Nights can get chilly on Cape Cod, sometimes even in the middle of summer, and nothing warms the body better after a long day of activities than a soothing libation served at your favorite watering hole. Now, we understand that you’re only visiting, so you probably don’t have a favorite watering hole yet, but we promise, that before you leave the Cape, you will find that place that makes you feel comfortable, welcome, and yes, warm. Here’s some of our favorite Cape Cod bars; it’s up to you whether you try one of one of these bars on Cape Cod MA and stick with it, or decide to visit a different one each night of your stay!
Chatham Squire, 487 Main Street, Chatham
Serving beer, wine, and a menu heavy on seafood, Chatham Squire is a wood-paneled bar with all the comforts of an English pub in a Cape Cod Bars. Lightening up the darkest nights while warming up the coldest evenings, this casual bar is a local favorite; will it be yours?
Ember Firebar, 600 Route 28 Harwich Port
If you’re looking for a lively outdoor bar with a fire pit and live music most nights of the week, , you’ve found it at Ember Firebar. Right in Harwich Port this hotspot is the place to be on a Cape Cod summer night!
One of the Best Bars in Cape Cod: Black Cat Tavern, 165 Ocean Street Hyannis
When you’ve never lived near water before, what’s the first thing on your list of wants for your Cape Cod vacation? A water view, of course! Even though cats don’t like water, the Black Cat Tavern is famous for its raw bar, live music, and unparalleled views! Oh, and the drinks are awesome, too!
Harvest Gallery Wine Bar, 776 Main Street, Dennis
This is where the artsy types drink and hang out. Featuring great wine, live entertainment, the occasional art show, and a whole lot of really good food, a trip to Dennis on Cape Cod would be nothing without a visit to the Harvest Gallery Wine Bar!