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The Canteen

Sandwich Place$$$$
Provincetown
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  • Chris J.
    "The best Lobster Rolls in PTown with a gorgeous view to match."(41 Tips)
    Tara H.
    "Try the Crispy Brussel Sprouts - Tasty! (via @Foodspotting)"(4 Tips)
    Daniel T.
    "They also have lobster tacos, and lobster banh mi."(10 Tips)
    Anna M.
    "Cod bahn mi is excellent"(3 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 James1 week ago
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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❤️
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff Petriello1 week ago
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Raquel A.
    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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Smitch
    SmitchAugust 13, 2014
    Great backyard seating, great Banh mi sandwiches and the best Brussels sprouts I've ever had!
  • Ernest G.
    Ernest GonzalezAugust 13, 2014
    The Lobster roll is heavenly, the salads are Divine, the decor is delectable. This is quintessential Provincetown.
  • Shelley C.
    Fish and chips are great, super casual back garden looking out on to the water makes it a perfect afternoon stop.
  • Sean M.
    Sean McBrideJuly 30, 2015
    Holy cow, you must get the lobster roll here. Warm with drawn butter. Best one I've had.
  • 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!
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon CobbAugust 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is great here, but their (cold) lobster roll, is one of the best!
  • Rosie M.
    Rosie MartinezAugust 31, 2014
    Great on a sunny day! Highly recommend the Brussels sprouts, they are to die for.
  • Frank M.
    Frank MaguireAugust 15, 2014
    Cod bahn mi, local oysters and brussel sprouts in fish sauce are crazy good
  • Joyce C.
    Joyce CMay 27, 2014
    The Brussels sprout and corn on the cob are sooooo yum. Skip the shrimp slider
  • Jake D.
    Jake DylanAugust 25, 2015
    The brussel sprouts and lobster roll were delicious!
  • Jeanette Y.
    Jeanette YuenOctober 4, 2014
    Everything here is so good. Get the crispy brussels sprouts in fish sauce!
  • 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.
  • Zack P.
    Zack PackerAugust 21, 2014
    Lobster rolls and pleasant outdoor seating. Laid back and authentic.
  • 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.
  • Yang S.
    Yang SSeptember 24, 2016
    Hot lobster roll & crispy brussel sprouts!
  • Rob C.
    Rob ConlonAugust 13, 2013
    No disrespect to the other cool coffee shops in town, but The Canteen has the best iced-coffee.
  • Lynell L.
    Lynell LasradoMay 23, 2015
    Tom's Hollywood sandwiches...can make them with chicken if you like!
  • Tara H.
    Tara HuntSeptember 8, 2016
    Try the Crispy Brussel Sprouts - Tasty! (via @Foodspotting)
  • Carlos P.
    Carlos PachecoSeptember 8, 2016
    The brussel sprouts are a must for first timers
  • James T.
    James ThomasOctober 26, 2013
    Nice lobster roll. Medium in size, very high in quality.
  • Jason J.
    Jason Jensen1 week ago
    Lobster rolls, seating out back 👍🏼
  • Ryan K.
    Ryan KAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Kale & quinoa salad is great!
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