Where to eat in Cape May this Thanksgiving

The information below is from 2017. Please see our 2018 Thanksgiving post for a list of restaurants who are serving this year.

Will you be with us in Cape May this Thanksgiving? Leave the cooking to someone else and make reservations at one of these local favorites.

Sit-down dinners

Aleathea’s at the Inn of Cape May is serving up whole turkeys tableside as well as a holiday a la carte menu. For reservations, call 800-582-5933.

The Blue Pig Tavern is offering Thanksgiving Dinner from 2pm to 8pm. For reservations, call 609-884-6542. View Details & Menu

Congress Hall is serving a Thanksgiving buffet in their ballroom from 1-5pm. For reservations, call 609-884-6542. View Details & Menu

The Ebbitt Room at the Virginia is offering a 3-course menu for $65 per person that offers turkey, venison, and tuna entree selections. A whole turkey dinner is available for groups of 6 or more. For reservations, call 609-884-5700.  View Details & Menu

The Grand Hotel is serving a traditional Thanksgiving buffet in their oceanfront penthouse ballroom. $35 adults, $16 children 12 and under. For reservations, call 609-884-5611 ex. 559.

Harbor View Restaurant is serving Thanksgiving dinner from 2pm. For reservations, call 609-884-5444.

The Merion Inn is offering an a la carte or 3-course sit-down dinner from noon until 8pm, with live piano music all day. For reservations, call 609-884-8363.

Peter Shields Inn offers a fixed-price, 3-course Thanksgiving menu with choices including free range turkey, venison, and scallops. For reservations, call 609-884-9090.

The Washington Inn will be open on Thanksgiving. For reservations, call 609-884-5697.


The Washington Inn & Lucky Bones are offering a Thanksgiving Feast To-Go, including a 20lb turkey, sides, salad, and two pies–enough for 12 people. $330 plus tax. To order, call the Washington Inn at 609-884-5697 by November 20.

Outside of Cape May

Coastal Blue at Icona in Diamond Beach is serving a classic 3-course Thanksgiving meal and an a la carte menu. For reservations, call 609-729-6600. View menu

The Rio Station – located in Rio Grande, about a 10-minute drive from Cape May – offers both takeout and sit-down options. Whole turkey dinners, Thanksgiving platters, and pies available. Advanced orders required for takeout; reservations suggested if you’re dining in-restaurant. Call 609-889-2000.

Is your restaurant open on Thanksgiving Day 2017? Call 609-898-4500 or email and ask to be added to this post!