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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster cakes” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (56 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, 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 02667-8107
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151 - 160 of 450 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great family restaurant. Even'Tide resort gave us a 10% discount card and recommended the food and atmosphere. I don't use discount cards, but It was very close, so we decided to give it a try. Great friendly attentive service. Excellent salad bar and meal. Crab...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We took advantage of the early bird special. Nice tasty meal and a lot less expensive than the other area restaurants.

Thank Martysue
Reviewed 6 August 2015

It was with some trepidation that I order striped bass but the description was tempting so I gave it a try. It had to be better than my own recipe of "pouched in wine and butter". I ordered the bistro portion with "Special Presentation" which...More

1  Thank Annldj
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Pretty presentation. The cook didn't know how to prepare tofu. Companions said fish fry was soggy. The wait staff needs improvement. Skip dessert and lattes of any kind.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I had breakfast with my wife at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant. It was recommended to us by family and friends. It was easily-accessible; on the high way (route 6). The atmosphere was welcoming and staff were friendly. The Omelette was very good. We had nice time...More

Thank Aasem A
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We have dined at VRs many times over the years. The food and service is always excellent. The seafood is fresh and deliciously prepared. The salad bar is wonderful too and I always get that to accompany my meal. Great for kids too and a...More

1  Thank C D
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We found some good reviews on Van Rensselaer's and since it was just down the block from where I was staying... and we had to have breakfast, what the heck! We started off with a couple of Bloody Marys. Mmmmm, very good. Nice and spicy...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We have been going to Eastham for several years, visiting the same restaurants each time. We decided to try Van Rensselaer's this year, and I'm glad we did. They had a great selection of full and bistro dishes, the latter which were perfect for us...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Was in the mood for a healthy light supper after a stroll on Marconi Beach (which is right across the street). Had an appetizer, the calamari, with the salad bar as a perfect meal tonight. Lots of choices at the salad bar, e.g. caesar, greek,...More

Thank VistaGirl39
Reviewed 27 July 2015

My husband and I visit this restaurant for breakfast at least twice each year during our one week summer vacation on the Cape. I ordered the pineapple-orange-coconut smoothie, which was delicious. I also ordered 2 eggs over easy and sausage links. Although the sausage links...More

Thank Off2Cape
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Nearby Attractions
Marconi Beach
381 reviews
2.53 km away
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
291 reviews
1.17 km away
Cape Cod National Seashore
454 reviews
.95 km away
White Cedar Swamp
75 reviews
1.30 km away
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orangeu
If you order the bistro meal, do you have to pay extra for the salad bar? Thanks
28 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
Is the salad bar included with any meal or does it cost extra now?
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
We plan to visit the Van Rensselae'rs for our Anniversary next week. Just wondering what the Early Bird Special is.??
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
  • 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, Nice Wines, Local Brews, Fun Martinis, and Casual & Comfortable!
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