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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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Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our group of 6 came in around 2:30 after sightseeing along the Cape but were able to get a table outside, with a view of Wellfleet Bay. Those who ordered clam chowder loved it! Orders ranged from fish tacos (perfectly fried cod), littleneck clams in garlic/wine sauce, mussels in garlic/wine sauce, oyster po'boy, clam roll and fried clam/combo platter. Everyone... More 

Thank Christine C
Wharton, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is superb in every way. The food is great. My husband and I both had the clam chowdah ...Sooo good! We had the fish sandwich which was light and airy but very plentiful ..he had french fries with his...I had potato salad with mine. Delish! Even the rolls were so tasty. The service was probably the friendliest and... More 

Thank angbach44
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was fast an effiecent, we had 2 draft beers, the hot buttered lobster roll and an oyster po-boy - very good loved the po-boy

Thank r0ger68
Hoodsport, Washington
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great spot. I had oysters Rockefeller my wife had a lobster roll both were fabulous . Service great . View of the bay exceptional . Been on the Cape for three days and this is the best yet .

Thank Ken H
East Granby, Connecticut
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a cod sandwich and fries on the upper deck. What a great day to sit on the deck overlooking the water with the sun shining

Thank Deb C
Hebron, Connecticut
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, our second visit to get into the oyster liking and this year we had them on the half shell. They were fresh (from bay to table) and served with cocktail sauce and lemon. Very tasty . In addition we had the fried cod sandwich and fried scallop sandwich both were good but a bit messy, but that makes it... More 

Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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133 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner was good. The place was packed when we got there with people waiting for the sunset. The clam chowder was the best that I have had on this trip. The Caesar's salad was very good, but as an after thought I would have skipped the marinated anchovies, my taste only. The Lobster Roll was also very good. The wait... More 

Thank Jim R
St Augustine
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great, overlooking the Wellfleet harbor. The food is delicious and the service is prompt and courteous.

Thank Edward H
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a late lunch over Columbus Day weekend after enjoying some of the local Audubon trails. The menu is huge, with lots of daily specials, Food is priced well and was just what we were looking for on a crisp fall afternoon. To start, we shared a cup of the chowder...one of the best we've had on... More 

Thank TripLizzie
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favourite spot for a beer and a relaxed meal. We don't do the fine dining thing when we're on the Cape - we like the simple, well-prepared dishes at the Bookstore Restaurant. I love people-watching on the front deck and the view over Mayo Beach is lovely.

Thank Penny M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
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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