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Optimist Cafe

134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
+1 508-362-1024
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The food here is consistently good. I especially like the fact that I can order an omelette any time of day. I generally have lunch here, and the sandwiches are creative and delicious. It’s on of the very few laces that serve afternoon tea.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a quaint spot! My husband and I loved it! Our meals were great as was the service! Try the pumpkin pancakes, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Optimist Cafe, but it won’t be our last. Small welcoming space in an old captains house. Service and food were excellent for breakfast. Nice to see they also gave afternoon tea. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We stopped by a few years ago and the menu was limited. It seemed more of a coffee and tea house. Now the menu is greatly expanded and the quality was great. So many choices hard to pick. I had the Eggs Benny cape cod...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Firstly the service was absolutely superb - our waitress was friendly, helpful and fully up to speed on gluten free options and adaptations. The setting is lovely, a converted old home so has that real authentic feel. Breakfast was good, serving was surprisingly small for...More

Thank intrepudtraveller
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Waking up to our third rainy day on the Cape, we thought we better try out the Optimist Cafe to see if we could change our weather outlook! The restaurant is very cozy and the food was creatively prepared and delicious. Portions are huge. Service...More

1  Thank MarciaF2078
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Went for brunch with a group of friends. I had hot tea - which I was pleased to see a great assortment of tea choices which then came in a nice ceramic decorated teapot and cup/saucer. Others had the coffee and said it was great...More

Thank Liz Q
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast because it was right next to where we were staying The Village Inn, 5 stars also) and it wasn't check in time yet. And what a great find! I had the smoked salmon Benedict which was amazing and my...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Homely airy restaurant with plenty of room,Historic building with high ceilings and paintings by local artists.excellent friendly service.Pancakes are fluffy and tasty,portions are generous-you’ll want to go back for more!

Thank markjo2017
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Found this spot in Yarmouth port while out for a drive. Popped in for some brunch and was very pleasantly surprised. I had the Irish eggs Benedict while my husband had pancakes with scrambled egg & sausage (I can’t remember the menu name). Portion sizes...More

Thank Mags G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Yarmouth Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-1024
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Description
Serving Breakfast All Day & Lunch year round. We host daytime and evening Private Events in the charming antique Sea Captain's home.
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