices found here include a fresh fish of the day meal, tasty salads, and a gluten free pizza—eating healthy doesn’t have to mean you kick pizza to the curb!

Just Down the Street

Our Chatham vacation rentals are located near everything that makes Chatham special, so you’re guaranteed to have the vacation of a lifetime in one of our classic New England cottages! Our fully equipped kitchens make cooking fun, allowing you the option of creating your own healthy dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Reserve yours today and enjoy a healthy and adventurous Cape Cod vacation!

Here on Cape Cod, we are fortunate for two things: fresh ingredients and establishments with history and tradition. When you combine these two things, something magical truly happens, and it means there are a number of wonderful local restaurants ready to serve you up some delicious quick bites to eat! The next time you’re visiting the Cape Cod area, here are a few places you should check out:

Chatham Squire

Standing as a true local landmark for five decades now, Chatham Squire has become legend in the Cape Cod area with its incredibly unique license plate lined walls and delicious seafood and pub style eats. Chatham Squire provides an atmosphere unlike anything else you’ll find in all of Chatham. From its vibrant bar to live entertainment and karaoke, there’s no better place to spend a Friday night! You can also enjoy their delicious menu with some of the freshest seafood available, including shrimp, lobster, swordfish, and more.

Captain Frosty’s

Winner of countless awards and arguably home to the best clams in all of Massachusetts, Captain Frosty’s is happy to welcome in customers to enjoy their delectable fried eats for over 40 years! The key to Captain Frosty’s success is their commitment to only providing you with the freshest ingredients, and you’ll be able to taste the difference that this commitment makes from your first bite until your last. From their award-winning lobster roll to fresh clam strips fished up locally in the Chatham area, you’ll be certain to find something for every taste on Captain Frosty’s menu!

Marion’s Pie Shop

Now surely, we could talk about the fresh seafood we’re fortunate to have all day long, but Cape Cod is much more than fish! Marion’s Pie Shop is a locally owned and operated establishment that has been proudly serving the Chatham area since 1947, and whether you’re looking for something sweet or something savory, they’ll have something for you. To get that kick start you need in the morning, you can visit them for one of their fresh baked blueberry crumb muffins, or for comfort food that’ll stick to you ribs, visit them later for an amazing shepherd’s pie and much more!

Cape Cod is home to a number of local establishments with a wide variety of options, but when it comes to picking the best place to stay on your next Cape Cod vacation, there’s only one option you can trust: New England Vacation Rentals. NEVR is the premier rental property company on all of Cape Cod, and our dedicated team is ready to find you the perfect home or condo to fit your exact needs today!

5 Cheap Places to Eat on Cape Cod

Cape Cod has a reputation for incredible seafood and unique restaurants, many of which you can enjoy for a good price! Check out the following eateries and take your family or friends out for a meal that you can enjoy for less.

The Red Cottage

This cozy and small spot has a killer breakfast menu that locals and tourists praise highly. Treat your taste buds with a Lobster Benedict plate, Cajun bacon, or if you’re looking for lunch, order the Turkey Club on Cranberry Ciabatta bread. The staff is friendly and very accommodating. You will definitely get bang for your buck at The Red Cottage.

Cape Cod Burgers and Fries

Cape Cod Burgers and Fries is not your typical burger joint. They have unique menu items such as the Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger and Deep-Fried Oreos for a great price. At this family owned business, you can even have the owner dish up your burger. You won’t be disappointed with the decadent, delicious meals here!

Sesuit Harbor Café

Lobster rolls on Cape Cod are a must-try while visiting the area. A great place to eat one for less is at Sesuit Harbor Café. This local gem cooks up some of the best seafood on the peninsula. Not only that, but it has a great view. Sesuit sits right along the water, with waterfront picnic tables for you to enjoy your meal!

Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Shack

Another seafood favorite, Arnold’s offers quality seafood at an affordable price! Their famous clams, voted #1 on Cape Cod, can be enjoyed indoor or outdoor in their lovely gardens.  Additionally, you can come straight from the beach to enjoy this gem! Arnold’s will make sure you’re well fed after a long a day at the beach.

Two Brothers Pizza & Mexican

If you’re looking for a combination of your favorite foods—Italian and Mexican—Two Brothers is where you want to be! This pizzeria and Mexican restaurant is a local favorite. They boast traditional pizzas and calzones, as well as nachos and fish tacos for great prices. Order your meal to go or bring your family into the parlor for a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. The #1 Pizza Parlor on Cape Cod won’t let you down!

These are just a few examples of some great cheap eats on Cape Cod. There are many more! Contact us today to find out more about visiting Cape Cod and its great restaurant scene!