Explore the Best of

Cape Cod

& the Islands

Cape Cod Life's Annual Readers' Choice Awards

Cape Cod Life's annual Best of awards are the original longest-running readers' choice awards in the region. The categories are awarded based on thousands of votes by those who love and know the Cape & Islands best. So if you're looking for somewhere to grab a bite, do some shopping, or a new place to explore, let this be your guide!



mens clothing

Island Outfitters

Osterville | Mid Cape

Surf Side Cottages

South Wellfleet | Outer Cape

Head Over Heels Bridal Boutique

Mashpee | Upper Cape

Mink Meadows Golf Club

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard
40th Pole Beach

40th Pole Beach

Nantucket | Nantucket
Outdoor seating and candles at faraway nantucket

Faraway Nantucket

Nantucket | Nantucket
Maki Roll at Saki Ptown


Provincetown | Outer Cape

241 Fitness

Falmouth | Upper Cape

Mocha Mott’s-Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard

Mahoney’s Garden Center

East Falmouth | Upper Cape

Espresso Love

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
wine, cheese and bread on a tray at the beach

Main Street Wine & Gourmet

Orleans | Lower Cape
Staff Picks

Books by the Sea

Centerville | Mid Cape

Straight Wharf Restaurant

Nantucket | Nantucket
Ben and Bills Chocolate Emporium

Ben & Bill Chocolate Emporium – Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard

Scargo Cafe

Dennis | Mid Cape

The Newes from America Pub

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard

Copper Wok

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard
View of Conservation Lands at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation

Linda Loring Nature Foundation

Nantucket | Nantucket

Nauset House Inn

East Orleans | Lower Cape

Chatham Candy Manor

Chatham | Lower Cape

Pizza Barbone

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Res Ipsa men's clothing

Res Ipsa

Nantucket | Nantucket