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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
16:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, 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 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service, quiet, white table cloths, salad bar !! A great break from the beach and people . They have early bird specials

Thank chrissliver
Reviewed 2 days ago

we arrived in "Swellfleet" late - around 9:30 and they kept the restaurant and the delicious salad bar open for us Great family owned place right on 6 and very comfortable Good bar and food service. Very affordable too..

Thank dmacphers0n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Van Rensselaer's is a little expensive for breakfast but it is an elegant restaurant. The menu is somewhat limited but what they have is delicious. The staff is very friendly,attentive,and polite. It is a very clean restaurant with nice decor. I order the 2 eggs...More

Thank papajoe323
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in for a late supper with our daughters and were seated immediately. Two ordered from the children's menu, two from the adult menu. All six of our meals were delicious, high quality ingredients, outstanding fresh seafood, and everyone had a clean plate. Don't...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had seafood meddlies. One was gluten free. Food tended to be bland. Veggies could have used some flavoring. Added salt and butter, but more could have been done. Medley likewise somewhat bland. Glutten free meant jullienned veggies, wanted pasta substitute. Lobsters had little seasoning, could...More

Thank stanroc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of three enjoyed a great breakfast at Van Rensselaer's. A relaxed setting, great food and service. We'll be back!

Thank ondroad828
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had pleasure of having diner at Van Rensselaer 's restaurant. Still have very elaborate salad bar. Excellent service, free refills for ice tea, did not have to ask for bread. Only negative is they close at 9pm. Large restaurant with several different rooms including a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had a few different experiences at this restaurant but at my most recent visit our server was polite and helpful with the menu and I loved the prime rib I had. I also wouldn't normally recommend a salad bar but it is great...More

Thank sdmatera
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great salad bar and their food is always good. The atmosphere is terrible but the service is good.

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

Glad you enjoy our restaurant , Just curious What is it about our atmosphere you dislike We appreciate your feedback

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here our first night in town, the early bird special. There's a good salad bar with quite a variety of offerings. We both enjoyed a fresh salad with fixings. I had a tofu dish, which was good but not great. My companion had...More

Thank myerscl
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
Casual & Comfortable Cape Cod Restaurant with Fresh Seafood & Wellfleet Shellfish, Angus Beef & Prime Rib, Vegan & Gluten-Free Selections & a Deliciously Fresh Salad Bar. Friendly Bar with Nice Wines, Local Brews, Fun Martinis !
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