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About The Blue Pig Tavern

The Blue Pig Tavern serves American cuisine-nostalgic, simple and fresh. Executive Chef Jeremy Einhorn has implemented a delicious farm-to-table menu featuring fresh produce, herbs and eggs from our very own Beach Plum Farm, located less than 2 miles from the restaurant!

In the warmer months, dine on our wonderful, secluded patio. In the cooler months, cozy up to our magnificent dining room fireplace. The Blue Pig Tavern drives its name from a gambling parlor sited at Congress Hall in the mid 1800's. Earlier still, in the 1700s, Elias Hughes operated a tavern for whalers on this site. It was the first tavern in Cape May.

200 Congress Place
Cape May, NJ 08204
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner

Cross Street:
Perry Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 884-8422

Website:
http://www.caperesorts.com/restaurants/capemay/bluepigtavern

Entertainment:
Live Music takes place at the Brown Room (adjacent to the Blue Pig Tavern). See website for live performances: http://www.caperesorts.com/restaurants/capemay/brownroom/entertainment

Parking Details:
Valet parking available. Meter parking also available on the street.

Executive Chef:
Jeremy Einhorn

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room

Special Events & Promotions:
We have special dinners and fun events throughout the year: http://www.caperesorts.com/concierge/capemay/

The Blue Pig Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (42)
Casual (38)
Local Ingredients (38)
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Good for a Date (37)
Special Occasion (29)
Seasonal (27)
Good for Anniversaries (25)
Great for Lunch (25)
Great for Brunch (24)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Comfort Food (23)
Romantic (23)
Cozy (22)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Good for Groups (18)
Kid-friendly (17)
Fun (17)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Healthy (10)
Scenic View (10)
Authentic (9)
People Watching (9)
Hot Spot (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Great Beer (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Live Music (4)
Organic (4)
Waterfront (4)
Business Meals (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 2 days ago

Delicious meal!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Blue pig has a lot of charm. They have excellent food , live music, and several different rooms to eat in or listen to music. It has an outdoor area where you can let the kids run around or have a cocktail and enjoy the grounds. Great place for a special occasion or a romantic date. It is within walking distance to many other restaurants and bars, along with some good shopping.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 3 days ago

Went for dessert after the Christmas Home Tour. We both enjoyed the apple pie-it was delicious! Service was great as well.

Tags: Quick Bite, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

The evening was full of snow and the season so that made the meal a pleasure. The staff did a great job and paced the meal. A good evening.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

The restaurant is in Congress Hall. Despite the fact that the hotel was busy and the restaurant was crowded, we were seated at our reserved time. Service was excellent from the hostess to the server. We were also greeted by the manager.

Decent wine list. The meal was excellent. I would recommend the fish and chips. Sounds like a simple dish but the quality of the cod and ingredients made the dish.

Very attractive rooms. We are planning a return in warmer weather to sit on the patio.

Tags: Quick Bite, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Great beet salad with shrimp would definitely order again would loved to have tried their sweet potato waffles breafast next time

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Seasonal
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 (Richmond)·Dined 7 days ago

This place is just ok. Neither of us finished our breakfast. Bog portions, but, not phenomenol taste. Had to ask for drink refills.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We always eat at the Blue Pig when in Cape May. We ate there three nights in a row this time as we were staying at Congress Hall. Fantastic every time.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Historic holiday cheer-
Buzz and beauty in a bar combined with relaxed atmosphere, warmth
and great food.

Sarah

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Always a pleasant experience and a great meal. A definite favorite

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Shawn was an efficient and friendly server.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everything was okay. We had an issue with one of our meals and it was rectified. It however, changed the mood for the evening. They were extremely busy due to a holiday event that we were not aware of, that was not the restaurants fault.

Tags: Scenic View, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were very disappointed to be seated in a dull, sparse back room - not what I anticipated when I made reservations to have a holiday dinner with friends. I should have been informed that we were not actually going to be in the restaurant

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

At first we arrived late for our 2:45 appointment .
This was due to a complete lack of parking in cape May , after a few minutes but of negotiating we were seating - thank you so much . All of the restaurants in Cape May were closed between 3 and 5 .
All of the festivities in cape May began at 5 so we really wanted to eat before attending .
Thank you for a wonderful birthday lunch .

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Christmas at Congress Hall is always special . Having a mother’s daughter trip and it was perfect .

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The Blue Pig, in hotspot Congress Hall, does a great job with its farm-to-fork menu -- we've done lunch and breakfast/brunch and have never been disappointed. The venue, both outdoor and indoor, is fun and cozy.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was very good as was the service. We will definitely return to the restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, Seasonal
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Nothing special here for a restaurant in the nicest hotel in town.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great ambiance and terrific service. Kim was great......quick, attentive, and conversational while professional. Food was great. We'll be back !!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This is our second or third time dining at the Blue Pig Tavern. You can always be guaranteed a tasty and plentiful meal. The restaurant also prides itself by supporting the local vegetable and livestock farmers. My only complaint is that after being seated, we waited much too long for our waitress to even acknowledge us.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Always enjoy the Blue Pig! Good food and ambiance for a casual dinner!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great atmosphere in bar good service. Very accommodating. Dinner was spectacular!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed everything. The food was delicious, our servers were very understanding that my wife had to leave to take an important call(offered to keep her food warm and they didn't just forget about us). We will definitely be back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving dinner. Food was good, but service was very slow. Requested main dining room, but was seated in a back room with no ambience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We were at the Blue Pig for our Thanksgiving meal. We had a reservation and seating was timely. Had a handcrafted cocktail before dinner, a Congressional Cosmo, and it was excellent. Wait staff were very accommodating and the traditional Thanksgiving meal had plenty of white and dark meat turkey with good stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and fresh string beans. I was a bit disappointed that they did not have pecan pie for dessert, but the maple cheesecake was a very good replacement. We have eaten at the Blue Pig for Thanksgiving for several years now and we find it excellent and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had a nice Thanksgiving Dinner at Blue Pig. Service was slow because it was a Holiday and at full capacity.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner was really good. Our server Lili was terrific. We'll definitely return to your restaurant and book again next Thanksgiving!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great restaurant. The food, service and ambiance was great. Will definitely go again when back in Cape May.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Always enjoy the service and food at the Blue Pig. The Duck Duet was excellent! Would like an adult only section for dinner. Good value and not crowded.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very nice. Two negatives. We were seated right next to a service station and the hinge on the outside door caused it to slam every time someone closed it.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Breakfast this morning and spec was California Benedict! Excellent!

Julie our server was fun, energetic and efficient! Excellent service !!

Hostess sat us immediately! Wonderful!

Fruit bowl was delish! Nice and sweet! Grits were very nice and served excelled!

Only con would be those old rickety ice cream pallor chairs on the porch ! And set with the deuces in the dining room! Time for a change! Not comfortable and even scary!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Flossie our wait person is always personable and outstanding! We are always delighted to have her take care of us! We love the Blue Pig!❤️❤️👍👍

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I have dined at BP several times and this time was disappointed in the special entrees . From a price point they were very overpriced. My scallops were very good but if all you are serving is 3 scallops the cost should never be over 35.00. 4-5 scallops is reasonable or lower the price. My partner had the ribbeye and was not cooked hot enough and not much flavor. Maybe lunch is a better option

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I came to the Blue Pig for the first time over the summer and loved it. Came back with my husband while on our mini honeymoon, and it was just as good! I never get the same meal twice, but their roasted half-chicken is so amazing, I had to get it a second time! Salad, both meals and dessert were all awesome and our waitress was super sweet! They also have a great selection of beer, wine & cocktails! My only complaint is that it was packed, and we were put in a corner in VERY tight quarters. It was a little uncomfortable, but otherwise, a very enjoyable experience!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was a pre wedding breakfast with friends. The farm to table menu is excellent. We had the breakfast sandwiches, healthy start and eggs and bacon. The cappuccino was excellent. It was available also in decaf. The service was good but we waited a bit for the check. They need to have a little more staff on board for a Saturday morning
We will definitely be back

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Excellent service. Food was good for a tavern, better than most, but still not haut cuisine.

Tags: Casual
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Another great meal at the Blue Pig. Off season is the best time to go.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Had a nice lunch at The Blue Pig. The food (especially the clam chowder) was excellent, as was the service. Despite the historic décor and feel, the place could use a freshening up.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Quick Bite
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Have been going here since they opened. Food is always delicious, but service is mixed. We had to ask several times for water refills, and waited over an hour for brunch. We arrived at 11:30 and were not served until 1pm. It wasn't even that busy...

When the food arrived, a side of pumpkin pancakes we ordered we ice cold. We asked for fresh ones... 15 minutes later they were delivered but we were done with most of the rest of our food. A bit disappointing given the cost, and how beautiful the ambiance is here. They need better management!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Nice and very friendly staff but Very pricey considering what you get. $18 for a small cheeseburger is crazy.Avoid the fried Calamari at all costs it was tghe worst I ever had.

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