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Apocalypse Chow: Where To Eat Before Doomsday

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Tomorrow's the Mayan Apocalypse and although we don't actually believe the world will be coming to an end, we are partial to any and every excuse to indulge in comfort food. Here now, hearty soups and stews, mac n' cheese (with lobster, of course), chicken pot pie, and then some from 12 Cape & Islands restaurants.

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1. The Dan'l Webster Inn

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149 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563

The early evening menu includes a Chicken Pot Pie with Fresh all white meat tenders braised with carrots, pearl onions, peas and mushrooms in a natural chicken gravy served over puff pastry.

2. The Nimrod Restaurant & Jazz Lounge

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100 Dillingham Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540

The Nimrod's King James Chicken sounds warm and inviting. It's a Tender Breast over stuffed with lobster meat, creamy garlic & chive Boursin, Panko breaded, baked and finished with a lemon sage beurre blanc.

3. Bobby Byrne's

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65 Route 6
Sandwich, MA 02563

Southern Fried Dippin Chicken, Baked Macaroni & Cheese (better yet, have the Lobster version), Chicken Pot Pie, Burgers, and Homemade Apple Crisp. Comfort food nirvana can be found at Bobby Byrne's Sandwich, Mashpee & Hyannis locations.

4. Bleu

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10 Market St., Mashpee Commons
Mashpee, MA

Chef/owner Frederic Feufeu’s award-winning French bistro features comfort-worthy Gratinée a L’Onion French Onion Soup and “Fred’s Bacalao” Cod Fish Chowder.

5. Barbyann's

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120 Airport Road
Hyannis, MA 02601

Comfort food central since 1981. Barbyann's Hearty Chili comes either Meaty & and 2 Alarm, topped with Cheddar Cheese, or 4 Alarm with Jalapenos & Onions. Or try Captain Merle's Seafood Stew with schrod, shrimp, scallops and lobster in a traditional creamy New England broth.

6. Captain Parker's Pub

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668 State Highway 28
West Yarmouth, MA 02673

Overlooking Parker's River, this Cape restaurant has been serving for over 30 years. Best known for their award winning, thick and creamy, New England Clam Chowder. It. Is. Awesome.

7. Del Mar Bar & Bistro

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907 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633

We're substituting the comfort food classic Spaghetti with Del Mar's Linguini alla Bolognese that's topped with Calabro ricotta and fresh basil.

8. Joe's Bar & Grille

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5 Beach Road
Orleans, MA 02653

Located in the Barley Neck Inn, Joe's serves up all things comforting, from Penne Bolognese, burgers to mashed potatoes. Their luscious chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce, caramel, and pecans, served with Dulce de Leche ice cream sounds like the perfect ending.

9. The Lobster Pot

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321 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

Move over Chicken Soup, we're going out with the Lobster Pot's Pork & Clams Osso Bucco. It's Pork shank & littlenecks, simmered with Portuguese sausage, tomatoes, fish & veal stocks, served on Sardinian cous cous.

10. State Road

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688 State Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Conveniently, Thursday night is Burger Night. Their WOOD GRILLED SIRLOIN BURGER with house ground Northeast Family Farm beef, port onion jam, grafton cheddar, pommes frites, STATE ROAD garlic dill pickles on a brioche roll sounds comforting.

11. The Grill on Main

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227 Upper Main Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

Chef Antonio Saccoccia's menu features a comforting Baked French Onion Soup with an Herb Crostini and Gruyere Cheese and Lobster Turnover with a Shrimp and Lemon Cream Sauce.

12. Brotherhood of Thieves

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23 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

Jeff's Chicken Pot Pie, Smokehouse Mac n' Cheese, Fried Chicken Fridays, and Crafted Burgers all add up to comfort food central.

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1. The Dan'l Webster Inn

149 Main Street, Sandwich, MA 02563

The early evening menu includes a Chicken Pot Pie with Fresh all white meat tenders braised with carrots, pearl onions, peas and mushrooms in a natural chicken gravy served over puff pastry.

149 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563

2. The Nimrod Restaurant & Jazz Lounge

100 Dillingham Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540

The Nimrod's King James Chicken sounds warm and inviting. It's a Tender Breast over stuffed with lobster meat, creamy garlic & chive Boursin, Panko breaded, baked and finished with a lemon sage beurre blanc.

100 Dillingham Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540

3. Bobby Byrne's

65 Route 6, Sandwich, MA 02563

Southern Fried Dippin Chicken, Baked Macaroni & Cheese (better yet, have the Lobster version), Chicken Pot Pie, Burgers, and Homemade Apple Crisp. Comfort food nirvana can be found at Bobby Byrne's Sandwich, Mashpee & Hyannis locations.

65 Route 6
Sandwich, MA 02563

4. Bleu

10 Market St., Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, MA

Chef/owner Frederic Feufeu’s award-winning French bistro features comfort-worthy Gratinée a L’Onion French Onion Soup and “Fred’s Bacalao” Cod Fish Chowder.

10 Market St., Mashpee Commons
Mashpee, MA

5. Barbyann's

120 Airport Road, Hyannis, MA 02601

Comfort food central since 1981. Barbyann's Hearty Chili comes either Meaty & and 2 Alarm, topped with Cheddar Cheese, or 4 Alarm with Jalapenos & Onions. Or try Captain Merle's Seafood Stew with schrod, shrimp, scallops and lobster in a traditional creamy New England broth.

120 Airport Road
Hyannis, MA 02601

6. Captain Parker's Pub

668 State Highway 28, West Yarmouth, MA 02673

Overlooking Parker's River, this Cape restaurant has been serving for over 30 years. Best known for their award winning, thick and creamy, New England Clam Chowder. It. Is. Awesome.

668 State Highway 28
West Yarmouth, MA 02673

7. Del Mar Bar & Bistro

907 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633

We're substituting the comfort food classic Spaghetti with Del Mar's Linguini alla Bolognese that's topped with Calabro ricotta and fresh basil.

907 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633

8. Joe's Bar & Grille

5 Beach Road, Orleans, MA 02653

Located in the Barley Neck Inn, Joe's serves up all things comforting, from Penne Bolognese, burgers to mashed potatoes. Their luscious chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce, caramel, and pecans, served with Dulce de Leche ice cream sounds like the perfect ending.

5 Beach Road
Orleans, MA 02653

9. The Lobster Pot

321 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

Move over Chicken Soup, we're going out with the Lobster Pot's Pork & Clams Osso Bucco. It's Pork shank & littlenecks, simmered with Portuguese sausage, tomatoes, fish & veal stocks, served on Sardinian cous cous.

321 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

10. State Road

688 State Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Conveniently, Thursday night is Burger Night. Their WOOD GRILLED SIRLOIN BURGER with house ground Northeast Family Farm beef, port onion jam, grafton cheddar, pommes frites, STATE ROAD garlic dill pickles on a brioche roll sounds comforting.

688 State Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

11. The Grill on Main

227 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

Chef Antonio Saccoccia's menu features a comforting Baked French Onion Soup with an Herb Crostini and Gruyere Cheese and Lobster Turnover with a Shrimp and Lemon Cream Sauce.

227 Upper Main Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

12. Brotherhood of Thieves

23 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Jeff's Chicken Pot Pie, Smokehouse Mac n' Cheese, Fried Chicken Fridays, and Crafted Burgers all add up to comfort food central.

23 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554