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Best American Restaurants in Cape May


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A photo of Tisha's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 130 times today
Tisha's, situated in a popular tourist spot, is an acclaimed gem, renowned for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine. As quoted from the reviews, Tisha's has a "chef with a light touch with spices", crafting meals that are perfectly balanced and never overpowering. It is appreciated for its "brief but varied menu of American classic dishes”. The favorites include blackened salmon, shrimp & gnocchi in pesto cream sauce, and New England clam chowder. Not only is the food celebrated, but the ambiance and service also contribute to making Tisha's a top choice among dozens of other excellent eateries. Many customers return to Tisha's time and again, testifying to their consistent culinary excellence.
A photo of Washington Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 80 times today
The Washington Inn is consistently praised for its outstanding American cuisine. Patrons applaud its culinary inventiveness and commitment to high-quality food and service, even under challenging circumstances. Celebratory meals seem to be particularly memorable here, with one couple naming their 10th-anniversary meal at the Inn as the best they've ever had. The dishes that received acclamation include the pork chop, filet mignon and a remarkable triple-layer chocolate cake. A reviewer notes that the American chef skillfully presents local fish and seafood with vibrant and exciting flavors. The overall dining experience is further elevated by the attentive staff, extensive wine selection, and reasonable pricing for such exquisite dishes. Whether it's a regular visit or a special occasion, the Washington Inn consistently delivers an excellent dining experience that keeps guests revisiting.
A photo of The Ebbitt Room at the Virginia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 61 times today
The award winning Ebbitt Room restaurant is nestled within the stylish Virginia Hotel on Jackson Street in the heart of Cape May's historic district. One of Cape May's most popular and famous restaurants, The Ebbitt Room serves inventive contemporary American cuisine with a focus on farm-to-table dining with ingredients grown from our very own Beach Plum Farm. In addition to its regular a la carte menu, The Ebbitt Room offers nightly pre fixe menu's showcasing the best of what each season has to offer. The bar serves small plates nightly. Their wine list, the recipient of numerous Wine Spectator awards features selections from all the major wine regions of the world with an emphasis on boutique & cult producers.
A photo of The Blue Pig Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cape May
Booked 114 times today
The Blue Pig Tavern, based in Cape May, has consistently received high praise for its superb American cuisine and topnotch service. The eatery is well-known for its "farm-to-table" approach, delivering fresh and delicious dishes that never fail to impress. The ambiance is described as classy, yet casual, and exhibits a unique charm that keeps patrons coming back year after year. Despite current restrictions, patrons applaud the restaurant’s ability to adapt, providing an excellent outdoor dining experience, maintaining the high standard of service and food quality. Reviewers highly recommend the restaurant's varied dishes, ranging from eggs blackstone to the Congressional Lump Crab Cake, all praised for their excellent taste and presentation. Several reviews also commended the dedicated staff who continually provide an amazing dining experience despite the restaurant's bustling atmosphere. A visit to The Blue Pig Tavern is a must for natives and visitors alike in Cape May.
A photo of A CA Mia-Cape May restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Cape May
Booked 46 times today
A CA Mia-Cape May is a gem for anyone seeking authentic Italian cuisine. Guests rave about the chicken and veal parmigiana, as well as the real espresso served, all prepared traditionally as in Italy. The restaurant’s menu offers an exquisite variety of Italian dishes, as described by delighted customers, who also recommend the bakery for its delicious cookies. The atmosphere is cozy and pleasant, with friendly, attentive staff accommodating even large parties. From the fresh salads to the pasta specials and the exceptional tiramisu, A CA Mia is a beloved spot in Cape May that ensures a memorable, delightful dining experience for all.
A photo of George's Place Cape May restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 9 times today
George's Place Cape May is renowned for its exceptional Greek cuisine. Patrons laud the restaurant for its delicious Greek-inspired dishes, authentic Mediterranean food, and excellent selection of great Greek dishes - all served in generous portions. The "Greek Picnic" comes highly recommended by customers for those interested in sampling a variety of dishes. The authenticity of George's Place extends to the ambience, with Greek music contributing to the enjoyable dining experience. In addition to the outstanding food, diners rave about the friendly and attentive staff, relaxed atmosphere, and very reasonable prices. This gem in Cape May ensures a delightful and memorable dining experience, whether you're a first-timer or a longtime patron of over 20 years.
A photo of Ocean 7 restaurant
Very Good(164)
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 15 times today
Ocean 7 in Cape May showcases the best of American cuisine to its diners. Patrons commend the food as "excellent," with the mussels, half-baked chicken, French onion soup, and cheesesteak being particularly praised. The eating establishment is also well known for its crab cakes and seafood dishes such as halibut and salmon, both regarded as some of the best in town. Outstanding service is another highlight of Ocean 7, with waitstaff receiving numerous compliments for their attentiveness and pace. Additionally, the ambiance, enhanced by occasional live music, is applauded for its fresh, updated feel while preserving Victorian-era charm. This restaurant comes highly recommended for a top-notch dining experience.
A photo of YB restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 8 times today
YB is a contemporary American cuisine gem located in the charming seaside town of Cape May. With high praises for both service and food, it is clear that YB stands out in the local dining scene. The thoughtfully prepared dishes, such as the fried tomatoes served with crab bechamel sauce, scallops, and halibut, are a testament to the creativity and skill of the chef. The consistent quality and unique flavour profiles have guests eager to return. As a bonus, it's a BYOB establishment, adding to its appeal. Undeniably, YB offers a rewarding fine dining experience that creatively embodies American cuisine.
A photo of Union Park restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 29 times today
Union Park restaurant in Cape May stands out for its exceptional Contemporary American cuisine. Highly praised by visitors, this restaurant offers a wonderful variety of dishes through its three-course prix-fixe summer menu. From the "phenomenal" oysters and crab cakes to unique offerings like Mezcal Salmon, Union Park's menu promises an indulgent culinary journey. The "excellent food preparation and presentation" is consistently applauded by reviewers, with many considering it one of the best restaurants in Cape May. Despite its upscale dining experience, the establishment maintains a relaxed atmosphere, making it a must-visit for food lovers seeking a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Peter Shields Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cape May
Booked 49 times today
Peter Shields Inn, located in the picturesque Cape May area, has been highly acclaimed for its outstanding contribution to American cuisine. Patrons laud the restaurant's 'creative American food', with dishes ranging from the 'PSI Crab Salad' to 'Pan Seared Jumbo Crab Cakes' and '14 oz. Creekstone Prime Ribeye'. Reviews continuously highlight the high quality of the cooking, with one diner noting that the food was 'cooked to perfection'. Another reviewer praises 'the American Wagyu' as worth trying regardless of the cost. With attentive service, a cozy ambiance often enjoyed with live piano music, and its commitment to American culinary traditions, Peter Shields Inn offers a superior dining experience.

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Discover best American restaurants in Cape May

Discover the essence of American cuisine in Cape May, New Jersey, where a diverse array of restaurants offers a blend of traditional flavors and innovative culinary creations. Cape May's dining scene is renowned for its rich historical context and picturesque settings, providing an ideal backdrop for indulging in well-crafted American dishes. From historic taverns serving time-honored classics to modern eateries with creative menus, each establishment reflects a commitment to quality and authenticity. Patrons can expect a range of options that cater to various dietary needs, including vegan and gluten-free choices, ensuring an inclusive dining experience. The local restaurants are praised for their excellent service, ambient settings, and the use of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Whether you're looking for a casual meal or a sophisticated dining experience, Cape May's American cuisine scene offers something to satisfy every palate, making it a must-visit culinary destination in New Jersey.

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