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Moby Dick's

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3225 State Hwy Rte 6, Across from Gull Pond Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7054
+1 508-349-9795
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you can find parking you park and then get in line to enter the restaurant. As you are waiting on line you read the menu and decide what you want to eat. When you get to the head of the line you order, pay, are seated, and wait for your food. Its an efficient, pleasant process. The food is... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best for lobster + seafood. Get there early so you won't have to wait in line (which is not to long). You can eat up stairs in the open scened in porch or down in the closed in dining room. If I don't eat there when I go to the Cape I don't feel like I went to the... More 

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Ohio
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Three of us visited Moby Dick's in late Sept. We had only a short wait until we were seated in the inside area (at our request). After being seated, the service is minimal. This is the way the place functions; it's very serve-yourself. One places one's order at the cash register and pays, and then is seated. Your get your... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an interesting place to eat. The wait staff are from all over the world and wear their country of origin on their name tag. If you want an alcoholic drink you need to bring your own though (didn't know that when we decided to go there). The food was very good. Go early as there is usually a... More 

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Mica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We couldn't find a parking place in Cape Cod so headed down highway and stopped at first "open" sign. Turned out, it was the last day of service before closing for season. Many items not available but we managed to order and head back satisfied. Owner and staff friendly and efficient. Glad we caught them open.

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Thank Beverly D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is our go to spot for a lobster salad. Can never pass up the deep fried onion flower. The picnic tables are quintessential cape cod.

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Athol, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Delicious, friendly, good value, fun, happy wait staff...all the things you want when you go out to eat. Scallop and clam rolls were a bit light on the seafood, but they were delicious. We go to the Cape every September-October for a week and ALWAYS stop at Moby Dick's. You'll see !!

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Ludlow, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an interesting restaurant - not fancy or making any pretense to be so. But the food is good, the service is fine. It also boasts a collection of maps and other nautical items that most will find interesting and informative. Kids will like its simplicity and down-to-earth good food selections. If you have a chance, talk to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome fresh seafood. WIDE variety of items on the menu (including LOTS of non-seafood items.) The staff is amazingly friendly, and hail from every corner of the world. The menu is kid-friendly. BYOB. Order at the counter and your food is brought to your table.

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I979DXtoddb, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this review

Nancy D, Thank you for your very nice comments! Hope we'll see you next year. best, Todd Barry More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Should have known not to stay. It was their last night open for the season. Food was sub-par at best. I ordered raw oysters. Spent the next 2 days puking my guts up. Missed our whale watching tour. Not a happy camper. Saw on the news today that dozens of people got sick.

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I979DXtoddb, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this review

Gigi F, I am very sorry that you got ill after having oysters. The day after we closed we were alerted that there was a problem in Wellfleet Harbor. It has affected all restaurants in the area and is serious enough that there will be no raw oysters served at this years Wellfleet Oyster Festival which begins today. best, Todd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 State Hwy Rte 6, Across from Gull Pond Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7054
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-9795
Description
Closed for the winter. See you May 2016

It’s vacation time on Cape Cod! You and your family want to have lots of fun and eat some fresh seafood. Family owned and operated since 1983, Moby Dick’s is THE Cape Cod seafood restaurant for friends and families to meet, eat and just have a good time. Taking the New England clam shack to a new level, we will offer you and your family a great experience. We may not be full service, but we deliver great service. The freshest seafood, the best lobsters, Wellfleet littlenecks, Wellfleet oysters, Chatham Cod, fried clams and clam chowder are just a few of the local items we serve up daily. We aim to be the best. Kid-friendly is our middle name. We have a large Kid’s menu not to mention some fun coloring sheets as well. We welcome guests needing a gluten-free menu. We love large groups, small groups, any group. We would be delighted to host your special Cape Cod event. We are a BYOB establishment so grab your favorite beer or wine and head right over. We look forward to meeting you! Open at 11:30 am everyday for lunch and dinner from the first Friday in May to Columbus Day.

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