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Bookstore & Restaurant

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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
+1 508-349-3154
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a nice lunch at the Bookstore & Restaurant. The windows were open and the breeze was helpful. The view of the bay was nice.

Thank Rokmann
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok, and i love the idea of a bookstore restaurant, but i didnt actually see any books. Maybe i was in the wrong section? The parking lot was full of potholes, and i found the service to be sub par.

Thank kafkasprague
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This popular local restaurant/bar is located right across from Mayo Beach in Wellfleet Harbor. The bar area was renovated in 2016. The menu includes a wide variety of dishes including great local shellfish, seafood and burgers and much more. Big wine & craft beer list and just about anything else to drink. Summer weather permits outdoor dining on decks &... More 

Thank oysters11
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place and of course Wellfleet Harbor, but feeling a bit tired this visit. Old classic, clam chowder, A+ as always. Four of us with different entrees were all more on the OK rather than raving good. Service a bit disinterested, but friendly, so OK. The place could use some updating and the flies you kind of expect in the... More 

Thank PrestonR05
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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241 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place, good food, good service, not fancy. Had a table upstairs outside which gave us a great view of the area

Thank kwf47
Hamilton, Ohio
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bookstore & Restaurant was actually recommended to us by a couple different waiters at other restaurant when we asked where we should eat next. It doesn't look like much on the outside...or inside for that matter...but the food and the view are both amazing. I had the best little necks ever here! The fish sandwich was equally good. My... More 

Thank Morishe
Central Ohio
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel very fortunate that I ordered the lobster roll instead of any of the platters. We ordered 18 oysters since we were in Wellfleet and these were the worst of our entire trip. The texture was fine but the flavor of the oyster was covered by the overwhelming salty brine. They tasted like they were shucked and then rinsed... More 

Thank Jeffrey H
Sunnyvale, California
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A large covered porch/deck makes a great place to enjoy the sunset. They also have an indoor dining room and an indoor bar. Very casual and relaxed. Food was delicious. The freshest oysters, steamed mussels. Glad I had a hat, though, for the setting sun.

Thank svale87
Utica, New York
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A local had recommended the place for seafood. Not on the Main Street - we had to ask Seri for directions. Very friendly staff and a good selection of seafood. Had a fried seafood platter with Local Welfleet oysters, whole clams and shrimp. Perfectly cooked and very delicious. Friends ordered calamari, fried shrimp and fish sandwich. Served with crispy fries... More 

Thank JudyandHoppy
Clarence Center
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

What a perfect place for lunch or dinner. Arrived about 1pm for lunch in the fog, which soon lifted. The view was outstanding, bay of cape cod. Wine and beer list very complete and tasty. We sat out on the patio deck, in the sun...October. My date had a burger that was not only delicious, but large. I selected a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-3154
Seafood dining on Cape Cod, paired with an exquisite bookstore - enjoy the waterfront views at the Bookstore & Restaurant in Wellfleet. Since 1964, three generations of our family have come together to create the recipes that showcase seafood dining and family comfort. Many of our dishes have become classics on the Outer Cape. Combining our love for seafood and simplicity, we offer our customers unique waterfront dining on what we consider the most beautiful harbor in the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?