Cape May is practicing social distancing in response to the threat of COVID-19. City beaches and the promenade are closed. See what businesses have takeout and online shopping Blog


Cape May businesses that are temporarily or partially closed in response to COVID-19

New Jersey has closed restaurants and bars for eat-in service starting March 16 at 8pm. Additionally, Governor Murphy strongly discourages “all non-essential and non-emergency travel” from 8pm to 5am. In his press conference, he asked everyone to stay home during those times, when possible, until further notice.

In response to the threat of COVID-19, the following Cape May businesses are temporarily or partially closed in order to prevent the spread. We will continue to update this list as we receive information.

Restaurants & Food Service

All NJ restaurants and bars are closed for eat-in services across New Jersey effective 8pm on March 16 and will remain closed until further notice. Takeout/delivery service only.

Beach Plum Farm – Closed for meal service, but the farm market is open for fresh eggs, vegetables, and meats. See their Instagram post.

Big Wave Burrito – Open for takeout. Call 609-898-8646. See their Instagram post.

The C-View Inn – Their full menu is available for takeout by pickup or delivery from noon to 8pm. Call 609-884-4712 or see their Facebook Page.

Dellas 5 & 10 – Open for takeout and delivery on the island. Call 609-884-4568. See Facebook Page.

Exit Zero Filling Station – Curbside takeout available from 11am – 8pm. Delivery within Cape May available from noon to 8pm. Call 609-770-8479. The gas station is open 11am-5pm. See their Facebook Page.

George’s Place – Takeout service & limited delivery available. Breakfast menu 8 am to 2 pm; Lunch menu 11 am to 8 pm; Dinner menu 2 pm to 8 pm. See their Facebook post.

Gecko’s – Takeout with curbside pickup. Call 609-898-7750. See their Facebook Page.

The Grille at Sunset Beach – Open for curbside pickup Thursday-Monday from 8am to 6pm. Call 609-884-0008 to order. Download their menu (PDF)

The Lobster House – The Lobster House has closed the Fish Market for now. See their Instagram post.

The Ugly Mug – Takeout and beer available from 11am – 8pm. Call 609-884-3459. See their Instagram Post.

The YB – Open daily from 12-8 pm (lunch & dinner) for takeout only. Call 609-898-2009. See their Facebook post.

5 West Pub – Full menu available for takeout and delivery from noon to 7pm. They’ll drop off to 08204, 08251, and 08212 zip codes. Call 609-889-7000. See their Instagram Post.

Beer, wine & liquor stores

Cape May Brewing Company – Tasting room closed, but to-go sales still available. Only new growlers filled at this time for safety. Limit 8 people at a time. See their Instagram post.

Cape May Winery – Closed through March 31, but they’re taking pickup orders pre-paid by credit card. Free home delivery between Cape May and Somers Point; $10 shipping elsewhere in NJ and also to Florida! Email to order.

Collier’s Liquor – Collier’s Liquor is open daily from 10am – 6pm for phone orders and parking lot pick-up. They’ll take your credit or debit card by phone. No cash for now. See their Instagram post.

Hawk Haven Winery – Tasting room closed through March 31, but you can order online or by phone. They’ll ship in NJ, PA, and FL. Parking lot pickup also available! See their Instagram post.

Natali Vineyards – Tasting room is closed, but they are open for sales and can ship.

Nauti Spirits – Closed through April 2nd, but they have drive-up bottle sales on Saturday from 12-4pm. See their Instagram post.

Willow Creek Winery – Closed for 2 weeks. See their Instagram post.

Other food providers

Acme Markets – Both their Cape May and North Cape May locations are open. Monday-Friday from 7am – 9am, senior citizens and other at-risk members of the community have reserved shopping.

Beach Plum Cafe – Closed until further notice. See their Instagram post.

Coffee Tyme – Closed until further notice.

CVS Pharmacy – Open daily. Delivery also available through InstaCart. See their Facebook Page.

Fine Fellows Creamery – Closed through April 2. See Tweet

Magic Brain Cafe – Closed until further notice. See their Instagram post.

The Original Fudge Kitchen – Physical stores are closed, but you can shop online at

Ostara’s Coffee House – Open Monday-Saturday from 8am to noon. Takeout/pick-up strongly encouraged. See their Instagram Post.

Westside Market – Closed through March 31. See their Facebook Post.


Camelot Motel & Victorian Motel – Closing March 18 for 2-3 weeks. See their Instagram post.

Cape Resorts Group – Hotels (Congress Hall and The Virginia) and restaurants closed through April 1st. See this Instagram post from Curtis Bashaw

Icona – Closed through April 3. See their Instagram post.

La Mer Beachfront Resort – closed until April 1. See Their Instagram Post.

Lokal Hotel – Closed for the remainder of March. See their Tweet.

The Marquis de Lafayette – Closed until April 1.

The Ocean Club – Delayed opening until April 2. See their Instagram post.

Peter Shields Inn – Closed until further notice. See their Facebook post.

The Queen Victoria – Closed until May 1.

Shops & Services

Indoor shopping malls, gyms, salons, spas, tattoo parlors, and social clubs are temporarily closed by the state. Non-essential retail businesses had to close their physical stores as of March 21 at 9pm, but we’ll list those with online shopping as we learn of them.

Across the Way – Closed, but you can shop online. See Instagram Post.

A Place on Earth – Closed. You can still shop their factory outlet and online. UPS delivery and curbside pickup at the factory available. See their website.

Bath Time – Physical location closed until further notice, but you can shop online at

Cape May Peanut Butter Co, Cape May Olive Oil and Spice Cellar of Cape May are offering local delivery and curbside pickup Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Cape May Running Company – Physical location closed until April 1st. See their Instagram post.

Cape Publishing (that’s us!) – We are open but working remotely as much as possible.

Cash + Clive – Closed until further notice, but you can shop online or sign up for their new try-it-at-home box service. See their Instagram post

Desatnick Real Estate, LLC – Both their Cape May and North Wildwood offices are closed, but the team is available remotely. See website.

Good Scents and Red Oak – Both storefronts are closed, but online/phone shopping and curbside pickup are available. Or they can ship to you! See their Facebook post.

Henry’s – Their physical store is closed, but they’re offering free shipping for online purchases. Use code FREESHIP20. Visit their website.

Love the Cook – Store closed through April 4, but you can shop online at

Madame’s Port – Closed until further notice, but you can shop online. See their Instagram Post.

Making Waves – Closed, but you can shop their website and Etsy. See their Instagram Post.

Miss Demeanor – Closed but they are sewing masks to donate to Cape Regional Medical Center, and you can support them through their website. See their Instagram post.

Morey’s Piers – Postponing opening until Mother’s Day Weekend. See their Instagram post.

Quirk & Co – Store closed, but they’ll be posting items for sale on Instagram. See their post.

The Whale’s Tale and Splash – Their retail location is temporarily closed, but you can shop online at See their Instagram post

Winterwood – Closed through April 3, but you can shop online. See their Instagram post.

Other closures/changes

Cape May City has closed the beaches and promenade.

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended guest attendance at graduation ceremonies, but they will live stream the ceremony. See their Facebook post

All Cape May County schools are closing beginning March 17.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry is temporarily ceasing foot passenger tickets and will accept vehicle traffic only starting March 18. See more on their website.

Cape May County Libraries – Closed until at least April 1 or further notice, but you can get a library card online. See their Facebook Page.

Cape May County Parks and Zoo – Closed until further notice, but they’re offering Virtual Zoo School weekdays at 11:30am on Facebook. See county website • See the zoo’s Facebook Page.

The Coast Guard Community Festival is cancelled for 2020.

The Exit Zero Jazz Festival Rescheduled to June 5-7. See their website.

Feasting on History is cancelled.

The Mid-Atlantic Center aka MAC – All public programs are suspended through April 2. This includes the Physick Estate, lighthouse, WWII tower, and all trolley tours. See their website for full announcement.

The Museum of Cape May County – All events cancelled. Their on-site research library is closed through April 5. See Facebook post.

Singer-Songwriter Cape May has canceled all events.

Please see our events calendar for more event closures.

If your business is voluntarily closed, or if you’re offering curbside service, email to be added.

Updated April 2, 2020