Cape May has become a culinary capital of New Jersey, offering a wide variety of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Whatever type of food you’re looking for, Cape May has something for you. Here are some of our personal favorites. If you are looking for a specific type of dining experience, just ask – we’ve done a lot of “research” and are happy to help!

Fine Dining

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Located just a block and half from The Mission Inn and right on the ocean, this upscale restaurant combines fine dining with superb service for a truly memorable experience. A guest favorite for special celebration dinners. BYOB.

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Tisha's

Located right in the heart of downtown Cape May, this restaurant offers delicious lunch and dinner menus. And since it's downtown, you can walk around after dinner and enjoy some shopping, live music, or people watching. BYOB.

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The Washington Inn

This iconic Cape May restaurant has incredible food and great service with five unique dining rooms. It also has an extensive wine selection, so no BYOB.

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The Blue Rose Inn

This upscale restaurant is located inside an historic inn downtown. They offer a selection of freshly prepared seafood dishes along with some non-seafood options and specials. BYOB.

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Casual Dining

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Mayer's Tavern

Located on the wharf, this refurbished fishermen's bar is a waterfront joint serving fresh seafood (and a great burger!) with a local vibe. Full bar, no reservations. Open every night except Tuesday.

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C-View Inn

Known for the best chicken wings in Cape May, there slogan is "Good Food. Cold Beer." And they are one of the oldest taverns in town. Go early or plan to wait for a table. 

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The Boiler Room

Delicious wood-fired pizza with interesting and fresh toppings located in the basement of Congress Hall. Full bar, no reservations. Late night music too!

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Lucky Bones

Casual lunch or dinner spot with great food and cold beer. Located right when you come into town. Full bar, no reservations.

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George's Place

Delicious Greek restaurant downtown. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but they only take same day dinner reservations starting at 5 pm. Cash and BYOB.

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The Taco Shop

New last summer, this casual restaurant offers tasty homemade tacos, guacamole and more. Located in the Cape May Airport, conveniently right next door to the Cape May Brewery.

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Tasting Menus

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Shamone's

An ever-changing menu of 12-15 small plates to enjoy in a fun environment in downtown Cape May. One seating nightly at 7 pm. BYOB and Cash Only. Open Fri/Sat nights only until the end of June. Seven nights a week in July and August.

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The Red Store

This farm-to-table restaurant features a special dinner tasting menu with three seatings each night. Reservations definitely required! BYOB and Cash Only. Open for dinner Thursday - Sunday nights. 

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