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Pate's Restaurant

1260 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1861
+1 508-945-9777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1260 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1861
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We happened upon Pate's restaurant. We had been driving for a good amount of time in need of some comfort food. I felt as if I walked back in time. No frills but comfortable decor. The food was great, the steak melted in your mouth....More

Thank BostonChe
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Never had a bad meal. The steaks are excellent and seafood is great. Good portions & excellent service. This is a must stop for us each year. Very rustic atmosphere and very "cape"!

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Pate's is a Chatham institution. We visit the Cape every year, and always save a night to go to Pate's. The service was excellent. The steaks as good as they get.

Thank jschipper2014
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The restaurant was recommended by our hotel The food was very good and we only had to wait 20 mins for a table. The disaapointing thing was the service. Server was polite and the food came promptly but we felt pretty much ignored. I sat...More

Thank SteveC1811
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

2nd time here. Believe was better than last year. Greeted by Dave at door with sense of humor. Grilled swordfish is outstanding. Friend had salmon, lived it and cousin had teriyaki steak. It was very good. Will go back next year for sure.

Thank ColoradoCapelover
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was on my 'must-try' list of 3 restaurants while on vaca in Chatham. We knew from the reviews and Pate's website that it was a local fixture since 1957 and generations of families have been going there for years. We knew it was going...More

Thank chaos37
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A very good steak in a somewhat dated restaurant with wonderful service. We would definitely return to Pate's again.

Thank amf660
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Always consistent! Always excellent! Highly recommended. The food, the service and the atmosphere are second to none. Best quality food and worth every penny!

Thank D G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing special, but food and service were good. Able to get a seat for 5 without a reservation or wait as restaurant is very big. Nothing fancy. Fine night.

1  Thank karenV6184ZA
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome steak and fish, coquel St. Jac,this place has a feel of the 80's, great food, good cheap wine, open hearth, I love it.

1  Thank Jaycapecod
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1260 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1861
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-9777
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