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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
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (20 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
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

After a gap of many years between dining experiences, we returned for a family dinner on Saturday night. Soooo thankful that we could make a reservation and when we arrived, they greeted us warmly and were ready to seat us. Felt a tad guilty about...More

Thank BeachlovingGoddess
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came to Van Rensselaer's a few weeks ago on a Saturday night - our first time breaking our typical Cape Cod dinner out routine. We made an early OpenTable reservation (yay for points and not having to speak to a human...More

1  Thank Allison B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the past 7 years every time we stay at Wellfleet my family comes to this restaurant for dinner. My husband gets the same thing every year their signature dish of the potato crusted salmon and every year it’s delicious. I always change it up...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful friendly service. Casual, comfortable setting. Everything was fresh and portions were more than generous . Cod was thick cut and prepared just right. Salad bar is FRESH and immaculate. Selections are continuously replenished. HINT! Order the spaghetti squash side order if it’s on the...More

Thank KACRUNYOGINI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Birthday party for my Dad’s 88th Birthday. The service and food was excellent. A visit every year on vacation is a definite plan.More

1  Thank Maggie9804
dianeelizabeth2015, Manager at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time hosting Fred's Birthday party earlier this week - what a pleasant & happy group gathering together to celebrate his special day ! Thank you for thinking of us for this birthday dinner. We look forward to seeing your family next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frequently go here for dinner for many reasons. It is spotlessly clean, the food is fresh, the salad bar is the best ever, the menu selections are appetizing and delicious and you can even get a small plate if you so choose. The host greets...More

Thank canick2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have only been here for breakfast and it is great! Fantastic service, very friendly and efficient, such a rarity these days. The menu has wonderful offerings. Have had the eggs Benedict and I it’s really good. Nice choices offered in lieu of hash browns. Have...More

Thank 553paulaw
dianeelizabeth2015, Manager at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, so much, for your nice comments. It makes us very happy to provide you with friendly service and tasty food. Thank you for trying us for breakfast as well as at the bar - we appreciate your patronage and look forward to your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited Van Rensselaer's every summer for the past few and always enjoyed a delicious meal! Friendly waitstaff and especially like the choice of bistro portions for many of the meals!

Thank 76Ann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for breakfast on Friday July 13 and has the best breakfast I’ve had out in ages. Very rare I ever go out for breakfast but this was great. There were 5 of us in our party and no one had a single complaint...More

Thank Stu P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is wonderful to eat at a restaurant where the owners are around, filling up your coffee mug. When we go to the Cape we have breakfast here a lot? Why? Consistently good service- we see the same college students year after year - and...More

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

Glad you enjoyed, it was great seeing you again

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 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
Incredibly fresh seafood, creative fare, great salad bar, homemade desserts, an early bird menu served nightly 4 PM to 5:30 PM. Reservations accepted, Breakfast daily 8 AM to Noon featuring a variety of Benedicts, cranberry walnut pancakes, fresh fruits and great omelets.
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