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Bookstore & Restaurant

50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667
+1 508-349-3154
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Ranked #11 of 40 Restaurants in Wellfleet
Price range: $8 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Seafood dining on Cape Cod, paired with an exquisite bookstore - enjoy the waterfront views at the Bookstore & Restaurant in Wellfleet. Since 1964, three generations of our family have come together to create the recipes that showcase seafood dining and family comfort. Many of our dishes have become classics on the Outer Cape. Combining our love for seafood and simplicity, we offer our customers unique waterfront dining on what we consider the most beautiful harbor in the world.
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Worcester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were originally day-tripping the OYSTER FEST...but...weather was great, we found a room locally, and then decided on dinner. The BOOKSTORE won out!! AND it was terrific...YES, I had room after the oysters on Main Street..ha ha!! Really, we chose the upstairs area, had nice cocktails, watched the sunset, and just had a nice time at The Bookstore. So if... More 

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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274 reviews 274 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family enjoys the bookstore restaurant year round. The chowder is thick and tasty and the food served in good portions. While I have tried many of their fish dishes, most recently I enjoyed the fish tacos for lunch. We also had a fish and chips at our table. Both were very tasty.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nothing better than to sit on their porch or upstairs veranda, Order from a wide menu-- New England seafood, burgers, raw bar, soups. And, enjoy a touch of wine or beer whilst spending sunny summer afternoon overlooking Wellfleet Bay's oystering beds near Mayo Beach.

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Clinton, NJ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We decided to eat early and chose to have appetizers instead of dinner. Everyone was very happy with what they ordered, but I was overjoyed with my calamari. Honestly, I have NEVER had calamari that were so tender and wonderful. I have eaten calamari all over the world and this was the BEST.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We try to get to this restaurant at least twice while we stay in North Truro...the ride is worth the good food. It's always friendly and busy. The menu offers lots of choices and everything we've ever had over the years has been great. The food is fresh and well prepared. Last visit we had fried calamari that were the... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We really like this place. We've been here a few times and found even better than reviews. Upstairs porch is fun though even inside seating is worth it. Loved their seafood reuben sandwich, fish sandwich, oysters Rockefeller, clam chowder...even their plain salad had been good. Friendly waitstaff makes this place stand out.

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Buffalo NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is probably one of our favorite restaurants to eat at on the Cape. We stumbled upon it a few years ago when all the restaurants in the area had huge wait times. This place had a huge book store attached to it and the shortest wait out of all of them. I'm a big book lover so I was... More 

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Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First, the view of the water is fabulous. The quality of the food is outstanding. The Caesar salad is very nice. I get it with salmon, and white anchovies. The Lobster salad plate is creative, large, fresh, and has a wide variety of ingredients. Every thing here is wonderful. I highly recommend the Book Store restaurant in Wellfleet,

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was excellent . The sunset over the oyster beds was magnificent.

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Quad Cities USA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Nice view (request a table upstairs). Varied menu with (of course) several seafood items. Lobster rolls are on the small side, but tasty. Really good chowder with lots of clams. Just ok cod sandwich. At $39 (without drinks) a bit pricey for lunch.

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Address: 50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667
Phone Number: +1 508-349-3154
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
Average Prices: USD 8 - 35
Cuisine: Seafood

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