"The restaurant represents all of what we are. Gates and I are constantly eating, traveling and learning with our staff and family. Bear in Boots gives us the opportunity to share those experiences with our neighbors and guests."
Bear in Boots Gastropub is located in the heart of Falmouth in historic Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Owners Kate and Gates Rickard, a dynamic husband and wife duo, have created a convivial atmosphere where guests of any age can revel in a memorable experience focused around the dinner table. Bear in Boots Gastropub is a true labor of love for the Rickards and every item for Chef Gates' scratch kitchen is inspired by their extensive travel and work history abroad to destinations such as Brussels, Paris, Holland, Lucerne, London, Ireland, Cortona, Rome and beyond. The cuisine at Bear in Boots is approachable while deeply rooted in the traditional culinary techniques associated with fine dining. An extensive and carefully curated beverage program with a well-rounded variety of craft beer surprises and excites guests. The name Bear in Boots is reflective of the nicknames for Kate and Gates' three children, who are the key ingredients to providing endless inspiration for the couple.