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Commercial Street

Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“art galleries” (122 reviews)
“people watching” (210 reviews)
“great shops” (44 reviews)
Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Your experience on Commercial Street will vary drastically depending on the time of day as well of the day of the week. The immediate blocks to the left and right of MacMillan Wharf tend to be crowded with day trippers and can get pretty congested....More

2  Thank Bostonridr
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to walk around and see the sites. Cute shops, restaurants and more. Spend time on a whale watch or just wander around.

Thank KKiff
Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a great time I had this week, Ptown is like a time capsule that just doesn't change! No retail chains or crappy "big box store/restaurants. I have been going to Ptown for 35 years and the charm and quaintness is the same!!! A great...More

Thank Wow1965
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Eat, shopped, and had a blast. Thete is so much to see, I love the dhoppes. I have no more to say. I'm speachless

Thank IleneLewit
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Interesting stores to shop in, plenty of people watching, everything from small shops to buy snacks to great restaurants to sit and eat. Add several small beaches and two wharfs to watch boats come and go and you have one of New England's most interesting...More

Thank DonC999
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very fun area to walk around, people watch and shop. Lots to do, eat and see. Convenient location to the Boston Ferry.

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 September 2016

It's *the* street in Provincetown, narrow street where cars and bicycles weave in and out trying to avoid pedestrians who forget to stick to the crowded sidewalks. Great art galleries and restaurants on either end of the street, but tons of trashy souvenir shops in...More

Thank solotravel001
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had never been here before and this made it all worth coming. A perfect little walk on a street full of people. Yet it somehow doesn't feel crowded at all. Lots of fun places to stop in and window shop. Place to eat and...More

1  Thank mlcAlrington
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

There are loads of gift shops, ice cream parlours, galleries, clothes stores etc..theres a lot of repetition and a lot of stuff is way overpriced but good for a mooch. The staff in many stores seem less friendly than they used to be. It can...More

1  Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 9 September 2016

So fun!! Go and walk and drink and eat and walk and watch and you will have a blast! Great street with lots of shops, restaurants, bars, and art galleries. So much to see and do.

Thank Karen S
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Michele H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have an answer for you, other than as early as possible. Parking is a bear in high season, and I find to do anything by car, it's best to do when everyone else isn't. For instance if driving off the Cape... More
Kimberly A
23 May 2017|
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Response from rowtietowers | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just returned from Provincetown and thoroughly enjoyed it. We would recommend The Red Inn, can be a little pricey but very good food. We also loved Fanizzi's by the sea & the Lobster Pot. If you go to the Lobster Pot... More
Jason M
26 February 2017|
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Response from katie c | Reviewed this property |
I believe most will be open. A lot of people live there all year round.