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Peter Shields Inn

4.8
3024 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The PSI is a BYOB establishment that offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on the porch overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike.
Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room. Dress Code is Smart Casual.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Jan - March - Open Thursday thru Sunday / April - December Open 7 Nights
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Phone number
(609) 884-9090
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Carl Messick
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Trenton Avenue
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Parking details
Street parking, no meters.
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Entertainment
Kahlil Gunther and Doug Williams pianists.
Additional
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View
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GeorgeS 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Very pretty restaurant and the service was excellent. I feel the food was over priced for the quality. I know they were on a modified menu for Valentine's week but I had the Lobster Bisque which while flavorful was a little thin. My Monk Fish was very good, but my girlfriend had the Pork Loin and it was a bit dry...again tasted very good. Our table was in the corner and the way it's set up I was looking directly at the couple on one side and she was looking directly at the couple on the other side, it was a little akward. I would like to try it again when they're not featuring a Prix Fixe menu.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food here as always been wonderful. Whether I have ordered short ribs, steaks, or any seafood it is always so delectable. Pefect romantic night!

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lovegoodfood (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Peter Shields is our favorite romantic restaurant in Cape May. The food is excellent and consistent. Love the historic Colonial Revival building. Two of the best things about it are that it is a BYOB and there are no meters to feed all year round.

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vipELLENP (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Best restaurant in Cape May, NJ. Maybe the best in NJ. Elegant, delicious fancy food, excellent service, live piano music, quiet enough. Just wonderful. Our favorite restaurant anywhere.

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vipsalizzi (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants down the shore. We try to go every time we are in the area. It is so beautiful, the food is amazing and the service top notch! They always make it a special night.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Really great meal and beautiful place to spend the evening. We have already made our next reservations.

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KenD (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding for sure, is a Peter Shields experience. From the warm welcome at the door and the live pianist greeting you as you enter, the bar remains high here for the entire evening. This past Saturday night was our third visit in the past year and a half with the same friends, and each one of us has always been completely satisfied, and then some. The staff is professional, attentive and pleasant, and the food is excellent. This is a BYOB and we enjoy bringing several wine choices with us, and they are well taken care of and served to us as if we had selected them off a fine wine list. The regular menu and specials are excellent, but don't ever hesitate to try the chef's pairings or a prix fixe menu when they are offered; I cant imagine anyone being disappointed. Peter Shields is our new favorite place in Cape May, and there are a lot of good competitors!

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JoeD 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding time! We were treated like royalty! Everyone there “gets it”! Food was superb! Pricey-but you get what you pay for! Was our 1st time there. Will not be the last!

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vipCowhead (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food and service! We dined here on President's day weekend as two couples celebrating the birthday of one of the group's members. Two of us had the Prix-Fix menu and two ordered off the standard menu. With the choices available on the Prix-Fix, everyone ended up with something completely different -- and EVERYTHING was excellent and well prepared! We also had very attentive, but not overbearing service that was well timed. In the background was a live pianist playing light, familiar music to add to the evening.

You will spend some $$ at this place, but since it is a BYOB, you save there on your drinks; and I firmly believe in "you get what you pay for" -- this place provided excellent food and service for the price you do pay!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

One of our favorite places! Wonderful food, wonderful service, wonderful atmosphere!!!

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MarkS 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

You can't improve on perfection! Food was utterly amazing! Ambiance couldn't have been more perfect for our Valentines/ 25th Anniversary Dinner. I highly recommend The Peter Shields Inn for an awesome affair!

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vipNWWSummerFun (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Absolutely outstanding once again. Consistently provides a great night on a very high level. RJ, our waiter, was awesome!

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TimM (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Chef Carl is a master of his craft. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. If you do eat here, ask for Dottie as a server. She was wonderful. Will be back soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a fantastic experience, this restaurant never disappoints. From the romantic atmosphere with live piano player to attentive staff and delicious food, this is one restaurant your really don’t want to miss.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We've been visiting the Peter Shields Inn for the last 15 years on Valentine's Day, awesome experience. Love the piano player.

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