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Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar

593 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2275
+1 508-945-5033
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
593 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2275
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First we had lobster cakes which were loaded with lobster and most flavourful. My Wife had Clam Chowder which she raves about and I had smoked fish on toast - Loved it. The pan seared Tuna was the best Tuna I have had. Then came...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three arrived for dinner. Wait staff was very cordial. Friend and I had Cod & Chips, while wife had the scallops. All meals were well presented and very good.

Thank BrianS612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Chatham. My family came for a visit and I decided to treat them to dinner at Bistro on Main. The server took at least 5 minutes to get over to us to start. She took our drink menu and took ten minutes...More

Thank Tracy S
Andrew B, Manager at Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Really sorry for what sounds like a terrible experience. If there is a way we can welcome you back for another shot, we'd appreciate the chance. As the chef, it hurts me to think you had eight sub par meals and I failed to deliver...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, great food and great service, it all adds up to a delicious experience at this old rustic Inn. The manager and staff make it happen!

Thank CHR2013
Andrew B, Manager at Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

THank You! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group was given a hard time by the staff about occupying an outside table as we were splitting entrees. We did have quite a few drinks and that should have made up for it, but after all the angst about giving us this table,...More

Thank 973B
Andrew B, Manager at Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry for your bad experience! There is no excuse for overcooked pasta and I am not sure how it happened but all pastas have been cooked by me, the Chef, since reading this review and it wont happen again. Because of our location and being...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is set back from the main road close to the parking lot. We ate outside which lended itself to a more casual experience than sitting inside would have. There were plenty of children and dogs on the outdoor patio. The food and service...More

Thank MarieGTravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and we were very pleased with our choices. The shrimp tacos were nicely prepared, tasty and crispy. They came with a small bowl of rice and coleslaw. The chicken salad wrap was a very generous portion. Loved the filling, very...More

Thank carioca11
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The service was slow partly because our waiter had trouble with English. And the food was priced well above its quality level.

2  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The clam linguini was excellent as was the fish and chips (coming from England we know our fish and chips!) we really enjoyed our food. It was quite pricey but then most restaurants are in Chatham. Kids menu was good all freshly made. Would recommend.

1  Thank Facric
BistroOnMain593, Manager at Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for joining us all the way from England! We are so glad you and the kids enjoyed your meal. Please come again soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food is good but not great. I had the fish and chips and my wife had the salmon. The portion sizes are generous. Our server was overworked but still managed to provide us with an acceptable level of service. The biggest detraction from our...More

1  Thank SES_Traveler
BistroOnMain593, Manager at Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your service and the dinner portion sizes! We are very sorry for the noise level as we try to accommodate the large summer crowds in our space. Our outdoor patio space offers a quieter environment so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Monday
15:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 593 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2275
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-5033
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Description
The Bistro on Main and Chatham Raw Bar is the latest incarnation of local restaurateur, Steve Vining, located in the heart of Chatham’s Main Street. Since 1991, we continue to bring together fresh food, fine wine, and good friends. We pride ourselves on using locally sourced ingredients to create delicious meals from coastal cuisines to Mediterranean dishes, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options. Whether you choose to sit in our dining room, outdoor patio, or nautical-inspired Raw Bar, we offer a quality selection of premium spirits, wines, beers and local food prepared and beautifully presented by our friendly, veteran staff in a relaxed and intimate setting. Executive Chef, Timothy O'Brien, invites you to taste his eclectic menu with influences from around the globe.
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