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Bookstore & Restaurant

50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
+1 508-349-3154
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to The Bookstore at the suggestion of the owner of our Air BnB. The atmosphere, view, and service were wonderful. I had clam chowder (quite creamy), steamers (really sweet and tasty), and cole slaw (somewhat bland). My wife had a new menu item...More

Thank davidranen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on an April tour of the Cape. Came to Wellfleet on recommendations from friends. The Bookstore Restaurant had a beautiful view of the ocean, very friendly and attentive staff (loved our waiter, Brian) and delicious food for the whole family. On a chilly April...More

Thank LBT17
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We like to visit this restaurant any time of the year for excellent food and service. In the summer they offer outside dining as well as inside....there is a fire pit available for evening diners to enjoy.

Thank Camie F
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This restaurant overlooks the bay, and has a large car park to the front. It was a sunny afternoon, and the place was packed, but we got a table by the window. We came here for the oysters and calamari. Both were very good, and...More

Thank 57Boy
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Stumbled across this gem and can say that our first visit will not be our last. Prompt, friendly service and well prepared meals really hit the spot. We really enjoyed the views off the porch which added to the overall terrific vibe. Definitely worth seeking...More

Thank Daren W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Probably the best fried clams I've ever had in my life, not greasy at all and lightly battered perfection! My husband had a Caesar salad with an amazing hunk of swordfish perfectly cooked that he loved. We had an awesome lunch and would highly recommend....More

Thank elabrat
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Enjoyed this place very much and stopped there twice in a week long visit to the Cape. Fish sandwich was cod and was the freshest and most substantial of our visit. Fries were decent too. Sitting on the porch and looking over the parking lot...More

Thank advisorj
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I have a house in Wellfleet and go to the Bookstore often. If it is a nice day you can sit outside and see Wellfleet harbor across the parking lot. GStaff has always been pleasant and prices are reasonable. Good views of Great Island. I...More

1  Thank ragsarino
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Everything from the food to the server to the unbelievable waitstaff was just an amazing experience!! Will definitely be back and would make this restaurant a must when visiting Cape Cod!!

Thank Pami S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lobster Roll, $25 no surprise, but the lobster was tasteless. My husband had fried clams, nothing special there, either. Service was good, view of parking lot and the ocean beyond it. Maybe upstairs would be a better view. The attached bookstore is a mess. Not...More

Thank podunk13
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Response from WellfleetCharlie | Property representative |
Hi, We are closed until February 2017! Happy Holidays!
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Response from J0eMay | 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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