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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
08:00 - 12:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
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1 - 10 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank SMSGlassman
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank LMFMarlboro
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've had dinner here a number of times over the years and never have I been disappointed. From the owners to the servers and bartenders, everyone is polite, friendly, and strive to give you the best service that exist. It's not well known, but they...More

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

Thank you so much, glad you enjoy

Reviewed 19 August 2017

We decided to order the salad bar along with a bistro portion entrée. I had the Cajun tuna on the rare side and it was delicious. My wife had the bistro grilled tuna also on the rare side and it was also excellent. Their salad...More

Thank Bill246
Peter H, Owner at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

The restaurant looks OK, nothing fancy, but decent looking. At least they have white tablecloth and clean plates. We are a family of four and we ordered steam lobster for everyone. Thinking steam lobster shouldn't take too long, but we were wrong. We waited very...More

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

We try to check on every table to make sure all is right. Know that I checked yours, sorry I did not pick up that your lobsters were not right when I did check yours. (I remember you telling me as you left that they...More

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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
  • 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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