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Bookstore & Restaurant

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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I may be a little biased bc i worked there one summer but that was 13 years ago! The service is always great and my friend and manager, Sara is stil there! Actually, a lot of the same staff is still there which goes to show that it's not just a resturant but a family. The seafood is always really... More 

Thank heanster25
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was amazing as was the service, no complaints there, accommodation for all. But the book store was very old and very expensive, I felt as if I touched anything it would fall apart, or pay $35+ for a small paperback book, none of which I recognized (as a 17 year old with an intense back culture of books).... More 

Thank geekyredneck17
Westchester County, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here TWICE on my weeklong with my family. Was great both times. Wonderful service, very accommodating for large groups. The food is great, loved the Clam Chowder. Try the sangria too! EXCELLENT! Also, the location is perfect, always something happening DOWN BY THE BAY!

Thank Samantha L
Silver Spring, Maryland
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828 reviews
513 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our friend calls this place Mike's because that's the original owner's name. Everyone else calls it the bookstore. Two stories, a covered, unscreened front porch dining area (easily the best place to eat on a nice day), and a bar. We love the fish Reuben's as well as the fish tacos. But everything here is terrific, and the drinks go... More 

Thank dlosea
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have visited the Book Store restaurant for dinner yesterday. After returning the Steamers and Clams we decided it was not worth while to continue the dinner even though we already ordered it. It seemed the sea food food was not fresh !!! It was cold !!! 2 of our party felt bad after just trying the apetisers. The service... More 

Thank Amnon S
Shelburne, Vermont
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service! Our food was middling good to yummy, but the service was professional and friendly. It is such a pleasure to be taken care of by service professionals that knows what they are doing! Both the hostess and the server were great--friendly, prompt, good timing of apps and meals. We enjoyed our meal and will be back!

Thank Kelkend
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Loved the Portugese stew but everything looks good! Sit up top and you'll get a great view. Love it!

Thank jessny150
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had four in our group today and all four were delighted with the service, price, food choices and view of the water from the upper deck. The beet salad, the mussels, and the fried fish sandwich were excellent. Would definitely recommend. Also, parking was not an issue and FREE! A big plus for the Cape.

Thank Georgia924
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While we were visiting Wellfleet Center, we were walking Mayo Beach and decided to stop in for drinks and apps. We got a great second floor balcony table over looking the beach with a refreshing breeze coming in off the harbor on a hot day. They have a great selection of Craft Brews and cocktails. My wife and I split... More 

Thank Mdavid9562
Vero Beach, Florida
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our summer sojourn on the Cape we have lots of visitors. The Bookstore is our go to place for both first time visitors and return guests. This is such a typical Cape Cod place that we can't say enough good things about it. The outside porch is a perfect spot for a relaxing lunch. The nice sea breeze from... More 

Thank Karen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: 5083493154
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?