Lower Cape: ‘Best of’ 2018

Dining, Food & Lodging

BAKERY

Gold | Eat Cake 4 Breakfast Bakery, Brewster

Silver | Cottage Street Bakery, Orleans

BED & BREAKFAST/INN

Gold | Nauset House Inn, East Orleans

Silver | Candleberry Inn, Brewster

BREAKFAST

Gold | Hole In One Breakfast & Lunch, Orleans

Silver | Hangar B Eatery, Chatham

BRUNCH

Gold | Brax Landing Restaurant, Harwich Port

Silver | Hole in One Restaurant, Orleans

BURGER

Gold | Mom & Pop's Burgers, Chatham

Silver | The Knack, Orleans

CHOWDER

Gold | JT's Seafood Restaurant, Brewster

Silver | Chatham Squire, Chatham

COCKTAILS

Gold | Mahoney's Atlantic Bar & Grill, Orleans

Silver | Chatham Bars Inn Resort & Spa, Chatham

COFFEE

Gold | Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters, Brewster

Silver | Hot Chocolate Sparrow, Orleans

ETHNIC RESTAURANT

Gold | Guapo's Tortilla Shack, Orleans

Silver | Bluefins Sushi & Sake Bar, Chatham

FAMILY DINING

Gold | Lobster Claw Restaurant, Orleans

Silver | The Chatham Squire, Chatham

FAMILY LODGING

Gold | The Cove Motel, Orleans

Silver | Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, Brewster

FARM STAND/FARMERS MARKET

Gold | Orleans Farmers' Market, Orleans

Silver | Nauset Farms, Orleans

FINE DINING

Gold | Captain Linnell House, Orleans

Silver | Brewster Fish House, Brewster

FRIED CLAMS

Gold | JT's Seafood Restaurant, Brewster

Silver | Sir Cricket's Fish & Chips, Orleans

ICE CREAM

Gold | Sundae School Ice Cream, Harwich Port

Silver | Schoolhouse Ice Cream, Harwich Port

LOBSTER ROLL

Gold | Lobster Claw Restaurant, Orleans

Silver | Brax Landing Restaurant, Harwich Port

LUNCH

Gold | The Beacon Room, Orleans

Silver | Land Ho!, Orleans

OUTDOOR RESTAURANT

Gold | Brax Landing Restaurant, Harwich Port

Silver | Jailhouse Tavern, Orleans

PIZZA

Gold | Stone L'Oven Pizza Co., Brewster

Silver | George's Pizza House, Harwich Port

RAW BAR

Gold | Chatham Raw Bar, Chatham

Silver | The Port Restaurant, Harwich Port

RESORT/HOTEL

Gold | Chatham Bars Inn Resort & Spa, Chatham

Silver | Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Harwich

RESTAURANT REACHABLE BY BOAT

Gold | Brax Landing Restaurant, Harwich Port

Silver | Orleans Waterfront Inn, Orleans

RESTAURANT WINE SELECTION

Gold | Buca’s Tuscan Roadhouse, Harwich

Silver | Barley Neck Inn, Orleans

ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

Gold | Captain Linnell House, Orleans

Silver | Abba, Orleans

SANDWICHES

Gold | Corner Store, Chatham

Silver | Nauset Farms , Orleans

SEAFOOD MARKET

Gold | Chatham Fish & Lobster, Chatham

Silver | Nauset Fish & Lobster Pool, Orleans

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Gold | Brewster Fish House, Brewster

Silver | Cape Sea Grille, Harwich Port

SUSHI

Gold | Bluefins Sushi & Sake Bar, Chatham

Silver | 10 Yen, Harwich Port

WATERVIEW RESTAURANT

Gold | Twenty-eight Atlantic at Wequassett, Harwich

Silver | Stars at Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

Shopping

ANTIQUES

Gold | Kahn Fine Antiques, Chatham

Silver | Monomoy Salvage, Chatham

BIKE STORE

Gold | Orleans Cycle, Orleans

Silver | Brewster Bike, Brewster

BOOKSTORE

Gold | The Brewster Book Store, Brewster

Silver | Yellow Umbrella Books, Chatham

CANDY SHOP

Gold | Chatham Candy Manor, Chatham

Silver | Hot Chocolate Sparrow, Orleans

CHILDREN's SHOP

Gold | Kid & Kaboodle, Orleans

Silver | Chatham Children's Shop, Chatham

FINE ARTS GALLERY

Gold | Gallery 31 Fine Art, Orleans

Silver | Gallery at Tree's Place, Orleans

FLOWER SHOP

Gold | New England Gardens, South Harwich

Silver | White Flowers, Harwich Port

GARDEN CENTER

Gold | Agway of Cape Cod, Orleans

Silver | Snow's Home and Garden, Orleans

GIFT SHOP

Gold | Potted Geranium, West Harwich

Silver | Ducks in the Window, Chatham

JEWELRY

Gold | Forest Beach Designer - Goldsmiths, Chatham

Silver | The East Wind Silver Co., Chatham

LIQUOR/WINE STORE

Gold | Cranberry Liquors, Harwich Port

Silver | Main Street Wine & Gourmet, Orleans

LOCAL CRAFTS/ART

Gold | Yankee Ingenuity, Chatham

Silver | Adorn, Orleans

MEN'S CLOTHING

Gold | Watson's Men's Store, Orleans

Silver | Puritan Cape Cod, Chatham

PET STORE

Gold | Agway of Cape Cod, Orleans

Silver | Barkers of Orleans, Orleans

SHOP for HOME

Gold | Snow's Home and Garden, Orleans

Silver | The Chatham Home, Chatham

TOY SHOP

Gold | Red Balloon Toy Shop, Orleans

Silver | Ducks in the Window, Chatham

WEDDING SHOP & SERVICES

Gold | Hair Affinity, Chatham

Silver | Vintage in Vogue, Orleans

WOMEN'S CLOTHING

Gold | Sundance Clothing, Chatham

Silver | Ragg Time, Orleans

Things To Do

BEACH

Gold | Nauset Beach, Orleans

Silver | Harding's Beach, Chatham

BEST OFF-SEASON EVENT

Gold | First Night Chatham, Chatham

Silver | Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival , Harwich

BEST SUMMER EVENT

Gold | 4th of July Parade, Chatham

Silver | Harwich Music in the Port Strolls, Harwich Port

DAY SPA

Gold | Newbury Street South Salon & Spa, Harwich

Silver | The E Spa, Brewster

FAMILY ACTIVITY

Gold | Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

Silver | Alley Bowling & BBQ, Orleans

GOLF COURSE

Gold | The Captains Golf Course, Brewster

Silver | Cranberry Valley Golf Course, Harwich

GYM/WELLNESS CENTER

Gold | Fitness Revolution, Orleans

Silver | Bodystrong Fitness, Chatham

HAIR SALON

Gold | Hair Affinity, Chatham

Silver | Heather's Hairport Salon & Spa, Harwich Port

KIDS ACTIVITY

Gold | Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

Silver | Meryl's Music and Arts Centers, Harwich

LAND & SEA EXCURSIONS

Gold | Blue Claw Boat Tours, Orleans

Silver | Monomoy Island Excursions, Harwich Port

MUSEUM

Gold | Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

Silver | Atwood House Museum, Chatham

NIGHTLIFE/MUSIC

Gold | The Chatham Squire, Chatham

Silver | Barley Neck Inn, Orleans

PARK or NATURE AREA

Gold | Nickerson State Park, Brewster

Silver | Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

PICNIC SPOT

Gold | Nickerson State Park, Brewster

Silver | Drummer Boy Park, Brewster

RAINY DAY ACTIVITY

Gold | Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

Silver | Alley Bowling & BBQ, Orleans

SUNSET VIEW

Gold | Rock Harbor, Orleans

Silver | Skaket Beach, Orleans

THEATER/PLAYHOUSE

Gold | Chatham Orpheum Theater, Chatham

Silver | Cape Rep Theatre, Brewster

WALKING or BIKING PATH

Gold | Cape Cod Rail Trail, Brewster, Harwich, Orleans

Silver | Nickerson State Park, Brewster

WEDDING VENUE

Gold | Chatham Bars Inn Resort & Spa, Chatham

Silver | The Crosby Mansion, Brewster