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Results for the Best of Cape May 2016

Cape Publishing posted this on September 1st, 2016 | Comments Off on Results for the Best of Cape May 2016

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Every August, we ask you to vote on your favorite businesses in the Best of Cape May. We had a record-breaking number of votes this year and spent two days tallying the results.

Without further ado, here are your 2016 winners:

Shopping

Accessories The Whale’s Tale
Runner Up: SeaWeeds

Antiques West End Garage
Runner Up: Treehouse Antiques

Art gallery SOMA Gallery
Runner Up: Cape May Artists’ Co-op

Candy store Original Fudge Kitchen
Runner Up: Fralinger’s

Children’s clothing Happy Baby
Runner Up: Lynn Arden’s

Footwear Casale’s Shoes
Runner Up: Colors

Furniture Cape May Wicker
Runner Up: Find’s Furniture

Gift shop Whale’s Tale
Runner Up: Sunset Beach Gift Shop

Gourmet / specialty food store Love the Cook
Runner Up: Cape May Peanut Butter Co.

Handbags and totes Red Oak
Runner Up: PINK by Victorious

Home decor Cape May Wicker
Runner Up: West End Garage

Jewelry Henry’s
Runner Up: Whale’s Tale

Men’s clothing Galvanic
Runner Up: Cotton Company

Pet accessories Dog Days of Cape May
Runner Up: Wagging Tail

Surf shop Pete Smith’s Surf Shop
Runner Up: South End Surf Shop

Swimwear Pete Smith’s Surf Shop
Runner Up: South End Surf Shop

Toy store Whale’s Tale
Runner Up: Toy Shop of Cape May

Women’s clothing Cotton Company
Runner Up: Colors

Cape May souvenirs Sunset Beach Gift Shop
Runner Up: Whale’s Tale

Bath and body Bath Time
Runner Up: A Place on Earth

Liquor or wine store Collier’s Liquor
Runner Up: Sunset Liquors

Dining

Coffee Coffee Tyme
Runner Up: Magic Brain

Tea Carriage House Cafe & Tea Room
Runner Up: Coffee Tyme

Smoothie Aloha Smoothie
Runner Up: Chill

Pancakes Uncle Bill’s Pancake House
Runner Up: Mad Batter

Brunch Mad Batter
Runner Up: George’s Place

Hot dog Hot Dog Tommy’s
Runner Up: Stewart’s

Wings C-View
Runner Up: Mad Batter

Children’s menu Mad Batter
Runner Up: Lucky Bones

Takeout Lobster House
Runner Up: Depot Market

Burger Lucky Bones
Runner Up: Ugly Mug

Fish tacos Key West Tacos
Runner Up: Rusty Nail

Sandwich or hoagie Westside Market
Runner Up: Cappy’s

Pizza Mario’s
Runner Up: Louie’s Pizza

Outdoor dining Lobster House
Runner Up: Tisha’s

Seafood Lobster House
Runner Up: Tisha’s

Mexican / Tex Mex Geckos Original Southwestern Cuisine
Runner Up: La Dona

Italian Sapore Italiano
Runner Up: Godmother’s

Steak Washington Inn
Runner Up: Merion Inn

Crab cakes Freda’s
Runner Up: Lobster House

Ice cream / custard / gelato Kohr Brothers
Runner Up: Fine Fellows Creamery

Dessert TIE! Washington Inn and Lobster House
Runner Up: Oyster Bay

Pastries and baked goods Little Store
Runner Up: A Ca Mia

Place for a date Washington Inn
Runner Up: Peter Shields

Worth the splurge Washington Inn
Runner Up: Peter Shields

Best place for a cocktail Brown Room at Congress Hall
Runner Up: Fins

Best place for craft beer Cape May Brewing Company
Runner Up: Mad Batter

Best venue for live music Mad Batter
Runner Up: Carney’s

Best outdoor bar Rusty Nail
Runner Up: Harry’s Oceanfront Bar & Grill

Best happy hour Mad Batter
Runner Up: Harry’s Oceanfront Bar & Grill

Best mocktails TIE! Harry’s Oceanfront Bar & Grill and the Ebbitt Room

Leisure

Spa or massage Cape May Day Spa
Runner Up: Sea Spa at Congress Hall

Golf course Cape May National
Runner Up: Avalon Golf Course

Miniature golf Sunset Beach Gift Shop
Runner Up: Stockton Golf

Free or low-cost activity Cape May County Zoo
Runner Up: Cape May City beaches

Winery tour / wine tasting Cape May Winery
Runner Up: Willow Creek Winery

Brewery tour / tasting Cape May Brewing Company
Runner Up: Cold Spring Brewery

Walking or guided tour Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities
Runner Up: Cape May Food Tours

Self-guided tour Emlen Physick Estate
Runner Up: Cape May Lighthouse

Cruise or boat ride Cape May Whale Watcher
Runner Up: Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Bicycle or surrey rental Shield’s Bicycle Rental
Runner Up: Village Bicycle Shop

Children’s activity Cape May County Zoo
Runner Up: Miniature Golf

Museum Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities
Runner Up: Naval Air Station Wildwood

Thrill / adrenaline rush Morey’s Piers
Runner Up: East Coast Parasail

Live performing arts Cape May Stage
Runner Up: Elaine’s Dinner Theater

Food festival / event MAC’s Cape May Craft Beer & Crab Festival
Runner Up: West Cape May Lima Bean Festival

Holiday festival/event West Cape May Christmas Parade
Runner Up: Fourth of July Fireworks

Accommodations

B&B Queen Victoria
Runner Up: Bedford Inn

Guest House The Highland House
Runner Up: Columbia House

Hotel Congress Hall
Runner Up: Victorian Motel

Campground Beachcomber Campground
Runner Up: Depot Travel Park

Best for couples Queen Victoria
Runner Up: Bedford Inn

Best with pets The Highland House
Runner Up: Marquis de Lafayette

Best with kids Beachcomber Campground
Runner Up: Victorian Motel

Girls’ getaway Queen Victoria
Runner Up: Congress Hall

Swimming pool Congress Hall
Runner Up: Victorian Motel

Best view Congress Hall
Runner Up: La Mer

On-site hotel amenities Queen Victoria
Runner Up: Congress Hall

Most accommodating staff Queen Victoria
Runner Up: Beachcomber Campground


That’s a wrap! Don’t see your favorites listed? Mark your calendar for August 1, 2017 to vote in next year’s Best of Cape May.

Results are final as published. Winners are determined by a public vote, not by Cape Publishing’s staff, and this list should not be considered endorsement.

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