Mason Pryme discovered his culinary passion helping out in his parents restaurant kitchen as a teenager. While earning his Culinary Art Degree, Mason received an apprenticeship under Yeves Labelle, one of top chefs in the US at the time. Since then, he raised through the ranks at several renowned Stowe, VT-area restaurants. In 2005, a friend invited Mason to try out a mutual passion - tuna fishing - on Cape Cod. That summer vacation turned into a sous-chef job at The Red Pheasant in Dennis. Mason further developed as a chef by working in original Cape Cod restaurants like Chillingworth, ultimately becoming an Executive Chef at Mooncussers. Mason is recognized in the local culinary community for his creativity and exceptional technical skills. At The Flats, Mason leans on both his formal French training and innovative techniques to create unique dishes inspired by premium local ingredients.
creative coastal new england cuisine
Good food and easy going fun:
enter the casual fine dining experience
of The Flats restaurant.
At the helm of The Flats are two long-time friends who worked together in many upscale restaurants around Mid-Cape for the last decade: Mason Pryme and Timothy Ames. When creating The Flats concept, our focus was on quality and delivering an unforgettable culinary experience. We passionate about creating unique flavor and texture combinations, perfecting the temperatures, and we pay special attention to presentation. We cater to people like ourselves, appreciate good, interesting food and enjoy easygoing atmosphere when dining.
Our concept is fresh,
but our team is seasoned.
What's unique about us is that we have a very extensive special menu changing every day, which allows us to always have something different on the menu. The specials menu, just like the main menu, is built in categories, center of the plate and a-la carte sides. Such menu arrangement allows our guests to have flexibility to make their own combinations instead of having to substitute.
Our core wait staff offer years of experience in the field, and they love to share their knowledge with our guests in a friendly manner, while being meticulous about delivering their service. Our bartenders are very passionate about quality drinks. We feature fine wines, local craft beer, and seasonal cocktails made with house infusions.
We aspire to delight you with a vibrant mix
of both time-honored and modern dishes that capture the flavors of the season.
The menu is well rounded, being classically trained Mason incorporates a lot of French recipes but also adds Asian, Mexican, and Italian influences for a contemporary twist.
We source as many of our ingredients as possible locally. For example, our seafood is provided by Chatham Fish and Lobster and delivered right off the boat. With seafood, it's all about excelling at preparation techniques, whether it's searing a scallop to perfection or keeping the tuna perfectly rare. In addition to perfecting the temperature, interesting sides and garnishes are what stands our offerings apart. Another specialty is the game. We've had boar on the menu, alligator, ostrich, among many others. Game preparation is not easy, so we take pride in being one of very few places that is known for its game.
You are invited to enjoy our chef's creations
in a romantic tower house setting.
The atmosphere is elegant enough for a formal occasion, but relaxed and comfortable enough for a date night with friends or family. We offer a choice of a main dining room, a bar/tavern area, and a cozy landscaped patio overlooking Main Street for those preferring al fresco dining.
thank you for your patronage!
we hope you feel like a part of our family.
We strive to earn your trust as your preferred Cape Cod restaurant to experience a fresh, unexpected, and impeccably executed interpretation of your favorite dishes, while leaving some room for experimentation.