The Yardarm in Orleans on the Lower Cape
town has one . . . that neighborhood gathering place where friends meet
for a drink, some conversation and conviviality, where upon entry
you're greeted with a smile and a thanks for coming, and where, when
you get hungry, a table is waiting and the food is solid, as is the
In Orleans, we're
that place - The Yardarm. Since 1972, we've been the spot on Outer Cape
Cod where friends meet and friends are made. Local color abounds, from
fishermen to physicians, tradesmen to tourists, all rubbing elbows at
the bar and extending conversation from table to table while the Red
Sox or the Patriots appear on our many TVs.
The Yardarm History
few years ago, a local writer, a world traveler, once described The
Yardarm Restaurant as "The closest thing that Cape Cod has to an
authentic European pub."
He was right.
any given day, a visitor will find the tables populated with
grandmothers taking their granddaughters out for a birthday lunch,
sitting next to plumbers and carpenters...Read More
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restaurant has an extensive menu of local seafoods, chowders and soups,
steaks and burgers. Every day the Specials Board goes up with even more
offerings to tempt you with appetizers and finger foods, the day's
fresh catch right off the boat, the burger of the day, the lunch
specials and much more.
and Thursdays are Prime Rib nights, with two cuts to choose from
depending upon your appetite, and they're meals you shouldn't miss.
Tuesdays are our popular Mexican Nights, with quesadillas, burritos and
more. Fridays and Saturdays are our steak nights, with generous choice
cuts of beef from filet mignon to sirloin to Del Monico, grilled to
Restaurant is easy to find, on Route 28 in Orleans, just outside the
center of town, and down the street from the Orleans Cardinals baseball
The Yardarm Restaurant, Orleans. 38 years old, and getting better every day.
Voted Best Chowder for Lower Cape!
- Cape Cod Life Reader's Poll 2007
We've also been recommended as one of Cape Cod's great casual dining spots by Cape Dining Out:
“I go with the fish 'n chips, but start off with a cup of the very
good, very thick seafood chowder. I'm sated, well satisfied, and well
served by an always friendly floor staff. The Yardarm is also kid and
grand kid friendly, and both for the quality and quantity of the food,
it's as good a bargain as you will find on the lower Cape.”
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