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“a great experience” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mac’s On the Pier

Mac’s On the Pier
Ranked #12 of 46 Restaurants in Wellfleet
Price range: US$11 - US$18
Cuisines: Seafood, American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Order at the window. Send the kids to scout a table on the sand. This is the place for a plate of fried clams with a slow summer sunset on the side. Steamers with broth and drawn butter, a lobster roll, a fried fish sandwich, onion rings--they're Cape Cod classics for a reason. There may be nothing better. But here's satisfaction for those who might crave something else: grilled tuna with summer vegetables and ponzu, a scallop burrito, fish tacos, Caribbean fish stew. And ice cream, of course: sundaes and frappes, soft-serve and scooped - served every night until 10pm. Our honest-to-goodness clam shack. Right on Wellfleet harbor, next to our original fish market.
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“a great experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

we went here for dinner twice while in wellfleet - the food was delicious and there was something on the menu for everyone, seafood types and non-seafood types. sitting outside right on the pier was great atmosphere as well. highly recommended!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Hadley, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Love their scallop and lobster rolls! Their lobster chowder was not so good, really thin and only one piece of lobster...and luke warm. Everything else I have had there has been great!

Visited August 2014
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Albany
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great family outing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Hands down, this is our kids first choice on our annual trip to Wellfleet. The food is consistently good. My favorite is the salmon, swordfish or tuna sandwich. If ordering lobster roll, I suggest requesting no lettuce. Otherwise, the lobster is skimpy. One treat for our family is having lobsters steamed and cracked by the market in the rear and eating them at home with the market's delicious seaweed salad plus sweet corn and salads.

Visited July 2014
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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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979 reviews
507 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch at the pier”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

We have a boat in Weelfleet harbor and love to stop by Macs either before or after a day of boating.

I think the best food here are the burritos. This trip we had the fish burrito, but we have also enjoyed the chicken and the jerk pork and loved them.

Someone in out party had the grilled salmon wrap. It was so good and juicy and flavorful. She was very happy with her choice.

We also had a standard fish and chips. It was not greasy and we received a good sized piece of cod.

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Rochester, New York
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

Nice location, so-so food. The Cape needs something to raise the bar as this little place demonstrates. The menu offerings are fairly standard as is the resultant product. As we were a family of eight, none of us left with a "can't wait to return" take on the place.

Visited July 2014
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