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Van Rensselaer's Restaurant

1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
+1 508-349-2127
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
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151 - 160 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2015

Pretty presentation. The cook didn't know how to prepare tofu. Companions said fish fry was soggy. The wait staff needs improvement. Skip dessert and lattes of any kind.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I had breakfast with my wife at Van Rensselaer's Restaurant. It was recommended to us by family and friends. It was easily-accessible; on the high way (route 6). The atmosphere was welcoming and staff were friendly. The Omelette was very good. We had nice time...More

Thank Aasem A
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We have dined at VRs many times over the years. The food and service is always excellent. The seafood is fresh and deliciously prepared. The salad bar is wonderful too and I always get that to accompany my meal. Great for kids too and a...More

1  Thank C D
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We found some good reviews on Van Rensselaer's and since it was just down the block from where I was staying... and we had to have breakfast, what the heck! We started off with a couple of Bloody Marys. Mmmmm, very good. Nice and spicy...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We have been going to Eastham for several years, visiting the same restaurants each time. We decided to try Van Rensselaer's this year, and I'm glad we did. They had a great selection of full and bistro dishes, the latter which were perfect for us...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Was in the mood for a healthy light supper after a stroll on Marconi Beach (which is right across the street). Had an appetizer, the calamari, with the salad bar as a perfect meal tonight. Lots of choices at the salad bar, e.g. caesar, greek,...More

Thank VistaGirl39
Reviewed 26 July 2015

My husband and I visit this restaurant for breakfast at least twice each year during our one week summer vacation on the Cape. I ordered the pineapple-orange-coconut smoothie, which was delicious. I also ordered 2 eggs over easy and sausage links. Although the sausage links...More

Thank Off2Cape
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We arrived just in time to catch their early bird special which made a fabulous meal and great service that much more attractive! We had Prime Rib and Calamari, drinks and wine with the meal and left for under $80. Fantastic staff, a great salad...More

Thank Falccros
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Happy Hour- nothing better. Kendra you are the best. Wellfleet oysters, just perfect; best clams casino. Tonight's entries: striped bass; just in at 3pm; so very fresh & you can have them prepped your way. Our waitress "Gretchen" oh yeah; so professional. It was a...More

2  Thank honestpair
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is one we visit at least once on every visit to Cape Cod and this year was no different. First the good news is that they have a fantastic salad bar which has been described by others in their TA reviews. It has...More

Thank Rohrshack
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.95 km away
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orangeu
If you order the bistro meal, do you have to pay extra for the salad bar? Thanks
28 May 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
Is the salad bar included with any meal or does it cost extra now?
27 May 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
We plan to visit the Van Rensselae'rs for our Anniversary next week. Just wondering what the Early Bird Special is.??
1 September 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 12:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:15
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 State Hwy Rte 6, Opposite Cape Cod National Seashore Headquarters & Marconi Beach entranceway, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8107
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet
  • Phone Number: +1 508-349-2127
  • E-mail