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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%
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“prime rib” (22 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we frequent this restaurant . the food is wonderful . wait staff attentive , Owner Peter and Diane on site and always hovering to be sure all is perfect with your meal

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and food. We got seated and served very quickly although it was very busy due to mothers day. We had the catch of the day (cod) and lobster and it was perfect. The price was also absolutely fair. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Nuschi_on_tour
dianeelizabeth2015, Manager at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience - thank you so much for dining with us !

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Awesome place, good food where taste and service are still King. Extensive menu offerings with several enhancement flavor profile preference options to finish your entrée to your liking! Peter and Diane Hall are excellent host/owners. I have had a career in hospitality at Cornell and...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We go here at least once every summer - usually for a dinner and sometimes a breakfast too. The food is always good and the service wonderful. They make you feel like an old friend when you walk in the door - of course by...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Service was excellent, very friendly. Owner on premises. Nice breakfast selection. Had dinner once before and was good as I remember. Good place to stop on way to P-town.

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The owner Peter and wife Dianne are a joy, Remembers all his customers by name. wonderful family restaurant, great meals with two size portions. Best salad bar on the Cape.

Thank Alain V
Peter H, Owner at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for the great review, look forward to seeing you next season.

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a friendly place . Such a hometown feel . Had fresh blueberry French toast with bacon . Everything was perfect , food , waitstaff and hostess. We are definitely coming back on our next cape visit . Do not drive by this place without...More

Thank jackleary
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We stopped here for an early dinner. The restaurant was not crowded. I ordered the fish and chips. I got a fresh piece of fish that had been breaded, not frozen fish. The coleslaw with the meal tasted great. The food is obviously prepared on...More

Thank jastine
Reviewed 16 October 2017 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 8 October 2017 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
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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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 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
Opening April 15th 2018 for our 50th season !!! Come celebrate the arrival of Spring and another year on the Cape with us. Treat yourselves to our newest food and beverage delights. 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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