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Cape May Area Restaurants and Dining

Casual Dining

Cape May’s casual restaurants offer sit-down service and are usually family friendly. Takeout may be available by calling ahead. Although these restaurants might not have a formal dress code, we’d advise against beach wear. Many of these restaurants offer live entertainment during the summer.

  1. 501 Beach @ the Marquis

    Our spacious 180 seat dining room and full service bar is home to our famous all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and a la carte dinner.

  2. Asian Legends

    Hungry for Asian Food in the Cape May area? Come to Asian Legends! Offering Sushi, Tempura, Asian, Chinese and Japanese menus, including Take-Out. Our food is prepared with the freshest ingredients, our staff is friendly, and our prices are affordable.

  3. Back Bay Bistro

    Back Bay Bistro is your casual/fine dining location in the Villas and we’re worth crossing the bridge.

  4. Beach Creek Oyster Bar and Grille

    Experience our award winning contemporary international cuisine. Intimately served inside amidst copper & wooden decor, or outside on our waterfront deck.

  5. Bella Vida Garden Cafe

    A charming family friendly neighborhood cafe with lots of home cooking. Soups, salads, fresh seafood & more.

  6. Boiler Room

    Located underground at Congress Hall, this unique restaurant features fresh brick oven artisan pizza, cold draft beer and live music.

  7. Coastal Blue

    Coastal Blue serves up classic American plates with unique, local flavor that only the south Jersey shore can claim.

  8. Cold Spring Grange

    Historic Cold Spring Village welcomes Carol Herforth, Proprietor of the Landmark c. 1912 restaurant, featuring Heritage & Pub Style Fare. We embrace the “farm to table” concept. Our ingredients will reflect the season’s bounty.

  9. Fins Bar & Grille

    Fins Bar and Grille on the Washington Street Mall serves lunch, dinner and cocktails daily.

  10. Godmothers Restaurant

    A wide selection of traditional and untraditional Italian fare, home baked desserts, pasta and much more.

  11. Harbor View

    The place to be if you like beautiful sunsets, great food and fun times. Arrive by car or arrive by boat and enjoy Cape May’s best view of the Harbor.

  12. Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille

    Classic American fare with a nod to Cape May’s great seafood, more than 30 draft & bottled beers. All new for 2016 – a completely redesigned open-air dining room and oceanfront patio bar, with unparalleled panoramic views.

  13. Hemingway’s Prime Steaks & Seafood

    Ocean Front on Beach Avenue. USDA Prime steak, succulent seafood, stylish surroundings and genuine hospitality

  14. Iccara Italian Bistro

    The taste of Italy in the heart of Cape May!

    Located in the heart of Cape May, NJ, just steps from the Washington Street Mall, Iccara Italian Bistro & Seafood brings you the fresh, unique flavors of Italy in a charming, welcoming atmosphere.

  15. La Doña Restaurante Mexicano

    Authentic Mexican and specifically Oaxacan cuisine specializing in light and fresh foods that one might find on a beautiful Mexican beach.

  16. Lobster House

    Located overlooking Cape May Harbor, The Lobster House has proudly provided guests a variety of dining experiences for over four generations.

  17. Lucky Bones Backwater Grille

    A casual restaurant where the food is made from scratch, the drinks are made well, and the service and atmosphere are warm and fun. This is Lucky Bones Backwater Grille.

  18. Mad Batter Restaurant and Bar

    Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar

    Start the morning with our award-winning breakfasts and come back for lunch and dinner! We are open year-round.

  19. Magnolia Room

    Featuring Dot and Lucille’s famous fried chicken, crab cakes, yeast risen rolls, corn pudding, spoon bread and delicious desserts such as blueberry cobbler and lemon meringue pie.

  20. Marie Nicole’s

    Steaks. Pasta. Seafood. Martinis.

  21. Oyster Bay

    Freshest local seafood, certified Angus beef and a newly designed intimate bar.

  22. Saltwater Cafe

    A unique twist on all the great standards you’d expect from a cafe, plus some delicious, exclusive recipes found only here …and a marina view which can’t be beat.

  23. Sapore Italiano

    Sapore Italiano is a fine dining restaurant offering the best-quality traditional Italian dishes.

  24. SeaSalt

    Fresh indigenous ingredients paired with specialty cocktails and wines in an unforgettable chic beach setting.

  25. Seaside Cheese

    Delicious sandwiches and soups, featuring — you guessed it! — some of their 200 imported and domestic cheeses.

  26. The Blue Pig Tavern at Congress Hall

    Signature American fare – nostalgic, simple and fresh – featuring local seafood and produce in a warm, relaxing atmosphere.

  27. Tisha’s

    American and Italian cuisine.

  28. Two Mile Crab House

    Waterfront casual fine dining at its best.

  29. Uncle Bill’s Pancake House

    Breakfast is served all day with over 15 different types of pancakes, waffles, french toast, fabulous omelets, farm fresh eggs and meats. Uncle Bill’s has pet friendly outside dining and an extensive lunch menu too!

  30. Vincenzo’s Little Italy II

    Looking for a place to go to enjoy great food and even better conversation? The restaurant at Vincenzo’s Little Italy II in North Cape May, NJ boasts of an atmosphere that is both inviting and friendly.