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All 40 Wellfleet Restaurants

Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 Rte 6, Wellfleet, MA 02663
(508) 349-2127
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Ranked #3 of 40 Restaurants in Wellfleet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Russian first
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English first
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When we arrive at this restaurant, the atmosphere is so congenial we feel that we are being welcomed by old friends. Fabulous salad bar that could be a meal in itself. Reservations needed in the middle of summer. Unfortunately, it's great in the summer, but the restaurant is closed for about six months of the year, opening again in April.

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Minot, Massachusetts
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We came across this restaurant looking for a place to eat breakfast & we were not disappointed. The service was excellent & the food was great. I recommend the "Junk Yard Dog" omelet. The chef decides what in ingredients go into it & it's never the same twice.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We arrived here at 5pm in time for the early bird special. $18 for a great meal; we had a choice of about 6 entrees, soup or salad and bread rolls. We were pleasantly surprised by the welcome we received, the menu choice, the cost and the awesome food and service we received. The soup was pear, mushroom and leek,... More 

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wellfleet
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just would like everyone to know that VR's is consistently very good in the quality and taste of their foods, and the servers blow my mind at what they can remember day to day on the specials! Went for an Early Bird special the other night. My husband had catch of the day which was Cod and I had Calamari.... More 

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Meriden, CT
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is an excellent restaurant. The staff is attentive and friendly and the food is consistently very good. The menu is varied and you have the alternative of a full portion or a small sized portion at a slightly reduced price. The salad bar is excellent. It is very child friendly. One is always greeted with a very hearty smile... More 

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in NJ
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were on our way to Ptown & got hungry, they served breakfast & that was what we were looking for. The staff is VERY welcoming, dining room is light airy & clean. Seated with a friendly flourish, he got eggs pancakes sausage the usual. I opted for cranberry walnut pancakes, absolutely love at first bite! So good. They have... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited this restaurant as our motel was a few miles away and they suggested it for breakfast. I also looked at online reviews and it really is the best breakfast. We went the next day too as I knew it was a gem. The waitress we had on both visits were fantastic and the lobster eggs Benedict was delicious.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have been back to this restaurant each season. The food is consistently excellent as well as the service. You can tell the pleasant owners keep a close pulse on what is going on. There are early bird specials but you can always get smaller "bistro" portions. It doesn't matter what you order as everything is always fresh, fresh, fresh!... More 

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Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I can only comment on the breakfast here. This is a great place to take your family. There is a full menu with something for everyone. The service is friendly and quick. The food was quite good and the portions large. The prices can't be beat. If you are feeding a family of hungry children while on vacation I would... More 

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Eastham
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This was our second Sunday breakfast at VR's. It was intentional as the first was delightful and the second even more so as we looked forward to it. The owners, Peter and Diane, were both present and prominent in greeting and seating diners. To me it says something when the owners are active participants in the daily activities of the... More 

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Additional Information about Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

Address: 1019 Rte 6, Wellfleet, MA 02663
Phone Number: (508) 349-2127
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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