The Epicurean: A Journey to Harwich and Chatham
Harwich and Chatham are known for their unique cuisines. These beachfront towns have several restaurants that use all local ingredients and fresh seafood to create their inventive dishes. These are some of the most popular Chatham restaurants and Harwich restaurants you should be sure to eat at in each town.
Viera Cape Cod
Viera Cape Cod is a New American restaurant serving seasonally and locally sourced dishes in West Harwich. This casual neighborhood restaurant’s menu is constantly changing, as they use whatever ingredients they can get straight from the source working with local farmers, butchers and fishermen.
While reservations aren’t required, they are recommended, as the restaurant is one of the most popular in town. In addition to using only local, in-season ingredients, they also make all of their food at the restaurant, including homemade bread and pasta. It’s definitely one of the best Chatham restaurants.
Viera Cape Cod is open Monday – Thursday from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
L’Alouette is a French bistro known for its high-quality dinners in Harwich Port. The restaurant serves all French-inspired dishes, such as their famous Dayboat Scallops and Roasted Cod Fish. They are open every day from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. If you arrive early you can order their $29 Prix Fixe dinner which is available every day from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. If you’re looking for Harwich restaurants to go to, then this restaurant is a must-visit!
Chatham Wine Bar and Restaurant
Chatham Wine Bar and Restaurant is one of Chatham’s best restaurants. The intimate restaurant offers fine-dining in their elegant dining room as well as on their landscaped terrace. Their head chef uses classic and contemporary techniques to create some of the finest dishes using all local and seasonal ingredients.
Their menu changes based on the season and they offer just a few dishes to ensure they are using only the finest quality foods. The menu always includes a seafood dish, meat and a vegetarian option. They are also known for their wine bar which has more than 30 fine wines to choose from.
Chatham Wine Bar and Restaurant is open for dinner Monday – Thursday from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. and on Friday from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. They open for brunch on the weekends from 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
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