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Bookstore & Restaurant

50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
+1 508-349-3154
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a nice place for dinner in late October. I had a roasted beet salad and my wife the fried oysters. We also had a half dozen oysters on a half shell. We shared our plates because we often do that and were perfect. The...More

Thank CVChilihead
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the hot lobster roll!!! Service was great and so was the wine! Prices were very reasonable and the waitstaff were on the ball!!!

Thank DianeR22
Reviewed 6 days ago

We frequent this spot whenever we are nearby, and find they ALWAYS have the freshest shellfish around......this trip, the whole belly clams were excellent, and herself enjoyed her scallops, as well......neat bar and ROBUST drinks, too.

Thank ralph f
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Wellfleet Harbor, this cozy restaurant has great food and service. It underwent a remodel a couple of years ago, and has a nice bar area, deck, and outside fire pit, as well as traditional dining rooms upstairs and downstairs, so depending on the weather...More

Thank island138
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in looking for something special and got mediocre. Not terrible, but not great for the money, nothing special but we are foodies and if were going to spend the dough, we want something nice. This was just what you'd expect from a tourist...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were joined by two friends who had been here before. Their recommendations were superb! We had steamers and chowder as appetizers. Chowder was creamy and chocked full of seafood. Plenty of clams in serving with drawn butter. They were excellent. For entrees we ordered...More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW! What a great restaurant! The freshest seafood and great service! The lobster bisque was so delicious ! Fresh raw clams and oysters just incredible! Don’t miss this gem of a restaurant!

Thank NonnaCookie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got off to a great start with delicious bread served with Olive oil and balsamic vinegar. We both had seafood with pasta dishes for mains and while there wasn’t anything bad about them the scallops and the clams were over cooked. The scallops were...More

Thank Youngy61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really cozy & pleasant outdoor seating. Can’t say much about food since we’ve tried only oysters (which were great for the record). Very good Pinot Grigio. The food we saw at other tables looked and smelled delicious though.

Thank Oksana Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed to sit 8....called on Sat night around 6:30....they come on up...they would find a way. We were 30 minutes away....got there and waited about 10 minutes, and were seated. Great menu...all was served promptly and hot. Had steamed clams...shades of my days going there...More

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Response from WellfleetCharlie | Property representative |
Hi, We are closed until February 2017! Happy Holidays!
22 November 2016|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
We have been there twice and had different food each time. We are very pleased with the service and the food. It is near our spot in Trouro, the Trouro winery. They are closing shortly for the winter and I think because... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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