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Bookstore & Restaurant

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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667
5083493154
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved this restaurant. Food was amazing. We sat outside and had great views of water. The service was terrific. We have added this to our go to place while at the cape.

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Thank denisest
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love the bookstore! Fresh raw oysters are delicious. The fried calamari appetizer was very good. We look forward every year going there. Across the street is wellfleet bay. We watch the sunset and walk the beach. To us it's a must visit. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Bill V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is priceless if you get a table outside. The staff was friendly and decent. The mixed drinks were just okay. We got appetizers and the waitress brought us the wrong mussels. The other apps were nothing spectacular. We would probably give this place another try though.

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Thank megs8112
Kitchener, Canada
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a swim and a walk on the beach, it was great to find a spot right across the road. Service was friendly and efficient. The beer selection was extensive and included some local brews on tap. The food was surprisingly good.

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Thank Warmnothot
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my usual stops for dining when I am on the Cape. Last visited this weekend and the food and views did not disappoint!

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Thank Matthew K
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to Cape Cod is not complete for me without a visit to this restaurant. We were staying in Yarmouth but it was worth the drive. Unfortunately as soon as we got out of the car a storm rolled in so we couldn't enjoy the usual sunset from the upstairs deck. The food was excellent as usual. Stuffed Baked... More 

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Thank NJpat58
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat at The Book Store at least once a summer and always enjoy the fresh seafood, cold draft beer and scenic waterfront setting. (See my previous reviews, all positive.) So I was very disappointed when our most recent visit did not meet expectations.I ordered the baked scallops and specifically told the server that I wanted the scallops cooked through... More 

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Thank CapeCodgirl71
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner with the family last week. We sat outside and it was so windy the glasses of water kept being blown over at one of the tables! They shouldn't seat people outside when it's like that. But the food was delicious. Their oysters are so delicate! I had salmon and it was cooked just right.

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Thank nycpat8382016
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here! I got the fish and chips which was pretty good--the fish was amazing but the fries could have been a little crispier IMO. The tarter sauce that came with it was also really tasty. I tried the blood orange margarita and it was sooo sweet (which I prefer) and fresh! I highly recommend it. The... More 

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Thank Sophia L
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we go usually 3-4 times each spring/summer..their food is always very good..it's a little away from the town pier,,worth driving down the stree t,,The burgers are excellent, The oyster sandwich is excellent..

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Thank Maryann C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: 5083493154
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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