Scott House Ptown's Guide To Provincetown

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Scott House Ptown's Guide To Provincetown

Food scene

There are no shortage of amazing restaurants and snack shops in Provincetown. Here are a few favorites.
Great water views from the dining room and patio; amazing service and a terrific selection of seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and more. And the front bar area becomes a lively piano bar in the evenings. Best to make a reservation in season.
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Tin Pan Alley
269 Commercial St
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Great water views from the dining room and patio; amazing service and a terrific selection of seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and more. And the front bar area becomes a lively piano bar in the evenings. Best to make a reservation in season.
You won't find a better view of Provincetown Harbor or better service or more delicious comfort food than here at Fanizzi's. With a wide selection of seafood, salads, burgers, chicken and more, there's something for everyone at this waterfront restaurant - a local favorite. Save room for desert!
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Fanizzi’s Restaurant - Provincetown, MA
539 Commercial St
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You won't find a better view of Provincetown Harbor or better service or more delicious comfort food than here at Fanizzi's. With a wide selection of seafood, salads, burgers, chicken and more, there's something for everyone at this waterfront restaurant - a local favorite. Save room for desert!
You will find a vast collection of rich deserts, amazing ice cream and other treats at The Nut House on Commercial Street. From fresh backed cookies and brownies to more elaborate treats like chocolate covered whoopie pies this place is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth.
The Nut House - Ice Cream - Bakery - Coffee
237 Commercial St
You will find a vast collection of rich deserts, amazing ice cream and other treats at The Nut House on Commercial Street. From fresh backed cookies and brownies to more elaborate treats like chocolate covered whoopie pies this place is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Sometimes you just want a solid pizza and a cold beer. When that's you, stop in to George's Pizza on Commercial Street. The service is fast and friendly, the is pizza delicious and the drinks are ice cold. You can take in the view of Provincetown Harbor from their outdoor deck, hang inside and meet some locals or get take out and bring your pizza back to eat in one of Scott House Ptown's outdoor areas.
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George's Pizza
275 Commercial St
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Sometimes you just want a solid pizza and a cold beer. When that's you, stop in to George's Pizza on Commercial Street. The service is fast and friendly, the is pizza delicious and the drinks are ice cold. You can take in the view of Provincetown Harbor from their outdoor deck, hang inside and meet some locals or get take out and bring your pizza back to eat in one of Scott House Ptown's outdoor areas.
A local late-night tradition. Open most of the day serving pizza, coffee and ice cream, but the place really starts hopping around midnight as club goers search out one more snack or opportunity to flirt.
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Spiritus Pizza
190 Commercial St
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A local late-night tradition. Open most of the day serving pizza, coffee and ice cream, but the place really starts hopping around midnight as club goers search out one more snack or opportunity to flirt.
For a more fancy night out/special occasion meal, you can't go wrong with Front Street. This intimate restaurant serves up a variety of Italian-inspired meals.
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Front Street Restaurant
230 Commercial St
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For a more fancy night out/special occasion meal, you can't go wrong with Front Street. This intimate restaurant serves up a variety of Italian-inspired meals.
A delightful Italian restaurant steps away from Scott House Ptown with indoor and outdoor seating and a lively bar scene upstairs.
Mistralino Ristorante
133 Bradford St
A delightful Italian restaurant steps away from Scott House Ptown with indoor and outdoor seating and a lively bar scene upstairs.
Terrific selection of coffee beverages and pastries and the friendliest patio in Provincetown. A great place to start your day.
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Joe Coffee & Cafe
170 Commercial St
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Terrific selection of coffee beverages and pastries and the friendliest patio in Provincetown. A great place to start your day.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most days, Cafe Heaven offers a wide selection of burgers, pastas and other dishes.
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Cafe Heaven
199 Commercial St
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Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most days, Cafe Heaven offers a wide selection of burgers, pastas and other dishes.

Art & Artists

As one of the United State's oldest artists colonies, there are no shortage of ways to experience and/or purchase art here. These are some favorites.
PAAM is Provincetown's own little jewel of a museum. It offers a wide variety of local art and works from artist with connections to the outer Cape. Check the schedule as shows and works rotate in and out from their large permanent collection, juried exhibits and shows with newer artists' work. A great way to spend a rainy afternoon.
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Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial St
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PAAM is Provincetown's own little jewel of a museum. It offers a wide variety of local art and works from artist with connections to the outer Cape. Check the schedule as shows and works rotate in and out from their large permanent collection, juried exhibits and shows with newer artists' work. A great way to spend a rainy afternoon.
Frederick Studio Provincetown features original works, prints, cards and more from local artist James Frederick. You'll find smaller original works and prints to remember your Provincetown trip by, as well as larger original works for the serious collector. Frederick Studio Provincetown is one of several galleries, shops and restaurants in the Whalers Wharf complex on Commercial Street. https://scotthouseptown.com/?p=483
Frederick Studio Provincetown
237 Commercial St
Frederick Studio Provincetown features original works, prints, cards and more from local artist James Frederick. You'll find smaller original works and prints to remember your Provincetown trip by, as well as larger original works for the serious collector. Frederick Studio Provincetown is one of several galleries, shops and restaurants in the Whalers Wharf complex on Commercial Street. https://scotthouseptown.com/?p=483
Local artist Curtis Spear shows his own work as well as work from other artists around the country. This cozy gallery is just two doors down from Scott House and worth a visit.
CUSP Gallery
115 Bradford St
Local artist Curtis Spear shows his own work as well as work from other artists around the country. This cozy gallery is just two doors down from Scott House and worth a visit.
Cortile Gallery offers a variety of art from local and non-local artists.
Cortile Gallery
230 Commercial St
Cortile Gallery offers a variety of art from local and non-local artists.

Sightseeing

Take in some of Provincetown's history and amazing landscapes with some of these options.
The views from this tower, modeled after one in Italy and located atop the highest hill in Provincetown, are amazing and worth the climb to the top. At the base of the monument, you'll find a lovely little museum that highlights Provincetown's place in US history and its connection to the sea. Consider ordering tickets in advance to ensure you get in at a time most convenient for you.
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Pilgrim Monument
1 High Pole Hill Rd
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The views from this tower, modeled after one in Italy and located atop the highest hill in Provincetown, are amazing and worth the climb to the top. At the base of the monument, you'll find a lovely little museum that highlights Provincetown's place in US history and its connection to the sea. Consider ordering tickets in advance to ensure you get in at a time most convenient for you.
Learn about the history of Provincetown, the dune shacks and the Cape Cod National Seashore from one of Art's expert drivers as you take in the majesty of this beautiful place. Art's offers both day-time and sunset tours. Art's Dune Tours has been a local favorite since the 1940s. Advance reservations are generally required (ask "How you dune?" when they pick up the phone!).
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Art's Dune Tours
4 Standish St
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Learn about the history of Provincetown, the dune shacks and the Cape Cod National Seashore from one of Art's expert drivers as you take in the majesty of this beautiful place. Art's offers both day-time and sunset tours. Art's Dune Tours has been a local favorite since the 1940s. Advance reservations are generally required (ask "How you dune?" when they pick up the phone!).
A good place to start your Provincetown visit for nature lovers. Learn all about Provincetown's natural beauty, history and evolution over the eons at this facility located in the Cape Cod National Seashore. The views from the observation deck are amazing.
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Province Lands Visitor Center
171 Race Point Rd
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A good place to start your Provincetown visit for nature lovers. Learn all about Provincetown's natural beauty, history and evolution over the eons at this facility located in the Cape Cod National Seashore. The views from the observation deck are amazing.
The Bay Lady II offers a number of harbor cruises throughout the day, including a stunning sunset cruise.
Schooner Bay Lady II
9 MacMillan Pier
The Bay Lady II offers a number of harbor cruises throughout the day, including a stunning sunset cruise.

Getting Around Town

Ptown is very walkable. But if you're not in the mood to hoof it, we have options!
When looking to rent a bike here in Ptown, you won't find a more convenient spot than Provincetown Bike Rentals, just up the street from Scott House. They have a wide variety of traditional bikes, mountain/trail bikes and e-bikes.
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Provincetown Bike Rentals
136 Bradford St
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When looking to rent a bike here in Ptown, you won't find a more convenient spot than Provincetown Bike Rentals, just up the street from Scott House. They have a wide variety of traditional bikes, mountain/trail bikes and e-bikes.
Not so much "getting around" as "getting here." The Bay State Cruise Compay's fast ferry to and from Boston departs and arrives at MacMillan Wharf, a short walk from Scott House Provincetown. It offers a fun 90 minute cruise from the World Trade Center dock in Boston's Seaport district on which you can enjoy the ocean breezes and the company of other excited travelers on their way to our magical little fishing village. Highly recommend the cruise vs. the long drive to Lands End! Advance bookings are recommended during the high season.
Bay State Cruise Company
307 Commercial St
Not so much "getting around" as "getting here." The Bay State Cruise Compay's fast ferry to and from Boston departs and arrives at MacMillan Wharf, a short walk from Scott House Provincetown. It offers a fun 90 minute cruise from the World Trade Center dock in Boston's Seaport district on which you can enjoy the ocean breezes and the company of other excited travelers on their way to our magical little fishing village. Highly recommend the cruise vs. the long drive to Lands End! Advance bookings are recommended during the high season.

The Basics

If you forgot something - sunscreen, contact lens solution, toothpaste, etc. - or are looking to stock up on snacks, picnic supplies or other basics, here are a few options.
All the basics for your beach trip (sunscreen, beach chairs, snacks) and all the last minute things you forgot or find you need while you're here (aspirin, tooth paste, Doritos, etc.). The CVS is located just a block away from Scott House Ptown.
CVS
132 Bradford St
All the basics for your beach trip (sunscreen, beach chairs, snacks) and all the last minute things you forgot or find you need while you're here (aspirin, tooth paste, Doritos, etc.). The CVS is located just a block away from Scott House Ptown.
Provincetown's full-service grocery store. A great place to stop on your way into town for all your snack and soda needs, beach chairs and other beach items and food for those nights you want to stay in and cook for yourself or a group.
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Stop & Shop
474 Station Ave
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Provincetown's full-service grocery store. A great place to stop on your way into town for all your snack and soda needs, beach chairs and other beach items and food for those nights you want to stay in and cook for yourself or a group.
Once of Provincetown's oldest businesses, Adam's Pharmacy is perfect for a quick run-in to get soda, candy and other items on the go. They also have a great selection of gift bags, wrapping paper and cards to help make that celebration even more special.
Adams
250 Commercial St
Once of Provincetown's oldest businesses, Adam's Pharmacy is perfect for a quick run-in to get soda, candy and other items on the go. They also have a great selection of gift bags, wrapping paper and cards to help make that celebration even more special.
Just a quick walk from Scott House Ptown, Big Vin's Liquor has everything you need to add a bit more spirit to you Provincetown visit. Big Vin's carries a variety of local beers, wine and liquors from Truro Vineyards, Provincetown Brewery and more as well as national brands.
Big Vin's Liquor
252 Commercial St
Just a quick walk from Scott House Ptown, Big Vin's Liquor has everything you need to add a bit more spirit to you Provincetown visit. Big Vin's carries a variety of local beers, wine and liquors from Truro Vineyards, Provincetown Brewery and more as well as national brands.
Load up on wine, sodas, snacks and other goodies for a picnic or at-home meal, or grab one of their terrific stay- or to-go meals.
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Far Land Provisions
150 Bradford St
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Load up on wine, sodas, snacks and other goodies for a picnic or at-home meal, or grab one of their terrific stay- or to-go meals.

Shopping Ptown

Looking for a gift or memento of your trip to Provincetown for yourself or a friend? A cute new outfit? Here are a few popular options.
You'll find a little bit of everything at Marine Specialties on Commercial Street. From old army/navy surplus gear to Cape Cod treasures, interesting t shirts and clothing items and more, this is a must-visit as there's something for everyone. https://scotthouseptown.com/?p=458
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Marine Specialties
235 Commercial St
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You'll find a little bit of everything at Marine Specialties on Commercial Street. From old army/navy surplus gear to Cape Cod treasures, interesting t shirts and clothing items and more, this is a must-visit as there's something for everyone. https://scotthouseptown.com/?p=458
A great place to stop for kids of all ages. The store offers a variety of (yes) puzzles, games and toys to take back as gifts or use on one of those nights you'd prefer to stay in with friends.
Puzzle Me This
290 Commercial St
A great place to stop for kids of all ages. The store offers a variety of (yes) puzzles, games and toys to take back as gifts or use on one of those nights you'd prefer to stay in with friends.
Seaplane offers a variety of colorful, stylish shirts made from limited edition and discontinued fabrics. Their business model means fabrics don't go to waste AND everyone won't be wearing your same shirt!
Seaplane Shirts
296 Commercial St
Seaplane offers a variety of colorful, stylish shirts made from limited edition and discontinued fabrics. Their business model means fabrics don't go to waste AND everyone won't be wearing your same shirt!
Another Whalers Wharf favorite, RC's has a wide variety of art, jewelry and home décor items to dress up yourself or your home. Items are available in a wide range of prices to fit any budget.
R C Handcrafted
241 Commercial Street
Another Whalers Wharf favorite, RC's has a wide variety of art, jewelry and home décor items to dress up yourself or your home. Items are available in a wide range of prices to fit any budget.
Womencrafts offers a wide variety of books, cards, T shirts, art and more from women authors and artists.
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Womencrafts
376 Commercial St
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Womencrafts offers a wide variety of books, cards, T shirts, art and more from women authors and artists.
Botanica is regularly voted the best gift store on the Outer Cape... and for good reason. This charming store offers a wide variety of art, scented candles and soaps, books, coasters, lawn ornaments and more, most with a Cape Cod or Provincetown connection.
Botanica
374 Commercial St
Botanica is regularly voted the best gift store on the Outer Cape... and for good reason. This charming store offers a wide variety of art, scented candles and soaps, books, coasters, lawn ornaments and more, most with a Cape Cod or Provincetown connection.
Our local independent bookstore with a great selection of best sellers, local authors and LBGBTQ+ titles.
East End Books
389 Commercial St
Our local independent bookstore with a great selection of best sellers, local authors and LBGBTQ+ titles.

Showtime!

Provincetown is swarming with talented folks. Here are some of the places they put on shows.
The Post Office Café and Cabaret offers a variety of delicious fare at breakfast lunch and dinner with a lovely outdoor patio right on Commercial Street where you can watch the crowds go by. In the evening, the upstairs cabaret offers a wide variety of shows, including drag, music and comedy. Advance tickets to the show are usually required.
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Post Office Cafe & Cabaret
303 Commercial St
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The Post Office Café and Cabaret offers a variety of delicious fare at breakfast lunch and dinner with a lovely outdoor patio right on Commercial Street where you can watch the crowds go by. In the evening, the upstairs cabaret offers a wide variety of shows, including drag, music and comedy. Advance tickets to the show are usually required.
The Crown & Anchor on Commercial Street features several venues for dancing and shows and a piano bar in the main restaurant. Advance tickets to most of the shows are required.
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Crown & Anchor Restaurant
247 Commercial St
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The Crown & Anchor on Commercial Street features several venues for dancing and shows and a piano bar in the main restaurant. Advance tickets to most of the shows are required.
Pilgrim House offers several entertainment and dining venues in the facility, including a large theater space and an intimate piano bar.
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Pilgrim House & Landing Restaurant
336 Commercial St
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Pilgrim House offers several entertainment and dining venues in the facility, including a large theater space and an intimate piano bar.
The show here is the large and colorful crowds that gather for the legendary daily (in season) T Dance on the Boatslip deck and the amazing views of Provincetown Harbor from said deck. Try the classic run punch (but not too many). The Boatslip's Buoy Bar also offers food and drinks upstairs with a more sedate vibe.
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Boatslip Resort & Beach Club
161 Commercial St
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The show here is the large and colorful crowds that gather for the legendary daily (in season) T Dance on the Boatslip deck and the amazing views of Provincetown Harbor from said deck. Try the classic run punch (but not too many). The Boatslip's Buoy Bar also offers food and drinks upstairs with a more sedate vibe.
Top-notch live entrainment most nights with a nice selection of snacks, specialty cocktails and drinks.
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Club Euro
193A Commercial St
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Top-notch live entrainment most nights with a nice selection of snacks, specialty cocktails and drinks.