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“somehow, they make waiting on line fun”
Review of Moby Dick's

Moby Dick's
Ranked #1 of 2 Quick Bites in Wellfleet
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Closed for the winter. See you May 2017 When we first opened Moby Dick’s in ‘83, we had no idea we’d become an establishment on Cape Cod. We simply wanted to start a BYOB restaurant that had fresh seafood, a relaxed environment, and a friendly staff that would make people feel at home. Well, three decades later, we’re still doing exactly that, opening every season in May to the delight of locals and visitors alike. Some people stop in for our lobster rolls while others come for an old-fashioned bucket of steamers. But everyone knows they can come to us for fresh family fun and a dining experience in Wellfleet they'll never forget.
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Love the BYOB aspect, when you wait on line for your table (and in our experiences, the lines haven't been all that long) they bring you an ice bucket, cups, whatever you need to enjoy your beer or wine. I also love that they hire people from all around the world, the service is great and friendly. Oh and the food is fantastic. Fried calamari is such a refreshing change from the typical frozen stuff. Oysters fresh, lobster delicious. Key lime pie worth stuffing in.

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Todd B, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

There's nothing better than going out for a delicious meal and being able to bring your favorite beverages with you, Shari! You'll have to come back again soon to taste more from our menu -- we'll have a slice of key lime pie ready to finish off your meal again too!

See you next time,
Todd B, Owner

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Another great family meal at Moby’s. We have been vacationing on the Cape for 14 years and we always have our Lobster dinner at Moby Dicks. They serve high quality premium lobsters, scallops, baked cod and great burgers ! The service was fantastic as usual. We even had a pleasant conversation with the owners.

Thank Scott K
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Todd B, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Scott, it's great you and your family enjoyed yet another meal with us -- thank you! I'm so happy our lobster dinner has continued to impress, and I can't wait to welcome you all back for another meal soon.

Cheers,
Todd B, Owner

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Overpriced scallops with small portion size. Burger undercooked ( medium well should not be red throughout). Waited full 10 minutes for soda to be fixed—all seltzer. Wait in line (or get right in)somewhere else for better selection, better prices, and better portion size.

Thank 835karam
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Todd B, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

It's a shame you left with this impression, Kara. We always encourage you to speak up when a drink or burger is made incorrectly so we can replace or remake it right away. Regarding portion sizes, we assure you the value of our dishes is reflected in the fine ingredients we use. However, we'll be glad to make a recommendation that's sure to fill you up next time. Hope you'll consider giving us another chance to show you our absolute best.

Thank you,
Todd B, Owner

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If you write down what completes a Cape vacation- besides the beach- second or third on the list either is or will become “dinner at Moby Dick’s”. The atmosphere, quality of the food and lively dining experience embodies Cape Cod. Other reviews elaborate on what I’m saying here but if you are looking for delicious, high quality seafood in a casual, family-oriented setting that requires no reservations and has a wait of usually no more than 30 minutes- and you want to either start a tradition or feel like you are part of one- it’s got to be Moby Dicks! (Shared from the heart after twenty consecutive summers of patronage.)

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Todd B, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this kind review, Julie. We really appreciate it!!!
Best,
Todd B, Owner

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Went to Moby Dick's on a Thursday night at 6pm with a party of five including children. There was a long line outside waiting for a table. We waited about 45 minutes..there were some benches to sit on and a waiter came around and offered us watermelon.. nice touch. We ordered at the counter and were shown to a table. When I asked the cashier if there was air conditioning because it was quite hot upon entering restaurant(it was 92 degrees the day we went) she hesitated and then asked for a table in back for us. The menu had some variety and all in our party had some kind of seafood..my husband and I had the lobster clambake which we loved. All the ingredients were fresh and tasty..my wedge salad was delicious as was the clam chowder. The atmosphere was loud and kid friendly...the wait staff were very attentive and personable. Interesting that they were from different countries. Moby Dick's had a cape cod seafood shack ambiance and was worth the wait...he owner approached all the tables inquiring about our meals.will go back again!!!

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Todd B, Owner at Moby Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Glad to hear you all enjoyed your experience! Hope to have you back again to try more of the menu soon.

Well wishes,
Todd B, Owner

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