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Fanizzi's by the Sea

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539 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2412
+1 508-487-1964
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right on the water in Provincetown Full bar and great menu brunch on sunday right in Provincetown this is where locals and tourists dine Tip: take time to walk the beach open year round

Thank fstop10
Schererville, Indiana
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276 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We actually stopped here the first time for a quick beer, but the restaurant had such great vibes, we decided to come back for dinner. The restaurant is small, so make reservations -- it's a very popular spot located far from the downtown area. A small parking lot is nearby. It is located on the water, so if you visit... More 

Thank Janice R
Ship Channel Key-Bahamas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Fanizzi's by the Sea in Provincetown. Very good food and service with a great location and view. Right on the water overlooking the ocean. The chicken roll up and the cod were great. Did not expect to find a place that good open in January.

Thank DaveJ8563
Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't make the mistake we did and eat a big lunch before coming here for dinner -- the food is great and the portions quite generous. The boneless southern fried chicken is a treat for those who enjoy comfort food, and it was just perfectly prepared -- tender and juicy. And the grilled New York strip with Gorgonzola-rosemary compound better... More 

Thank ClassicMovieGeek
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always come here when I'm in town,,, ! Brunch is always TOOOO filling, Lunch is prefect, I've had it all and loved every dish. Being right on the water doesn't hurt,,,, listening to the waves, watching boats, sea gulls-- this is Cape Cod at it's best.... But Fanizzi's is special,,, the restaurant employees are all so nice and professional (even... More 

Thank Evelyn C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very good all around. A little odd that there was a substitution charge for an item. Don't usually see that at upscale places. Right on the water. Been to P-Town hundreds of times and never knew it was there. Recommended by the B&B where I stayed(Bayberry B&B)

Thank e_townStoughton_MA
Boston, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The view by the window is great, but the food was terrible! The server was very nice. The brunch buffet was not good at all. The mussels tasted very fishy. The curved beef hash was over salted and probably from a can. The bacon was crisp. The fruit and croissant were tasty.

Thank twosacharm
Boston, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Not my first visit, but definitely my last. The location is wonderful; the dining room is pleasant; the staff warm and friendly; the food not so good. I ordered the house salad with Italian Chianti dressing and chicken piccata. The salad arrived and it looked lovely, fresh dark greens, with garden vegetables. The dressing, however, looked like a tub of... More 

Thank DRaymond
Skillman, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Everyone we come to Provincetown we ear at Franizzi's for lunch or dinner. Excellent food, good service, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Randy D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Well worth a visit, proper food served by attentive staff. Lovely setting especially if you bag a window seat. Not the cheapest place, however you pay for the quality and portion size so yes it's well worth giving it a try.

Thank tdlewis42

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-1964
Open year-round and daily! Fanizzi's offers a casual waterfront dining for absolutely any occasion at absolutely any time. Owner Paul Fanizzi has mastered the art of the eclectic menu, offering everything from Cape seafood classics to fresh salads to elegant, international entrees to burgers and great comfort foods. Make it a moonlit date or stop in for lunch - we'll see you at Fanizzi's!Sunday Brunch 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Regular lunch menu also served from 11:30 to 3:45 Dinner 4:00 pm until close. Early Birds Special 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm.Function room available Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?