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Optimist Cafe

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134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
+1 508-362-1024
07:00 - 16:00
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We love this place... but recently, we've been on a bit of a health kick and I was surprisingly disappointed when we stopped there yesterday for a late breakfast. I was expecting some breakfast choices that were a bit more health friendly... things like maybe turkey sausages or turkey bacon or maybe French toast made with simple whole wheat bread.... More 

Thank paul b
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

So glad I found the Optimist Cafe through a Cape Cod daily deal. Since the first visit I've been back at least seven times. And every time the food has been great. Usually go for the joy which has eggs anyway that you'd like, two strips of bacon, two absolutely fantastic sausages frankly the best I think I've ever had,... More 

Thank chrisfromthecape
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were out for a drive and happened upon this place. It is delightful and delicious. We plan to rerun for teas and clotted cream.

Thank Sally C
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Rubbery omelet. French toast was thin and barely dipped in egg before cooking.Very disappointing. Previous owners were much more attentive to special menu choices.

Thank ginnyb1940
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Just went there for the first time last week and ordered corned beef hash and scrambled eggs for lunch. Not only well-presented, it was delicious! Huge menu for a smallish restaurant. One member of the party had Pumpkin Pancakes which he promptly demolished! Wine and beer only and Mimosas (at $8 each!) Noisy because there are no curtains or rugs... More 

Thank susanf989
Hartford, CT
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A special place with something unique for every taste. Don't forget to eat dessert first, or take home a to go bag from the awesome bakery!

Thank ddesroc
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great place that we stopped at on our way to Provincetown. Servers were attentive. We had a lobster quesadilla special which was good but kinda pricey for the portion. Hubby had vegetable curry that hit the spot. Really nice place .

Thank Neelam R
LaGrangeville, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came here after an afternoon of shopping along 6A to have afternoon tea. The food was delicious and the service was attentive and pleasant. My 7 year old daughter loved it. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jennifer B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A perfect place to kick start your day !! I've been twice and honestly I prefer this place over grumpys . The pancakes are great ! Omelettes are amazing and the optimist breakfast is the perfectly portion to fill you up . The prices are abit more expensive than grumpys and Joe 's outback but if you want quality and... More 

Thank Sean S
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stopped by here twice for lunch during our Cape Cod visit. Both times the food was good and the service was very welcoming and friendly. Would definitely recommend a visit - you can sit outside if the weather is nice, and inside is nice and cool with air con if it's too hot!

Thank LondonPalmjet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Yarmouth Port
  • Phone Number: +1 508-362-1024

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?