Guests are often looking for the “very best of the best” restaurants in Falmouth, so we’ve put together our favorites for you. We are lucky to have so many wonderful restaurants in the surrounding area making it difficult to rank them, thus below is an alphabetical list. To view restaurant menus and images, please visit their websites by following the links below.
The Finest Restaurants in Falmouth
Anejo Mexican Bistro: a short 3 to 4 minutes walk from the Inn heading East down Falmouth Village’s quaint Main Street. Anejo is a popular Mexican Bistro known for great food and their ala carte Margarita menu. If you are lucky enough to be around on May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, Anejo hosts a celebration outdoor on their patio complete with music, $5 burritos and special drink deals. During the nice weather months Anejo has high top outdoor dining. and the front of the restaurant, which faces Main Street. has glass sliding doors that open for all to enjoy the warmer weather.
http://Bluefins Bluefins focuses on locally-sourced seafood, coupled with inspiration from local Cape Cod farm ingredients. Their sushi and tempura dishes celebrate and showcase seafood in classically inspired Japanese methods while honoring traditional New England seafood cuisine. Their full menu includes a number of non-sushi entrees. including Wagyu burgers, chicken dishes and short ribs. We also recommend sitting at their beautiful martini bar.
CSalt Wine Bar & Grille: Another husband and wife team, Jonathan and Jill. own and operate another of our very favorite restaurants. The mouth-watering menu includes lobster alfredo, Hawaiian Poke Bowl, pork chops, steak frites, and many other fabulous dishes. The restaurant is a three minute drive up through Falmouth Village, Cape Cod casual attire recommended, reservations accepted.
https://www.estiacapecod.com/This Greek restaurant, less than a city block from the Inn, is always a favorite of our guests. You can sit on their outdoor patio, or inside in a large contemporary setting. Greek musicians play on Friday and Saturday evenings. Estia features an amazingly diverse menu, including kabob, steaks, chops, seafood, pita wraps, traditional Greek entrees and pizza inspired by Greek flavors and spices. Everyone should find numerous items to satisfy their appetite.
The Glass Onion: A husband and wife team, Josh and Tally, run the restaurant, and it shows in the loving care they put into the food and atmosphere – duck leg confit, lobster risotto. pan seared halibut and filet mignon are featured among the entrees,. The Glass Onion is located within easy walking distance from the inn, and accepts reservations for parties of 6 or more. Cape Cod casual attire is recommended – button shirts (including Polos) and khakis or slacks for the gentlemen, and the same, or dresses for women.
La Cucina Sul Mare: A casual Italian restaurant offering a full range of Italian food, La Cucina serves both lunch and dinner. Less than a 5 minute walk from the Inn heading East down Falmouth Village’s quaint Main Street. Here you’ll experience another husband and wife team who have perfected delicious authentic Italian food. In addition to some of the best Italian pasta around you can enjoy fresh fish dishes and their spectacular famous warm salad. The large bar is a favorite of many local residents.
Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub: Another fun restaurant (just a short walk from the Inn), the Pub is popular for their musical entertainment. Some of the favorite groups include Stage Door Canteen (big band amazing music) and the Shenanigans (music and fun to be had). The Pub is also home to a popular trivia night and other special events such as paint night. Enjoy traditional Irish pub food (beef and Guinness stew, fish and chips), as well as seafood (including lobster sandwiches), steak, burgers, pasta and chicken dishes.
Maison Villatte: Another lunch recommendation, an authentic French bakery, well known for all breads, croissants and delectable treats. At Maison Villatte you will also observe a bustling lunch crowd enjoying a variety of sandwiches, including their delicious baked Monte Cristo sandwich.
http://www.osterialacivetta.com/Osteria La Civetta is a celebration of Italian food focusing on fresh and local ingredients. Every dish is rooted in. or inspired by. the culinary heritage of Emilia, including food incorporating the ingredients and spirit food prepared by the owners’ mothers and grandmothers, as well as the fishermen and farmers of one of Italy’s most prosperous and diverse regions
The Pickle Jar Kitchen: located at the east end of Falmouth Village Main Street and a few short minutes walk for the Inn. This is a family run restaurant by two who have been best friends since college. They serve breakfast and lunch (but since we’ll fill you up on breakfast at the Inn, we recommend The Pickle Jar for lunch). Check out a quick read on Fan Favorite dishes at Pickle Jar and some interesting trivia.
Quarterdeck Restaurant: open for lunch and dinner, and a favorite of the locals. Mostly known for their vast seafood offerings and clam chowder, as well as numerous appetizers, salads, great hamburgers and steaks. At the Quarterdeck you will experience the feeling of being below deck in a sailing vessel. Much of the interior was salvaged from MacDougall’s Boatyard in Falmouth Harbor with wood dating back to the late 1600s. A local artist, Joe Downs, designed the interior and created the stained glass window in the dining room (the glass was salvaged from the windows of a church in Maine that was destroyed by a fire or hurricane).
Simply Divine: has outstanding pizza as well as paninis, Italian dishes such as lasagna, home made soups and generous and tasty salads. You can watch the chefs hand throw the pizza crusts in their open kitchen. Pizzas range from traditional Margherita pizza to interesting blends such as sweet potato and bacon. as well as a very popular fig and prosciutto pizza.
Dining in nearby Woods Hole
If you do not mind a short 3 mile walk or bike ride via the Shining Sea Bikeway, taking a drive or the shuttle to Woods Hole, there are a number of great restaurants in this coastal area of Southern Falmouth – here are are few favorites:
Landfall Restaurant: another local family run restaurant. Originally opened in 1946 by a man who grew up around Falmouth in the summertime, and currently owned and run by his sons. Similar to The Quarterdeck, a lot of interesting wood and material was recycled and used in the building of the Landfall. Much of the wood came from shipwrecks and old buildings. The Landfall has a beautiful stained glass artifact which is a window showing the wharf and a waterfront scene. The window came from a prominent mansion of Penzance Point.
Quicks Hole Tavern: A relative newcomer to Woods Hole, this location was built on the success of the seasonal restaurant Quick Hole Taqueria. The Tavern offers a year-round high quality “farm to table” lunch and dinner. and has quickly become a ‘hot spot’ on the Cape. Located just across the street from the Martha’s Vineyard Steamship Authority terminal, this restaurant offers great food, drinks and views of the ferry’s comings and goings. The restaurant has also become a guest favorite and has received highly favorable press from Cape Cod foodies and beyond. For Fan Favorite dishes click here.
https://www.waterstreetkitchen.com/ Seasonal ingredients inspire a menu that is fresh, made from scratch and with global inspirations. The freshest ingredients are used to support our local food chain. Bluefish pate, mussel soup, grilled sirloin, sea scallops, spring vegetable risotto and duck breast are among the menu items. Dishes are created to be both interesting and comforting.
The Restaurants in Falmouth & Cape Cod are a Foodie’s Delight
By this time you should have realized that restaurants in Falmouth are a great place for all foodies. This list only provides an overview of favorite restaurants based on feedback from our guests; however, there are numerous other restaurants in Falmouth Village, Woods Hole, North Falmouth and East Falmouth for you to explore.