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The Red Inn Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Large seafood sampler $12 oysters, 6 clams, 6 shrimp, two ½ lobster tails
Small seafood sampler $6 oysters, 3 clams, 3 shrimp, one ½ lobster tail
Raw Bar
Fresh wellfleet oysters, wellfleet little necks, boiled shrimp & local lobster tail, choose as many of each item as you would like!
Steamed Clams or Mussels
White wine, tomato, fennel, garlic butter broth
Lobster & Artichoke Fondue
Served w/ warm french bread
Crispy Panko Crusted Shrimp w/ a Sweet Hot Chili Sauce
Oysters en Brochette
Bacon wrapped oysters served w/ a remoulade dipping sauce
Southern Baked Mac & Cheese
Creole Pâté
Chicken​ liver mousse pâté w/ accoutrements
Kobe Beef Mini Burgers
Seared rare, served w/ sauce remoulade
Lobster Sliders
Our famous lobster salad served on two mini buns
Lobster Corn Chowder
Yes, it is a bit spicy!
Soup Du Jour
The Red Inn Salad
Seasonal organic greens, sundried cape cod cranberries, french burnt pecans, vermont goat cheese green herb vinaigrette
Organic Caesar Salad
Add fried bacon wrapped oysters
Pan-Roasted Local Cod
Lemon-garlic​ confit w/ applewood bacon, served on a bed of rosemary potatoes
Blackened Rainbow Trout
Lightly blackened trout served w/ crawfish creole sauce & mascarpone grits
Fresh Local Sea Scallops
Served w/ orzo & a citrus beurre blanc
Fresh Ahi Tuna
Served w/ a tomato cannellini bean ragout
Pan-Roasted Free-Range Chicken Breast
Apricot black pepper compound butter sauce & mashed potatoes
Savory Vegetable Breadpudding
Marinated & grilled portabella, veggie port wine demi
Seafood Pasta
Shrimp & crawfish sautéed w/ mushrooms in a light sherry creole tomato cream
Herb Crusted American Lamb Chops
Roasted w/ a crust of dijon & fresh herbs w/ mashed potatoes & a red wine demi-glaze
Smoked Long Island Duck
Creole seasoned de-boned & smoked, w/ savory bread pudding orange peppercorn glaze
Grilled Local Lobster
Lemon butter sauce w/ roasted potatoes
THE red INN is about old-world charm & new-world pleasure… Built in 1805 on beautiful Provincetown Harbor, THE red INN has welcomed guests since 1915, including President and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, celebrities, dignitaries, and — most importantly — our everyday guests. Today THE red INN is known around the world for offering premiere accommodations in a spectacular setting. The Inn features three beautifully appointed guest rooms, three spacious suites and two luxurious private residences, all with waterfront decks and breathtaking views of Provincetown Harbor and Cape Cod Bay. Dining at THE red INN is an experience you will not want to miss! Offering a menu that changes with the seasons,
US$31 - US$70
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Seafood, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love there fireplaces and views in the dining room. One time we had dinner and a few drinks then as we looked out the window we thought it was snow but it was sand. Nice place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Antone D
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I really like the Red Inn. The food is always good. The bar service is attentive and friendly even when the place is busy. The setting is beautiful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jarred W
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We were a large group for 2 evenings in a row before New Years, the oysters were perfection, drinks great, service amazing; friendly, competent and fun. We loved going there! We watched the fire works on the main pier from the Red Inn deck and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jussiewow
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We just passed by for a walk in and got a place at the bar. Very friendly staff. Very good and original cocktails and food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frederik_j8
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We'd already had great seafood elsewhere in town, so for this visit -- our second to the Red Inn -- we had excellent pepper-crusted filet mignon and dijon-crusted lamb chops. The restaurant is right on the water, and our table had direct-on-the-bay views. Our waiter...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jimhopkins
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Beautiful classic Inn, right on the water. Lovely dining room and bar, friendly and professional staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Greg P
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

My cousin and I, saw the place, it looked good so we went for it. What a treat. Enthusiastic waiters, happy clients and great food. We had the raw clams and oysters with tomato and horse-radish dressing, beautiful followed by baked cod. It was just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank R0062
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Stay was good rooms are nice Very nice property also restaurant is good location was very nice near the Jaipur highway and near the sadar market for any items purchasing

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yavendray
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We walked by the Red Inn several times in our visits to Provincetown but never went in to eat until this week. Wonderful restaurant with a great view of the harbor. We got there at sunset and watched the colors on the water change with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RonaldJ306
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My family and I dined at a table overlooking the seaside on a recent trip to PTown. If you are ever in a position to visit the Red Inn and have dinner, do it. From beginning drinks to appetizers, we enjoyed the pate which was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from TruEvaluation | Reviewed this property |
Yes they sometimes do.
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Response from bsk_10 | Reviewed this property |
No but after happy hour if you are going to eat there you should make reservations
July 8, 2017|
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yes, i bring my daughter all the time
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