Heading to Brewster soon? We've put together a list of some of our favorite things to do, places to visit, and where to eat! Are we missing any of your favorites? Comment below!
Things to do:
- The Brewster General Store - situated at the Heart of Brewster since 1866, the store provides a place to meet on their benches out front. Visit in the morning for fresh coffee, donuts, or pastries, and at night for an ice cream cone from The Brewster Scoop next door. Inside browse a unique assortment of merchandise including penny candy, design your own t-shirts and sweatshirts, jams and jellies, and many more fun gadgets!
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- The Brewster Scoop - located right next to the Brewster General Store, stop in to enjoy your choice of over 30 flavors of rich ice cream, delicious sundaes, fizzling floats, or a frappe!
Photo by @brewsterscoop
- Snowy Owl Coffee - Snowy Owl offers high-grade, freshly roasted, and meticulously prepared coffees. Stop by to get delicious coffee expertly prepared by awesome baristas!
Photo by @snowyowlcoffee
- The Brewster Bookstore - open year-round, the Brewster Bookstore is filled to the brim with books, toys, games, greeting cards, unique gifts, and much more. Stop in to read from their large collection of Cape Cod books and extensive children's section. Make sure you catch storytime or a book signing the next time you stop in too!
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- Eat Cake 4 Breakfast Bakery - food should be fun and delicious. Come in to celebrate with pastries baked with the highest quality ingredients. Don't forget to grab one of their famous "Brewster Buns!"
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- Breakwater Beach - calm bay waters that are perfect for swimming with the family. It's never too crowded and you can even walk out at low tide and explore many tide pools left behind. Make sure you catch a sunset at Breakwater, while you're there!
Photo by @heather.tradd
- Nickerson State Park - pick your route from the 1,900 acres of Nickerson State Park including plenty of wooded trails, 8 freshwater ponds stocked year-round with trout, or an 8-mile bike path that connects you to the 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail (a paved trail through 6 Cape Cod towns). Hours are sunrise to sunset, or bring a tent or R.V. and stay overnight at over 400 campsites!
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- The Captains Golf Course - open to the public with two pristine, premier courses. Stop by for 36 holes of golf at the golf capital of the Lower Cape!
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- Hopkins House Bakery & Gift Shop - stop by on a Saturday or Sunday for your pick of freshly-baked muffins, cookies, pies, and dessert bars!
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- The Woodshed - "the" watering hole for locals and visitors with great music nightly.
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- Stony Brook Grist Mill & Museum - a beautiful, both scenic and historical spot, featuring a sparkling brook and picturesque mill. The Grist Mill is the only remaining structure from Brewster's Factory Village, a bustling 19th-century industrial area. Stop by to see the water wheel in motion with dragonflies hovering over the millpond and purchase fresh ground cornmeal!
Photo by @dennisjweeks
- Stone L'oven Pizza - hand-tossed, all-natural, artisan crafted pizza cooked at 500 degrees. Enjoy natural ingredients including dough made from premium spring wheat flour, naturally aged whole milk mozzarella from Wisconsin, sauce made from freshly packaged Stanislaus tomatoes, all cooked until it has a crisp and tender crust.
Photo by @stonelovenpizzabrewster
- Guapos Tortilla Shack - a casual, Baja-style tortilla shack serving up one of the best fish tacos and margaritas using local ingredients whenever possible. Be sure to try their Mexican-inspired famous fish tacos with a signature lime sauce or fresh guacamole with house-made chips!
Photo by @kylebaptist
- JT's Seafood Restaurant - family-owned and operated since 1998, a modern version of the quintessential clam shacks. JT's has won many gold and silver awards from Cape Cod Life for their clam chowder, fried clams, lobster rolls, onion rings, and ice cream.
Photo by @ctfoodcravings
- Spinnaker - sip, savor and slumber at the Mediterranean-chic boutique inn and restaurant. Spinnaker serves vegan, gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly options.
Photo by @spinnaker.capecod
- Cobies - a tradition since 1948, the local landmark serves fried clams and seafood, burgers, footlong hot dogs, french fries, ice cream, and beer and wine. Cobies is located right off 6A and is easily accessible to cyclists, motorists, and tourists.
Photo by @tjj_sews
- Apt Cape Cod - a small, intimate restaurant, their farm-to-table casual concept utilizes modern techniques for today's food lovers. Stop in to try chef Regina's breakfast, brunch, and dinner or Chef Brandi's charcuterie or tapas.
Photo by @feastytravels
- The Brewster Fish House - a contemporary, seasonal bistro-style menu to reflect the freshest available ingredients. Open year-round for lunch and dinner, enjoy New England Seafood, local produce, caviar and aged dried meats, and unique cocktails!
Photo by @bostonfoodiegrl
- Kate's Seafood - serving since 1986, order Cape Cod classics, fried clams and fish, or ice cream from their seasonal walk-up window. Don't forget to order one of Kate's famous lobster rolls!
Photo by @katesseafood