About Sapore Italiano

Sapore Italiano is a fine dining restaurant aiming to bring the best to our customers.

416 South Broadway
West Cape May, NJ 08204
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Winter Hours ~ Open 7-Days: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 600-1422

Website:
http://www.saporeitaliano.us/

Additional:
BYO Liquor, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining

Sapore Italiano Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (108)
Special Occasion (108)
Authentic (93)
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Good for Anniversaries (90)
Neighborhood Gem (88)
Romantic (81)
Good for Birthdays (77)
Worth the Drive (75)
Creative Cuisine (65)
Casual (58)
Fit for Foodies (52)
Cozy (51)
Good for Groups (48)
Comfort Food (47)
Quiet Conversation (43)
Great for Outdoor Dining (37)
Local Ingredients (28)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Fun (18)
Kid-friendly (14)
Healthy (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Hot Spot (9)
Business Meals (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Scenic View (7)
Seasonal (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
People Watching (6)
Great for Brunch (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined 3 days ago

I'm a pro and this place delivered. Very good

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

One of our favorite spots in Cape May. The food is delicious and such a quaint spot for a quiet evening. Recommend making reservations, especially in season. Will not disappoint!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 6 days ago

Always enjoy dining here Great food value for your money

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

We are local to Cape May, so we are lucky enough to dine in Sapore' quite often! Sapore' is constantly wonderful in everyway!

Tags: Authentic, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent atmosphere, delicious food and prompt attentive service on a busy Saturday night. All of the food was delicious and plentiful. And the prices are great. I have already booked another dinner there. My only suggestion would be better bread .

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The best branzino and bolognese and wonderful service.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food wonderful but our table was to close to the front door and my feet were freezing. People next to me said we were the third couple at this table and the only ones who didn't ask for another table. Disappointed they would put anyone at that table won't go back

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Free antipasti to start. BYOB is great. The Frutti de mare appetizer was tender and very flavorful. Rack of lamb and branzino special were absolutely delicious!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The restaurant itself was cozy and very clean. Service was excellent, food was phenomenal tasty and a lot.We took desserts with us which were great.The only little disappointment was my wife and myself walked past at least 10 to 12 staff including the owner ( my guess) not ONE thanked us for coming . Alittle taken back considering how attentive the whole staff was during the dinner itself. That being said it won’t stop me and my wife from going back , it was that good . Go you will not be disappointed!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Amazing authentic Italian dinner. We had a great appetizer, crab stuffed mushrooms. For dinner we had risotto with seafood and a veal special. My fiancés veal had spinach and mozzarella and the lemon sauce over it was fantastic. I love risotto and am usually a big critic, but it was cooked perfectly. The chef even threw in scallops for me at no extra charge! The cappuccinos and dessert were great, tiramisu and creme brûlée were homemade and delicious. Overall a great place for dinner.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Fabulous as usual! Our favorite restaraunt in Cape May!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We have dined many times at Sapore and really enjoy it. However we dined on Sunday which happened to be restaurant week in Cape May. We were not aware that we could only pick from the price fixed menu and we were disappointed. We look forward to dining again with their full menu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful meal. We inadvertently visited during "restaurant week" and had the opportunity to sample various dishes. They were all amazing; highly recommend!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Delicious food and great service! Make sure to make a reservation!

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Did not enjoy restaurant week menu. Salmon was not blackened it was burnt. Server was just OK. Did not offer coffee with dessert which was part of the meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Sapore was extra busy because restaurant week. Very good choices but not full regular menu. Same wonderful service. Edmir went out of his way to accommodate us.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We decided to have dinner here because it was one of the restaurants participating in Cape May's restaurant weekend. We had never been to Sapore Italiano before despite driving by it for a long time. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent, the service just right and we didn't feel rushed - which is really important to my husband and I. We're so glad we finally decided to try this restaurant. We will be back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants not just in Cape May but South Jersey--excellent menu, outstanding cuisine, pleasant waitstaff--can't say enough--always a great experience!!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We went here for restaurant week. The food was amazing! I loved all 4 courses. Highly recommended

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I have been here many times before and always loved my selections. This visit the entree had no taste and I felt it was covered in cheese which had no place being that heavily placed on my entree. My date felt also that the food was tasteless, and had been there prior. I don't know if they changed chefs or just an off night, but I was really looking forward to an excellent meal and left disappointed

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We have been here many times and the food is excellent

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great dinner!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Every course was very good . Each person in our party of four enjoyed their meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Our first dinner at this restaurant was very memorable for the quality and quantity of food for their restaurant week menu. Service was very good (Max) and outdoor porch dining was lovely on a warm November evening. The plate of pastas was my favorite course.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Another great Restaurant Weekend meal from the tastiest Italian restaurant in Cape May/West Cape May! Sure, tables were tight, so don’t go looking for romance or intimacy during this popular weekend at this popular restaurant. Clear winners from the appetizer selections were bacon-wrapped scallops with pesto dressing and the arugula salad with Parmesan wedges. My friends ordered chicken and veal dishes and raved at how tender the meat was. I had salmon with bruschetta on the side: moist, not over cooked, not overly salted, and perfect with sautéed spinach. Dessert favorites were Torta alla Nonna and chocolate cake. (Don’t forget the pasta intermezzo with three different pastas: the gnocchis were pillow-tender.) Bliss!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This was my first time to this restaurant and it is a a hidden gem. Great service, great food and great service. Will definitely be returning whenever I am in the Cape May area.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Thought this was a good find. Visited during restaurant week and had a great meal. Did not leave disappointed.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Second time eating at Sapore and were lucky enough to get there for restaurant week. The service is always attentive, and the food is always authentic Italian. Would recommend this to anyone looking for good and wholesome Italian food.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We always have a wonderful meal! I love the veal. Not many places have fresh veal dishes like Sapore. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys authentic Italian food.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Fantastic dinner! Would definitely go back. Flavors were amazing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 3, 2017

wonderful dinner,didn't expect so much food on a $35 restaurant weekend.food was top quality and cooked to perfection and served hot.now near the top of our list of many favorites in cape may.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Food was outstanding. Our waiter was very poor. Inattentive and courses came out on top of each other. 4 course meal in less than 30 minutes. After food was brought out never bothered to ask if everything was satisfactory. Have been in Sales Mgmt and a business owner the last 30 years doing a great deal of entertaining in Jersey and New York. Could never bring a client to a restaurant without good service.
It was restaurant week. This may sound like a valid excuse. Don’t agree. If the owners are participating in this program I would think they’re doing so to allow new potential customers to get a taste (no pun intended) of they’re establishment. Again, the food was outstanding.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We frequent Sapore and have sent many friends and family there!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We wanted to try this restaurant after hearing many good things about it, and tried it for Cape May restaurant weekend. The mussels appetizer and scallops wrapped in bacon were delicious. The homemade gnocchi was our favorite if the trio of pasta . We enjoyed our entrees of veal saltibocca and chicken Oscar. They both did have too much sauce on them though. Dessert of Creme brûlée was very good. Portion sizes were great. Service was excellent. Tables were very close together and that was probably the biggest downer of the meal. We could hear the conversations of all the tables around us. We would definitely go back again.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

This is the first time I have eaten at this restaurant is Cape May restaurant week. We entered the front door and as we kept walking and walking we were told to watch your step watch your step watch your step there were way too many step downs and it was very difficult to see between the difference of the staff and the floor. We were taking all the way in the back with no view of anything. As we started eating our Antipasto there was a couple that came in to the room, the man missed the bottom step and ran right into me I had my fork with my food in my mouth. The hostess who was seating them didn’t seem to bother to ask me if I was OK. I got up walked to the hostess desk and Asked for another table. She was going to put us in one room and I said no I wanted to sit at the table far away from those two steps. No one helped us move our plates wineglasses forks bread butter nothing. It was quite disappointing. When our entrées arrived I had ordered the Veal Saltiambucco , it tasted extremely salty. The crème brûlée was delicious. I will probably not be coming back to this restaurant After the experience I had tonight.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

We enjoyed a delicious, abundant meal on the Thursday night of Restaurant Weekend. The food was beautifully presented for each of the four courses. The service was very good. We had a reservation and arrived on time. We were asked if we preferred inside or porch seating. It was a beautiful night so we chose the porch. The waitress was friendly, informative and gave good recommendations. The rest of the wait staff was very attentive. Portions of each course were large and after the first and second courses, even though the main course was delicious, we had to ask for boxes. One of our party has experiences in many restaurants in the Philly area and in southern California. She was very impressed with this experience. On the basis of this visit, which was our first, we would definitely return.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Celebrating our Anniversary. Wonderful ambiance, friendly greeting. Attentive, friendly, professional wait staff. Outstanding meal. What a gem. Treat yourself and bring your own bottle.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food was fantastic and reasonably priced. A small appetizer tray was sent out & I thought it was a nice touch. Only thing I did not like was the bread but I shouldn’t eat it any way! Very good service as well.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This is by far one of the best restaurants in the Cape May area. Truly authentic Italian food, excellent service, and reasonable prices.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

One of our favorite places. Food is always great. Best Italian in Cape May.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic
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