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Bookstore & Restaurant

) #4 of 33 Restaurants in Wellfleet €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
+1 508-349-3154
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet, MA 02667-7519
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was about our 7th or 8th visit to The Bookstore and we were not disappointed. I had a boiled lobster with coleslaw and sweet potato fries, all perfectly cooked. My husband had fish (cod) and chips, and the breading was light and crispy. Service...More

Thank BeachLover57201
Reviewed 1 week ago

Return visit. A very relaxed place on the water. My general rule is that the closer the ocean the worse the food. Bookstore breaks the rule. Great setting, relaxed atmosphere, helpful staff. Menu is varied, fish is fresh, and everything we ordered was fresh and...More

Thank Amosboston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices are justified for the service and food. Drinks are usually good and the food is superb. This time it was a full lobster, cooked to perfection and easy to eat. A little chilly to sit on the deck, but on a nice day,...More

Thank Karrie422
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're it not for the view, I might stop going here. My grilled swordfish dinner was served lukewarm and though my veggies were fresh, they too were not hot. My friend's seafood plate with a lot of mussels and too few scallops and shrimp was...More

Thank klcveep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just across from beach, lots of outside seating. Good service and nice atmosphere.Good menu with reasonable prices. One of the best lobster rolls I've ever had. My wife"s fish and chips were also very good.

Thank dglong0608
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here, and really enjoyed it. I had the oyster stew which is to die for! The scallops were also excellent. They have creative cocktails; I had the Painkiller made with the local rum from Truro.

Thank redyoga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the second floor deck overlooking the harbor We got to watch the clam diggers in action. Enjoyed fresh Wellfleet oysters and clams. Service was friendly and good. Nothing better then fresh seafood with a view.

Thank Dorothy040205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we were met at the door until we were ready to leave, everyone we encountered was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The food was terrific and we each had a delightful glass of wine. The water view is lovely, even when the day...More

Thank nepark4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to visit this restaurant as it was one of the restaurants participating in restaurant week. So glad we did. Very, very casual place with great food and very good service. Don't judge it from the outside! My husband had the chicken parm and...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were looking for an open place to have a meal on the way back from the Cape to Boston Memorial Day, so glad we found this gem! Food was delicious and satisfying. Check out the book store in the back - it's old school, lots...More

Thank Orly B
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Nearby Attractions
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.16 km away
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1.29 km away
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.96 km away
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.86 km away
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Robert M
23 June 2017|
Response from Dorothy040205 | Reviewed this property |
Jude G
is it open today--monday 12/12/16
12 December 2016|
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Response from WellfleetCharlie | Property representative |
Hi, We are closed until February 2017! Happy Holidays!
We were there about a month ago and have nothing but great things to say about this restaurant. The service, view, and staff are all wonderful! We'd go back in a heartbeat.
21 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
US$8 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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