Restaurants & Bars 4

Margaret's Fairhaven

CapeCodGuy | Apr 22, 2013 08:13 AM

I forget about this hidden gem until I don't, and then I'm reminded of what Chowhound is all about. You see, 99% of the people who drive by on Rte 195 in Fairhaven would have no clue about this little gem of a restaurant. But due to posters on this board several years ago I found this small hidden restaurant deep the tiny "downtown" of Fairhaven. I can't help but leave in awe every time I have the pleasure of eating here. Not only because the food is so fresh, inventive yet familiar, and expertly prepared, but it's just so damn cheap. At least in compared to the typical meals found almost everywhere on Cape Cod. For here you can get something like a cassoulet of fresh day boat scallops and lobster with grilled asparagus and garlic smashed for a mere $12.95. Or how about a lovely Scallop "Rockefeller" of perfectly cooked scallops, baby spinach, fresh chopped cherrystones, bacon, potato and cream for $13.95. The meal is served with a yummy house made focaccia and creamery butter. Friendly professional servers and a cute and slightly funky atmosphere round out the bill. Oh, and the bill for two with generous tip and too-generous tax is a mere, $39. After leaving, I once again scratch my head as to why I catch flack for not being excited by $15 personal sized pizzas in Hyannis. No comparison in value, If you haven't been.....GO!

Sorry for the crappy cell phone pics.

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