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Central House at the Crown

) #44 of 87 Restaurants in Provincetown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
+1 508-487-1430
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“creamed corn” (4 reviews)
“crab dip” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a spectacular four course meal here! Chef Michelle's twist on a classic burrata salad and the blueberry bread pudding are especially recommended. We were also treated to a complimentary bottle of summery Pinot Gris from the owner. What a delight! Provincetown at its...More

Thank TugboatShark
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

TugBoat Shark Thanks so much for your kind review, we work very hard to present a beautiful menu and great experience for all our clientele, thanks for being so kind, Michele and her team at the Central House restaurant are a fantastic part of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and quick bite before a show and can't say we were impressed. Sat outside on the lovely patio which is well done, but service was slow and inattentive. Nice selection of wines but food was not great. Some of the...More

1  Thank Macdub1
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Macdub: Was well presented but not that nice: not sure how to respond but I apologize if the service was not up to par that is my responsibility as the owner. I strive to motivate my staff not to be complacent and my husband and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best spot in town for a well-prepared lunch. Great staff and perfect location. Love it there very time.

Thank NorthamptonSyd
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

NorthHampton Thank you so much for your great review, we truly appreciate your patronage Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Good place, nice staff and good food. We had a good family dinner with our kids. I ate the linguini and my husband took mussels. Both delicious. The kids had some coloring (they had fun because they could draw in the paper tablecloth). My picky-eater...More

Thank MercedesPons
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Michelle and staff execute to perfection. Don't even think about reaching for salt or pepper. It would ruin the perfectly seasoned dishes that come out of the kitchen. She's also a delight to speak with and helpful in explaining the dishes and recipes. Loved it.

Thank jlsolley
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

jlsolley What a great start to our 2017 season at the Central House. Thanks so much for your positive review. We appreciate your patronage and "good" taste! All the best, Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped here while in P-Town for New Years. It is certainly a staple in town and is always good to stop by. Not the best, but not the worse. Better than just OK....depending on who you get to serve and what you choose to eat....More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Waltham Thanks so much for stopping by the Central House over the NY weekend, just as a disclaimer we devised a limited menu for the weekend because we were closing on Monday for 6 weeks thus only 7-8 entree options. We are thrilled that you...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016

We eat at The Central House a lot -- and I always mean to write a review, so this one is for the Summer of 2016. Chef Michelle Ragussis is fantastic! We love her style of cooking - and the fresh ingredients she uses to...More

Thank Ilene M
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thank you so much for your review, i will let your words stand for themselves, we appreciate your review and great "taste" Rick M GM/Principal

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Shame on you "TV Chef" Michelle Ragussis. Per your waiter, you would not accommodate a person with a dietary restriction. Remember us - no butter and salt, Thanksgiving weekend -Saturday? After voicing our dismay, they finally agreed to replacing the buttered/salted squash (and Sea Scallops)...More

Thank 73djm
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Dear Methuen As the owner i take full responsibility for any entree that leaves the kitchen as does my executive chef. We try to accommodate as many requests as we can for all our patrons. The procedure should have been that the waitstaff asks the...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

We love the bar here and always stay for the sing a long. During this visit we ate here and were pleasantly surprised. My spouse had a great seafood dish and I had a burratta and peach salad. Would def eat here again. The drinks...More

Thank Nan53
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

Nan 53 I am thrilled that you had a great experience at the Central House At the Crown, Please tell your friends from New Jersey to visit us !! Rick M GM/Principal

Reviewed 7 September 2016

The food and the service were both just fair and far from memorable. The waiter acted like he could care less about being there and we called over a waiter from another table to ask for another drink and bread. Very disappointed and will not...More

Thank Rob C
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear sir or madame I apologize that my front of the house staff did not respond to your needs promptly. After a long busy season in a tourist destination such as Provincetown, there is a bit of a fatigue factor that we all have to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-1430
  • E-mail
Central House at the Crown We believe good farming is worthwhile, and that it makes better food. We buy from small farmers who raise their animals outdoors, in grass and trees - not on corn and hormones. We buy heritage breeds that Americans have conserved for generations. Our seafood comes directly from New England waters. Our vegetables are as local as the season permits and we buy organic whenever possible. We seek out food that supports our values, and we think you will notice the difference. Please join us, and enjoy some truly good food.
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