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Bookstore & Restaurant

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50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
+1 508-349-3154
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Brewster, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For thase who complain of "no book" The name is Bookstore and Restaurant. The bookstore is in a separete building behind the reataurant.

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Thank hallsoncape
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for drinks and dinner. Nice comfortable bar. Friendly staff. Great seafood. The sunset view is remarkable so get there for the sunset if you can. Outdoor seating in the summer.

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Thank pmfinn
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an old tired building with no books. The name is a ploy. The food is average and overpriced. We had very poor service here. I didn't want to compliant though, because I could tell they we under staffed. Waste of time and money.

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Thank BEthkar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

My family and I decided to drive up to Wellfleet while in Cape Cod and stumbled upon this restaurant. The oysters were amazing which we expected since we were in Wellfleet, and the view was great. Can't wait to come back next summer.

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Selinsgrove
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The place could use a sprucing up. I also did not see any books. We all ordered seafood, which was okay but too heavily garlicked. The Sancerre was very good.

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Thank slizzie
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was lost in my rental car; a tourist on Cape Cod, when I found myself at Wellfleet Harbor. I saw the Bookstore and Restaurant sign and remembered reading reviews of it while preparing for my vacation. So I parked and walked in. AWESOME! Seriously one of the better meals I had in 7 days of Newport, Boston, and Cod...and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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.

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Thank Rokmann
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 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.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?