Cape Cod Restaurants Featured on Television

Michael Leighton
Michael Leighton
Published on October 23, 2018

Now that the summer days are over, locals are coming out to enjoy some of the amazing restaurants that are right in our neighborhoods. How amazing are they? Many of the restaurants on Cape Cod have been featured in magazines, and some have even been featured on television. Here is a list of Cape Cod restaurants featured on television.

Jack's Outback, Yarmouth Port MA

Jack’s Outback

Television Show: $40 a Day

Address: 161 Main Street Yarmouth Port MA

Phone: (508) 362-6690

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What Made Them Famous: Rachael Ray chose this destination to spend part of her $40 for the day

Known for their breakfasts and hot dogs, this gem tucked back from Route 6A is a local favorite, so it is no wonder that Rachael Ray chose to spend part of her $40 at this establishment! There is a counter, along with booths and tables to enjoy your meal.

Centerville Pie Company, Centerville MA

Centerville Pie Company

Television Show: Food Paradise

Address: 1671 Falmouth Road, Centerville MA

Phone: (774) 470-1406

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What Made Them Famous: 24 Pies which include chicken pot pie

The Centerville Pie Company has had a lot of television
recognition, and their feature on Food Paradise was not their first time in the
spotlight. Oprah Winfrey praised the Centerville Pie Company, and they even
named a pie after her so you could taste what she was talking about, the “Oprah’s
Favorite Signature Chicken Pot Pie.”

Ice Cream Smuggler, Dennis MA

Ice Cream Smuggler

Television Show: Best Thing I Ever Ate

Address: 716 Main Street, Dennis MA

Phone: (508) 385-5307

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What Made Them Famous: hot fudge sundae (Ming Tsai)

On an episode of The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Ming Tsai named
the Ice Cream Smuggler as having the best hot fudge sundae he has ever eaten.
Plenty of locals and visitors to Cape Cod would agree that this place is the
best to grab a hot fudge sundae on a summer night!

Captain Parker’s Pub, West Yarmouth MA

Captain Parker’s Pub

Television Show: America’s Best & $40 a Day

Address: 668 Main Street, West Yarmouth MA

Phone: (508) 771-4266

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What Made Them Famous: Best Chowda

Captain Parker’s serves up some American Classics, which
includes their famous chowder. If you can’t stop in to try it for yourself, you
can find their chowder at local grocers and try it in the comfort of your own
home on one of those crisp fall nights.

Spiritus Pizza, Provincetown MA

Spiritus Pizza

Television Show: Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

Address: 190 Commercial Street, Provincetown

Phone: (508) 487-2808

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What Made Them Famous: Anthony Bourdain’s love for the food

While speaking of his love for the town of Provincetown, Anthony Bourdain recalled his memories of eating at this cash only pizza and ice cream shop saying that he still dreamt of getting a slice from this establishment.

The Lobster Pot, Provincetown MA

The Lobster Pot

Television Show: Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

Address: 321 Commercial Street, Provincetown

Phone: (508) 487-0842

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What Made Them Famous: Anthony Bourdain’s love for the food

It is no secret that Anthony Bourdain had a soft spot in his
heart for the Lobster Pot, located in the heart of Commercial Street. When
visiting during a taping of the show, he was given their Portuguese Soup which
brought him right back to his days working in that very kitchen years ago.

Old Colony Tap, Provincetown MA

Old Colony Tap

Television Show: Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

Address: 323 Commercial Street, Provincetown

Phone: (508) 487-2361

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What Made Them Famous: Oysters and Fisherman fair

Regarded as having the “finest oysters known to man,”
Anthony Bourdain commented that the Old Colony Tap on Commercial Street in
Provincetown was where you could find the fishermen eating.

Atlantic House Bar, Provincetown MA

Atlantic House Bar

Television Show: Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown

Address: 4-6 Masonic Place, Provincetown

Phone: (508) 487-3169

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What Made Them Famous: Their history and famous guests

Known to locals as the “A House” Bourdain claimed it was the
oldest gay bar in America. For over 75 years, this bar right off of Commercial
Street has been operated by the same family. Tennessee Williams, Ella
Fitzgerald and Nina Simon are some of the famous faces that have visited this
bar.

Marshland, Sandwich MA

Marshland

Television Show: Best Thing I Ever Ate

Address: 109 Route 6A, Sandwich

Phone: (508) 888-9824

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What Made Them Famous: Stuffed Quahog (Duff Goldman)

For over 50 years, The Marshland has been a fixture on Route 6A in the town of Sandwich making it an easy choice as one of the Cape Cod restaurants featured on television because of its history and popularity. It has been so popular in fact, that they have opened up two additional locations. For the last 17 years, the current owners have provided home cooked comfort food 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Cape Cod Beer, Hyannis MA

Cape Cod Beer

Television Show: Drinking Made Easy

Address: 1336 Phinneys Lane Ste 3, Hyannis

Phone: (508) 790-4200

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What Made Them Famous: Their beer

“A vacation in every pint” is the motto for this local
brewery, and it fits. Not only do they offer a wide variety of beers that you
can find at the brewery and at most bars or liquor stores, but they are heavily
involved in the local community. There are farmer’s markets, Halloween parties,
roundtable meetings and so many more events going on all the time.

PJ’s Family Restaurant, Wellfleet MA

PJ’s Family Restaurant

Television Show: Best Thing I Ever Ate

Address: Route 6, Wellfleet

Phone: (508) 349-2126

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What Made Them Famous: The lobster roll

Known for the perfect ratio of lobster and roll, PJ’s Family Restaurant gained their fame when former Cape Cod resident, Duff Goldman mentioned this Cape Cod restaurants featured on television on the program Best Thing I Ever Ate. Diners on TripAdvisor said that it is not the biggest or cheapest lobster roll on the Cape, but Duff is right when he coined it the best lobster roll.

Collucci Brother’s Diner, Hyannis MA

Collucci Brother’s Diner

Television Show: Throwdown with Bobby Flay

Address: 50 Sea Street, Hyannis MA

Phone: (508) 771-6896

Menu: N/A

What Made Them Famous: Meatloaf Throwdown. Winner: Jack and Rocco Collucci!

Sadly this restaurant has closed since the airing of their episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay, but their victory over this culinary giant is worth mentioning! This is one of the Cape Cod restaurants featured on television that many of us miss.

Cape Cod Restaurants Featured on Television

Cape Cod is full of rich history, beautiful landscape and some of the best restaurants around. If you haven’t already checked them out, try one of the many Cape Cod restaurants featured on television during the off season before they’re too busy in the summer months. 

Cape Cod Restaurants Featured on Television
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