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Governor Bradford Restaurant

312 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2209
+1 508-487-2781
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good22%
  • Average32%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
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“kale soup” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“quick lunch” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
312 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2209
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After having lunch at a nearby restaurant, we looked for a quiet bar to sit, relax, drink beer, and watch the Patriots. The Governor Bradford fit the bill, and we spent an enjoyable afternoon watching the Pats win! Our bartender, James, was attentive and friendly...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was so delicious and cooked perfectly. The only downside is that they don't offer very many sides with their dinner. It would be nice to be offered a salad with a side also.

Thank 70Pita
Reviewed 1 week ago

A restaurant, on Commercial Street in the thick of things, convenient, affording a comfortable rustic ambiance with a polite staff. Service was top notch as well as the four pub style entrees and craft brews ordered by our party.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only had drink but loved the drinks and the entertainment which was a show on a Tuesday and people singing love it....

Thank sweetmari2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually came here to grab a quick drink while waiting for a table to become available at the Lobster Pot, so it served its purpose for us. The service was quick, although the barkeep wasn't exactly personable. This is a restaurant and it seemed...More

Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant is prominently located in central P-town, and unaware visitors may find themselves drawn to it. Our meal featured mediocre (or worse) food delivered after a lengthy wait by an indifferent server. For instance, a lobster roll was tasteless; accompanying onion rings ($3.95 extra)...More

Thank Morris F
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Since were here for our 2nd year; thought we would try another restaurant. We both love Lobster & gave this place a shot. Jay out waiter was really great. Had a since of humor & was on top of making sure we were well taken...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place definitely stays opened because of it's nightly bar scene and NOT for its food. Very very basic grilled chicken sandwich and the Thai salad had maybe 4oz of chicken if I was lucky, 3 pieces of tangerine and 5 cashews. What a joke....More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My 1st time writing anything negative about a place, but this bar is ABSOLUTELY the worst bar I've been too in all of the Cape. Service sucked & The Bartender (Karen) is extremely rude & sarcastic to ALL patrons. Drinks were absolutely disgusting and very...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

meh! is what comes to mind. i think the 3 dots is a stretch but i don't like to be mean. this is a bar dressed up to be a restaurant.

Thank SouthAsianSensation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2209
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-2781
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