Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Bramble Inn & Restaurant

2019 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631, 508-896-7644 www.brambleinn.com

Bramble Inn & Restaurant

While on an early spring getaway for a few days on Cape Cod, we stayed mid-Cape in Brewster and were searching for a place to have dinner. Driving around town, we happened upon the elegant looking Bramble Inn.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
It was too early in the season for the place to be overrun by the summer crowd so we had the pretty dining room mostly to ourselves along with a romantic table by the bay window.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
The service was ideal, attentive without hovering and always seeming to anticipate our needs. We began with a salad of grilled asparagus, pickled beets, crumbled goat cheese, baby arugula and pistachio dust with an herb vinaigrette. Those are some of our favorite ingredients and flavors and the salad was tasty although somewhat oddly presented.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
Another appetizer of smoked salmon was very delicious with Atlantic smoked salmon, marscapone cheese, preserved lemon and caper toasts served with wilted cucumber salad and a dill vinaigrette.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
For entrees we chose a grilled flat iron steak served with a whole grain mustard demi glaze, fingerling potatoes and spring vegetables. The meat was well prepared and the demi glaze was delicious but the potatoes and vegetables were a bit bland.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
Our other entree, a grilled scallop duo with sea scallops over fire roasted sweet red pepper risotto and dusted with aged pecorino and romano cheeses was quite good.

Bramble Inn & Restaurant
We finished our meal with an order of gingerbread bread pudding which was sweet and comforting as we relaxed and enjoyed our vacation.

We don't know if this place is hopping during full tourist season but it seems to be a more laid back environment and not one to attract many of the summer visitors. The other diners we saw were older and the entire place had a slightly old fashioned yet genteel quality. This wouldn't be our go-to place if we regularly summered on the Cape but we did have a very pleasant evening.

No comments:

Post a Comment

We'd love to hear from you!

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.