+1 508-945-4380 | 75 Old Harbor Road Chatham, Massachusetts


& special events

Make your next special event a memorable one by hosting it at the Chatham Filling Station. Our fun and funky restaurant with a retro-roadside diner vibe is available for private parties in the afternoon and evening, year-round.

Looking for a place to host a casual rehearsal dinner in Chatham? Or perhaps a family reunion in Chatham that’s just gotten too big to manage at home? Whether it’s an anniversary dinner or rehearsal dinner, birthday party or graduation party, Chatham Filling Station offers the perfect blend of a lively atmosphere and artfully-prepared food. We also have a great selection of craft beers and a carefully-curated wine list, and are happy to specially order any of your personal favorites.

Cocktail Party

  • Sliders: Choose 2: Pulled Pork w/Kentucky Kimchee, Philly Cheesesteak, Hamburger w/caramelized onion and bacon jam
  • Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup: mini grilled cheese sandwiches w/a shot of soup
  • Aunt Mena’s Fishcakes: Mini fishcakes topped with our “special sauce”
  • Quesadilla: shrimp, corn, bacon, cheese
  • Mac & Cheese Tartlets: mini tarts filled w/our signature smoked Mac & Cheese
    • House-made cookies and mini-cupcakes, coffee and tea

$18 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity  


Sit-down dinner

  • Cup of Soup or Caesar Salad
  • House-made rolls
  • Choice of:
    • Prosciutto-wrapped chicken w/sage butter
    • Oven-roasted cod w/lemon, capers and cherry tomatoes
      • Served with fresh vegetable and starch
    • Vegetarian pasta
    • House-made dessert, coffee and tea

$25 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity

Tex-Mex Buffet

  • Beef Chili w/shredded cheddar and sour cream
  • Chatham Filling Station’s signature Gumbo w/shrimp, chicken and andouille
  • House-made Pulled Pork w/Kentucky Kimchee and house-made rolls
  • Chicken Fajitas w/tortillas, sautéed peppers and onions
    • Saucy Black Beans \
    • Spicy Roasted Potatoes
  • Assorted petite house-made desserts, coffee and tea

$25 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity

The Blue Plate Special – Sit-Down Dinner or Buffet

  • A selection of our classic diner dishes; choose 3:
    • Dad’s Meatloaf
    • Mississippi Pot Roast
    • Mac & Cheese
    • Gulf Coast Chicken & Rice Stew
    • Aunt Mena’s Fishcakes
    • House-made dessert, coffee and tea

$25 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity


Backyard BBQ

Rik has returned! When Rik and Caren Morse, the owners of Chatham Filling Station, owned Chatham Bakery, Rik’s barbecue was renowned throughout the area.

Now that we’re back in Chatham, Rik is once again offering his Backyard BBQ menu for private events in your home or business.

Backyard BBQ Menu

Choose two or more main courses:

  • BBQ St. Louis Ribs
  • BBQ Chicken Drumsticks & Tenders
  • Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork
  • Smoked Beef Brisket

Choose two or more side dishes:

  • Mac & Cheese
  • Cranberry Coleslaw
  • Classic Potato Salad
  • Pasta Salad – various choices
  • Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salad

And don’t forget:

  • Homemade Biscuits & Cornbread
  • Caren's Homemade Pies
  • Desserts of Your Choice

We can also prepare and drop off sandwich platters, and homemade soups, salads and desserts for parties of any size. Hosting a post-wedding brunch in Chatham? Please call and ask about our breakfast frittatas and stratas.

If you have any special requests please don't hesitate to contact Rik at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling us at 508-945-4380.

Please note: We request at least two day’s notice for private parties and catering. We will make every attempt to accommodate last-minute orders whenever possible, but selection and availability may be limited. In the event of a cancellation, we appreciate as much notice as possible. You may cancel no later than 48 hours prior to your event. Orders cancelled less than 48 hours prior will be charged in full, including events cancelled due to inclement weather. Payment arrangements must be made prior to your event.


These are suggested menus. If you don’t see something that would appeal to your group, we’re always happy to custom create menus.  

75 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, Ma