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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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Reviewed 21 October 2015

We have been going to Wellfleet and Truro for over 30 years and never stopped at this restaurant. We have always concentrated on restaurants from Wellfleet to Provincetown and South Wellfleet seemed so far away. We have been missing it - this restaurant is a...More

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed 20 October 2015

A quick stop here for breakfast on my way home from the Cape was delightful. Casual décor with a touch of nautical flair. All staff was extremely friendly and attentive. When was the last time your waitress came to your table just to have a...More

Thank Im_traveling_solo
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This gem had it all. Our meal was fabulous , tuna and scallops done Mediterranean style: chef Derick a culinary artist and the seasonal bread pudding with cranberry and blueberry topped with caramel sauce and whipped cream. Yum. Attentive staff and most enjoyable. Definitely on...More

Thank ConnecticutFranny
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This restaurant was extremely good. The owner was outgoing to all guests and very knowledgeable about the preparation. The menu was broad and the food prep was fantastic. I had a chicken dish that was the best I have ever had. Side dishes were just...More

Thank jerdc
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The staff was friendly and made our visit a very pleasant one. The food was great and the portions were more than adequate. In fact, we took some back with us to where we were staying and had the leftovers for lunch the next day.

Thank Vincepal
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We usually stop in for breakfast on our way home from vacation. We have always had a great meal here. The selection is large and the food is cooked perfectly. Even the coffee is better than what you would expect. Great staff and good food...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 28 September 2015

All the times we've been on the Cape... and never visited Van Rensselaer's. What a pity! We finally went on 9/21, and we will certainly be back. My husband had raw oysters (he does that wherever we go), and I had the BEST Clams Casino...More

Thank optix10
Reviewed 26 September 2015

There were 4 of us who dinned at Van Rensselaer's and everyone had a terrific meal. My husband started with the chowder and said it was one of the best he's had, I had the swordfish which was excellent, and I was appreciative that I...More

Thank BarbaraRon
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We visited Van Rensselaer's on a recommendation from our motel. We opted for the chowder and salad combo and it was a winner. The chowder was light and creamy. The salad bar had a great variety- a large number of extra ingredients to add to...More

Thank BluRavdriver
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Every time we've been on the cape, we have dinner here, good salad bar, great seafood, not cheap, but good quality food

Thank Verna814
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
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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