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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!

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Chatham Squire Chowder with Tabasco

Chatham Squire

Chatham | Lower Cape
Bride and Groom standing in front of beautiful flowers at an outdoor wedding.

Flowers on Chestnut

Nantucket | Nantucket
Spoon and Seed breakfast bowls with fresh fruit

Spoon and Seed

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Sayle’s Seafood

Nantucket | Nantucket

Lookout Tavern

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard

Bluewater Grille

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Cape Cod Museum of Art interior

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Dennis | Mid Cape
Books on display

Yellow Umbrella Books

Chatham | Lower Cape
Vintage Dresses

Vintage in Vogue

Provincetown | Outer Cape


Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Swan River Interior

Swan River Trading Company

Dennis Port | Mid Cape
Wellfleet Oyster T-shirt

Ragg Time Ltd. – Wellfleet

Wellfleet | Outer Cape

4th of July Parade – Chatham

Chatham | Lower Cape
Opening an oyster

The Naked Oyster

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Soares Flower Garden Nursery

East Falmouth | Upper Cape

Vineyard Decorators

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard

The Barn & Co.

Closed | Mid Cape
Dennis Christmas Stroll

Dennis Christmas Stroll

Dennis Village | Mid Cape
Dog by windmill at Drummer Boy Park

Drummer Boy Park

Brewster | Lower Cape
RJ Miller Salon Interior

RJ Miller Salon & Spa

Nantucket | Nantucket
Food at Alberto's

Alberto’s Ristorante

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Girl in dress


Nantucket | Nantucket
Moby Dicks Restaurant

Moby Dick’s Restaurant

Wellfleet | Outer Cape

The E Spa

Brewster | Lower Cape