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Moby Dick's

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3225 State Hwy Rte 6, Across from Gull Pond Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7054
+1 508-349-9795
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Newburgh, New York
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307 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kind of a strange place. Wait on line outside, place your order before sitting down, then have the food delivered to your table. This place apparently has been around forever, so I guess it works for them, but I found it odd. Food was just so-so. I expected more given the reputation, but the clam chowder had little flavor, fish... More 

Thank atima
MobyDicks33, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this review

atima, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. It seems to me that we were not exactly what you were looking for. The next time you are this way I would recommend that you try our other restaurant in Wellfleet - Winslow's Tavern. It is in the center of Wellfleet (two minutes away from Moby Dick's). Winslow's... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every year we go to Welfleet in July and a highlight of our visit is always an early dinner at Moby Dick's on Route 6 just north of the Welfleet traffic light. I usually have the swordfish or scallops and my wife usually has the lobster roll. There is always a line (no reservations) but it always moves quickly because... More 

Thank FlatbushJoe
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always great seafood, I'm partial to the Wellfleet Oysters and the lobster. Clam chowder is a favorite of my son. Someone loved the grilled shrimp & scallops. One can make one's own cocktail sauce, but can do without the pre-packaged (Ken's) cocktail sauce they serve. Sadly I did not see the Mignon sauce on the menu. The international staff is... More 

Thank Bigbadbrooklyntad
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great lobster roll here - all lobster, no fillers! Great setting and a short wait to place my order.

Thank LJH610
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Moby Dick's for the first time mid week. I had heard great things and decided to give it a try. You order your food when you first walk in and then it is brought to your table. There is a wide variety of seafood, each prepared a little differently. I tried the steak and scallop kebabs which... More 

Thank lovestotraveltoomuch
Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My companion had delicious grilled striped bass but I opted for steak and scallops instead of my usual fried seafood platter. Disappointed. The scallops were small and lacked flavor, which I've read means frozen? First time I've ever been to Mobys and didn't enjoy the food. I'll be back only because I know they can do better. Oh and the... More 

Thank CSMS0927
MobyDicks33, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this review

CSMS0927, Thank you for your recent comments on TA. I do not know why your scallops lacked flavor. They are local and delivered fresh daily....NEVER frozen! Also, I apologize for the over cooked corn on the cob. As always....when you are at Mobys...if something is not to your satisfaction please let us know right away and we will fix it... More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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337 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really lovely lunch here en route to Provincetown. The service was quick, helpful and friendly and the food was delicious. There's no air con so beware on super hot days but they do have very heavy duty ceiling fans. You won't be disappointed with the portion sizes.

Thank KiplingsMom
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200 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Moby Dick's is great. The kitchen staff is enormously talented in their ability to cook seafood to perfection - which is not easy. If it's overdone, it's terrible. The friendly, multicultural waitstaff is also amazing...constantly on the move tending to the guests' needs in what is a very, very busy restaurant. We were there on Saturday evening. I can't even... More 

Thank nyackgirl47
New Hampshire
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been going to Moby Dick's for over 20 years. Jack's table in the rear was our uncle Jack. It has been consistently good year after year. There are places that the fish is no longer firm and fresh, they have thick batter to get by with less fish, and everything taste like old cooking oil. It is... More 

Thank carly03049
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to explore new restaurants and areas, so were surprised that we both wanted to return to Moby Dick's. Not only that, but I found I ordered the same thing both times. The seafood skewers are simple-scallops, shrimp, swordfish mixed with veggies-but are fresh and cooked just right. This is a byo, which is a plus in my book.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 State Hwy Rte 6, Across from Gull Pond Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7054
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-9795
Closed for the winter. See you May 2016

It’s vacation time on Cape Cod! You and your family want to have lots of fun and eat some fresh seafood. Family owned and operated since 1983, Moby Dick’s is THE Cape Cod seafood restaurant for friends and families to meet, eat and just have a good time. Taking the New England clam shack to a new level, we will offer you and your family a great experience. We may not be full service, but we deliver great service. The freshest seafood, the best lobsters, Wellfleet littlenecks, Wellfleet oysters, Chatham Cod, fried clams and clam chowder are just a few of the local items we serve up daily. We aim to be the best. Kid-friendly is our middle name. We have a large Kid’s menu not to mention some fun coloring sheets as well. We welcome guests needing a gluten-free menu. We love large groups, small groups, any group. We would be delighted to host your special Cape Cod event. We are a BYOB establishment so grab your favorite beer or wine and head right over. We look forward to meeting you! Open at 11:30 am everyday for lunch and dinner from the first Friday in May to Columbus Day.

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