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Savor Sandwich

All year round, Sandwich is a premier Cape destination with an array of attractions. With great museums, shops, and businesses and fine recreational facilities and services, Sandwich is a special town.

For that truly unique home décor item or special gift, be sure to stop in to The Spotted Cod at 153 Main Street, offering home furnishings, accessories, and art for your home and garden with a seaside touch. The Spotted Cod Collection of sterling jewelry and the shop’s signature candle and custom pottery pieces are great wedding and hostess gifts. At this wonderful Sandwich shop you will find tradition—with a twist!

Also in beautiful Sandwich village, be sure to visit Splash Stationers, a plentiful stationery shop conveniently located at 126 Route 6A, offering stationery, greeting cards, and gift items for the classic, modern, or trendy shopper. Here you can find stationers including Crane & Co. and William Arthur as well as in-store printing and professional graphic design services. Enjoy off-street parking at the shop, which is open daily.

For great finds at bargain prices, stop in to St. John’s Episcopal Church Thrift & Consignment Shop, an antiques and collectible shop at 2 Jarves Street featuring constantly changing quality linens, furniture, jewelry, iron, pottery, silver, glassware, lamps, mirrors, and more. This is a great resource for interior designers, where it is possible to find an occasional treasure. Donations are always welcome!

Holly Ridge Golf Club is a classic New England par 54 course, nestled among the hollies and pines of Sandwich. Holly Ridge, a Cape Cod Life “Best of the Cape and Islands” winner, offers an award-winning practice range, lessons, club fittings, leagues, a well-stocked pro shop, and a full service restaurant and bar. Great golf begins at Holly Ridge!

Thinking of moving to Sandwich? Give Jane Bodrie, the premier Service Certified Sales Partner at Kinlin Grover’s Sandwich office on 121 Route 6A a call! Jane has been a Top Producing Agent for 10 years offering premier service with sincerity.

Come to Hemisphere and enjoy a waterfront restaurant, a full bar and a spacious function facility located directly on the beach, offering comfortable dining inside and outside. On the beachside patio or the upper deck, this is a perfect location for casual family dining or special events! An outer beach bar is open on the weekends and there is an exciting bar scene and weekly live entertainment. Check for details.

Visit the Second-View Thrift Shop at 451 Route 6A in East Sandwich for very affordable treasures, including jewelry, house-wares, clothes, books and CDs. This Riverview School endeavor provides vocational training for older students and a resource for the community. Also, enjoy Café Riverview coming soon at the same location, where creative food, hospitality and a friendly atmosphere will keep you coming back.

SKINSENSE & Release Therapeutic Massage located at 102 Route 6A are two separate businesses that compliment each other! Get a facial or massage or a combination of the two and when you leave, your world will have shifted. Gift certificates are available!

Eyes on the Cape is a locally owned optical shop that believes in customer service with a personal touch. Owners Martin Murphy and Lisa Sullivan will assist you in finding the perfect frame to fit your prescription and personality. For information, please go to the website: and like Eyes on the Cape on Facebook for current offers.

If you are thinking of making this beautiful town your home, moving up, downsizing or buying a get-away, Jack Conway Realtor’s Sandwich office can help. With a full-service mortgage and relocation division, this is the one-stop shop for all of your real estate needs. Call today and find out why Jack Conway Realtor has stood the test of time— more than 55 years!

The Dunbar Tea Room & Gift Shop, located in Sandwich village in a lovely setting overlooking Shawme Pond, has earned a reputation for exquisite dining experiences. The newly expanded Tea Emporium hosts a vast selection of fine, imported teas. Enjoy a delicious lunch or afternoon tea in the cozy tea room with a fireplace, or enjoy an elegant dining room, which is also perfect for special events. Open daily, 11 a.m.  to  4:30 p.m.

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