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“Fast, Fried, and Fresh”

P.J.'s Family Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 48 Restaurants in Wellfleet
Price range: US$0 - US$11
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed 19 August 2014

PJ's is the best place for fried clams (fried anything for that matter) in Wellfleet. My husband and I shared a big plate of whole belly clams. We asked for a salad, instead of fries (it is all about the fried clams anyway, isn't it?) and it was no problem. Dinner also came with a roll and a small cup of tasty coleslaw. It was plenty of food for the two of us. What I appreciate about PJ's is its consistency--it's not a fine dining experience, but it's clean, the food is always good, and no matter how crowded it is, you don't wait on an endless line.

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Thank Rhinebecker
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Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Definitely a low-key place but with really great food. I think here is where you'll find the best lobster roll in the area. Just lobster meat, a little mayo on a buttered, toasted New England roll. Inside atmosphere is just okay but they more than make up for it with the meal!

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

What you just have to love about this place is that you can get a great fish dinner and your kids can get "kid food" and everyone is happy. So much on the menu a phenominal: Burgers, southwest egg rolls, clam chowder, kale soup, lobster rolls, mussels Italiano, vanilla ice cream with butterscotch, any fresh fish dish, the fish & chips (usually cod fish which IMHO is the best), Outdoor seating as well as in---or just take it to go and picnic at a pond down the road. No liquor license--BYO. Very relaxed atmosphere--casual....i.e. tee shirts and shorts in the summer. Open for lunch & dinner. Dinners usually in the low $20s including a lobster dinner with a 1.5 lb. lobster+-....burgers, etc are less. One hint--aside from dinners, the menu is very much a la carte.

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Thank John M
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

I have eaten here tons of times! Fried Scallop rolls, Fried Clam rolls, Fish Tacos, The best lobster rolls on the entire cape! OMG onion rings!!! Forgetabout it! Nothing better on the cape anywhere! Do not pass this place up.

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Thank Leo C
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We got a Seafood platter (fried clams, etc), Lobster roll, 1\2 rack ribs, and hot dog. $66 and change. Oh, 2 drinks in there too.

Unless you have one of 2 tables in shade, prepare to be blinded and hot.

Seafood platter was really good (how could it not be), ribs were just OK - not tender enough for me. My daughter didn't have much to say about the lobster roll.

I'm sure this place is better than we experienced. Maybe our expectations were too high.

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Thank Poiuy_Qaz
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