The Short List – Where to Get the Best Burgers on Cape Cod


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We asked Cape Codders where they believe is the best place to get a burger on the Cape. Thanks to all who voted! Here are the results for the restaurants with the best burgers on the Cape!

200480468-001Five Guys

Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries has become renowned for their delicious and melt in your mouth food. Twenty years after opening, Five Guys has become a nationwide sensation and continues to attract burger lovers worldwide.
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Flynn’s Irish Pub

Flynn’s is a traditional Irish pub specializing in Craft beers & comfort food. They offer traditional Irish faire, live Irish Music, exceptional Craft beers, and great service.
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Red Nun Bar & Grill

The Red Nun Bar & Grill has lots of great burger choices and excellent food for watching sports. You can get a drink at the bar and enjoy some wings with the game on or sit outside at on of the tables. There are daily lunch and dinner specials, with sandwiches, seafood and soups being some of the other categories on the menu.
The Red Nun has multiple locations, for more information, please click on each link: Chatham & Dennis Port.


Wimpy’s was established in 1938 as a small hamburger counter. Over the years as Osterville grew in popularity, so did Wimpy’s. After numerous additions Wimpy’s now has over 200 seats and a thriving retail/take-out market. Although many things have changed both at Wimpy’s and in Osterville since 1938, Wimpy’s has remained family owned and unwavering in its dedication to the community, hospitality and food quality. For more information, please click here.

Chatham Squire

Chatham’s family restaurant with a multi-cultural menu and an entertaining cast that includes both the crew and the customers, the Chatham Squire is the place everyone looks for when they visit Chatham, MA, on Cape Cod. Lunch and dinner specials are posted daily. For more information, please click here.

Bobby Byrne’s Pub

Bobby Byrne’s Pub serves lunch and dinner as well as take out and is good for the entire family. Depending on the location, the pub may have outdoor seating. Bobby Byrne’s has multiple locations, for more information please click on each link: Mashpee, Sandwich & Hyannis.

ThinkstockPhotos-186468143Land Ho! Restaurant

The atmosphere at Land Ho is warm, inviting and intimate with its charming interior which is decorated with signs of locals businesses, making this a genuine Cape Cod hangout. Sandwiches, soups, salads and local seafood being the standard fare. There is a large bar which is very popular in the evening. With fast and friendly service, Land Ho! is a great spot to meet friends or bring the family and enjoy the cozy atmosphere. Land Ho! has multiple locations, for more information please click on each link: Orleans & Harwich.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Daniel Webster Inn
  • 99 Restaurant & Pub
  • Liam Maguire’s
  • Fanizzi’s by the Sea
  • Lobster Trap
  • British Beer Company
  • Local Break
  • Moby Dick’s
  • JR Brody’s
  • Courtyard Restaurant & Pub
  • Marshide
  • Jake Rooney’s
  • JD’s Burger Co.
  • Brax Landing

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