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BEST New Restaurant, Cape Cod

"Situated in a weathered 200-year-old building, the Canteen’s surfer digs beckon from along Provincetown’s busiest strip. The menu, however, is entirely modern, with inspired takes on seafood staples—think shrimp sliders with lemon tartar sauce, cod bánh mì sandwiches, and vegetarian-friendly mushroom 'fish and chips.'" ... Read more at Boston Magazine

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The New York Times

36 Hours in Provincetown, Mass.

"Provincetown’s best casual lunch spot is the Canteen, a charming Cape Cod-style dining spot in the heart of town. There are a few tables inside, another pair on the street (perfect for people-watching), and a long communal table in the backyard near the beach. Don’t leave the Canteen without trying the cod banh mi ($9.99), pulled pork tacos ($13.95) and crispy brussels sprouts in fish sauce ($7.99)." ... Read more at the New York Times



Bay Windows

Provincetown Round Up

"Opened last summer, the big buzz around this eatery has already spread as far as the summering NYC foodie crowds that now make the place pulse with major It Factor. Chef Rob Anderson, a young former writer for the 'Washington Post' and the 'Boston Globe,' brings elevated thoughtfulness and exceptional sourcing of fresh ingredients to a menu of counter-service classics. These oysters come with gourmet accompaniments, the tacos are top of the line, and sandwiches like kale and linguica, cod banh-mi and BBQ pulled pork are on-trend takes in the 'low-fi meets high-end' vein. Grab a craft beer and enjoy them in an inviting backyard with communal tables, an Instagram-worthy setting that, like Canteen’s menu, reinvents the spirit of a summer cookout for the 'Top Chef' generation." ... Read more at Bay Windows


The New York Times

Culinary Schools Speed the Rise of Hopeful Chefs

"When Rob Anderson decided last year to pursue a longtime passion for food and open a restaurant in Provincetown, Mass., he left behind a job as an opinion page editor at The Boston Globe and enrolled in the six-month culinary arts program at the International Culinary Center in New York’s SoHo neighborhood." … Read more at The New York Times


The Canteen Added to Our Favorites List

"If your plans include a trip to the tip of Cape Cod, put The Canteen early on your agenda. You will find a menu that keeps calling you back." ... Read more at BostonZest

Cape Cod magazine

Serving Up Summer
"It’s not your typical Cape Cod seafood shack— it’s more. Inspired by New England summer foods and atmosphere, locals Rob Anderson and Loic Rossignon teamed up with longtime Provincetown chef Thomas Pucci to open The Canteen in Provincetown." ... Read more at Cape Cod magazine

Map & Menu

A new favorite restaurant in Provincetown

"When we told our innkeeper, Kevin, that we were hoping to swing by the newly opened restaurant, he confirmed that The Canteen was one of his favorites in town, and thankfully recommended the Cod Banh Mi. We highly recommend a meal at The Canteen, and especially loved the Banh Mi, the Kale + Quinoa Salad and the Grilled Corn." ... Read more at Map & Menu

The Year Rounders' Guide to Provincetown

The Canteen opens to great acclaim, already a best bite

"I stopped in at 225 Commercial Street yesterday to wish good luck to the folks at The Canteen on their opening day, and to taste a bit of their menu, but I wasn't prepared for all of the delightful surprises I found there. Their evolving menu is thoughtful, innovative, fairly priced, and everything I tasted was extraordinary, all made from scratch."  ... Read more at TheYearRounder's Guide to Provincetown