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Optimist Cafe

134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
+1 508-362-1024
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
“potatoes” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
134 Route 6a, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1712
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

After an exhaustive review of venues for our nephew's rehearsal dinner, our daughter found the perfect spot. The Optimist Cafe was a delightful setting for our celebration. The restaurant serves only breakfast and lunch, so you are able to have the entire space for your...More

1  Thank jwdnewyork
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I dined here on a Sunday for a late breakfast early lunch. We had to wait in a very small area for about 20 -30 minutes. Our server was very friendly and prompt once we were seated. My husband had the lobster...More

1  Thank teffie5677
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this cafe for lunch one day and had about a half hour wait. They were extremely busy and they seemed short of help. The waitress came over fairly soon for our drink order but took a while to come back for our...More

Thank karen75Ct
Reviewed 16 August 2017

After a disappointing visit in 2013 (in fairness, it was under difficult weather circumstances), our return to The Optimist Cafe this year was a pleasant one. We had a selection of lunch and breakfast foods, and all were excellent. Service was quite good, too. Would...More

1  Thank Ken1776
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We ate here last summer and I have been bragging about it all year. My wife and I had our daughters family join us for a few days this summer during our yearly pilgrimage to the Cape. I was excited to take the family here...More

Thank KarlWH
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stopped here around 11:00 am on our way home from Chatham back to PA. Delighted to see they served breakfast all day and we one had to wait a couple of minutes. Two of us had breakfast and two had lunch. The full order...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

wonderful brunch and breakfast place in a restored historic building. Just charming. with great food (including gluten free). Would definitely come back!

2  Thank BoJoZa
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop for breakfast in Yarmouth port. Started with unlimited coffee and orange juice. Then had blueberry pancakes, breakfast potatoes and Canadian bacon. Pancakes were Fluffy potatoes nicely seasoned and Canadian bacon tasty. Service was prompt and friendly Don't forgot to kiss the...More

1  Thank Elfriede M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Place was a hidden gem for my wife and I. Large portions, good food recipes. They have a separate gluten free menu. I skip Grumpy's in season due to the lines. This place was empty when we got there. Its a little pricey but the...More

2  Thank WanderingWill71
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I had read about this breakfast/lunch spot in a travel guide and the favorable mention was well deserved. The building is a historic sea captain's mansion with reported paranormal activity and local artwork displayed on the walls. The staff was friendly and the meals were...More

3  Thank Mr_Terbillion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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