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Optimist Cafe

134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
+1 508-362-1024
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two of us came here for lunch in the middle of a yarn crawl. The outside is lovely and the whale statue is kitschy and fun. But when we got inside, I found myself staring at a “We Stand Yarmouth” shirt and sign, representing a...More

Thank lolavictrola
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The special was buttermilk peach pancakes and they were delicious. Large slices of peaches with cinnamon (and optional whipped cream). The cafe is conveniently located on route 6A with plenty of parking. It wasn’t very busy on a Friday morning, not sure what weekends are...More

Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Located in an old Victorian house; nice ambiance. Good food, gluten-free menu, friendly service. A little bit pricier than the average breakfast/lunch place, but not much more and worth it. The only drawback, at least in the room where we ate, was the acoustics. One...More

Thank Dallas J
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This has a very eclectic venue and some very good breakfast food. The frittata is amazing and the lobster and egg croissant was very good also. The only problem is the service is very slow.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

4 of us had Breakfast indoors in a cheerful dining room of an old Victorian home. Fairly priced, generous portions and delicious coffee. Crepes & Blintzes were delicious. Bakery goods were available for take-away.

Thank FootPrince
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My husband and I love going out for breakfast and the Optimist Cafe was on our list. The building is very unique and very old. There are many rooms in which to eat and a small area where you can purchase pastries and scones, etc....More

Thank MEC15_12
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Everything we have tried here is excellent. But I come for a couple of curry dishes on the menu - not a cuisine that you can easily find on Cape Cod. But don't let the scarcity of Indian food deter you form ordering one of...More

1  Thank Franco M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 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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