Fine dining at Cape Cod resort

Twenty-Eight Atlantic

Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star premier dining experience.

We are delighted to announce that Forbes Travel Guide recently awarded Wequassett’s signature restaurant, twenty-eight Atlantic, the esteemed Five-Star rating.  Twenty-eight Atlantic is now one of 74 restaurants worldwide to hold the coveted Five-Star rating.

Waterfront dining area of Cape Cod resort

Outer Bar & Grille

The place to see and be seen. Seasonal waterfront dining in an open-air setting with a spacious deck overlooking Pleasant Bay and Round Cove.

Relax and enjoy the sun, surf and scenic vistas from our inviting open-air dining room and seaside deck. Chef James Hackney’s innovative menu offers mouth-watering choices for every taste.

Interior of Thoreau's restaurant at Cape Cod resort


A warm and intimate tavern that invites friendly conversation and good cheer.

Thoreau’s is a club-like bar adjacent to twenty-eight Atlantic. Its warm ambiance is derived from leather tones, overstuffed chairs and a stone and granite fireplace. The intimate setting overlooks tranquil Pleasant Bay. Thoreau’s offers a unique menu, an extensive wine list, and a wide selection of martinis and specialty cocktails.

Waterfront gazebo bar at night


Have a drink and dine in style. Make your way down to be a part of the coolest scene in town.

LiBAYtion is a beachfront bar offering the best water views on Cape Cod under a fashionable pergola. Guests may enjoy the diverse menu featured at the Outer Bar & Grille. Open during summer months for lunch and dinner weather permitting. In the evening a schedule of live entertainment is featured.

Waterfront dining area at sunset

The Verandahs at Twenty-Eight Atlantic

The Verandahs at Twenty-Eight Atlantic offer a spectacular alfresco setting for breakfast, and dinner on a seasonal basis.  An integral component of the new waterfront and adjacent to twenty-eight Atlantic, the two-tiered venue is surrounded by beautiful stonework and overlooks the Grand Lawn and Pleasant Bay.

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The Chef

Famous Cape Cod Chef Hackney

James Hackney

Executive Chef at Wequassett

James Hackney comes to Wequassett’s Cape Cod restaurants having most recently served as Chef de Cuisine at Boston’s legendary L’Espalier, located in the Back Bay of the city. While there Chef Hackney garnered legions of fans craving his signature farm-to-table inspired dishes and seasonally changing menu. Originally hailing from Leicestershire, England, Hackney was inspired to begin a career in the culinary world by working in his parents’ Garden Hotel, a quaint inn residing in the English countryside where farm-to-table is a way of life. Hackney would eventually move on to his title of Chef de Partie at notable restaurants such Blantyre, a Relais & Chateaux property in Lenox, Massachusetts, in addition to Charlie Palmer’s Aquaterra in Palm Beach, Florida and La Vieille Maison in Boca Raton, Florida. Hackney received his culinary education from Southfields College in Leicester, United Kingdom.