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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 491 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 September 2017

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 4 October 2017

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

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank SMSGlassman
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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