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Address: Provincetown, MA
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00

The Governor Bradford is one of the hearty P-town institutions that stays...

The Governor Bradford is one of the hearty P-town institutions that stays open all year long.

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Not much else in off-season, but the lobster roll was very good!

We were here on a rainy day in early April 2016. Drove down from Boston for a day trip and hunger overtook us when we got to the end of the cape. For a Saturday, it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had one of my most favorite memories here at the Governor Bradford. After several yummy drinks, (One Margarita, and two Long Island ice teas) I got up and sang Karaoke with a very kind and supportive drag queen....ME! I can't carry a tune if I was holding a bucket, but I did it and had so much fun singing... More 

2 Thank ChrissyD64
North Haven, Connecticut
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute, local place with LOTS of history. Super fun stop right on Commercial in which to enjoy a cold drink and maybe a snack or two. Thursday is wing night. OMG - BEST.WINGS. EVER. 50 cents each, ordered 6 at a time with dipping sauce of your choice. The wings are prepared in a smoker and then flash fried to... More 

Thank raybiss
Branford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I'm from New England and know good, fresh fish. Thought we'd give the Governor a try. It has more of a bar menu. Our haddock did not taste like nor have the texture of fresh fish, and it was certainly overcooked. A nice place to have a drink and play chess or pool. Other places are open off season to... More 

Thank roberta b
Ludlow, Vermont
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123 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Governor Bradford is a great, in expensive restaurant in mid-town PTown. The menu is huge and will satisfy everyone's taste buds. The food is above ordinary and the service is kind fun with waitresses that enjoy conversation. If you're looking for a restaurant that is kind to your wallet and offers reasonably good food, this is your place. It's... More 

Thank RalphP2
Boston, MA
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45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We used to come here a number of years ago for cocktails and to play chess and backgammon. We headed here tonight for a pre dinner drink nut unfortunately the place smelled so badly we decided to leave right away. It was completely empty at 6 too which made you think, and seemed kind of dirty and dingy. Oh well.... More 

Thank CaribLover16
Chester, New York
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent place for a family to dine in the middle of P-Town. The staff was slightly slow as the dinner rush had not started. We ate around 430 and the wait was worth it because they had an early bird special of buy 1 entree get one half off! Didn't know this until our waitress informed us of the special.... More 

Thank Jafo8868
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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459 reviews
265 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were here on a rainy day in early April 2016. Drove down from Boston for a day trip and hunger overtook us when we got to the end of the cape. For a Saturday, it wasn't crowded so parking was easy. We had hoped for lobster roll, disappointed when one of the main places to get them hadn't yet... More 

Thank pitufo00
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at about 10:30 pm, the place was busy, service was slow, and they were out of several draft beers.

Thank Daniel H
Brisbane, Australia
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116 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

While I cannot comment on the food at this venue, it's Drag Queen Karaoke gives it a unique edge! We had a lot of fun singing the night away and the hostess is amazing!

1 Thank wanderlust_caito
Stow, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2015

we sat in this bar while waiting for a table at the lobster pot. We sat right in the front window and discovered the best people watching in Provincetown. And let's be honest Provincetown has GREAT people watching. We had so much fun that we decided to delay our dinner so we could have another drink This isn't a fancy... More 

Thank Lori M

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