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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster cakes” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here tonight. Started with delicious oysters. Next was excellent chowder that was loaded with clams. Salad bar was very fresh with a pretty good selection. Very good scallops too. Really like that you have a choice of two sizes for the...More

Thank njgrandma20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted by Peter and directed to our table. Plenty of tables as we arrived right at opening. Had the fish and chips, which were excellent and included some of the best coleslaw I've eaten in a long time. The other entree was a...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

7:30 reservation. Seated in five minutes of arrival even though the restaurant was packed. The host was most gracious. Quickly attended to by Lisa, our waitress with water and drink orders and bread/butter. All 3 of us had the Bistro cut (small) of Prime Rib....More

Thank Gloria G
Peter H, Owner at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed everything. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many breakfast choices - all good. My favorite is the Lobster Benedict - not something you can get just anywhere.

Thank SMSGlassman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While vacationing in Wellfleet, my husband and I ordered take-out dinner from this restaurant twice. Our food was delicious both times! The salmon was so incredibly tender it practically melted in your mouth. The prime rib was so tasty. We also enjoyed the seafood fettucini...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had both a breakfast and a dinner here on a recent Cape visit. Breakfast was delicious (the lobster cake benedict was amazing) and the coffee was outstanding. We also had a lovely family dinner here and the fresh pan roasted cod with brown rice...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently celebrated our wedding with the most amazing wedding breakfast. Diane was brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble. She created a menu for us which had a large selection of choices from their breakfast menu which included GF options. All dishes were cooked to...More

Thank Baloo09
Peter H, Owner at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much. reviews like this makes it all worth it. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My second time eating here-several years apart. I enjoyed both visits. Great salad bar. Lots of good choices. Table clothes and cloth napkins always appreciated. Casual but elegant. Friendly host and wait staff. Busy but promptly seated.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Greeted warmly upon arrival. Service from Sheri was top notch. Salad bar worth the up charge for sure. Best grilled ever. Friend had scallops which were fantastic. Love the bistro size portions. Gave us enough room to split a great desert. Will go back for...More

Thank ColoradoCapelover
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Clearly marked GF options on menu and absolutely enjoyable Brown Rice Bowl. Owner came over himself to chat. LOVED this place!

Thank LMFMarlboro
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orangeu
29 May 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
it's only $6 or $9 (for unlimited trips) with a meal.or with a soup & salad option $14.00 for a trip with a bowl of Chowder or $17.00 with unlimited trips. It does come with the early bird either a trip to the salad bar or... More
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orangeu
28 May 2016|
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Response from Emarcucci | Reviewed this property |
It's an add on for like 4.99 or 5.99. We also get the bistro size meal if we get the salad bar and always have leftover of the meal to take home for another day. They do have an early bird special that includes the salad... More
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Beachglassgirl1
2 September 2015|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
HI WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT WEEK IT IS A CHOICE OF FIVE ENTREES (SMALLER PORTIONS OF OUR REGULAR MEALS) WITH A TRIP TO OUR SALAD BAR OR A CUP OF OUR HOMEMADE SOUP OR CHOWDER. THE ENTREES ARE AEGEAN SHRIMP (with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-2127
  • E-mail
Description
Cape Cod Seafood & Wellfleet Shellfish, Angus Beef & Prime Rib, Vegan & Gluten-Free Selections, Deliciously Fresh Salad Bar, Friendly Bar with Nice Wines, Local Brews, Fun Martinis, and Casual & Comfortable!
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