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Vining's Bistro

595 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2273
+1 508-945-5033
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
4 days ago
“Great food, and nice atmoshpere”
3 weeks ago
“Empty with poor service (kitchen included)”
French, American, International
$$ - $$$
595 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2273
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here one evening. The panko fried chicken breast over vegetables was delicious! Our server was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was welcoming and friendly.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on Friday of the Memorial Day weekend for lunch. Three servers hanging around with the hostess at her stand. No customers inside, two party’s of two outside were finished with their meals. It was 12:20. I ordered shrimp cocktail which took about 25...More

Thank chrisfromthecape
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We have been there 6 people and just one enjoy his food. We ate as we were all craving for food but in the price that we paid I accept to more. if you are there, order the baby rib as this was the only...More

Thank pazitg
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Bistro was recommended to us by locals. The service was fine but our meals were lackluster. Droopy salads. Probably the prix fixe dinner is the way to go here.

Thank CC L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We wanted a light meal so opted to eat at the bar. It was a perfectly good idea. Our server, Jules A was wonderful. She has a great personality and is very attentive to the needs of those served. My wife enjoyed her mussels diablo....More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Now called Main Street Bistro and moved downstairs and in the back still just off Main Street. Terrific dinner, we had fish, chicken and ravioli. Everyone enjoyed their dinner and the Clams Balboa were a big hit for our appetizer! Nice spot in Chatham for...More

Thank 88CitySlicker88
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It was a late night dinner but the place was still busy. It took a little while to get seated. The staff seemed confused about where to seat people and who was going to serve each table. Our waiter also seemed a little off. Not...More

1  Thank WFBFamily
Reviewed 25 July 2016

As a loyal customer of the original Vinings Bistro for 20 years, (when it was above Carmines), I was hopeful that not too much would change when it moved to it's new location across the parking lot. Well, I was sadly disappointed. Most of my...More

Thank Bill_G100
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were disappointed by this bistro. I add salt to many of my dishes. However, the linguine and clams was almost inedible. Way too salty. The salads, mussels, crab cakes were very good. We will not return to this restaurant.

Thank RL987654
Reviewed 23 June 2016

It's not called Vining's Bistro anymore, it's now the Bistro on Main St. and the food is outstanding. We had reservation and there were still a few tables available, but the place was filling up fast as we left. They also have an outdoor patio...More

Thank Harry G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 am - 9:00 am
5:30 am - 9:00 am
5:30 am - 9:00 am
5:30 am - 9:00 am
5:30 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2273
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-5033
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