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“Lively atmosphere but not perfect”
Review of Mac's Shack

Mac's Shack
Ranked #5 of 48 Restaurants in Wellfleet
Price range: $7 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Mac's Shack is all about the pure goodness of the season's local harvest. Your taste buds will shout "hello summer!" Ice cold Wellfleet Oysters, tender lobster dripping with butter, mouthwatering sushi, and the freshest seafood served on the Cape - made exactly how you like it. This is the kind of food that makes you happy.
Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Two of us tried dinner on a busy Saturday late September. Atmosphere was lively with diners inside and drinkers at the outdoor bar. Tables were packed tightly together in the dining room making for a cramped, casual atmosphere which added to the ambiance if that's your taste. Pricing seemed in line for the area. Service was friendly but not very attentive or professional as empty water glasses remained unfilled, plates were cleared prematurely, and the check was presented while we were still eating. The attendant in the parking lot was helpful as was the free parking. My lobster was over-cooked, my wife's not cooked enough. I wouldn't rule out a return someday, but it won't be on this trip.

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

We read such great reviews about this restaurant, but were very disappointed. The clam chowder was not good. Tasted like they were running out of it and tried to stretch it by adding milk and butter. Fish tacos from fish sticks! Really?! And I had to assemble them. The bread was good.

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2  Thank Subel86
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Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for lunch here after poking around Herrington's Used Books. Sat outside on the patio. Sushi and sashimi were good quality. Very pleasant lunch

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Reviewed September 14, 2013

and great atmosphere. Would have eaten here every night if the boyfriend had allowed. Had steamers, bluefish and salmon - all of which were delicious. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Thank toryeileen
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

We stopped at Mac's for a late lunch. W had been previously for a lobster feast, which was very good. This lunch was surprisingly delicious. The clam chowder was to die for! My cocktail, with lime and coconut, was a treat. Our server, clearly recently fromIreland, was informed and helpful, and just the right amount of attentive. Overall, a great experience.

Thank Mike28a
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