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Bistro on Main

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from quality ingredients” – Julia Child

About Us

Bistro on Main is the latest incarnation of local restaurateur Steve Vining. Steve has been bringing together great food, fine wine and good friends on Cape Cod for longer than he cares to remember. At ‘The Bistro’ our chef and veteran team work hard to bring you seasonably minded, locally sourced, internationally inspired fine food and drink presented in a comfortable casual adult atmosphere.

We are proud to be Chatham’s go to neighborhood bistro for fresh local innovative food, fine wines, great beers and select spirits where you’ll always feel amongst friends.

Notes from the Chef

 Come Join Our First Night Bash At The Bistro  

Open At Five PM Till Next Year! Full Special Menu Available on Both Sides, Both Bars and Raw Bar Open and Shuckin'  

First Night at the Bistro

Appetizers and Small Plates

Local French Onion Soup Gratin- ‘Not Enough Acres Farm’ Onions, Brioche Crouton, Caramelized Greyere Cheese $12

Organic Baby Greens- Tomato, Cucumber, Pickled Onion, Herb Vinaigerette $12

Baby Arugula Salad- Shaved Fennel, Apple Shoestrings, Crumbled Great Hill Blue, Marcona Almonds, Sherry Vinaigrette $14

Chatham Lobster Avocado Salad- Micro Greens, Lemon Dill Aioli

Chatham Mussels- One Pound Local Mussels, Sweet Pepper Confetti, Creamy Saffron Sauce, Chives $15

Potato Chicken Croquettes- Aged Vermont Cheddar, Cucumber Salad, Charred Scallion Dipping Sauce $15

Chatham and Wellfleet Oysters- House Smokey Cocktail Sauce, Pickled Onion Mignonette, Horseradish, Lemon 3/$9 6/$15 12/$28

Jumbo Wild Mexican White Shrimp Cocktail- House Cocktail Sauce, Wicked Cilantro Sauce, Lemon 3/$10 6/$18

Sesame Seared Tuna Tower- Crispy Won Tons, Cucumber Seaweed Salad, Sweet Soy, Avocado $18


Roasted Long Island Half Duck- Sesame Jasmine Rice, Sautee Spinach with Peanut Vinaigrette, Orange Soy Star Anise Glace, Crispy Won Tons $38

Pan Seared Atlantic Black Grouper- Charred Asparagus, Cauliflower/Potato Puree, Roasted Garlic/Sage Brown Butter $38

Charred “USDA Prime” Pineland Farms New York Strip- Twice Baked ‘Not Enough Acres Farm’ Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Crispy Onions, Mushroom Bearnaise Sauce $45

Butter Braised Chatham Lobster Strudel- Crispy Philo Crusted Lobster, Truffled Asparagus/Baby Carrot/Pearl Onions, Lobster Cognac Cream, Lemon Aioli $45

Burgundy Braised Pineland Farms Boneless Short Ribs- Root ‘Risotto’, Braised Carrots, Grilled Asparagus, Red Wine Demi-Glace, Crispy Potato $45


Madagascar Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee- Cookie $10

Poached Pear Cheese Tart- Mango Vanilla Coulis $10

Molten Chocolate Truffle Cake- Crème Anglaise, Fresh Berries, Whipped Cream $10

***This menu is subject to change and modification dependent on product quality and availability ***






Please Inquire About Hosting Any and All Your Private Parties at the Bistro and Raw at and


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Hours of Operation


Lunches Closed Til May
Raw- Open New Years Eve and again in May
Dinners December 26,27 at 5:30

First Night 2015 Party Starts At 5pm December 31st 2015 until 2016   

                                                       Come Join the Party or Reserve a Table Now 508 945-5033                                                                                                                                                 

We are a small restaurant and we accept reservations.