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The Beachcomber of Wellfleet

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Address: 1220 Old Cahoon Hollow Rd., Wellfleet, MA 02667
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+1 508-349-6055
11:30 - 01:00
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An annual stop for us to meet with other friends that are also vacationing on the Cape. The oysters are really good and reasonable, the food better than average, and a view that... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Rochester, New York
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Don't bother unless you are on the local beach or are an immature 20 something. The food is ok but grossly overpriced for the quality and the ambience is awful.

Thank macdent1
Rochester, New York
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

An annual stop for us to meet with other friends that are also vacationing on the Cape. The oysters are really good and reasonable, the food better than average, and a view that is great. The kids saw seals and claimed to see a shark go after one. True or not, The Beachcomber provides memories for all.

Thank rkbsound
Middlebury, Vermont
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is much more than the beach shack it appears to be. The raw bar on the deck serves amazing oysters, clams, and (don't miss it) seared (basically raw) sesame tuna. It may be the best tuna we've ever had.

Thank bburger
Vero Beach, Florida
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Great spot. Terrific employees. Enjoyable drink choices. Pretty good food. A perfect place to go for lunch by the beach. And a really hot nightspot.

Thank Dan P
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite place to eat on our most recent vacation. The view was amazing and the food and atmosphere was perfect and very family friendly. We had no cell reception. The Grizzlied gentleman at the raw bar just felt extra authentic. Fresh, delicious food. And the mixed drinks were all outstanding.

Thank Kristin P
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to end your beach visit with one of their many house cocktails and the raw bar! The other food we've had here is good, but typical, bar food from a sea side venue. By all means worth a visit!

Thank Peter S
Leominster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Such a fun beach bar atmosphere! whenever I am in the area I always stop here for a drink and to buy a tee shirt or sweatshirt. I love everything about this place. Great fried scallop plate! It's huge and I get it once a year and it's totally worth the calories lol

Thank ashleymac2276
White Plains, NY
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123 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

After battling the waves of the Atlantic ocean for most of the day, the Beachcomber is the place to have a few drinks, a few oysters, and relax. Wife loves the fresh shucked oysters (not the vodka ones!) and kids love the greasy food. The crowd watching is also fun as it ranges from very traditional Boston/New England to people... More 

Thank KevinWPNY
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Beachcomber is one of our favorite bar/restaurants on the Cape. It's a throwback for sure. If your looking for a fancy place, this isn't it. But the drinks are great, the food is good, and the location is killer. Gotta have the tee shirt, for sure.

Thank Windwood32
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Getting a seat at the outdoor bar is not easy and who wants to sit inside? It's a really cool location and beach which is the attraction. There is a lot of seal watching from the beach below.

Thank SA12166

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