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Central House at the Crown

247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
+1 508-487-1430
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Great service today from Darrin. We had the lobster roll and the lobster mac. Both tasty. They also accommodated our doctored up request for a bloody mary. Had the place to our selves for lunch. Furnishings are nice and the cozy fireplace was going.

Thank Zesty321
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Crown is one of those places, until it burned to the ground, that every gay person that visited P-Town went to. It was rebuilt years ago and the Restaurant is superb. I come to Provincetown twice a year and go to different places for...More

Thank Mark D
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mark Thank you so much for your 5 star review i will let your words speak for themselves Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I dined at the bar at Central House. The service was excellent as was the food. My steak frites was perfectly cooked, served warm with in-house fries.

Thank david p
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

DAvid Have a great holiday season and thank you for the great review of our restaurant Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Was really impressed with the decor, plush seating, choice of food and creativity on the menu. Of course there's a big selection of local seafood, but the chef included vegetarian and vegan options. The wine list was surprising, THANK YOU!

Thank chrisDTW
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Chris Thanks so much for the great review, i will let it stand on its own! Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped by for a drink and sat at a corner table to watch people going by. Rick, the GM, was at the host stand and greeted people as they looked at the posted menu. He would ask if they had any questions and engage...More

Thank comfortnurse
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Comfort Nurse: What can i say to that superlative review, thank you!! My team is the reason we are successful all my managers and staff are like family to Bill and myself. Thanks for your kind words and hopefully we will see you again at...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Provincetown. The setting is on a corner with good viewing of the Commercial Street parade. The Lobster Mac and Cheese was awful. Not enough lobster, overall dry, too many cheeses without enough taste. I didn’t finish the...More

Thank Ali Z
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Ali I am sorry for your displeasure with the 2 entrees you selected and the "tone" of the review seems a bit personal towards my chef's "sensibilities" . I have never encountered that description of her menu items. Please accept my personal apology and wish...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were only there for drinks, which were fine, but P-town costly ($5 coffee), but had to sit outside the bar because the piano bar singer was too loud to enjoy. Although the restaurant was closed we were welcomed to sit there with our drinks.

Thank Morris F
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Some extremely rude staff . When I complained, they refused to get the on-site manager. The most bizarre dining/bar experience that I have ever had.More

Thank Roger C
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Roger No employee should be rude to customers but i can't respond to this in a comprehensive way, please accept my apology , i am on site over 12 hrs a day 7 days a week so i must have been off property if in...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We sat on the porch and got to watch people while we ate. It was perfect. Our waiter Peter was excellent, attentive, friendly and made wonderful recommendations. We had the lobster and corn salad - summer on a plate!! The Mexican shrimp cocktail - full!...More

Thank Robin G
Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Robin Thanks so much for your fantastic review, Peter is a "gem" and a great part of our Crown Family Rick Murray GM/Principal

Reviewed 19 August 2017

We ordered clams as an appetizer and were told that they were loe on clams, and the app was unavailable. However, the clams and linguini were available as an entree. When it arrived, it had three clams and a pile of linguini. One fo the...More

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Richard M, Owner at Central House at the Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Liver butler I want to apologize if in fact you did not get the "usual" portion of clams with your linguini, yes we ran low due to the heavy volume of patrons this past weekend but that is no excuse thus my apologies, if you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown
  • Phone Number: +1 508-487-1430
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Central House at the Crown We believe good farming is worthwhile, and that it makes better food. We buy from small farmers who raise their animals outdoors, in grass and trees - not on corn and hormones. We buy heritage breeds that Americans have conserved for generations. Our seafood comes directly from New England waters. Our vegetables are as local as the season permits and we buy organic whenever possible. We seek out food that supports our values, and we think you will notice the difference. Please join us, and enjoy some truly good food.
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