Offering Local Shellfish and Seafood
Chatham's Go To Neighborhood Bistro Bringing Great Food, Fine Wine, Cold Beer, Great Drinks and Familiar Faces to Friends and Visitors for a Quarter Century is Excited To Launch
Hand Selected Local and Regional Oysters and Shellfish, Small Plates, Outstanding Specialty Libations, Eight Craft Draft Beers, Expertly Assembled Wine List and Marvelous Martinis
We hope see all the familiar faces and see all the new ones who have helped us stay 'The Bistro' while growing and evolving as we grow!
Exiting New Menu With Plenty of Old Favorites and New Additions To Keep It Fesh and Local.
Open 5:30pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Raw Bar Open Friday and Saturday with Full Raw Bar Menu Available During All Operational Hours
TWO FULL SERVICE BARS OFFERING LOCAL AND TRENDING CRAFT BEERS, FINE SPIRITS AND COCKTAILS, MODERN COASTAL AMERICAN MENU, MULTI SELECTION FULL RAW BAR AND CRUDOS, COMFORTABLE FRIENDLY SERVICE AND CAPE COD CASUAL ATMOSPHERE!
SEE YOU SOON AT THE BISTRO ON MAIN AND CHATHAM RAWBAR
(508) 945-5033 for reservations
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“Oysters are the most tender and delicate of all seafoods. They stay in bed all day and night. They never work or take exercise, are stupendous drinkers, and wait for their meals to come to them.”
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
Describing Ostend oysters: "small and rich, looking like little ears enfolded in shells, and melting between the palate and the tongue like salted sweets.
Oysters are more beautiful than any religion....There's nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster.
Why, then the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open.
Poor Britons, there is some good in them after all -- they produced an oyster.
…it slipped down my throat as easy as original sin……and left me feeling mysteriously adult, sensually alive in a way I never had before, full of the promise of the future.
A raw bar is a great version of a bar. It’s cool and communal and everything in front of you is so fresh
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
A loaf of bread, the Walrus said,
Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
Are very good indeed--
Now if you're ready, Oysters, dear,
We can begin to feed!
An oyster, that marvel of delicacy, that concentration of sapid excellence, that mouthful before all other mouthfuls, who first had faith to believe it, and courage to execute? the exterior is not persuasive.
Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply, 'In my mother's womb, probably as a result of the oysters and champagne - the food of Aphrodite.'