Tisha's
Tisha's

Tisha's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tishasfinedining.com/
  • Phone: 6098849119x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast-8:00am-11:30am Memorial Day thru Labor day
    Lunch-11:30am-3:00pm
    Dinner-5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Paul Negro
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: BYO Liquor, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Contact: Lauren K Vitelli 6098273140x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jackson
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: On-street metered & non-metered parking available.
A word from Tisha's
Let us tantalize your tastebuds and awaken your inner foodie.
Come join us for such delights as Halibut topped with jumbo lump crabmeat or grilled filet Mignon topped with grilled lobster tail finished with béarnaise.
Whatever your choice may be, we promise to make your experience a memorable one.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Tisha's reviews from OpenTable diners
381 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (197)special occasion (192)great for outdoor dining (183)neighborhood gem (164)romantic (156)great for lunch (72)good for groups (39)great for brunch (30)kid-friendly (27)hot spot (27)scenic view (15)late-night find (6)notable wine list (4)Show More
  • Huge disappointment
    Luc2dinsVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Well we went for lunch, dinner might be better. First our server was unpleasant. We ordered mussels, fried oysters, and lobster Mac and cheese. The mussels weren't really opened and when we tried to extract the inside 50% or them just tore apart. Also, the bread with the mussels was a Kaiser roll. The fried oysters were gross, they used cheap breadcrumbs like you would find on frozen mozzarella sticks and they just didn't taste fresh. And the lobster Mac n' cheese was decent, but there was about 2 tablespoons of minced lobster sprinkled on top(I couldn't even taste it).
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Every dish is silly or gross.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Crazy ingredients designed to impress the yokels. Heavy sauces, cheese on everything including fish. No culinary sensibility, ingredients added willy nilly.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expected more...
    tkc5
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Asked for back patio. Seated in back dining room next to rest rooms which was distracting. $5 extra for Caesar not worth it. Lobster risotto was superb. Salmon with Thai Ginger was excellent. Chicken Pasquale was dry and uninspired. Wait staff was adequate but aloof. Overall, the experience did not live up to earlier reviews.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Apr6
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Service was great had dreck it was excellent. BBQ shrimp was very good. No complaints excellent server
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Your taste buds will love you forit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Delicious, delicious, delicious! Great menu with something for everyone. BYOB, but a limited selection of surprizingly good Cape May wines available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scallops risotto & Jersey wine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The wine list is limited to a Cape May vintner and is available by the bottle with take home what you didn't drink HOWEVER, our Cabernet Sauvignon was a quite satisfactory complement to our meal. Particularly OUTSTANDING was the Scallops Risotto--available in two sizes: appetizer and dinner. One of us chose the dinner size ($32 at the time). The portion was ample (risotto unfinished; scallops totally consumed.) Service was superb. Always the best indicator is, 'Would you go back?' Yep--particularly for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This was our first time eating at Tisha's since they moved to their new location in Washington Mall area of Cape May. I was so happy to see that they still had my favorite dish, Peppered Shrimp and Crabcake on the menu. Tisha's gets my vote for best food in Cape May.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner at Tisha's
    Jerseyfoodie
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Tisha's is a wonderful little byob dining establishment on the Washington Street Mall. My husband and I had a wonderful meal there recently with the exception of the mussels appetizer. The dish was served with only 14 mussels and they were puny. The white sauce was delicious so we put our rolls to good use and sucked up every last bit of sauce. The seafood risotto was amazing as usual. The risotto was flavorful and the scallops and shrimp tasted buttery and were cooked perfectly. Our entrees included a house salad. I'd recommend Tisha's to couples or families with older children.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OUTSTANDING EVERYTIME!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    it's fine dining supreme!!! Food excellent!! Atmosphere excellent!! Service excellent!! Thanks!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pete
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We eat here every ti9me we got to Cape May. The food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reserveVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Do not miss this restaurant. We have been here several times and have never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    This is a must when visiting Cape May. The service was great but the food was even better!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ALWAYS CONSISTENT
    MDB3
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We were seated immediately with our reservation and with a friendly greeting. Our server was very courteous, and attentive. As always the food was EXCELLENT. One of our favorite spots in America's Oldest Seaside Resorts. Thanks for a great evening !!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal!
    Sally
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My wife and I make a point of dining here every summer, and it never disappoints! Another great meal this past Saturday. Meal was paced very well so that we didn't feel hungry or rushed. Waitress was very attentive and nice. Food was delicious as always. We'll be back next summer for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    BBQ Butter Shrimp is a must, a unique and delicious appetizer & one we always look forward to as never seen it duplicated anywhere else. Both had halibut special which was topped with lump crab, can count on freshest fish. Love BYOB. Ask for table in the rear as quieter location.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect summer night
    Elsie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Try to back porch for quieter outdoor dining than the front porch. Mahi mahi was so fresh and delicious
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food.
    IrishEyes
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We went to Celebrate our 40th Anniversary. The meal was delicious and the service was wonderfully, our server Margo was great. The food came to the table looking good enough to be photographed, but why waste time when all I wanted to do was taste it. I had the Halibut special and my was it delicious.I can't wait to come back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious dinner
    Bmorse
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was our first visit to Tisha's, and it was excellent. Every dish was perfectly prepared and delicious. The fried Cajun oysters were crispy on the outside and creamy in the middle; the seafood risotto was loaded with shrimp, clams, and perfectly cooked scallops. The gnocchi had a surprising and tasty pesto filling. The service was great, and all in all it was an excellent meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food A plus
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Best seafood ever......quality of food wonderful. Need more than one bus boy for the main dining room though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great dinner with bring your own bottle - nice option in Cape May. Filet was perfect and profiteroles are always delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Risotto comparable to Tuscany
    Paul
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I had the mushroom risotto and my wife had the lobster risotto. Both were excellent and that was only the appetizer. We visit cape may each year and always dine at Tisha's which is consistently great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lobster Lover
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I am absolutely crazy about the lobster risotto. I have to control myself from making mmmmm noises with each bite. I only get to visit Tishas once a year on vacation, and I look forward to the lobster risotto so much that I cannot say what the rest of their menu is like. But my fellow diners are always delighted with their meals, so it seems like this restaurant is a winner overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good But...
    RaysRemarks
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The food here was good but a bit overpriced. The wine list for red was a bottle of Merlot, that was it! We had called ahead to check if they served alcohol (some restaurants in Cape May do not but allow you to bring your own) and were told that we could get wine there (from the Cape May Winery, which I like) so, although we brought some white we did not bring red. A Mistake! We also sat outside (not a very hot August evening) which led to a small table as well as a table that could have used some balancing. On the positive side, two of us had the Alaskan halibut special and the fish was done to a turn! Very tasty and almost melted in the mouth. I would go back just for that, although I would sit inside and bring my own wine!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Our experience at Tishas was excellent!! The food was delicious even the complementary salad was good waitstaff was professional and helpful we will definitely add it to our Cape May list ...seafood risotto was the best ever had! Out of 6 stars on open table we give it a 10!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JulesVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    First awesome meal at cape may from start to finish!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tisha's
    Cannoneeer
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Many restaurants in Cape May have high priced menu items, but the quality of their good doesn't match the price they ask. This is not the case with Tisha's. Entree prices are in the $25-$40 range, but are excellent. Plus, Tisha's is BYOB, which also makes it a great bet. Outdoor dining is a bit loud because both front and back dining areas are on bustling streets. Sit inside if you prefer a quiet ambience. Overall, an excellent meal with efficient service -- would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must!
    Billybud
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    If you're in Cape May and don't go to this restaurant you're missing out. It's Great! Everything we had was just right. The Lobster Bisque is the best I ever had, and the Mussels were great too. I also had Scallop Risotto which was cooked just right. If you don't go to Tisha's it's your loss. We found it to be the best restaurant at Cape May.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never Disappoints
    mpjp
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We have been visiting Cape May once or twice a year for about the last 15 years. We began visiting Tisha's when it was on the boardwalk (which we do miss a bit). It is on our list of "eateries not to miss" whenever we are at Cape May. From year to year the dishes remain top notch and service never disappoints. The service is attentive, and the servers are always very personable. Tisha's is a "not to miss" when visiting Cape May
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cape May gem
    AvidCook
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The food and service made our dining experience very special. I especially enjoyed the incredible lobster ravioli. It was decadent! The dinners come with salad and the restaurant is BYOB. These are pluses for me. Would have given the food 5 stars, but the salad was over dressed. Dining on the back terrace was lovely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful
    Flower
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This was our 2nd time at Tisha's and once again we weren't disappointed. Food was wonderful. Service was great. They have a wonderful menu. They don't rush every course once one is finished. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Service and Food
    Molegs
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Tisha's was a great experience overall. The food was excellent! It was our anniversary and they took special care of us. Each dish can be customized to your liking. My husband has a shellfish allergy and they were excellent in accommodating and adjusting their dishes to account for the allergy. We didn't even have to tell them because they took special note per my Open Table Request. I cannot say enough positive things about this restaurant. I can't wait to go to Cape May to go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Geno
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    we've have dined there about 6 times and have never been disappointed the one thing we noticed is that the entree prices have gone up, and it is expensive, so we save our visits for special occasions
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful service
    LeeFVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We went for dinner at this BYOB despite the recent negative reviews about the service. We had an outside table. The service was excellent and everything was timely. The food was also superb. We highly recommend this restaurant in Cape May.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome dinner!
    FoodleNoodle12
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    My boyfriend and I went here for dinner on a Sunday, he had gotten a giftcard from a friend to Tishas for his birthday. I decided to make a reservation last minute which worked out well because the restaurant filled up quickly come dinner time. Tishas has outdoor seating both out front and on a small patio out back that offers a great view of the passersbys by. The weather was perfect and town was busy so it made for a nice view throughout dinner. Our server was sweet and attentive despite being very busy. We ordered the mussels as an appetizer which were great, they are quick to give you lots of bread with pepper and oil which is always a plus. My boyfriend ordered the salmon entree and I had the lobster ravioli. Both fabulous!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always awesome!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Anyone looking for great seafood and awesome filet this is for you. Shore ambiance, attentive service and relaxed atmosphere rounds out a great dinner out. We always go a couple of times each summer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Wednesday night at Tisha's
    foodsnob
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Meal was fantastic and our service was wonderful. It was the best meal I had while staying on the shore.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening
    MCBl1
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We had an amazing dinner last night. The food was great. We shared an appetizer of shrimps and polenta (amazing sauce with Blue cheese). Sea food risotto was really good, as well as the gnocchi. We go once a year while on vacation and we will definetly return. I am even thinking that I should maybe reserve again for tonight or tomorrow.... You can also bring your own wine wich make the dinner really not expensive (if you Forget you can buy cape may wine there). Our server was great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious!
    GourmetVacay
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Delicious meal! Out of the ordinary dishes and prepared to perfection!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Cape May dining
    winendineme
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This was once again our favorite meal in Cape May. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We had a reservation and were seated within five minutes of arrival. Our friendly server delivered everything correctly and with perfect timing. The crabcake with shrimp and the seafood risotto were excellent. They were also very accommodating to our young son. It is BYO which we enjoyed. This is a Cape May gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Summer dining in Cape May
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We were seated promptly and our order was taken quickly. Our house salad was delicious. I had the halibut special which was good but could have used a little bit more flavor. We ordered Profiteroles dessert which was wonderful. We were disappointed with the interactions that we had with our server in that it was very business like and could have been friendlier to help us enjoy our time at Tisha's more. The server's lack of warmth/friendliness was our biggest let down.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate