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How to Spend the Day at the Mashpee Commons Shops

When you travel to our seaside haven, you’ll find a collection of small towns capturing the coastal lifestyle and quintessential charm of Cape Cod. It’s true that our lovely community of South Yarmouth offers something for everyone to enjoy, but if you venture out from our town, there are several other retreats worth the trip. One of our favorite places to spend the day is exploring the Mashpee Commons shops.Mashpee Commons shops

Tucked away on the Atlantic, “the Cape” is a year-round destination adored by both locals and visitors alike.

A Snapshot of Your Mashpee Common Shops Experience

As you plan your day trip on Cape Cod, explore the Mashpee Commons for some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment in our area. Read over our local insights to discover how to spend your day!

What to Buy

When we think of the Mashpee Common shops, we think of the stunning specialty boutiques, each of which is filled with Cape Cod-esque merchandise. From clothing stores to health shops to home decor, you’re sure to find something in one of the many stores. Here’s a sample of types of shops and activities you can enjoy!

Health & Beauty

Each of the health and beauty Mashpee Common shops offers something wonderful. Many shops sell high-end products, indulgent spa services, nail treatments, and places to relax. We suggest visiting Beyond Beauty of Cape Cod, Innerglow Yoga, and Quiet Moments. You’ll feel the daily stress of our routine melt away during your service and feel recharged and rejuvenated when you leave!


When you go shopping at the Mashpee Commons, a variety of clothing stores line the Steeple Street location. Shop name brands like Vineyard Vines, francesca’s, Lane Bryant, Jos. A Bank, and White House | Black Market. If you looking for a local item, peruse novelties at The Black Dog General Store, Unique Boutique, and Sea Bags. For more places to visit, browse the directory of stores.

Specialty Shops & Gifts

Take a piece of Cape Cod with you when you purchase items from these locally owned and operated stores. Explore the collections of the Cape Cod Art Bar, select your favorite stationery and handmade cards at The Write Choice, and the eclectic items of Modern Mix Giftery. With a diverse selection at each of these establishments, you’ll find the perfect gift for any occasion!

Where to Eat

When hunger strikes on your shopping adventures, dine at one of the many restaurants at the Mashpee Commons. Each of these delightful eateries offers some of the best cuisines on Cape Cod. Here’s a sample of the restaurants spread throughout the Commons!

  • Bleu
  • Bobby Byrne’s Mashpee Commons
  • Estia
  • Oak & Ember Whiskey Bar & Grill
  • Siena
  • Trevi at Mashpee Commons
  • Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar

From light fares to hearty entrees to signature drinks, come hungry and get your fill of these fantastic Cape Cod restaurants!

Where to See a Movie

After a great day of shopping and an incredible meal, enjoy one of the Mashpee Commons movies playing at the Regal Cinemas. This contemporary theater screens the latest films that you’ve been wanting to see. Grab a bucket of popcorn, a cold drink, and enjoy the show before heading back to the comfort of your cozy hideaway with us!

Unwind at The Captain Farris House

Once you’ve completed your experience at the Mashpee Commons, make the 20-mile drive back our charming bed and breakfast. Dressed in the luxury of Cape Cod, The Captain Farris House offers a gorgeous selection of guest rooms & suites. Each of these relaxing retreats boasts stunning antiques, an abundance of natural light, and comfortable seating areas. Before heading the Mashpee Commons shops, join us in the enclosed courtyard underneath the Waterford chandelier for our gourmet breakfast. Our scrumptious spread is prepared to your tastes, and we will accommodate gluten-free and vegetarian diets (with advance notice, of course). With many places to explore, things to do, and a comfortable accommodation awaiting your arrival, why wait any longer to plan your getaway? Book your stay with us today before someone else reserves your desired dates!

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