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Ebbitt Room

4.6
1992 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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(609) 884-5700
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Business Casual
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Cross street
Carpenter's & Beach Drive
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Live Jazz Fri & Sat
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The Ebbitt Room at The Virginia Hotel in Cape May invites you to discover the extraordinary flavors of the seasons' best with its 2014 culinary dining series lineup featuring all that Cape May has to offer—from the land and the sea. Using the freshest ingredients from the restaurant's very own 62-acre Beach Plum Farm and collaborating with many of Cape May's local favorites, the Ebbitt Room will once again create five intriguing dining experiences - each with it's own unique 5-course menu highlighting New Jersey's seasonal fare.

See more at: http://www.caperesorts.com/restaurants/capemay/ebbittroom/diningspecials
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Make Dad feel special this year with a memorable meal at the Ebbitt Room. Nothing will make Dad happier than our local, farm-raised, bone-in Berkshire Pork Chop--a meal fit for a king! Reservations highly recommended--book your table today!

Sunday, June 17, 2018

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Restaurant located in old Virginia Hotel. Tables very close together and all in all quite noisy considering it was only half full on a Monday night. Food was good but totally a la carte and definitely on the pricey side. My steak was very good but $48 plus $14 glass of wine.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The Ebbitt Room has become our favorite fine dining spot in Cape May. They have an Early Bird Prix Fixe menu for $35 with all delicious options. You have to try this fine restaurant!

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

It's been awhile since we have been in and we were delighted with the service and the food..preparations, taste and appearance! Our server was very polite and efficient as well as the bartender! I enjoyed the strawberry Cosmo as well!! I especially liked the tuna app! Wonderdul presentation and delightful to the tastebuds! We hope to be in soon!

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3.0Dined on May 17, 2018

When I made reservation I indicated that it was our 32 nd wedding anniversary. When we got there they saw our name on reservation list and we were seated. Waiter was polite. People seated after us were celebrating too and received 2 glasses of champagne. Not one table but a few. Why were we not acknowledged? I didn’t mention because I thought they would have looked at reservation.

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3.0Dined on May 11, 2018

The food was uninspired. Relatively standard dishes with a menu that problem has changed much in decades. The live music created a nice ambiance and the wait staff was attentive.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We went here for our 28th wedding anniversary. When hostess greeted us she wished us happy anniversary. Upon being seating they brought us 2 glasses of champagne. Dinner was fantastic. They made it very special and we certainly appreciated it. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Fantastic food , very friendly staff , and valet parking Wonderful experience . Cant wait to return

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Amazing food from local Beach Plum farm and everything was delicious!

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3.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Only one vegetarian choice (polenta). Almost every dish had meat, even the apps. Scallops were served cool/lukewarm and I had to send back to heat. Devilled eggs appetizer was good, beets were excellent, brussels sprouts were pretty charred.

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3.0Dined on April 27, 2018

As always, the food was so delicious. Wonderful sauces complete well prepared meat and fish dishes. Lovely atmosphere. Initially our server was adequate but early on gave us the feeling he had better things to do then attend to our dinner. He also found the need to tell us what he liked to eat without being asked for any recommendations.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

We always plan to dine here when visiting Cape May and it's always exceptional. Our server, April, was very attentive. We like that so much is locally sourced. The venison chop and steak and cake were great. Very good wine list with multiple price points. It can be a bit loud as the bar is to one side and not separated from the dining room. Highly recommend this spot and will return again and again.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Wonderful food!! I had the scallops which were fine to perfection and the local oysters were delicious

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Really great dinner - service and food were both exellent.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

We have been to the Ebbitt Room at least annually for the past decade (we live at the other end of the state). Dinner there has always been excellent. During this past visit, the Ebbitt Room culinary staff and service staff (Andy was our waiter) raised the bar!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The entire experience was awesome. Food and wine terrific and the desserts were outstanding

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

The Ebbitt Room is fabulous! The food is delicious! The bartenders are awesome and the pianist Saturday night was wonderful! Our server was very nice and knowledgeable, however he was a bit forgetful. We will definitely return to The Virginia and The Ebbitt Room again!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Service and food was beyond expectations and we will return.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Excellence dining experience, interesting cuisine options, all farm-to-table, and lovely service.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The lobster Caesar Salad was the best I ever had. Service was great!!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food was excellent. Venison was beautifully prepared and cooked perfectly. The octopus appetizer was so tender and delicious. Best I’ve had. Oh and please get the deviled eggs Eggs fresh from the farm and beautiful. Decor is beautiful as well. Great staff. Will return.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Food and service were wonderful on this April Friday evening, but the obnoxious loudness from the bar made for a far less than “fine dining “ experience. The bar, unfortunately, is essentially in the dining room.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I had the ribeye and it was awesome. Chargrilled oysters amazing as well as the flank pork. Great bartenders too.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Perfection!!!!! My favorite place in Cape May. Absolutely beautiful inside, The food is always amazing. Love sitting with Leo at the bar, he makes the best cocktails. Jerome, our server was vey attentive. Patrick, the manager always makes sure that our experience at the Ebbitt Room is perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Love the Ebbit Room! Exceptional service, deviled eggs are never a dissatisfaction and of course the impeccably clean restaurant! A little pricey but worth every penny.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Our dinner and dessert was delicious !

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Our server, Andy, and his support team were incredible. Jeremy the bartender made our drinks flawlessly. The chef and their team did a stupendous job working with local ingredients from a nearby farm. NOTHIN did not taste incredible!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

A very special Easter Sunday dinner...All staff members were extremely cordial and attentive...
The food was prepared beautifully, and certainly delicious...
This establishment is second to none in paying attention to every detail...

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excellent service as always. A great Cape May restaurant. It’s our favorite place in Cape May.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great menu and ambiance. Excellent service. Located in the first floor of the historic Hotel Virginia which is part of an excellent group of properties and eateries in Cape May.

This is certainly high end dining. I wouldn’t take the whole family of young ones unless the kids enjoy this type of menu.

Excellent food. Great presentation and flavors.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We had a lovely dinner in the most elegant room. It was quiet but some action at the bar which was fun to see people gathering having a good time. It was a memorable evening. Thank you.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

From our early arrival it was very crowded. We had to seek out someone to take our drink order at our small table on their side porch. My Cosmopolitan drink for $12. Was very small, room temperature and not that good. The drink came without napkins and after seeing our waitress later we requested them along with the popcorn that is usually offered but was not. The napkins arrived and later the popcorn with apologies for its coldness and disclaimer that it was full of unpopped kernels. Our 7:30 reservation was delayed 20 minutes. Upon seating we were presented with the menu and were disappointed to learn that our $36. Order for dinner of 4 scallops did not even include a small vegetable. So, We each ordered the scallops and a salad. My red beet salad was ok, my husband’s green salad was good. Bread did come with dinner and it was warm and tasty as was the butter. The noise level in the restaurant was very loud and not what we enjoy. Please know that we have been patronizing this establishment for years and loved it, but recent changes do not encourage us to return in the near or distant future.

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1.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Server, great. Food not.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The food and the beverages were outstanding. The waitstaff were all very professional and friendly. The pre-fixe menu is a great deal!!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

I had a beautiful birthday dinner. The food was outstanding and service was wonderful!! We ordered from the 3 course prefix on Friday night. That is a great deal considering how pricey the regular menu is.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food was amazing and service was incredible... we’re definitely coming back

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great meal with good service. Highly recommend. Loved the Brussels sprouts!

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

we have had dinner several times at the ebbitt room and this was the first time we had a less then excellent experience. . the crab cakes were cold , the beverage orders took surprisingly a long time, and our cappuccinos luke warm.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Another perfect evening at the Ebbitt Room!!! Favorite spot in Cape May. I love starting my night with a cocktail at the beautiful bar. Leo makes the best cocktails. Always look forward to seeing Patrick, the manager, he does an amazing job. Food is always delicious. The Broccoli Soup was the best soup I ever had in my life. We always get the cheese plate to start and the deviled eggs....... The best!!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

From the minute we walked in we knew this place would be great. We started out with a cocktail at the bar and they were fantastic. The martinis with the blue cheese stuffed olive were delicious. Our table was ready right around our reservation time. Jeremy, our server, was great and his service was top notch. The food was so good, we had the steak and cake and the scallops and both were done to perfection. Can’t wait to come back.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Elegant, delightful and worth the trip back. Reasonably price 3 course menu during the winter /off season in a beach town. Food and drinks were impressive. The staff were friendly and professional.

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