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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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“lobster roll” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful view of Wellfleet harbor with great oysters and steamers to add to the experience. The food and cocktails are fairly priced. You’ll have a great time.

Thank garydodge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our annual fall trip to the Cape brings here for lunch, and the warm weather this week let us eat outside on the lower deck. The fish and raw bar is one of the best in the area. We are not oyster lovers, so opt...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us ladies always head to the oyster festival. One of our first stops before the Festival begins is the bookstore and restaurant. We always hope for nice weather so we can sit outside and enjoy the Harborview and the Sunshine. Inside side...More

Thank lifesgood83
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a scenic fish restaurant and this completely fit the bill. Friendly staff and a large selection of food. High quality fish dishes were excellent though portions fairly small (when compared to most places I've been to in America!) though still good...More

Thank Aoife O
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The food was just ok on the night of our visit. The service was also not the best on this particular evening. We did read prior reviews and were excited to try this establishment, but although certainly edible, it was nothing to write home about....More

Thank Laura58667
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was our first time visiting this restaurant. The food and service was excellent. Our waiter Sasha did a great job. My rating would have been excellent had it not been for the noisy atmosphere in the upstair dinning room. I understand this is a...More

Thank Bob C
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Nearby Attractions
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Robert M
23 June 2017|
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13 December 2016|
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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 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
USD 8 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
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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