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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've passed Van Rensselaer's Restaurant scores of times over the years I've gone to Wellfleet, but for some reason (perhaps because it's on Rt. 6, which I tend to avoid for eating out) I never tried it. Well, I finally tried it, and I will...More

Thank ddaborn
Peter H, Owner at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed, look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Theis is the second time we have visited this part of Cape Cod. This restaurant is a must for fine dining. Yes I wore my flip flops but shook the sand out and put on approparite clothes. The meal was wonderful, Steak cooked to my...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We made reservations and were promptly seated--by the fireplace which was nice. I had a lobster filled with good sized shrimp & scallops with breading. It was most enjoyable. Wine choices were average. My husband had the raw bar sampler and the mixed seafood grille...More

Thank LorraineSaunderstown
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good food. Nice setting. --- cozy and friendly. --- Extra attention by owners or senior staff greeting every table personally. Not noisy like other places. Accommodating to seniors and easy access, plenty of parking. Amazing bread puddings. Owners care about the community year-round and support...More

Thank reisenelisa1
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is easily becomming our favourite place on the cape. The breakfasts never disapoint, the quality is impecable, great selection and not to be missed. This time we visited for dinner and it was excellent! we had the prime rib and seafood linguine. The appetizers...More

Thank Sophiemylene
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Went there after memorial service with about 40 people....had a hot buffet which was delicious. Service was great, too. They did a nice job. Would go there for a regular meal.

Thank bestx
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I've been here multiple times and I always leave happy. I went last week, had a very reasonable appetizer that consisted of 3 shrimp, 3 little necks, 3 wellfleet oysters that was all fresh and tasted as though they were right from the wellfleet waters...More

Thank tmickcc
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Service was good, eggs and coffee were great. Eggs benedict and the omelets were all good. Try their bloody mary.

Thank Beachshop
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Picky and critical i am with seafood i have to admit this is better than anticipated.. For the location i would not have picked the restaurant - just along the coastal way and not some place i would think they have good food let alone...More

Thank 1400km
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I have been coming here for the last 30+ years and it gets better every year. The owners are so very kind and accommodating we cannot say enough about their hospitality. The food is always so fresh and perfectly prepared. The salad bar is the...More

Thank KyLaConnecticut
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orangeu
May 28, 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
it's only $6 or $9 (for unlimited trips) with a meal.or with a soup & salad option $14.00 for a trip with a bowl of Chowder or $17.00 with unlimited trips. It does come with the early bird either a trip to the salad bar or... More
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orangeu
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Emarcucci | Reviewed this property |
It's an add on for like 4.99 or 5.99. We also get the bistro size meal if we get the salad bar and always have leftover of the meal to take home for another day. They do have an early bird special that includes the salad... More
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Beachglassgirl1
September 1, 2015|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
HI WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT WEEK IT IS A CHOICE OF FIVE ENTREES (SMALLER PORTIONS OF OUR REGULAR MEALS) WITH A TRIP TO OUR SALAD BAR OR A CUP OF OUR HOMEMADE SOUP OR CHOWDER. THE ENTREES ARE AEGEAN SHRIMP (with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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 - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-2127
  • E-mail
Description
Incredibly fresh seafood, creative fare, great salad bar, homemade desserts, an early bird menu served nightly 4 PM to 5:30 PM. Reservations accepted, Breakfast daily 8 AM to Noon featuring a variety of Benedicts, cranberry walnut pancakes, fresh fruits and great omelets.
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