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Lobster Roll Price Index

2015 Lobster Roll Price Index

Of all the Cape Cod eating experiences I enjoy the most, lobster rolls top the list. Sweet and succulent, there’s nothing better on a warm and sunny day. Knowing that they can be a pricey indulgence, we’ve created a Lobster Roll Price Index of Eastham-area options to help you choose ...

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Nightlife in and Around Eastham


If a full day of beach-going and bike-riding has exhilarated rather than exhausted you and you want to extend the day’s activities late into the evening, several restaurants and bars in and around the Eastham area are open late. A friendly vibe, creative menu and excellent food make Local Break ...

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Mac’s on the Pier in Wellfleet

Mac's Seafood Market is a Wellfleet tradition.

It’s all about the location at Mac’s on the Pier in Wellfleet. Situated at the end of Commercial Street and overlooking picturesque Wellfleet Harbor, Mac’s has only a take-out window and outdoor seating, so it’s a great place for families with young kids or anyone else who’s looking for a ...

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The Best Meal of the Summer

A Low-Country Boil with the best flavors of summer: corn, shrimp, clams, sausage, red onions, red potatoes, butter and seasonings.

We had to get through the entire summer–all the way to Labor Day weekend–to enjoy what was, without a doubt, the best meal of the season. But it was so worth the wait. Eastham Vacation Guide’s contributing photographer Beth Maroney and her talented husband, Jim, took over the kitchen while ...

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Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar in Eastham


Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar, located on Route 6 in Eastham, is an Outer Cape institution that’s known as much for its long lines as for the quality of its fried clams, lobster rolls and onion rings. Oh, those onion rings! Arnold’s management claims to sell more than 2,000 pounds ...

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Matching Beers With Summer Foods


For many people, drinking beer is as integral to a Cape Cod vacation as breathing salty air and listening to crickets at night. But what beer goes best with what foods? Knowing how to pair beer with food is easy once you learn a few beer basics. Keep the following ...

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The 10 Best Things to Eat in Eastham

Friendly Fisherman Lobster Roll

An Eastham vacation isn’t just about the beach, riding bikes, flying kites, and enjoying all the wonderful things Mother Nature has to offer. It’s also about the food. If you’re like me, vacation means indulging in stuff that’s forbidden or unavailable the rest of the year, and doing so without ...

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Local Break: Our Late-Night Favorite


Cape Cod’s Eastham has its own version of the comfortable and welcoming Cheers bar popularized on TV in the early 1980s. It’s called Local Break, and everybody there knows your name. But this place is Cheers on steroids, with live music, an attractive interior, a friendly owner, attentive servers, an ...

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Best. Lobster. Roll. Ever.

Happiness is the first lobster roll of the season at The Friendly Fisherman.

My family has conducted extensive research on the subject of Cape Cod lobster rolls, eating our way from clam shacks by the Sagamore Bridge all the way up to restaurants in Provincetown. Lucky for us the best lobster roll on Cape Cod is right in our backyard. The Friendly Fisherman, ...

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A Brew With a View: The Beachcomber


Ask any long-time Outer Cape vacationer and they’ll all tell you the same thing: The Beachcomber in Wellfleet, on Cahoon Hollow Beach is an institution. Open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day since 1978, it’s where we love to go to have a few cold, tall ones, listen to ...

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