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Optimist Cafe

134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, MA 02675-1712
+1 508-362-1024
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
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134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, MA 02675-1712
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

I passed by the Optimist Cafe on Route 6A when biking to the Gorey House Museum and I noticed on their sign that they do afternoon tea. I thought this is a great way to end my visit to the Yarmouth Port area before biking...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Arlene H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Converted house serving as breakfast and lunch place plus informal art gallery. We went there on this past Saturday or Sunday and had a very late breakfast. Great ambience, wonderful service, very good food. Interesting decorations. They also advertise "high tea". Some outdoor seating too....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank paul b
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We ordered a Summer Salad, which was served with overripe and brownish Avocado. We requested fresh avocado slices, which were quickly provided, but it was sort of too late. The rest of the meal was below average and overpriced.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TagMadison
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great service, child friendly and outdoor seating. Breakfast was delicious. Healthy alternatives and kids waffles and pancakes were a hit with our kids. Waitress was excellent, service was prompt.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Sara B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The scones were great, I ordered a ginger pina colada, you get one of each! They were good with the whipped cream and strawberry jelly. Together it created a overly sweet mix though. The tea was a touch weak, each person got their own pot...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank NathanielGoodtimes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Set in pleasant home, menu is interesting and has wonderfully varied offerings. Service is pleasant and timely. Reasonably priced

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Seaside549928
Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a wonderful atmosphere. And most importantly, the food was delicious! We ate there often during our two week vacation and we raved about everything we tried. What a well-managed, nice cafe! We will definitely come back anytime we visit the Cape.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank jackieBF
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I visited with two friends for breakfast...we loved or meals (I ordered lobster benedict), gourmet and delicious so why can't they serve gourmet coffee to match? I ordered a latte and my friends ordered a regular coffee...all were mediocre to poor...if they would change that,...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Have been there several times over the years, usually having breakfast meal for lunch, however this time ordered chicken breast sandwich....meal eas about the size of Wendy's and three times as expensive

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank higuy1001
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning and were seated quickly. The service was excellent and the food delicious. The servings were generous and the coffee was hot and faithfully replenished. Great Breakfast!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank steve f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, MA 02675-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Yarmouth  >  Yarmouth Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-1024
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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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