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The Canteen

Sandwich Place$$$$
Provincetown
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  • Samantha S.
    "Best lobster roll on the outer Cape! Ask for your bun to be toasted."(43 Tips)
    Tara H.
    "Try the Crispy Brussel Sprouts - Tasty! (via @Foodspotting)"(4 Tips)
    Peter J.
    "The cod banh mi was super delicious."(5 Tips)
    Elly V.
    "Sit outside and watch out for the frosè... its strong as hell."(4 Tips)
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  • Lori-Ann d.
    Lori-Ann de ChavitanoAugust 15, 2014
    You can eat overlooking the harbor or out front and people watch. The bah mi sandwiches were great. The Brussels sprouts were to die for and the corn on the cob was super sweet. Skip the baked beans.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BowmanAugust 22, 2015
    If you're a banh mi fan, don't miss the cod banh mi. Using cod makes it uniquely New England. All the other ingredients are what you'd expect and done really well.
  • Chris J.
    Chris JamesJuly 14, 2017
    The best Lobster Rolls in PTown with a gorgeous view to match. Treat yourself to a frosé while you wait for the cute staff to bring your food to the backyard. I make this my first stop every trip.
  • Jesse L.
    Jesse LaneAugust 28, 2016
    One of the best lobster rolls I've ever had. Sit out back, and take in the view of the water while you eat.
  • Mark W.
    Mark WilkinsonJuly 20, 2017
    Hot lobster roll is delectable. He large and rustic back patio is great... and although the line might be long, it moves fast, and the food comes out quickly.
  • Bernadette B.
    Bernadette BaumAugust 31, 2014
    Great fish tacos with sides of spicy baked beans and corn on cob. Fish and chips is tasty too. Piece de resistance is definitely the fried Brussels sprouts! Sit out back and take in the ocean view.
  • Jeremy P.
    Jeremy PerryJune 27, 2015
    The hot lobster roll is a delicious buttery treat not to be missed. This chunky delight, served on a thick Texas toast bun, is one of the best lobster rolls I have had.
  • Samantha S.
    Samantha SchwartzAugust 6, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Best lobster roll on the outer Cape! Ask for your bun to be toasted. Amazing soups. Fantastic baked goods. Open year round!
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff PetrielloJuly 10, 2017
    Expensive af, but so cute. Grab a Frosè and head to the back to watch the sunset light. Oysters are nice and fresh two, but the lobster roll is a little skimpy.
  • Appropriately C.
    Appropriately CriticalAugust 28, 2015
    First time at Canteen. Blues and jazz playing at a perfect level. Temperature is 70...the people are beautiful, wine's chilled and the food is Great! Wow can't wait to return❤️
  • Yun M.
    Yun MiaoJune 10, 2014
    fish tacos, lobster rolls, pulled pork sandwiches, clam chowder ALL really really good! They have a beautiful backyard too.
  • Campusmagnus
    CampusmagnusJuly 28, 2017
    Best place for Lobster Rolls in P-Town, next to the Beach. Even there's some line outside it deserves the wait.
  • jeffery k.
    jeffery kissingerJuly 6, 2013
    You can't go wrong with the kale and quinoa salad, Brussels sprouts, lobster roll or Bloody Mary oysters... But if you love Brussels sprouts... Get them!
  • Bernadette B.
    Bernadette BaumJuly 12, 2015
    Great place with a view of Provincetown harbor for lunch or dinner. Recommend the caramelized Brussels sprouts, fish tacos and fish and chips.
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LiangJune 1, 2013
    The Cod Banh Mi is unreal. Food is incredibly refreshing and compliments a hot, sunny day. Other great options are the Shrimp Sliders and Wellfleet Oysters.
  • Veronica H.
    Veronica HSeptember 30, 2013
    Great local beer selection, salads are gigantic and as local as possible. Get the turnip fritters.
  • Andrea D.
    Andrea DiCastroJuly 16, 2016
    Yum. Get the Hot Lobster Roll and Brussels sprouts. Also, the back patio seating is great!
  • Sarah
    SarahJuly 31, 2016
    Best seating is in the backyard! We had the warm lobster roll and fish tacos (pictured).
  • Mat B.
    Mat BurnettJuly 3, 2015
    Hot buttery lobster rolls. If the lobsters could taste themselves covered in butter they would willingly give their lives to create this sandwich.
  • hkevinchu
    hkevinchuAugust 21, 2014
    Lobster Roll was awesome. Sit in the back and take in views of the water.
  • Raquel A.
    Raquel AlvarezMay 29, 2017
    Best food in Ptown for the money. Brussels sprouts are a must do! And warm lobster roll is best on the cape.
  • Marcella M.
    Marcella MidugnoAugust 7, 2015
    Tried the hot lobster roll, the kale and quinoa salad, and the Brussel sprouts - all were excellent!! Highly recommend
  • Stephanie P.
    Stephanie PatafioAugust 29, 2014
    Cod Banh Mi is better than the cold lobster roll. If you must do lobster roll get the CT style with butter.
  • Erica M.
    Erica ManosSeptember 6, 2015
    Had the pulled pork tacos. So good. Flavored bursting. Baked beans got some kick.
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikJune 24, 2015
    Great unique take on the lobster roll. They also have lobster tacos, and lobster banh mi. So good.
  • Olivia Y.
    Olivia YangAugust 9, 2014
    The brussel sprouts are to die for! The lobster roll isn't pumped full of mayo which is refreshing for a change, but I am slightly disappointed. I was expecting it to taste better.
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SJune 8, 2015
    Very cool and affordable place in p-town. Delicious lobster roll and try the crispy Brussel sprouts.
  • Ralph P.
    Ralph PighinMay 13, 2016
    Yes, the Cod sandwich is hilariously delicious! Brussel sprouts!
  • Smitch
    SmitchAugust 13, 2014
    Great backyard seating, great Banh mi sandwiches and the best Brussels sprouts I've ever had!
  • Em Gus R.
    Em Gus R.June 5, 2013
    Great food (try the Bloody Mary oysters or the cod sandwich). Everything is super fresh and delicious.
  • Ernest G.
    Ernest GonzalezAugust 13, 2014
    The Lobster roll is heavenly, the salads are Divine, the decor is delectable. This is quintessential Provincetown.
  • Sean M.
    Sean McBrideJuly 30, 2015
    Holy cow, you must get the lobster roll here. Warm with drawn butter. Best one I've had.
  • Shelley C.
    Fish and chips are great, super casual back garden looking out on to the water makes it a perfect afternoon stop.
  • Larry L.
    Larry LovellJuly 28, 2014
    If you are from a place that is not uptight about booze like this place is, order a bottle of wine and use their plastic cups to make is seem as though you are drinking water and take it with you.
  • maite a.
    maite aMay 28, 2016
    Lobster and oysters are awesome... And it may taste even better if you have them in the rear patio!
  • Rosie M.
    Rosie MartinezAugust 31, 2014
    Great on a sunny day! Highly recommend the Brussels sprouts, they are to die for.
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon CobbAugust 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is great here, but their (cold) lobster roll, is one of the best!
  • Frank M.
    Frank MaguireAugust 15, 2014
    Cod bahn mi, local oysters and brussel sprouts in fish sauce are crazy good
  • Ian M.
    Ian MartinSeptember 30, 2017
    The breakfast sandwiches were huge and they were up quick. The staff is very friendly!
  • Jeanette Y.
    Jeanette YuenOctober 4, 2014
    Everything here is so good. Get the crispy brussels sprouts in fish sauce!
  • Jake D.
    Jake DylanAugust 25, 2015
    The brussel sprouts and lobster roll were delicious!
  • Joyce C.
    Joyce CMay 27, 2014
    The Brussels sprout and corn on the cob are sooooo yum. Skip the shrimp slider
  • Mark B.
    Mark BAugust 29, 2013
    Cod Bahn Mi roll is legit. Airy respite from heavy cape cod fare. Yum!
  • Keith K.
    Keith KemeryAugust 23, 2013
    The hot lobster roll is the best afternoon lunch!!! I must while you are in town.
  • Jeremy P.
    Jeremy PerryJune 27, 2015
    Grab a spot in the garden out back. It's like going to a hip friend's summer party.
  • Zack P.
    Zack PackerAugust 21, 2014
    Lobster rolls and pleasant outdoor seating. Laid back and authentic.
  • Yang S.
    Yang SSeptember 24, 2016
    Hot lobster roll & crispy brussel sprouts!
  • Lynell L.
    Lynell LasradoMay 23, 2015
    Tom's Hollywood sandwiches...can make them with chicken if you like!
  • Carlos P.
    Carlos PachecoSeptember 8, 2016
    The brussel sprouts are a must for first timers
  • Tara H.
    Tara HuntSeptember 8, 2016
    Try the Crispy Brussel Sprouts - Tasty! (via @Foodspotting)
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