Top Mast Cafe (address and info)
Okay, so shoreside dining options in Truro are scarce, to say the least. One of the beaches occasionally gets an ice cream truck and maybe a food truck -- that's pretty much it. But in an effort to not leave this space blank, we'll throw out this little cafe inside the Cape-rustic Top Mast Resort; it at least has ample patio space, even if you really can't see the water from it.
The Red Inn (address and info)
There are many an oceanfront restaurant in P-town, of course, but the Red Inn is a beacon and an icon and a must. With a back deck that overhangs the harbor and chairs facing the water, the inn is the daily gathering spot for anyone who enjoys stiff cocktails, raw oysters, and the sunset at low tide (that’s pretty much everyone, wethinks). Be prepared for battle, though: you’ve never seen blood drawn over an Adirondack until you’ve gone to the Red Inn for early-evening libations. Stay for dinner, because the dining room provides a panorama of the harbor, the bay, the dunes, and the Long Point lighthouse.
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