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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
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Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We decided to go out for breakfast before we headed home from the Cape. We found this restaurant while driving by and decided to stop in for breakfast. It is very elegant and beautiful. Linen tablecloths and napkins. Friendly staff and the menu was great....More

Thank Melody M
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The service was good, salad bar had decent variety. Prime rib was excellent *BUT* too many items were bland, almost tasteless, such as Caesar salad, marinated mushrooms, potato salad, and veggies. The pear-squash soup was bland, and had a slightly gritty quality, as did the...More

Thank Frank1492
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Have been to VR's many times. Always a great meal. The salad bar is a big hit with the adults as well as the children in our family. Great meal!

Thank Ofleet000
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We have been going to Wellfleet and Truro for over 30 years and never stopped at this restaurant. We have always concentrated on restaurants from Wellfleet to Provincetown and South Wellfleet seemed so far away. We have been missing it - this restaurant is a...More

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed October 19, 2015

A quick stop here for breakfast on my way home from the Cape was delightful. Casual décor with a touch of nautical flair. All staff was extremely friendly and attentive. When was the last time your waitress came to your table just to have a...More

Thank Im_traveling_solo
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This gem had it all. Our meal was fabulous , tuna and scallops done Mediterranean style: chef Derick a culinary artist and the seasonal bread pudding with cranberry and blueberry topped with caramel sauce and whipped cream. Yum. Attentive staff and most enjoyable. Definitely on...More

Thank ConnecticutFranny
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This restaurant was extremely good. The owner was outgoing to all guests and very knowledgeable about the preparation. The menu was broad and the food prep was fantastic. I had a chicken dish that was the best I have ever had. Side dishes were just...More

Thank jerdc
Reviewed October 8, 2015

The staff was friendly and made our visit a very pleasant one. The food was great and the portions were more than adequate. In fact, we took some back with us to where we were staying and had the leftovers for lunch the next day.

Thank Vincepal
Reviewed September 30, 2015

We usually stop in for breakfast on our way home from vacation. We have always had a great meal here. The selection is large and the food is cooked perfectly. Even the coffee is better than what you would expect. Great staff and good food...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed September 27, 2015

All the times we've been on the Cape... and never visited Van Rensselaer's. What a pity! We finally went on 9/21, and we will certainly be back. My husband had raw oysters (he does that wherever we go), and I had the BEST Clams Casino...More

Thank optix10
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orangeu
May 28, 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
it's only $6 or $9 (for unlimited trips) with a meal.or with a soup & salad option $14.00 for a trip with a bowl of Chowder or $17.00 with unlimited trips. It does come with the early bird either a trip to the salad bar or... More
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orangeu
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Emarcucci | Reviewed this property |
It's an add on for like 4.99 or 5.99. We also get the bistro size meal if we get the salad bar and always have leftover of the meal to take home for another day. They do have an early bird special that includes the salad... More
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Beachglassgirl1
September 1, 2015|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
HI WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU NEXT WEEK IT IS A CHOICE OF FIVE ENTREES (SMALLER PORTIONS OF OUR REGULAR MEALS) WITH A TRIP TO OUR SALAD BAR OR A CUP OF OUR HOMEMADE SOUP OR CHOWDER. THE ENTREES ARE AEGEAN SHRIMP (with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02663-0535
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-2127
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Description
Opening April 15th 2018 for our 50th season !!! Come celebrate the arrival of Spring and another year on the Cape with us. Treat yourselves to our newest food and beverage delights. Cape Cod Seafood & Wellfleet Shellfish, Angus Beef & Prime Rib, Vegan & Gluten-Free Selections, Deliciously Fresh Salad Bar, Friendly Bar with Nice Wines, Local Brews, Fun Martinis, and Casual & Comfortable!
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